Akshan vs Karthus Counter Build

How to Win Akshan vs Karthus Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Karthus as Akshan in LoL

How to Beat Karthus as Akshan

3,023 Akshan vs Karthus Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League games that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Karthus as Akshan came out of an examination of 3023 ranked rounds where both champs faced off against one another. This champion pairing is fairly rare. Akshan encounters Karthus in only 1.1% of their matches.

Akshan does a decent job of beating Karthus. Typically, they wins a acceptable 51.1% of games the champions fight one another in. In Akshan against Karthus matches, Akshan’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that they probably will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.

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Best Akshan Items to Counter Karthus

The top items to focus on in your Akshan versus Karthus build consist of Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and The Collector. When Akshan incorporated at least these three pieces in their build, they did much better countering Karthus than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Akshan had an average win rate of 56.7% when countering Karthus with this build.

Best Akshan Runes to Counter Karthus

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Karthus as Akshan, you should use the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Akshan vs Karthus battles, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 53.9% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Karthus runes to fight Akshan to help you understand how he will likely be setup against your champ.


9.6 | Akshan Karthus | 7.6


7 | Akshan Karthus | 7.8


6.2 | Akshan Karthus | 9.8

Akshan vs Karthus Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here clarify several significant Akshan against Karthus counter stats that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is similar to Karthus’s KDA ratio of 2.2, demonstrating that Akshan may be just as central to their team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Karthus..

Akshan normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than their enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, they takes a similar amount of damage to Karthus. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

In Akshan vs Karthus matchups, Akshan usually gets many more minion kills than Karthus. Champions that do not earn very much CS typically don't require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities alone. However, champions with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to beat the values displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

2.21 | Akshan Karthus | 1.83

Largest Multi-Kill

1.7 | Akshan Karthus | 1.57

Damage Dealt

21,191 | Akshan Karthus | 27,633

Damage Taken

21,441 | Akshan Karthus | 23,908

Healing Done

3,070 | Akshan Karthus | 6,319

Vision Score

19 | Akshan Karthus | 18

Gold Earned

12,644 | Akshan Karthus | 12,111

Minions Killed

151 | Akshan Karthus | 83

Dragons Killed

0.19 | Akshan Karthus | 0.85

Barons Killed

0.05 | Akshan Karthus | 0.22


2.15 | Akshan Karthus | 1.21


0.52 | Akshan Karthus | 0.31

CC Duration (sec)

34 | Akshan Karthus | 201

Experience Earned

13,738 | Akshan Karthus | 14,172

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,023 Akshan vs Karthus matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Karthus as Akshan comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.