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Karthus Build Guides, Runes and Items

Karthus The Deathsinger

Find the best Karthus build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.19. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Karthus build for the S13 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

Max's epic Karthus Build

Build by Guerilla updated August 25, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus the kser of doom

Build by trailmon updated August 24, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Test Build

Build by xNeoRave updated August 24, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

The Deathsinger

Build by Guest updated August 20, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus

Build by Guest updated August 19, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus all mighty damage dealer

Build by PROz_12 updated August 15, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus- The Power Lich

Build by Isithael updated August 11, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

fdsa

Build by Guest updated August 6, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Come here karthus!

Build by simmas updated August 4, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

How do you get feed with Karthus

Build by LuckyLP updated August 1, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus - The God of Death

Build by brandtner updated July 31, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus - Suicide Kill

Build by Guest updated July 28, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

over atk

Build by Guest updated July 27, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Ranked Guide

Build by Guest updated July 27, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus MID

Build by victorlins95 updated July 26, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus, Lord of death

Build by Samdaman172 updated July 25, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

AP Karthus!

Build by Guest updated July 23, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

PRESS R AND WIN

Build by usuxnoobs updated July 20, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

(NonRanked) Karthus the Noob Dominator

Build by x-Harbinger-x updated July 16, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus powa ! All lines

Build by Bigtypos updated July 13, 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 13.19. 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 13.19: 42,566 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 57% 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 52%

Win Rate 27% Pickrate

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 14% 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 51%

Win Rate 55% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Flash Scorchclaw Smite

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

Exhaust Gustwalker Smite

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 58% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 56%

Win Rate 23% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 52%

Win Rate 78% Pickrate

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Our Stats Powered By LeagueOfGraphs.com LogoOpen In New Window
Patch 13.19: 42,566 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 80% 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 53%

Win Rate 9% Pickrate

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

Karthus's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 9% 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 54%

Win Rate 85% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Exhaust Teleport

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 94% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 59%

Win Rate 37% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 52%

Win Rate 52% Pickrate

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Our Stats Powered By LeagueOfGraphs.com LogoOpen In New Window
Patch 13.19: 42,566 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 42% 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 50%

Win Rate 27% Pickrate

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune:
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Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Runes 44%

Win Rate 18% 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 47%

Win Rate 45% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 31% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

Exhaust Teleport

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 71% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 66%

Win Rate 21% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 49%

Win Rate 40% 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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Karthus' Abilities

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