How to Win Ashe vs Karthus Counter Matchup Ashe is in the a tier of champions

Ashe vs Karthus

How to Beat Karthus as Ashe in LoL Karthus is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Karthus as Ashe

based on 2,735 Ashe vs Karthus matchups
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
2.51
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. In our data, Ashe faced Karthus in 2735 matches. With so many matchups for Ashe versus Karthus gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare useful stats and a pro build to crush Karthus. This champ pairing is relatively rare. Ashe fights Karthus in only 1.5% of her games.

Ashe vs Karthus Matchup Summary

Ashe has done a average job of beating Karthus. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.9% of games the champs battle one another in. In Ashe vs Karthus rounds, Ashe’s team is 0.2% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood versus Karthus.

Best Ashe vs Karthus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Ashe Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowGuinsoo's RagebladeBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Wit's EndInfinity EdgePhantom DancerLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Ashe to level up w
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Second ability for Ashe to level up q
>
Last skill for Ashe to max out e

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearApproach Velocity
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Ashe's passive ability p
Ashe q ability q
Ashe w ability w
Ashe e ability e
Ashe's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Karthus as Ashe

Tips for Playing as Ashe against Karthus

Volley arrows are blocked by the first enemy they hit, so keep your distance to avoid having them all absorbed by enemy frontliners.

Hawkshot reveals units in brush. If a team fight is occuring in the jungle it can give you a significant advantage.

Try to fire Enchanted Crystal Arrow in the same direction enemies are moving, so it is more likely to hit.

Advice to Win Against Karthus

Karthus can cast spells for a short duration after he is killed. Move away from his corpse to be safe.

Make sure you always have enough health to survive Requiem, even if you have to go back to the base more frequently to heal.

Ashe vs Karthus Counter Stats

Ashe Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Karthus Image
5
< Kills >
7.7
6.5
< Deaths >
7.5
11.3
< Assists >
9.3
1.13
< Killing Sprees >
1.83
110
< Minions Killed >
102
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.78
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.31
13,576
< Physical Damage >
255
3,407
< Magic Damage >
30,330
871
< True Damage >
1,857
17,855
< Damage Dealt >
32,443
20,188
< Damage Taken >
26,212
10,665
< Gold Earned >
12,923
1.91
< Towers >
1.25
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.19
2,182
< Total Healing >
5,049
12,346
< Experience >
14,682
35
< Vision Score >
18
14
< Wards Placed >
7
568
< Time Dealing CC >
192

How to Counter Karthus with Ashe in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some influential Ashe against Karthus matchup statistics that can help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Ashe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Karthus’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ashe may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Karthus..

Ashe often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Karthus. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ashe and Karthus

Damage Types Compared

Ashe
Karthus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ashe
Karthus

Who is Better, Ashe or Karthus?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ashe usually fairs equally well when taking on Karthus, with a 50.9% win rate. Thus, Ashe makes an ok counter to Karthus.

While Ashe does have a higher winrate than Karthus, when they face off with one another, Ashe also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ashe into Karthus.

Additionally, Ashe has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Karthus. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ashe vs Karthus matchups, Ashe is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Ashe is a decent counter for Karthus. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ashe against Karthus.

Additional Information for Ashe Players

How We Calculated Our Ashe vs Karthus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karthus as Ashe, we analyzed 2,735 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 Ashe 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Ashe to counter Karthus during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ashe most often gets a similar amount of CS compared to Karthus. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Ashe versus Karthus build consist of Immortal Shieldbow, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Ashe included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better versus Karthus than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Ashe boasted an average win rate of 50.9% when countering Karthus with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Karthus as Ashe, Ashe players should take the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Ashe vs Karthus counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 50.9% win rate overall.

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