Karthus vs Kindred Counter Build
How to Beat Kindred as Karthus
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.
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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.
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
Best Kindred Runes
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.
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
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