Karthus Portrait
Karthus
Patch 9.16 Jungle

Karthus Build and Runes

Karthus build guide, best Karthus runes and items to use in Patch 9.16. This Karthus Jungle build for LoL is based on win rates and meta popularity. Use this Karthus build guide to statistically win more games in League.

Death Defied
Lay Waste
Wall of Pain
Defile
Requiem

Games analyzed

26,209

Win %

45.11%

Pick %

1.42%

Ban %

2.1%

Kills

69.41

Deaths

43

Assists

63

Skill Priority (0 Games)

Lay Waste
Defile
Wall of Pain
Lay Waste
Wall of Pain
Defile
Requiem
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Spells & Items

Summoner Spells

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Starting Build (Winrate)

Hailblade
Refillable Potion

End-game Build (Winrate)

Liandry's Anguish
Sorcerer's Shoes
Demonic Embrace
Rabadon's Deathcap
Zhonya's Hourglass
Void Staff

Runes

Karthus

Primary

Domination

Electrocute
Predator
Dark Harvest
Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
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Secondary

Precision

Overheal
Triumph
Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace
Cut Down
Last Stand
Adaptive
AttackSpeed
CDRScaling
Adaptive
Armor
MagicRes
HealthScaling
Armor
MagicRes

Karthus build in Patch 9.16

Find out the best Karthus build by following the statistics on this page. You are more likely to perform better in your games by following this build.

The most winning Karthus build involves a skill priority of Lay Waste Lay Waste Defile Defile Wall of Pain Wall of Pain , running a Domination | Precision rune set-up and taking Smite Smite Flash Flash as summoner spells.

Start your Karthus build off by running Hailblade Hailblade Refillable Potion Refillable Potion , progressing that into Liandry's Anguish Liandry's Anguish Sorcerer's Shoes Sorcerer's Shoes Demonic Embrace Demonic Embrace Rabadon's Deathcap Rabadon's Deathcap Zhonya's Hourglass Zhonya's Hourglass Void Staff Void Staff , But remember to pick the correct situational items depending on game factors such as enemy composition.

Karthus runes in Patch 9.16

Primary Runes

Here are the best Karthus runes for this build. Take Electrocute Electrocute as your keystone in the Domination rune tree. The remaining slots in your primary tree should be the Cheap Shot Cheap Shot Eyeball Collection Eyeball Collection Ravenous Hunter Ravenous Hunter runes.

Secondary Runes

Karthus's secondary runes should be in the Precision rune tree, taking the Presence of Mind Presence of Mind Last Stand Last Stand runes.

As far as your shards go, take AdaptiveAdaptive AdaptiveAdaptive MagicResMagicRes . Following these runes for Karthus will help you in your games. Make sure to make situational changes to your runes depending on team comps and counters.

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