How to Win Cassiopeia vs Karthus Counter Matchup Cassiopeia is in the s tier of champions

Cassiopeia vs Karthus

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

based on 457 Cassiopeia vs Karthus matchups
Win Rate
52.7 %
K/D/A
2.21
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked LoL matches each week. Within our database, Cassiopeia did battle with Karthus 457 times. Including so many matchups for Cassiopeia vs Karthus provides us confidence in our capacity to provide informative data and a supported build to annihilate Karthus. This matchup is relatively rare. Cassiopeia is forced to battle against Karthus in only 1.6% of her matches.

Cassiopeia vs Karthus Matchup Summary

Cassiopeia has done a good job of beating Karthus. On average, she wins a fantastic 52.7% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Cassiopeia against Karthus matches, Cassiopeia’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.

Best Cassiopeia vs Karthus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Cassiopeia Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishSeraph's EmbraceRylai's Crystal Scepter

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Cassiopeia's passive ability p
Cassiopeia q ability q
Cassiopeia w ability w
Cassiopeia e ability e
Cassiopeia's ultimate ability r
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E
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Q
3
W
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E
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E
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R
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Karthus as Cassiopeia

Tips for Playing as Cassiopeia against Karthus

Lead your enemy when targeting with Noxious Blast to ensure the hit.

Use Twin Fang on poisoned stationary targets like monsters and units stunned by her Petrifying Gaze for maximum damage.

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.

Cassiopeia vs Karthus Counter Stats

Cassiopeia Image
Win Rate
52.7 %
VS
Win Rate
47.3 %
Karthus Image
7.3
< Kills >
7.6
6.2
< Deaths >
7.3
6.4
< Assists >
9.2
1.73
< Killing Sprees >
1.79
169
< Minions Killed >
103
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
0.7
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.31
557
< Physical Damage >
262
21,309
< Magic Damage >
30,631
530
< True Damage >
1,790
22,397
< Damage Dealt >
32,684
26,133
< Damage Taken >
25,183
11,804
< Gold Earned >
12,751
1.69
< Towers >
1.21
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.2
5,853
< Total Healing >
4,785
14,357
< Experience >
14,356
19
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
6
404
< Time Dealing CC >
183

How to Counter Karthus with Cassiopeia in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some strategic Cassiopeia versus Karthus counter stats that can help us grasp the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Cassiopeia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Karthus’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Cassiopeia may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Karthus..

Cassiopeia often has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Karthus. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Cassiopeia and Karthus

Damage Types Compared

Cassiopeia
Karthus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cassiopeia
Karthus

Who is Better, Cassiopeia or Karthus?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cassiopeia usually wins when playing against Karthus, with a 52.7% win rate. As a result, Cassiopeia makes a good counter to Karthus.

While Cassiopeia does have a higher win rate compared to Karthus, when on opposite teams, Cassiopeia also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult character to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Cassiopeia into Karthusas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Cassiopeia has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Karthus. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Cassiopeia vs Karthus matchups, Cassiopeia is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Cassiopeia is an above average counter to Karthus. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Cassiopeia against Karthus.

Additional Information for Cassiopeia Players

How We Calculated Our Cassiopeia vs Karthus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karthus as Cassiopeia, we analyzed 457 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 Cassiopeia 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 learn all of the intricacies of Cassiopeia to counter Karthus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cassiopeia often racks up more CS as Karthus. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Cassiopeia versus Karthus build include Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Rylai's Crystal Scepter. When Cassiopeia included at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better countering Karthus than with most other typical builds. In fact, Cassiopeia had an average win rate of 52.7% when countering Karthus with these items in her kit.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Karthus as Cassiopeia, Cassiopeia players should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Cassiopeia vs Karthus counter picks, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.7% winrate overall.

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