Spirit Visage will increase the healing done by your ultimate and lower cooldowns on all of your abilities.
A well-timed Sadism can bait enemy champions into attacking you even when they lack the damage to finish you.
Cleavers are a powerful tool for killing neutral monsters. Instead of returning to base, farm neutral monsters until your ultimate can heal you.
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.
The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify some significant Dr. Mundo against Karthus matchup statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between this pair of champions. Dr. Mundo’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Karthus’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Dr. Mundo may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Karthus..
Dr. Mundo typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Typically, he takes more damage than Karthus. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Dr. Mundo usually wins when taking on Karthus, with a 57.5% win rate. Thus, Dr. Mundo makes a fantastic counter to Karthus.
While Dr. Mundo does have a much higher win rate compared to Karthus, when on opposite teams, Dr. Mundo also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Dr. Mundo into Karthus.
Furthermore, Dr. Mundo also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, 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 Dr. Mundo vs Karthus matchups, Dr. Mundo is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Dr. Mundo is a great counter to Karthus. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Dr. Mundo against Karthus.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Dr. Mundo to counter Karthus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Dr. Mundo usually gets more CS relative to Karthus. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The ideal items to focus on in your Dr. Mundo versus Karthus build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Spirit Visage, and Force of Nature. When Dr. Mundo combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Karthus than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Dr. Mundo boasted an average win rate of 57.5% battling Karthus with this counter build.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating Karthus as Dr. Mundo, you should take the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Dr. Mundo vs Karthus counters, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 57.5% win rate overall.
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