Karthus vs Ziggs Counter Build
How to Beat Ziggs as Karthus
At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked LoL games every week. In our database, Karthus faced off against Ziggs in 4,666 games. With so many games with Karthus vs Ziggs provides us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare informative statistics and a solid build to counter your enemy.
This champ matchup is somewhat common. Karthus has to counter Ziggs in 13.1% of his games. Unfortunitally, Karthus has done a below average job of beating Ziggs. On average, he wins a lowly 48.0% of matches the champions face one another in. In Karthus versus Ziggs rounds, Karthus’s team is 4.0% less likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Ziggs.
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Best Karthus Items to Counter Ziggs
The best items to focus on in your Karthus versus Ziggs build consist of Void Staff, Demonic Embrace, and Liandry's Anguish. When Karthus used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Ziggs than with most other common item sets.
Best Karthus Runes to Counter Ziggs
To have the highest probability of defeating Ziggs as Karthus, Karthus players should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Last Stand runes. Of all the runes players used for Karthus vs Ziggs battles, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also shown the top Ziggs runes to counterpick against Karthus to help you realize how he will probably be setup against your champ.
Best Karthus Runes
Best Ziggs Runes
The subsequent tables emphasize some strategic Karthus vs. Ziggs counter stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between this set of champions. Karthus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is nearly equal to Ziggs’s ratio of 2.3, demonstrating that Karthus may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Ziggs.
Karthus normally has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. On average, Karthus takes more damage than Ziggs. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
In Karthus vs Ziggs matchups, Karthus commonly takes many fewer minion kills than Ziggs. Champs that don't finish with many minion kills usually do not require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling fully off their skills and stats alone. However, champions with large amounts of CS, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to pass the averages shown here to do well.
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