Karthus vs Kindred Counter Build

How to Beat Kindred as Karthus

Summary

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we evaluate every week. This Karthus versus Kindred counter review resulted from an evaluation of 2,744 ranked rounds where both champs faced one another.

This counter pairing is somewhat rare. Karthus has to counter Kindred in only 2.2% of his matches. Karthus has done a ok job of countering Kindred. On average, Karthus wins a acceptable 50.0% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Karthus against Kindred matches, Karthus’s team is 5.0% less probable to get first blood. This implies that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Kindred.

Matchups Analyzed

2,744

Win Rate

50%

Team First Blood

45%

Best Karthus Items to Counter Kindred

The best items to use in your Karthus versus Kindred build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Void Staff, and Liandry's Anguish. When Karthus incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when facing Kindred than with most other common item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Void Staff Item Liandry's Anguish Item

Best Karthus Runes to Counter Kindred

To have the highest chance of beating Kindred as Karthus, Karthus players should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Last Stand runes. Of all the rune sets players picked for Karthus vs Kindred clashes, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the best Kindred runes to fend off Karthus in order to help you grasp how they will likely be played against your champ.

Best Karthus Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Last Stand Rune Last Stand

Best Kindred Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Stats

The subsequent tables underscore some important Karthus versus Kindred matchup statistics that can help you explain the distinctions between this set of champs. For instance, Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is similar to Kindred’s ratio of 2.1, demonstrating that Karthus may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kindred.

Battle Stats

Kills

Karthus Stats
7.3 7.9
Kindred Stats

Deaths

Karthus Stats
7.3 7.2
Kindred Stats

Assists

Karthus Stats
9 6.9
Kindred Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Karthus Stats
2.8 3.2
Kindred Stats

Damage Dealt

Karthus Stats
25916 18119
Kindred Stats

Damage Taken

Karthus Stats
24026 29480
Kindred Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Karthus Stats
5.1 5.4
Kindred Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Karthus Stats
0.9 1
Kindred Stats

Dragons Killed

Karthus Stats
1.8 2.1
Kindred Stats

Barons Killed

Karthus Stats
0.4 0.4
Kindred Stats

Gold Earned

Karthus Stats
11469 11713
Kindred Stats

Minions Killed

Karthus Stats
84 49
Kindred Stats

Karthus often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, Karthus receives less damage than Kindred. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Karthus vs Kindred matchups, Karthus usually racks up a bit more CS than Kindred. Champs who on average do not get very much CS typically do not require much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale adequately off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with plenty of CS, such as ADCs, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to top the averages displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2744 Karthus vs Kindred 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 Kindred as Karthus 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.