Ekko vs Karthus Counter Build
How to Beat Karthus as Ekko
At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League matches every week. In our database, Ekko engaged Karthus in 7,089 games. Including so many matchups for Ekko vs Karthus provides us a lot of faith in our ability to provide useful stats and a recommended build to annihilate your rival.
This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Ekko fights Karthus in only 0.8% of his rounds. Ekko does a great job of countering Karthus. Typically, he wins a whopping 54.0% of matches the champs clash against each other in. In Ekko versus Karthus games, Ekko’s side is 4.0% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.
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Best Ekko Items to Counter Karthus
The most important items to focus on in your Ekko versus Karthus build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Hextech Rocketbelt. When Ekko bought at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs Karthus than with most other commonly used builds.
Best Ekko Runes to Counter Karthus
To have the highest chance of vanquishing Karthus as Ekko, Ekko players should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Gathering Storm, and Absolute Focus runes. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Ekko vs Karthus matchups, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the best Karthus runes to counterpick against Ekko to help you understand how he will probably be setup against your champ.
Best Ekko Runes
Best Karthus Runes
The following tables underscore some significant Ekko versus Karthus counter statistics that may help us appreciate the distinctions between the two. Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.6 is better than Karthus’s ratio of 2.1, highlighting that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Karthus.
Ekko normally has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, Ekko takes more damage than Karthus. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Ekko usually racks up a similar number of minion kills than Karthus. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling easily off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with plenty of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to beat the values displayed here to do well.
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