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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 13.18. 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

Karthus- 2012 Guide

Build by Guest updated July 8, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Melt everyone guide

Build by Guest updated July 8, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus

Build by zintus17 updated July 7, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus on mid

Build by RehoX updated July 7, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Kathus - use R wtf Penta?

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

Karthus Guide to Ownage

Build by cataclysmpg updated July 5, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus, just something to own with

Build by TaleWhip updated July 5, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Death From Above Karthus

Build by Beninobi updated July 5, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Immortal Karthus

Build by rossignoll updated July 4, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus

Build by NA Fukuu updated July 4, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

You ain't got luck, time or life on your hands (Karthus)

Build by wacky13 updated July 1, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

[LU] Karthus - Silence, i kill you !

Build by TKTheus updated June 30, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

boom again a kill

Build by mitriroy updated June 28, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

OP GUIDE 1337 BY NAGIBATOR_228

Build by corzjE updated June 27, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Their pain is my pleasure.

Build by gandimeraa updated June 27, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus, the shadow of death! [Br guide]

Build by leobrplayer updated June 26, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

lolol

Build by Guest updated June 24, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Spell Vamp Cool Down Magic Pen Karthus

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

Karthus Build

Build by Benokojo updated June 21, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus - I cant Die

Build by takicha99 updated June 21, 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 13.18. 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 13.18: 39,104 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 58% 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 51%

Win Rate 24% Pickrate

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

Karthus's 3rd Best Runes 47%

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 50%

Win Rate 21% Pickrate

Flash Scorchclaw Smite

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

Exhaust Gustwalker Smite

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 59% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 55%

Win Rate 23% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 51%

Win Rate 77% Pickrate

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Patch 13.18: 39,104 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 81% 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 49%

Win Rate 9% 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 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 53%

Win Rate 83% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 1% Pickrate

Flash Heal

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 93% 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 51%

Win Rate 55% Pickrate

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Our Stats Powered By LeagueOfGraphs.com LogoOpen In New Window
Patch 13.18: 39,104 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 44% 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 44%

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 48%

Win Rate 17% Pickrate

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

Karthus's Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 41% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 35% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

Exhaust Teleport

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 70% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 56%

Win Rate 22% 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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