Build Guide by Kalima2
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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...
Health 390 (+75)
Mana 270 (+61)
Damage 40.75 (+3.25)
Armor 11 (+3.5)
Magic Res. 30
Health Regen. 5.5 (+0.55)
Mana Regen. 4 (+0.4)
Mov. Speed 310
Pros / Cons
- Very,very much mana.
- Global range ultimate.
- UFO SLOW!!!
- Alive when dead :D
- Super Harrasing Spell
- Very,very low HP
- Often ganked.
- Low Armor and Magic Resist.
Best Choices- Defending lanes and pushing.
- If u are out of mana you can surprise enemy.
- 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.
- realy it isn't bad.You just don't need it.
- Next spell what you don't need to have.
NEVER... TAKE IT!!!
- it is removed from game.
- You're not a jungler.
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)
- 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 %
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
IF there is Twitch and/or evelynn in enemy team, you should buyOracle's Elixir
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.
Kalima2 and Amigolandia