Azir vs Karthus Counter Build

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

How to Beat Karthus as Azir

587 Azir vs Karthus Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League rounds each and every week. In our database, Azir battled Karthus 587 times. Using so many games with Azir vs Karthus provides us faith in our capacity to produce enlightening stats and a pro build to smash your foe This champion pairing is fairly rare. Azir encounters Karthus in only 1.4% of his rounds.

Unfortunately, Azir does a awful job of countering Karthus. On average, he wins a lowly 46.7% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Azir against Karthus games, Azir’s side is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.

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Best Azir Items to Counter Karthus

The most important items to focus on in your Azir versus Karthus build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Azir used at least these three items in his build, he did much better when fighting Karthus than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Azir boasted an average win rate of 59.7% when countering Karthus with this build.

Best Azir Runes to Counter Karthus

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Karthus as Azir, Azir players should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Azir vs Karthus counterpicks, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 45.3% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the best Karthus runes to counterpick against Azir to help you grasp how he will likely be built to try to beat you.


5.7 | Azir Karthus | 8


6.3 | Azir Karthus | 7


7 | Azir Karthus | 9.8

Azir vs Karthus Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page clarify several important Azir versus Karthus counter stats that may help you figure out the differences between the two. As an example, Azir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is less than Karthus’s KDA ratio of 2.5, highlighting that Azir may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Karthus..

Azir usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Karthus. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

In Azir vs Karthus matchups, Azir commonly takes many more minion kills than Karthus. Champions who on average don't amass many minion kills normally don't require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their skills and stats alone. Although, champions with plenty of CS, such as carries, typically must have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the values shown here to do well.

If you would like to see Azir vs Karthus tips and builds for a a specific player tier, please choose one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions displayed are computed using all matches played with both champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.32 | Azir Karthus | 1.95

Largest Multi-Kill

1.37 | Azir Karthus | 1.71

Damage Dealt

19,726 | Azir Karthus | 27,706

Damage Taken

19,029 | Azir Karthus | 23,370

Healing Done

1,874 | Azir Karthus | 6,665

Vision Score

20 | Azir Karthus | 19

Gold Earned

11,224 | Azir Karthus | 12,286

Minions Killed

165 | Azir Karthus | 83

Dragons Killed

0.13 | Azir Karthus | 0.96

Barons Killed

0.06 | Azir Karthus | 0.25


1.9 | Azir Karthus | 1.57


0.43 | Azir Karthus | 0.37

CC Duration (sec)

172 | Azir Karthus | 198

Experience Earned

13,976 | Azir Karthus | 14,299

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 587 Azir 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 Azir 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.