Lay Waste is very strong at farming minions and harassing enemy champions.
Ask your allies to help point out when you should use Requiem to get kills in different lanes.
His stars disappear while stunned or silenced, giving you an easy opportunity to fight him.
He gains speed while chasing in a straight line, but taking damage makes him lose that momentum.
Try to get inside his orbit, since his stars can't hurt you up close.
His Starsurge ability can grow to cover a huge area - don't stay in the same place too long!
The stats shown on this page emphasize some vital Karthus against Aurelion Sol matchup statistics that may help you figure out the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aurelion Sol’s ratio of NaN, showing that Karthus may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Aurelion Sol..
Karthus typically has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Aurelion Sol. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Karthus usually loses when trying to fight Aurelion Sol, with a 48.9% win rate. Therefore, Karthus makes a bad counter for Aurelion Sol.
While Karthus does have a lower winrate compared to Aurelion Sol, when facing one another, Karthus also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champion to learn. You should be careful when picking Karthus into Aurelion Solas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Karthus also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aurelion Sol. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Karthus vs Aurelion Sol matchups, Aurelion Sol is the better champ with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.
Karthus is a somewhat poor counter to Aurelion Sol. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Karthus against Aurelion Sol.
To learn all of the intricacies of Karthus to counter Aurelion Sol during both the laning 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 suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Karthus typically racks up less CS as Aurelion Sol. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.
The top items to use in your Karthus versus Aurelion Sol build include Liandry's Anguish, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Karthus combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better countering Aurelion Sol than with many other common item sets. In fact, Karthus boasted an average win rate of 48.9% battling Aurelion Sol with this counter build.
To have the greatest probability of crushing Aurelion Sol as Karthus, Karthus players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Last Stand runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Karthus vs Aurelion Sol face-offs, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.9% winrate overall.
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