Elise vs Karthus Counter Build

How to Beat Karthus as Elise

Summary

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked LoL matches each and every week. In our dataset, Elise engaged Karthus in 1,778 games. With so many matchups for Elise vs Karthus provides us faith in our ability to provide useful statistics and a pro build to smash your opponent.

This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Elise is forced to battle against Karthus in only 0.8% of her matches. Elise has done a good job of beating Karthus. Normally, she wins a fantastic 53.0% of matches the champs face off with each other in. In Elise against Karthus rounds, Elise’s team is 7.0% more likely to earn first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood against Karthus.

Matchups Analyzed

1,778

Win Rate

53%

Team First Blood

57%

Best Elise Items to Counter Karthus

The ideal items to use in your Elise versus Karthus build include Lich Bane, Void Staff, and Night Harvester. When Elise bought at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs Karthus than with most other typical item sets.

Lich Bane Item Void Staff Item Night Harvester Item

Best Elise Runes to Counter Karthus

To have the best probability of defeating Karthus as Elise, you should use the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Cheap Shot, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the runes players picked for Elise vs Karthus fights, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also shown the top Karthus runes to counterpick against Elise in order to help you realize how he will likely be played against you.

Best Elise Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Karthus Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

Stats

The following tables feature several influential Elise versus Karthus counter statistics that may help you grasp the distinctions between the pair. Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is similar to Karthus’s ratio of 2.2, indicating that Elise may be just as central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Karthus.

Battle Stats

Kills

Elise Stats
7.8 7.5
Karthus Stats

Deaths

Elise Stats
6.3 7.4
Karthus Stats

Assists

Elise Stats
7.1 8.9
Karthus Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Elise Stats
3.4 2.7
Karthus Stats

Damage Dealt

Elise Stats
16955 26068
Karthus Stats

Damage Taken

Elise Stats
26337 24420
Karthus Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Elise Stats
5.5 4.9
Karthus Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Elise Stats
1 0.8
Karthus Stats

Dragons Killed

Elise Stats
2 1.8
Karthus Stats

Barons Killed

Elise Stats
0.4 0.4
Karthus Stats

Gold Earned

Elise Stats
10893 11687
Karthus Stats

Minions Killed

Elise Stats
31 83
Karthus Stats

Elise typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her foe does. On average, Elise takes a similar amount of damage to Karthus. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Elise commonly gets many fewer minion kills than Karthus. Champions who on average do not earn much CS usually don't need much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to best the values shown here to do well.

If you would like to view Elise vs Karthus tips and counter stats for a an individual skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions given are calculated using all matches completed with these champions.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1778 Elise 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 Elise 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.