Cassiopeia vs Karthus Counter Build

How to Beat Karthus as Cassiopeia

Summary

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we evaluate each and every week. This Cassiopeia versus Karthus matchup guide came out of an evaluation of 1,446 ranked games where both champs faced off against one another.

This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Cassiopeia fights Karthus in only 0.8% of her rounds. Cassiopeia does a good job of beating Karthus. On average, Cassiopeia wins a fantastic 53.0% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Cassiopeia versus Karthus rounds, Cassiopeia’s team is 2.0% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.

Matchups Analyzed

1,446

Win Rate

53%

Team First Blood

52%

Best Cassiopeia Items to Counter Karthus

The best items to prioritize in your Cassiopeia versus Karthus build include Seraph's Embrace, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Cassiopeia included at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better against Karthus than with most other typical builds.

Seraph's Embrace Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Demonic Embrace Item

Best Cassiopeia Runes to Counter Karthus

To have the best probability of crushing Karthus as Cassiopeia, Cassiopeia players should take the Phase Rush, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the rune sets players chose for Cassiopeia vs Karthus counterpicks, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also shown the best Karthus runes to counterpick against Cassiopeia to help you grasp how he will probably be played to try to beat you.

Best Cassiopeia Runes

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Karthus Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

Stats

The subsequent tables underscore several valuable Cassiopeia against Karthus counter statistics that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Cassiopeia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is similar to Karthus’s ratio of 2.3, demonstrating that Cassiopeia may be just as central to her team's team fighting potential than Karthus.

Battle Stats

Kills

Cassiopeia Stats
7.5 7.6
Karthus Stats

Deaths

Cassiopeia Stats
6.5 7.4
Karthus Stats

Assists

Cassiopeia Stats
6.6 9.4
Karthus Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Cassiopeia Stats
3.3 2.8
Karthus Stats

Damage Dealt

Cassiopeia Stats
20827 28044
Karthus Stats

Damage Taken

Cassiopeia Stats
23368 24715
Karthus Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Cassiopeia Stats
5.5 5.1
Karthus Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Cassiopeia Stats
1 0.9
Karthus Stats

Dragons Killed

Cassiopeia Stats
2.1 1.9
Karthus Stats

Barons Killed

Cassiopeia Stats
0.5 0.4
Karthus Stats

Gold Earned

Cassiopeia Stats
11619 11843
Karthus Stats

Minions Killed

Cassiopeia Stats
156 89
Karthus Stats

Cassiopeia often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. Typically, Cassiopeia receives a similar amount of damage to Karthus. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Cassiopeia usually totals much more CS than Karthus. Champions that do not get very much CS usually don't require much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale well off their abilities alone. However, champions with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, try to exceed the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1446 Cassiopeia 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 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.