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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 1 Builds
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Just Death

Build by abbadenbach updated August 27, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

The Owner

Build by dante0518 updated August 27, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

karthus

Build by xpest7 updated August 11, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus the Janitor (Guide for solo laning in normal games!)

Build by Strafeous updated August 5, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Full AP

Build by Sh0ckzZSkills300 updated June 23, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus-Fire from the Sky

Build by Sendradome updated June 22, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus - Wanna fight?, ohh you died.

Build by ploxiii updated November 12, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Max AP

Build by Bowmanxxl updated November 6, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthos solo all lanes!!!

Build by FDuke updated November 5, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus-Ulti Him!

Build by QQChicken updated November 5, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Mid lane!

Build by maltry updated November 4, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthas- AP Maxing

Build by DankSlurpee updated November 4, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

First time, Amazing!!

Build by S34rinox updated November 3, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

SOLOQUEUE TERROR

Build by BansheesV3il updated November 3, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

kartus 1st ablty spam

Build by playern updated October 29, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Kool Karthus

Build by miggy updated October 28, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

xPeke's suicidal Karthus

Build by klatsche ist 3st updated October 25, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Kathus Owns

Build by PsychoOwns updated October 23, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus the Pentakill

Build by Rezzis updated October 21, 2011
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

fire ball

Build by kreutzinger updated October 17, 2011
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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
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Precision
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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 19% Pickrate

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
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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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