Karthus vs Lillia Counter Build

How to Win Karthus vs Lillia Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Lillia as Karthus in LoL

How to Beat Lillia as Karthus

778 Karthus vs Lillia Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Karthus Items to Counter Lillia

The ideal items to prioritize in your Karthus versus Lillia build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Liandry's Anguish. When Karthus combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs. Lillia than with most other common item sets.


7.5 | Karthus Lillia | 6.8


7.1 | Karthus Lillia | 6.2


9.2 | Karthus Lillia | 8

Best Karthus Runes to Counter Lillia

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
To have the best probability of crushing Lillia as Karthus, you should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Last Stand runes. Of all the runes players picked for Karthus vs Lillia counterpicks, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top Lillia runes to counterpick against Karthus in order to help you realize how she will probably be built to try to beat your champ.

Runes Lillia Will Likely Use to Counter Karthus

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

Karthus vs Lillia Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here underscore some significant Karthus versus Lillia counter stats that may help you realize the distinctions between the two. Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is nearly equal to Lillia’s ratio of 2.4, showing that Karthus may be just as central to his team's team fighting capacity than Lillia.

Karthus normally has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. On average, Karthus takes less damage than Lillia. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Karthus vs Lillia matchups, Karthus commonly takes a similar amount of CS than Lillia. Champs that don't earn a lot of minion kills usually do not need much CS to be useful. They are able to scale easily off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with scores of minion kills, such as carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to top the averages presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

2.9 | Karthus Lillia | 3.1

Damage Dealt

27,619 | Karthus Lillia | 19,737

Damage Taken

24,158 | Karthus Lillia | 30,532

Gold Earned

12,120 | Karthus Lillia | 11,558

Minions Killed

78 | Karthus Lillia | 69


5.6 | Karthus Lillia | 5.3

Dragons Killed

2 | Karthus Lillia | 2

Barons Killed

0.4 | Karthus Lillia | 0.5


1 | Karthus Lillia | 1

Karthus vs Lillia Matchup Summary

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we review every week. This Karthus against Lillia matchup review resulted from an examination of 778 ranked games where both champions clashed against each other.

This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Karthus has to counter Lillia in only 2.5% of his rounds. Karthus has done a good job of beating Lillia. Typically, Karthus wins a whopping 52.0% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Karthus against Lillia rounds, Karthus’s side is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Lillia.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 778 Karthus vs Lillia 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 Lillia 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.