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

Karma vs Vayne

How to Beat Vayne as Karma in LoL Vayne is in the a tier of champions
Mage Support
Marksman Assassin

How to Beat Vayne as Karma

based on 4,693 Karma vs Vayne matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
2.7
Pick Rate
4.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League games each week. Within our dataset, Karma faced Vayne 4693 times. Including so many games with Karma vs Vayne gives us faith in our capacity to prepare actionable stats and a pro build to suppress your enemy. This pairing is relatively uncommon. Karma encounters Vayne in only 4.4% of her matches.

Karma vs Vayne Matchup Summary

Karma does a average job of beating Vayne. Normally, she wins a acceptable 49.8% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Karma against Vayne games, Karma’s side is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood against Vayne.

Best Karma vs Vayne Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeIonian Boots of Lucidity

Core Karma Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestShard of True IceShadowflame

Optional Items

Mikael's BlessingCosmic DriveFrozen HeartArdent 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 Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
Attack Speed Adaptive Force 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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E
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Q
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W
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Q
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R
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Guide to Countering Vayne as Karma

Tips for Playing as Karma against Vayne

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

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.

Advice to Win Against Vayne

Vayne is fragile - turn the pressure up on her and she will be forced to play cautiously.

Deny Vayne the opportunity to pin you against walls.

Karma vs Vayne Counter Stats

Karma Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Vayne Image
2.9
< Kills >
7.1
5.7
< Deaths >
6.5
12.5
< Assists >
5.4
0.6
< Killing Sprees >
1.62
47
< Minions Killed >
155
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.17
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.48
1,121
< Physical Damage >
13,299
11,642
< Magic Damage >
547
737
< True Damage >
6,481
13,501
< Damage Dealt >
20,328
18,762
< Damage Taken >
21,697
8,865
< Gold Earned >
11,892
2.12
< Towers >
2.11
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
3,144
< Total Healing >
3,184
11,397
< Experience >
12,938
47
< Vision Score >
18
20
< Wards Placed >
8
236
< Time Dealing CC >
51

How to Counter Vayne with Karma in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some vital Karma vs. Vayne matchup statistics that can help you figure out the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Karma’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Vayne’s ratio of NaN, showing that Karma may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Vayne. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Karma usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than her foe does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Vayne. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Karma and Vayne

Damage Types Compared

Karma
Vayne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Karma
Vayne

Who is Better, Karma or Vayne?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Karma usually fairs equally well when facing off against Vayne, with a 49.8% win rate. Therefore, Karma makes an ok counter to Vayne.

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

Additionally, Karma has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vayne. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Karma vs Vayne matchups, Vayne is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Karma is a somewhat poor counter to Vayne. Make sure you focus your play on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Karma against Vayne.

Additional Information for Karma Players

How We Calculated Our Karma vs Vayne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vayne as Karma, we analyzed 4,693 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 Vayne 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 learn all of the intricacies of Karma to counter Vayne during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Karma on average accumulates a lot less CS relative to Vayne. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They 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 require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Karma versus Vayne build include Luden's Tempest, Shard of True Ice, and Shadowflame. When Karma bought at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better countering Vayne than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Karma had an average winrate of 49.8% battling Vayne with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Vayne as Karma, Karma players should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Karma vs Vayne LoL games, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Vayne as Karma are displayed for all skill levels combined. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to an individual skill level, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.