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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 7 Builds
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

PRESS R TO WIN

Build by MACKWAVE ALPHA updated June 15, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus NEEDS NERFING OP

Build by DBWinner updated May 27, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus lv OP

Build by ArabicMaple updated March 29, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

STOPM ESTILO BRASIL

Build by Di15 updated February 28, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus BR

Build by Di15 updated February 28, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

KARTHUS BUILD SEASON 7

Build by seetherk updated February 9, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

A real karthus guide

Build by illegalbagel updated January 15, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

karhus jungle Homeless

Build by still clean updated January 12, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Optimal Karthus Build

Build by BCD29 updated January 11, 2017
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

True dmg Karthus

Build by Nazemi updated December 18, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Season 7 - The souls are crying for Peace.

Build by Urquharts updated December 16, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Reintroduced in Season 7

Build by H1ghV0ltag3 updated December 10, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Glass Cannon Build (Patch 6.18)

Build by countryheartmetalsoul updated December 9, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus mid s6 build for ranked

Build by plo0plo updated November 23, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus for Mike :v

Build by DraXionGamez updated December 3, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Agony, ecstasy, peace

Build by TheWhiteCube updated November 28, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Season 7 with BOL

Build by pepsip12 updated November 11, 2016
Season 6 Guides
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus- " I AM BECOME DEATH" AP Carry

Guide by UserBry updated October 9, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

A Noobs Guide to the Rift: Karthus the Deathsinger

Guide by Pale King updated July 5, 2016
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Bonbec master

Guide by Gaufre99 updated May 19, 2016
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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: 44,403 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 67% 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 47%

Win Rate 11% 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 55% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 27% Pickrate

Flash Scorchclaw Smite

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

Exhaust Gustwalker Smite

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 70% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 55%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 50%

Win Rate 74% 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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