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LoL Champion Build Guides: Sona

Sona The Maven of the Strings

Find the best Sona build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Sona build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Sona's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Guides // Patch 11.15 & Patch 11.14
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

Deranged harp lady goes on indiscriminate rampage [11.14]

Guide by Luiscencias updated July 20, 2021
  • In-depth
9.5
376
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

⚡[11.15] Actioner's Sona Support S11⚡

Guide by Actioner updated July 28, 2021
  • In-depth
9.2
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

Hanjaro's Sona Supporting your way to Challenger.

Guide by Hanjaro updated July 29, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Stream
7.5
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

AP Support Sona

Guide by millysenpai updated July 12, 2021
  • In-depth
Season 11 Builds // Patch 11.15 & Patch 11.14
New Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

Explosive Sona

Build by CFSoNa updated July 28, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

(SEASON 11) The Full AP Sona Experience

Build by Skysolitox updated July 19, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

El mejor soporte late

Build by Glaceon_Hit updated July 13, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

SONA, THE COMEBACK.

Build by CHICAGELSUP updated July 23, 2021
  • Off-Meta
New Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

Sona Full Damage

Build by MildredMax updated July 22, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

HEAL**** BUT DPS 2.0

Build by BUTINREAL updated July 13, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

HEAL**** BUT DPS

Build by Guest updated July 13, 2021
Season 11 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

Support Sona - Dropping Beats On Your Enemies | Season 11 WI

Guide by SwelteringMuffin updated June 10, 2021
  • In-depth
8.1
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

[11.3] Pixel Pocket's Guide to Sona | With Video

Guide by Pixel Pocket updated February 5, 2021
  • In-depth
7.8
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

[11.13] KeleiX13's Guide to Sona || :BOOBA:

Guide by KeleiX13 updated June 23, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

Enemy teams hate her! Win games with one simple build!

Guide by Mysterlool updated March 19, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

Eion's Sona Guide

Guide by EionThePepega updated April 21, 2021
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

[11.8] Ultimate Sona Guide TOP 50 SONA LAS

Guide by Magdaleno9 updated April 15, 2021
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LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

[11.10]Sona Support. How i like to play her.

Guide by losolkos updated May 21, 2021
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Rating Pending
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

[1.8] The Resurrection of Sona!

Guide by The Lotus Queen updated April 14, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide
LoL Champion Sona Build Guide

Sona "support"

Guide by Guest updated February 16, 2021
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Sona Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Sona we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Sona, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Sona this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.15. However, if you are a new Sona player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Sona!

Patch 11.15: 604240 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Sona's Top Items

Sona's Runes

Sona's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 2979 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Cut Down
Cut Down

Second Best

Sona's 2nd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 2301 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Cut Down
Cut Down

Third Best

Sona's 3rd Best Runes 67%

Win Rate 105 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Cut Down
Cut Down
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Sona's Summoner Spells

Sona's Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 11223 Games

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Second Best

Sona's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 7815 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Sona's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 1234 Games

Flash Heal

Sona's Starters

Sona's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 17064 Games

Trinket

Sona's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 19744 Games

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Second Best

Sona's 2nd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 1286 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Sona's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 199 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Sona Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Sona guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Sona Support in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Sona. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Sona Skins

Sona's Abilities

Sona's Power Chord
Power Chord Sona's Passive Sona's Passive
Self
Sona's Passive
Sona's Passive
After 3 ability casts, Sona's next basic attack will deal 20-240 (at levels 1-18) (+20% of ability power) bonus magic damage, with an additional effect depending on the last basic ability cast.
Q
Sona's Hymn of Valor
Hymn of Valor Sona's Q Ability
850
75 / 80 / 85 / 90 / 95
8
Active: Sona sends out bolts of sound that deal 40 / 70 / 100 / 130 / 160 (+40% of ability power) magic damage to the two nearest enemies within 700-range, prioritizing champions.

Aura: Sona and allied champions tagged with Hymn of Valor's aura deal 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 (+20% of ability power) bonus magic damage on their next basic attack within 3 seconds. Sona gains 30 mana the first time she tags an ally with her aura.

Power Chord - Staccato: If this spell was last cast when Power Chord is ready, Power Chord deals 40% bonus damage.
W
Sona's Aria of Perseverance
Aria of Perseverance Sona's W Ability
1000
105 / 110 / 115 / 120 / 125
10
Active: Sona heals herself and a nearby allied champion for 30 / 50 / 70 / 90 / 110 (+20% of ability power).

Aura: Sona and allied champions tagged with Aria of Perseverance's aura are shielded for 25 / 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 (+30% of ability power) up to 1.5 seconds. Sona gains 30 mana the first time she tags an ally with her aura.

Power Chord - Diminuendo: If this spell was last cast when Power Chord is ready, Power Chord will also reduce the target's damage output by 25% (+4% per 100 ability power) for 3 seconds.
E
Sona's Song of Celerity
Song of Celerity Sona's E Ability
1000
90
12
Active: Sona gains 20% (+2% per 100 ability power) movement speed for 3 seconds. The buff lasts for an additional 4 seconds while Sona is out of combat.

Aura: Allied champions tagged with Song of Celerity's aura gain 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14% (+2% per 100 ability power) movement speed for 3 seconds. Sona gains 30 mana the first time she tags an ally with her aura.

Power Chord - Tempo: If this spell was last cast when Power Chord is ready, Power Chord will also slow the target by 40% (+4% per 100 ability power) for 2 seconds.
R
Sona's Crescendo
Crescendo Sona's Ultimate (R) Ability
900
100
140 / 120 / 100 / 100 / 100
Passive: Each rank of Crescendo reduces Sona's basic ability cooldowns by 10 / 25 / 40%.

Active: Sona plays her ultimate chord, forcing enemy champions to dance (stun) for 1.5 seconds and take 150 / 250 / 350 (+50% of ability power) magic damage.

Questions About Sona

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what champ to buy

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Is there a ranged support that can reasonably be built as a tank?

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Regarding Sona's new (possible) change.

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Should Sona be nerfed?

My main bet for a win as support is Sona. I barely even have to put in any effort to end up with a score like (10/1/27), and I am no professional. When I play against her, I get smeared all over the Rift's floor. I know there are ways to counter...

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Considering Sona's ablity to buff her AAs for good poke and engage, would IBG be a good item for her? Sure it scales of physical damage, but the utility and all of the stats are beneficial to Sona.

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What is the role of a support in Season 3?

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What I have to do now in that League....

Hello Guys, I am an average player (currently in silver 5 EUW server) and i am really pissed. Normally I don't use such word, even in a public, cause i am calmed mostly but ... But in my recent rank games, I'll describe my current state as...

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Is tear of the goddess viable on Sona?

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When to build Doran's Shield as support and Why?

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Sona in game/teamfights

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