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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

Karthus - Requiem

Build by Aljaschue updated February 5, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

PowerOfMignight

Build by BreakMe updated February 1, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

If you fed with Karthus

Build by AMOK SayO updated January 31, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus PWN

Build by LordOfBuilds updated January 30, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Buils / Mid

Build by MaikeltjeRiot updated January 28, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Misshapen skull

Build by DeathByWEEEE updated January 23, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus

Build by pokito4 updated January 20, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karth: The DPS Dominator

Build by MooCowMilk updated January 20, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Mid O.o

Build by adyrael updated January 19, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Carry Karthus

Build by Spankz0r updated January 18, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus ulti=penta

Build by Kirby26 updated January 14, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus ftw

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

[FR Build]Karthus AP

Build by Snayet91 updated January 12, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus in the Jungle - when will he be level 6?

Build by shendoxjoey updated January 9, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

WOOOW KARTHUS...oh i died;(

Build by knorkerkorknen updated January 9, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Ultimate AP Karhus build

Build by Pepkatakok updated January 9, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Jungle cant be better

Build by XD9ce updated January 8, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus

Build by geelornben updated January 8, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

karthus: 1v5 not even a scrach

Build by amunra updated January 8, 2012
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus: putting the mage in damage

Build by mikemagi updated January 7, 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: 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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