Karthus vs Rumble Counter Build

How to Beat Rumble as Karthus


We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked LoL matches every week. In our dataset, Karthus did battle with Rumble in 3,132 rounds. Having so many games with Karthus vs Rumble gives us confidence in our capability to prepare useful stats and a supported build to destroy your rival.

This counter matchup is somewhat uncommon. Karthus encounters Rumble in only 8.8% of his rounds. Unfortunitally, Karthus does a below average job of countering Rumble. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.0% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Karthus versus Rumble games, Karthus’s team is 8.0% less probable to get first blood, implying that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Rumble.

Matchups Analyzed


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Win Rate


Best Karthus Items to Counter Rumble

The best items to focus on in your Karthus versus Rumble build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Karthus included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Rumble than with most other commonly used item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Void Staff Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item

Best Karthus Runes to Counter Rumble

To have the best chance of vanquishing Rumble as Karthus, you should take the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Last Stand runes. Of all the runes players used for Karthus vs Rumble face-offs, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also displayed the best Rumble runes to counterpick against Karthus to help you realize how he will likely be setup against you.

Best Karthus Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Last Stand Rune Last Stand

Best Rumble Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Scorch Rune Scorch
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak


The following tables clarify some vital Karthus versus Rumble matchup stats that may help us figure out the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is similar to Rumble’s KDA ratio of 2.5, showing that Karthus may be just as central to his team's team fighting potential than Rumble.

Battle Stats


Karthus Stats
7.3 6.7
Rumble Stats


Karthus Stats
7.3 5.8
Rumble Stats


Karthus Stats
9.1 7.7
Rumble Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Karthus Stats
2.7 3.1
Rumble Stats

Damage Dealt

Karthus Stats
26303 20765
Rumble Stats

Damage Taken

Karthus Stats
25637 23389
Rumble Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Karthus Stats
5 5.2
Rumble Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Karthus Stats
0.8 0.9
Rumble Stats

Dragons Killed

Karthus Stats
1.8 2.2
Rumble Stats

Barons Killed

Karthus Stats
0.4 0.5
Rumble Stats

Gold Earned

Karthus Stats
11714 10868
Rumble Stats

Minions Killed

Karthus Stats
74 142
Rumble Stats

Karthus normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, Karthus receives a similar amount of damage to Rumble. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Karthus vs Rumble matchups, Karthus typically takes much less CS than Rumble. Champs that do not finish with much CS usually don't have to have much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to beat the averages presented here to do well.

If you want to get Karthus vs Rumble tips and counter stats for a an individual rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu menu above. At first, the stats and build suggestions given are computed using all matches played with these champs.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3132 Karthus vs Rumble 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 Rumble 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.