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Karthus Build Guides, Runes, Items, and Abilities - Patch 14.12

Karthus The Deathsinger

Find the best Karthus build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.12. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Karthus build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Karthus' abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 2 Builds
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Etherion

Build by Xipher updated January 14, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Legendary Jungle kartus

Build by Teostra updated December 26, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus mid/ jungle

Build by nik7456 updated December 22, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

attack spead bringer

Build by drale updated December 3, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Build - The Deathsinger

Build by Tybers updated April 7, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Like a boss "Zraxiar"

Build by Zraxiar updated December 31, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Build

Build by Tavoks updated December 3, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus:killing from abyss

Build by GEOTHRAX updated November 30, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus dead man walkingg ~~

Build by flv98 updated November 26, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Sion , the 1 VS 1 Boss

Build by 25811LoL updated November 23, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Max Damage!

Build by FOEVERGOD73 updated November 19, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Bass Drop Karthus

Build by 2stepmarv updated November 19, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

karthus

Build by feroooprooo updated November 19, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus R Penta kill easy wins!!!

Build by giannis35 updated November 16, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Spellvamp Karthus:OP Karthus.

Build by Yusariem updated November 15, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Super Jungle KS Karthus

Build by mrolw99 updated November 12, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus

Build by xCrazY92 updated November 11, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus 5v5 Mid

Build by ronaldoklm updated November 9, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Reaper Karthus

Build by Krmona updated November 8, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

just gotta ULT all day

Build by xxxVULCANxxx updated November 4, 2012
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Karthus Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Karthus we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Karthus, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Karthus this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 14.12. However, if you are a new Karthus player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Karthus!

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Patch 14.12: 41,831 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 64% Pickrate

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 19% Pickrate

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Karthus's Summoner Spells

Karthus's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 54% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 26% Pickrate

Flash Scorchclaw Smite

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

Exhaust Gustwalker Smite

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 69% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 57%

Win Rate 13% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 50%

Win Rate 73% Pickrate

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Our Stats Powered By LeagueOfGraphs.com LogoOpen In New Window
Patch 14.12: 41,831 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 76% Pickrate

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Karthus's Summoner Spells

Karthus's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 78% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 62%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Exhaust Teleport

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 97% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 62%

Win Rate 24% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 53%

Win Rate 44% Pickrate

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Karthus Counters

Learn Karthus' 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 Karthus guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Karthus JUNGLE in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Karthus. 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.

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