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

Karma vs Fiddlesticks

How to Beat Fiddlesticks as Karma in LoL Fiddlesticks is in the s tier of champions
Mage Support
Mage Support

How to Beat Fiddlesticks as Karma

based on 2,418 Karma vs Fiddlesticks matchups
Win Rate
44.6 %
K/D/A
2.51
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Fiddlesticks as Karma resulted from an evaluation of 2418 ranked rounds where both champs faced one another. This particular champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Karma has to counter Fiddlesticks in only 4.1% of her games.

Karma vs Fiddlesticks Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Karma has done a awful job of beating Fiddlesticks. Normally, she wins a lowly 44.6% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Karma vs Fiddlesticks rounds, Karma’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood against Fiddlesticks.

Best Karma vs Fiddlesticks Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBandleglass Mirror

Core Karma Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongShard of True IceStaff of Flowing Water

Optional Items

Ardent CenserMikael's BlessingRedemptionZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Karma's passive ability p
Karma q ability q
Karma w ability w
Karma e ability e
Karma'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 Fiddlesticks as Karma

Tips for Playing as Karma against Fiddlesticks

When using Focused Resolve, slow your opponents with Inner Flame or speed yourself up with Inspire if you're having trouble sticking to a target.

Gathering Fire rewards aggressive play. Look to land abilities and basic attacks on your opponent to lower Mantra's cooldown and stay on the offensive.

Don't be too conservative with Mantra. Gathering Fire is strongest in teamfights, making it easy to recharge Mantra multiple times.

Karma vs Fiddlesticks Counter Stats

Karma Image
Win Rate
44.6 %
VS
Win Rate
55.4 %
Fiddlesticks Image
2.4
< Kills >
6.2
5.9
< Deaths >
5.6
12.4
< Assists >
9.6
0.49
< Killing Sprees >
1.41
43
< Minions Killed >
38
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
1.29
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.44
959
< Physical Damage >
317
11,303
< Magic Damage >
18,433
681
< True Damage >
1,478
12,944
< Damage Dealt >
20,229
18,541
< Damage Taken >
30,342
8,570
< Gold Earned >
11,440
1.8
< Towers >
1.45
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.33
2,779
< Total Healing >
13,623
10,998
< Experience >
13,120
52
< Vision Score >
51
24
< Wards Placed >
5
218
< Time Dealing CC >
720

How to Counter Fiddlesticks with Karma in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some influential Karma vs. Fiddlesticks matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the differences between this set of champs. As an example, Karma’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Fiddlesticks’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Karma may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Fiddlesticks..

Karma usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her foe does. On average, she takes less damage than Fiddlesticks. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Karma and Fiddlesticks

Damage Types Compared

Karma
Fiddlesticks
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Karma
Fiddlesticks

Who is Better, Karma or Fiddlesticks?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Karma usually loses when playing against Fiddlesticks, with a 44.6% win rate. As a result, Karma makes a poor counter for Fiddlesticks.

While Karma does have a much lower win rate than Fiddlesticks, when they face off with one another, Karma also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult character to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Karma into Fiddlesticks.

Moreover, Karma also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Fiddlesticks. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Karma vs Fiddlesticks matchups, Fiddlesticks is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Karma is a garbage counter to Fiddlesticks. Focus your strategy on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Karma against Fiddlesticks.

Additional Information for Karma Players

How We Calculated Our Karma vs Fiddlesticks Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Fiddlesticks as Karma, we analyzed 2,418 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 Fiddlesticks as Karma 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

If you would like to truly master Karma in order to counter Fiddlesticks during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Karma usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Fiddlesticks. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Karma versus Fiddlesticks build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Karma used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better countering Fiddlesticks than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Karma boasted an average winrate of 44.6% when countering Fiddlesticks with this build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Fiddlesticks as Karma, Karma players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Karma vs Fiddlesticks face-offs, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 44.6% win rate overall.

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