Katarina vs Galio Counter Build

How to Win Katarina vs Galio Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Galio as Katarina in LoL

How to Beat Galio as Katarina

6,563 Katarina vs Galio Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Galio as Katarina came out of an analysis of 6563 ranked matches where both champs faced one another. This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Katarina is forced to battle against Galio in only 2.7% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Katarina has done a pathetic job of countering Galio. Normally, she wins a lowly 46.8% of games the champs face each other in. In Katarina vs Galio rounds, Katarina’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood against Galio.

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Best Katarina Items to Counter Galio

The ideal items to prioritize in your Katarina versus Galio build include Riftmaker, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Katarina incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better against Galio than with many other typical builds. In fact, Katarina boasted an average winrate of 65.6% battling Galio with this build.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Galio

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Galio as Katarina, Katarina players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Sudden Impact, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Katarina vs Galio fights, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 53.9% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Galio runes to counterpick against Katarina to help you understand how he will likely be played against you.


8.2 | Katarina Galio | 4.3


6.6 | Katarina Galio | 5.8


6.2 | Katarina Galio | 11.1

Katarina vs Galio Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here clarify several vital Katarina vs. Galio counter stats that can help you realize the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. For instance, Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is worse than Galio’s ratio of 2.7, highlighting that Katarina may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Galio. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Katarina typically has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Galio. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Katarina often racks up a bit more CS than Galio. Champions that don't finish with a lot of minion kills usually don't require much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off their abilities and first items alone. However, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to beat the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.83 | Katarina Galio | 0.96

Largest Multi-Kill

1.9 | Katarina Galio | 1.17

Damage Dealt

18,430 | Katarina Galio | 14,835

Damage Taken

22,587 | Katarina Galio | 19,888

Healing Done

3,922 | Katarina Galio | 1,608

Vision Score

16 | Katarina Galio | 25

Gold Earned

11,131 | Katarina Galio | 9,346

Minions Killed

141 | Katarina Galio | 106

Dragons Killed

0.08 | Katarina Galio | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Galio | 0.02


1.47 | Katarina Galio | 1.78


0.36 | Katarina Galio | 0.51

CC Duration (sec)

26 | Katarina Galio | 91

Experience Earned

12,713 | Katarina Galio | 11,823

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,563 Katarina vs Galio 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 Galio as Katarina 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.