Karthus vs Sivir Counter Build

How to Beat Sivir as Karthus

Summary

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked LoL rounds every week. In our database, Karthus engaged Sivir in 1,483 matches. With so many matchups for Karthus versus Sivir provides us faith in our capability to prepare enlightening data and a solid build to destroy your opposition.

This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Karthus encounters Sivir in only 1.2% of his games. Unfortunitally, Karthus has done a poor job of beating Sivir. On average, Karthus wins a acceptable 49.0% of games the champions battle one another in. In Karthus versus Sivir rounds, Karthus’s team is 4.0% less likely to earn first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood against Sivir.

Matchups Analyzed

1,483

Win Rate

49%

Team First Blood

46%

Best Karthus Items to Counter Sivir

The top items to prioritize in your Karthus versus Sivir build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Void Staff, and Liandry's Anguish. When Karthus included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Sivir than with most other commonly used item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Void Staff Item Liandry's Anguish Item

Best Karthus Runes to Counter Sivir

To have the best chance of annihilating Sivir as Karthus, Karthus players should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes. Of all the runes we have analyed/that we analyzed for Karthus vs Sivir battles, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also shown the best Sivir runes to counterpick against Karthus to help you realize how she will likely be played to try to beat your champ.

Best Karthus Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

Best Sivir Runes

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery

Stats

The following tables feature some influential Karthus against Sivir counter stats that may help us appreciate the distinctions between the two. For instance, Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Sivir’s KDA ratio of 2.4, demonstrating that Karthus may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Sivir.

Battle Stats

Kills

Karthus Stats
7.2 6.2
Sivir Stats

Deaths

Karthus Stats
7.3 6.1
Sivir Stats

Assists

Karthus Stats
9.1 8.5
Sivir Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Karthus Stats
2.7 2.8
Sivir Stats

Damage Dealt

Karthus Stats
25661 18194
Sivir Stats

Damage Taken

Karthus Stats
24728 20115
Sivir Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Karthus Stats
5.2 5.7
Sivir Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Karthus Stats
0.9 1
Sivir Stats

Dragons Killed

Karthus Stats
1.9 2.1
Sivir Stats

Barons Killed

Karthus Stats
0.4 0.4
Sivir Stats

Gold Earned

Karthus Stats
11624 11714
Sivir Stats

Minions Killed

Karthus Stats
87 163
Sivir Stats

Karthus often has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Typically, Karthus receives more damage than Sivir. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Karthus vs Sivir matchups, Karthus commonly takes much less CS than Sivir. Champs who on average don't acquire a lot of minion kills normally do not require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to best the values shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1483 Karthus vs Sivir 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 Sivir 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.