Azir vs Karthus Counter Build

How to Beat Karthus as Azir

Summary

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends matches every week. Within our dataset, Azir faced Karthus in 1,015 games. Using so many games with Azir vs Karthus provides us confidence in our capacity to prepare informative statistics and a pro build to crush your enemy.

This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Azir has to counter Karthus in only 0.8% of his games. Unfortunitally, Azir has done a terrible job of beating Karthus. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.0% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Azir versus Karthus matches, Azir’s team is 1.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.

Matchups Analyzed

1,015

Win Rate

45%

Team First Blood

51%

Best Azir Items to Counter Karthus

The most important items to focus on in your Azir versus Karthus build include Nashor's Tooth, Morellonomicon, and Liandry's Anguish. When Azir used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs Karthus than with most other common builds.

Nashor's Tooth Item Morellonomicon Item Liandry's Anguish Item

Best Azir Runes to Counter Karthus

To have the best probability of crushing Karthus as Azir, Azir players should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the rune sets players picked for Azir vs Karthus fights, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also shown the best Karthus runes to fend off Azir in order to help you interpret how he will likely be setup against you.

Best Azir Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Karthus Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Last Stand Rune Last Stand

Stats

The following tables clarify some strategic Azir against Karthus counter statistics that may help you realize the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Azir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.8 is not as good as Karthus’s ratio of 2.4, demonstrating that Azir may be less central to his team's team fighting capability than Karthus.

Battle Stats

Kills

Azir Stats
6 7.8
Karthus Stats

Deaths

Azir Stats
6.9 7.1
Karthus Stats

Assists

Azir Stats
6.6 9.5
Karthus Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Azir Stats
2.5 3
Karthus Stats

Damage Dealt

Azir Stats
18780 27066
Karthus Stats

Damage Taken

Azir Stats
20546 24458
Karthus Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Azir Stats
5.2 5.5
Karthus Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Azir Stats
0.9 1
Karthus Stats

Dragons Killed

Azir Stats
2 2
Karthus Stats

Barons Killed

Azir Stats
0.4 0.4
Karthus Stats

Gold Earned

Azir Stats
10947 11868
Karthus Stats

Minions Killed

Azir Stats
150 88
Karthus Stats

Azir typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Typically, Azir takes less damage than Karthus. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Azir vs Karthus matchups, Azir usually takes much more CS than Karthus. Champions that don't acquire very much CS usually don't need much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with plenty of CS, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, work to do better than the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, Azir vs Karthus tips, stats, and build guide are displayed for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to a specific rank, you can use the selection menu menu located above.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1015 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.