Karthus vs Nidalee Counter Build

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

How to Beat Nidalee as Karthus

1,112 Karthus vs Nidalee Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Karthus Items to Counter Nidalee

The best items to prioritize in your Karthus versus Nidalee build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Void Staff, and Liandry's Anguish. When Karthus combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better against Nidalee than with most other common builds.


7.2 | Karthus Nidalee | 7.4


7.2 | Karthus Nidalee | 6


9.1 | Karthus Nidalee | 7.1

Best Karthus Runes to Counter Nidalee

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
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
To have the best chance of crushing Nidalee as Karthus, you should take the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes. Of all the runes players chose for Karthus vs Nidalee counterpicks, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the best Nidalee runes to counterpick against Karthus in order to help you realize how she will probably be played against your champion.

Runes Nidalee Will Likely Use to Counter Karthus

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

Karthus vs Nidalee Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page feature some critical Karthus vs. Nidalee matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is nearly equal to Nidalee’s KDA ratio of 2.4, showing that Karthus may be just as central to his team's team fighting capacity than Nidalee.

Karthus often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. On average, Karthus receives less damage than Nidalee. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Karthus vs Nidalee matchups, Karthus commonly totals a few more minion kills than Nidalee. Champs that do not finish with a lot of minion kills normally do not require much CS to be effective. They are able to scale adequately off of their skills and stats alone. However, champions with plenty of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to do better than the values presented here to do well.

By default, Karthus vs Nidalee tips, statistics, and build guide are presented for all ranked divisions. To narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct division, you can use the selection menu located above.

Killing Spree

2.7 | Karthus Nidalee | 3.5

Damage Dealt

26,866 | Karthus Nidalee | 17,763

Damage Taken

23,812 | Karthus Nidalee | 28,692

Gold Earned

11,764 | Karthus Nidalee | 10,923

Minions Killed

74 | Karthus Nidalee | 37


5.3 | Karthus Nidalee | 5.4

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Karthus Nidalee | 2

Barons Killed

0.5 | Karthus Nidalee | 0.4


0.9 | Karthus Nidalee | 1

Karthus vs Nidalee Matchup Summary

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we evaluate each and every week. This Karthus against Nidalee matchup review came out of an analysis of 1,112 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another.

This pairing is somewhat rare. Karthus has to counter Nidalee in only 3.6% of his rounds. Karthus has done a great job of beating Nidalee. Normally, he wins a fantastic 54.0% of the time the champions face each other in. In Karthus versus Nidalee games, Karthus’s team is 6.0% less likely to obtain first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Nidalee.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1,112 Karthus vs Nidalee 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 Nidalee 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.