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League of Legends Build Guide Author Kalima2

Karthus, Armaggedon Theory

Kalima2 Last updated on January 29, 2011
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Ability Sequence

1
3
5
7
9
Ability Key Q
2
14
15
17
18
Ability Key W
4
8
10
12
13
Ability Key E
6
11
16
Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Sorcery
Alacrity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Evasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veteran's Scars
Willpower
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardor
Reinforce
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenacity
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Awareness
Expanded Mind
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Quickness
Blink of an Eye
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Intelligence
Mystical Vision
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Presence of the Master
 
 

Utility: 21


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Introduction



Welcome to Karthus's Guide by Kalima2 and Amigolandia.
We want to show you how to play good as Karthus, The Deathsinger.
Its our first Karthus's Guide, but i know how to play as he...


Statistics


Health 390 (+75)
Mana 270 (+61)
Damage 40.75 (+3.25)
Attack Speed
0.63 (+2%)
Range 450
Armor 11 (+3.5)
Magic Res. 30
Health Regen. 5.5 (+0.55)
Mana Regen. 4 (+0.4)
Mov. Speed 310


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Pros / Cons

Pros



- Very,very much mana.
- Global range ultimate.
- UFO SLOW!!!
- Alive when dead :D
- Super Harrasing Spell

Cons



- Very,very low HP
- Often ganked.
- Low Armor and Magic Resist.


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Summoner Spells

Best Choices

- Defending lanes and pushing.
- If u are out of mana you can surprise enemy.


Good Choices


- Best for running low enemies. ( + UltimateThe Requiem)
- Also can be used to run or catching up enemy.
- Very effective against crow control effects.
- If u stay at one place for a long time you can take it.
- If u are afraid of DPS champions in enemy team.
- Great for Escaping.
- Karthus is very squishy champion.


Bad Choices


- realy it isn't bad.You just don't need it.
- Next spell what you don't need to have.

NEVER... TAKE IT!!!


- HAHHAHAHHAHA.....
- it is removed from game.

- You're not a jungler.


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Skill Sequence

Death Defied(Passive) - Upon dying, Karthus enters a spirit form allowing him to continue casting spells for 8 seconds. During this time his abilities cost no mana. His death timer is also reduced by 20% to compensate.

TheRequiem(Ultimate) - After channeling for 3 seconds, Karthus deals magic damage to all enemy champions.

* Range: Global

Cost: 150 / 175 / 200 Mana

Cooldown: 180 / 150 / 120 seconds

Magic Damage: 250 / 400 / 550 (+0.7 per Ability Power)
Lay Waste
- Creates a delayed blast at Karthus' cursor position. After 0.5 seconds, deals magic damage to each nearby enemy, damage is doubled if it hits only a single unit.

* Cooldown: 1 second
* Range: 875
* Area of Effect:

Cost: 20 / 26 / 32 / 38 / 44 Mana

Magic Damage: 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 (+0.35 per Ability Power)
Defile - Karthus steals energy from his victims, gaining mana on each kill.

On: Defile drains Karthus' mana to deal damage to nearby enemies each second.

* Cooldown: 0.5 second
* Area of Effect: 450

Mana Gained: 20 / 27 / 34 / 41 / 48

Cost: 30 / 42 / 54 / 66 / 78 Mana per second

Magic Damage: 30 / 50 / 70 / 90 / 110 (+0.25 per Ability Power) per second


Wall of Pain - Karthus creates a wall between 2 obelisks at target position. Any enemy passing this wall have their armor, magic resistance, and movement speed reduced for 5 seconds. The wall lasts 7 seconds.

* Cost: 100 Mana
* Cooldown: 18 seconds
* Range: 1,000

Wall Width: 800 / 900 / 1,000 / 1,100 / 1,200

Armor & Magic Resist Reduction: 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35

Slow: 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 %


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Items

I always start withSapphire Crystal and going to buyTear of Goddess.Next I buyBoots of Speed ,Amplifying Tome andBlasting Wand.Then I buyMejai's Soulstealer. Next i buyArchangel's Staff andSorcerer's Shoes.Later I purchaseRabadon's Deathcap x2 andRylai's Crystal Sccepter



When u will end this build u can buy potions like:
Elixir of Brilliance]
Elixir of fortitude
Elixir of agillity


**LOOK HERE**



IF there is Twitch and/or evelynn in enemy team, you should buyOracle's Elixir


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Outro

Please comment this build because its my first karthus build on mobafire. This character is op so I've chosen him for my first build. I like him very much and hope that my build will help you be better player.


Its end of my guide.I want to help you with Karthus.

Bye, Men

Kalima2 and Amigolandia