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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 10 Builds
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus "Deathsinger" Guide

Build by TheMoshi updated September 22, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus 1k+ ap lategame

Build by VilemR updated September 14, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

this guide sucks

Build by i suck azir updated August 20, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Old School Mid Karthus

Build by PROvatino updated July 26, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Support

Build by Boeing AH64 updated August 2, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

LILLIA TOKEN BUILD (BOTS)

Build by KoparPL updated July 13, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus "Deathsinger" Guide

Build by Rheapz updated June 29, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

#769 Karthus eune mid build

Build by APW8 updated June 20, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

karthus is op

Build by kommandoxd updated April 21, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus free win build

Build by Arturpropl updated April 2, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

The Unholiest of Supports

Build by Neclord updated April 7, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus top and mid best runes!! UwU

Build by RememberMe30 updated April 4, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus support

Build by quack69 updated March 21, 2020
8.7
16
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2
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

[10.5] Kataclysm guide to Karthus, the Deathsinger

Build by STORMTGLIVE updated March 5, 2020
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LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Powerkiller Karthus Jungle

Build by PumpMyElo updated January 3, 2020
Season 9 Guides
8.8
25
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4
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Hamster's guide to Karthus jungle

Guide by Hamstertamer updated October 26, 2019
8.8
10
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0
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

[9.15] IN DEPTH Karthus mid guide 65% winrate

Guide by Michelaengelo updated August 25, 2019
7
6
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2
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Karthus Guide: Feel the frailty of life

Guide by BenLegend443 updated June 12, 2019
8.5
8
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0
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

Whisky's Karthus Guide for WInners

Guide by Zee Led updated May 30, 2019
9.8
58
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5
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide
LoL Champion Karthus Build Guide

How to Win Every Game on Karthus

Guide by Best Karth NA updated May 18, 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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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:

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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