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

Karma vs Lee Sin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Karma in LoL Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions
Mage Support
Fighter Assassin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Karma

based on 1,634 Karma vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
54.7 %
K/D/A
2.81
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our dataset, Karma did battle with Lee Sin in 1634 games. With so many games with Karma vs Lee Sin provides us confidence in our capability to produce informative stats and a solid build to wreck Lee Sin. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Karma encounters Lee Sin in only 2.8% of her games.

Karma vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Karma does a great job of countering Lee Sin. Normally, she wins a fantastic 54.7% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Karma versus Lee Sin games, Karma’s team is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood. This implies that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Lee Sin.

Best Karma vs Lee Sin 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 CenserChemtech PutrifierRedemption

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 Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Karma's passive ability p
Karma q ability q
Karma w ability w
Karma e ability e
Karma's ultimate ability r
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Q
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W
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E
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Q
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Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Lee Sin as Karma

Tips for Playing as Karma against Lee Sin

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.

Advice to Win Against Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Karma vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Karma Image
Win Rate
54.7 %
VS
Win Rate
45.3 %
Lee Sin Image
2.4
< Kills >
6.8
5.4
< Deaths >
6
12.8
< Assists >
8.3
0.48
< Killing Sprees >
1.57
39
< Minions Killed >
36
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
1.4
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.41
964
< Physical Damage >
12,208
10,658
< Magic Damage >
2,427
763
< True Damage >
824
12,387
< Damage Dealt >
15,459
16,842
< Damage Taken >
29,912
8,410
< Gold Earned >
11,208
2.08
< Towers >
1.46
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
2,572
< Total Healing >
8,651
10,610
< Experience >
12,537
51
< Vision Score >
23
23
< Wards Placed >
12
210
< Time Dealing CC >
402

How to Counter Lee Sin with Karma in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some valuable Karma vs. Lee Sin counter stats that may help us distinguish the distinctions between this pair of champs. For instance, Karma’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lee Sin’s ratio of NaN, showing that Karma may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Lee Sin. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Karma usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than her matchup does. On average, she receives less damage than Lee Sin. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Karma and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Karma
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Karma
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Karma or Lee Sin?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Karma usually wins when trying to fight Lee Sin, with a 54.7% win rate. Thus, Karma makes a great counter for Lee Sin.

While Karma does have a much higher win rate than Lee Sin, when facing one another, Karma also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Karma into Lee Sin.

Additionally, Karma has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Karma vs Lee Sin matchups, Karma is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Karma is a great counter for Lee Sin. Focus your play on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Karma against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Karma Players

How We Calculated Our Karma vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Karma, we analyzed 1,634 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 Lee Sin 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 Lee Sin during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Karma usually gets a similar amount of CS compared to Lee Sin. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The top items to have in your Karma versus Lee Sin build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Karma combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better against Lee Sin than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Karma had an average winrate of 54.7% when countering Lee Sin with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Lee Sin as Karma, Karma players should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Karma vs Lee Sin face-offs, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 54.7% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lee Sin as Karma are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you can use the selection menu above.