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Karthus Build Guides, Runes and Items

Karthus The Deathsinger

Find the best Karthus build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.8. 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 11 Builds
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

[11.8] Karthus Bot Guide from a Challenger Player | Top 10 N

Build by JugTTV updated April 22, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

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Build by FMZ9 updated March 12, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus

Build by SziaLajos updated March 9, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus

Build by Rosewhip92 updated February 18, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Shukori's Karthus Guide [S11 Master] 70% Winrate (Still in P

Build by Shukori updated February 8, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

[S11] The Grim Reaper (Jungle)

Build by ObserverOfTime updated February 3, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus MID S11 build

Build by szefuncio6969 updated February 12, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Guide 11.2

Build by Exquisite Toast updated January 22, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

KARTHUS JUNGLE | THE ONE TAP MONSTER

Build by Karthus man updated January 17, 2021
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Jesuscirraptor TOP Tank

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated January 9, 2021
  • Off-Meta
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

JG Karthus

Build by D00GE updated December 23, 2020
  • Off-Meta
Season 10 Guides
9.8
23
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

[10.22] Karthus JG Complete Guide - KingStix - Challenger

Guide by KingStix updated October 29, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Suicide Karthus (ARAM)

Guide by cirque_du_loleil updated September 15, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

[10.18] CHALLENGER GUIDE TO KARTHUS MIDLANE

Guide by Veigarv2 updated September 3, 2020
9.5
74
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

DO FEAR THE REAPER! - KARTHUS SUPPORT

Guide by snukumz updated July 26, 2020
  • In-depth
8.9
129
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

The Karthus Community Guide

Guide by The PaIe King updated July 26, 2020
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

[10.15] Quick Challenger Karthus Guide

Guide by Kasugunai updated July 27, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus supp 100% win

Guide by jauneatemps updated May 8, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Mid lane in Season 10

Guide by LONERlSM updated January 23, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

A Basic Guide To Jungle Karthus

Guide by KingZogu updated December 3, 2019
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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 14.8. 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 14.8: 29,482 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 54% 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 29% 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 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 50% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 24% Pickrate

Flash Scorchclaw Smite

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 13% Pickrate

Flash Gustwalker Smite

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 63% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 54%

Win Rate 17% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 51%

Win Rate 78% Pickrate

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Patch 14.8: 29,482 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 81% Pickrate

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune:
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune:
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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 7% 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 46%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

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

Karthus's Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 81% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 42%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Exhaust Teleport

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 95% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 55%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 56%

Win Rate 47% Pickrate

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Our Stats Powered By LeagueOfGraphs.com LogoOpen In New Window
Patch 14.8: 29,482 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Karthus's Runes

Karthus's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 46% Pickrate

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune:
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LoL Rune:
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:

Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 26% Pickrate

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 17% Pickrate

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune:
LoL Rune:

Karthus's Summoner Spells

Karthus's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 48% Pickrate

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Second Best

Karthus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 30% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Karthus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

Exhaust Teleport

Karthus's Starters

Karthus's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 79% Pickrate

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Karthus's Core Items

Karthus's Best Core Items 56%

Win Rate 19% Pickrate

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Karthus's Ability Order

Karthus's Best Ability Order 54%

Win Rate 43% 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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