How to Win Corki vs Karma Counter Matchup Corki is in the b tier of champions

Corki vs Karma

How to Beat Karma as Corki in LoL Karma is in the b tier of champions
Marksman
Mage Support

How to Beat Karma as Corki

based on 653 Corki vs Karma matchups
Win Rate
50.8 %
K/D/A
2.32
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Karma as Corki resulted from an examination of 653 ranked games where both champions faced each other. This pairing is relatively rare. Corki has to counter Karma in only 2.7% of his rounds.

Corki vs Karma Matchup Summary

Corki does a ok job of beating Karma. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.8% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Corki versus Karma games, Corki’s team is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Karma.

Best Corki vs Karma Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordTear of the Goddess

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestMuramanaMaw of Malmortius

Optional Items

Essence ReaverRavenous HydraShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Karma as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Karma

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

Advice to Win Against Karma

Karma's passive lowers her Mantra cooldown when she hits enemy champions with abilities and basic attacks. Deny her from getting free hits on you.

Karma's Soulflare erupts for bonus damage in the area in which it's placed. React quickly and escape the circle to avoid taking heavy damage.

Focused Resolve is a strong disengage tool. Create distance to avoid being rooted and seek to engage afterwards.

Corki vs Karma Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
50.8 %
VS
Win Rate
49.2 %
Karma Image
6.4
< Kills >
2.5
5.7
< Deaths >
5.3
6.8
< Assists >
13.2
1.45
< Killing Sprees >
0.51
187
< Minions Killed >
42
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.55
3,561
< Physical Damage >
970
20,642
< Magic Damage >
10,791
1,419
< True Damage >
757
25,623
< Damage Dealt >
12,519
20,495
< Damage Taken >
18,203
12,989
< Gold Earned >
8,711
1.97
< Towers >
2.2
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,266
< Total Healing >
3,032
14,601
< Experience >
11,241
20
< Vision Score >
53
10
< Wards Placed >
24
166
< Time Dealing CC >
220

How to Counter Karma with Corki in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some vital Corki versus Karma counter stats that may help us understand the distinctions between the two. As an example, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Karma’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Karma. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Corki usually has a much larger longest killing spree than his counter does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Karma. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Corki and Karma

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Karma
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Karma

Who is Better, Corki or Karma?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Corki usually fairs equally well when taking on Karma, with a 50.8% win rate. As a result, Corki makes an ok counter for Karma.

While Corki does have a higher winrate compared to Karma, when they face off with one another, Corki also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Corki into Karma.

Moreover, Corki has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Karma. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Corki vs Karma matchups, Corki is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Corki is a decent counter for Karma. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Corki against Karma.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Karma Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karma as Corki, we analyzed 653 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 Karma as Corki 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

To truly master Corki to counter Karma during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki most often picks up much more CS as Karma. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, 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 case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Corki versus Karma build consist of Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Maw of Malmortius. When Corki combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better against Karma than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Corki had an average winrate of 50.8% battling Karma with this build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Karma as Corki, Corki players should take the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Corki vs Karma battles, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Karma as Corki are presented for every ranked division. To scope the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.