Karthus vs LeBlanc Counter Build

How to Beat LeBlanc as Karthus


We get our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League rounds that we review each and every week. This Karthus against LeBlanc matchup review resulted from an analysis of 5,406 ranked matches where both champs clashed against each other.

This particular champ pairing is relatively common. Karthus fights LeBlanc in 15.1% of his games. Karthus does a decent job of beating LeBlanc. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Karthus versus LeBlanc matches, Karthus’s team is 7.0% less probable to get first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood versus LeBlanc.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


Win Rate


Best Karthus Items to Counter LeBlanc

The best items to use in your Karthus versus LeBlanc build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Liandry's Anguish. When Karthus combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when facing LeBlanc than with most other typical builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Liandry's Anguish Item

Best Karthus Runes to Counter LeBlanc

To have the highest probability of beating LeBlanc as Karthus, you should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Coup de Grace, and Presence of Mind runes. Of all the rune sets players used for Karthus vs LeBlanc clashes, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top LeBlanc runes to counterpick against Karthus to help you interpret how she will likely be played against you.

Best Karthus Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind

Best LeBlanc Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ghost Poro Rune Ghost Poro
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence


The following tables highlight several critical Karthus vs. LeBlanc counter stats that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between this set of champions. Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is not as good as LeBlanc’s KDA ratio of 2.6, demonstrating that Karthus may be less central to his team's team fighting capability than LeBlanc.

Battle Stats


Karthus Stats
7.4 7.8
LeBlanc Stats


Karthus Stats
7.3 5.5
LeBlanc Stats


Karthus Stats
8.8 6.6
LeBlanc Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Karthus Stats
2.8 3.8
LeBlanc Stats

Damage Dealt

Karthus Stats
26719 18711
LeBlanc Stats

Damage Taken

Karthus Stats
25884 21231
LeBlanc Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Karthus Stats
5.3 5.2
LeBlanc Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Karthus Stats
0.9 0.9
LeBlanc Stats

Dragons Killed

Karthus Stats
1.9 2.1
LeBlanc Stats

Barons Killed

Karthus Stats
0.4 0.4
LeBlanc Stats

Gold Earned

Karthus Stats
11885 10639
LeBlanc Stats

Minions Killed

Karthus Stats
76 124
LeBlanc Stats

Karthus normally has a significant smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, Karthus takes more damage than LeBlanc. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Karthus commonly tallies many fewer minion kills than LeBlanc. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling fully off of their abilities alone. However, champions with plenty of CS, such as ADCs, typically have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, work to best the values displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5406 Karthus vs LeBlanc 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 LeBlanc 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.