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

Karma vs Ryze

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

How to Beat Ryze as Karma

based on 395 Karma vs Ryze matchups
Win Rate
50.6 %
K/D/A
2.85
Pick Rate
0.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Ryze as Karma resulted from an analysis of 395 ranked games where both champions battled each other. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Karma fights Ryze in only 0.8% of her matches.

Karma vs Ryze Matchup Summary

Karma does a ok job of beating Ryze. Typically, she wins a acceptable 50.6% of games the champs fight each other in. In Karma against Ryze matches, Karma’s side is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood against Ryze.

Best Karma vs Ryze Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsFaerie Charm

Core Karma Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongChemtech PutrifierShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Ardent Censer

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
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Ryze as Karma

Tips for Playing as Karma against Ryze

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 Ryze

Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.

Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.

Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.

Karma vs Ryze Counter Stats

Karma Image
Win Rate
50.6 %
VS
Win Rate
49.4 %
Ryze Image
2.4
< Kills >
5.1
5.3
< Deaths >
5.6
12.7
< Assists >
6.2
0.49
< Killing Sprees >
1.13
40
< Minions Killed >
176
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.42
964
< Physical Damage >
959
11,150
< Magic Damage >
18,618
805
< True Damage >
434
12,920
< Damage Dealt >
20,012
16,539
< Damage Taken >
23,381
8,380
< Gold Earned >
11,347
1.95
< Towers >
2.04
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,365
< Total Healing >
2,856
10,526
< Experience >
13,933
48
< Vision Score >
20
22
< Wards Placed >
9
208
< Time Dealing CC >
127

How to Counter Ryze with Karma in LoL

The stats shown on this page feature some influential Karma versus Ryze matchup stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between these two champs. Karma’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ryze’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Karma may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Ryze. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Karma normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her matchup does. Typically, she receives less damage than Ryze. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Karma and Ryze

Damage Types Compared

Karma
Ryze
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Karma
Ryze

Who is Better, Karma or Ryze?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Karma usually fairs equally well when taking on Ryze, with a 50.6% win rate. Therefore, Karma makes an ok counter for Ryze.

While Karma does have a higher winrate than Ryze, when on opposite teams, Karma also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less complex character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Karma into Ryze.

Moreover, Karma also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ryze. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Karma vs Ryze matchups, Karma is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Karma is a decent counter to Ryze. Focus your play on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Karma against Ryze.

Additional Information for Karma Players

How We Calculated Our Karma vs Ryze Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ryze as Karma, we analyzed 395 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 Ryze 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Karma to counter Ryze during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Karma usually racks up a lot less CS as Ryze. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Karma versus Ryze build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Chemtech Putrifier, and Shard of True Ice. When Karma included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better versus Ryze than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Karma had an average winrate of 50.6% when countering Ryze with these items in her kit.

To have the highest probability of vanquishing Ryze as Karma, you 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 picked for Karma vs Ryze battles, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 50.6% win rate overall.

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