Karthus vs Rengar Counter Build
How to Beat Rengar as Karthus
We get our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze each and every week. This Karthus versus Rengar matchup guide resulted from an analysis of 8,276 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another.
This counter pairing is relatively common. Karthus is forced to battle against Rengar in 23.2% of his matches. Karthus does a ok job of beating Rengar. Normally, Karthus wins a acceptable 50.0% of games the champions face each other in. In Karthus versus Rengar matches, Karthus’s team is 7.0% less expected to obtain first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Rengar.
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Best Karthus Items to Counter Rengar
The top items to focus on in your Karthus versus Rengar build include Void Staff, Demonic Embrace, and Liandry's Anguish. When Karthus included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Rengar than with most other common item sets.
Best Karthus Runes to Counter Rengar
To have the highest probability of annihilating Rengar as Karthus, you should use the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Last Stand runes. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Karthus vs Rengar matchups, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the best Rengar runes to counterpick against Karthus to help you understand how he will likely be setup to try to beat your champ.
Best Karthus Runes
Best Rengar Runes
The following tables clarify some vital Karthus against Rengar matchup statistics that may help us realize the differences and similarities between the two. Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is nearly equal to Rengar’s ratio of 2.2, indicating that Karthus may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability than Rengar.
Karthus normally has a significant smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, Karthus takes less damage than Rengar. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Karthus often racks up a few more minion kills than Rengar. Champs who on average do not earn much CS normally do not require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling adequately off their abilities alone. However, champs with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to do better than the averages presented here to do well.
By default, Karthus vs Rengar tips, stats, and build guide are given for all ranked divisions combined. To narrow the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the guide.
How We Analyze Our Matchups
For this counter guide, we analyzed 8276 Karthus vs Rengar 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 Rengar 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.