Katarina vs Malphite Counter Build

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

How to Beat Malphite as Katarina

8,281 Katarina vs Malphite Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Malphite as Katarina resulted from an analysis of 8281 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Katarina has to counter Malphite in only 3.4% of her rounds.

Katarina does a average job of countering Malphite. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.8% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Katarina versus Malphite matches, Katarina’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This indicates that she most likely will get first blood against Malphite.

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Katarina Items to Counter Malphite

The most important items to have in your Katarina versus Malphite build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Katarina used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better when fighting Malphite than with many other common builds. In fact, Katarina boasted an average win rate of 68.6% battling Malphite with these items in her kit.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Malphite

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Malphite as Katarina, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Katarina vs Malphite face-offs, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 54.5% win rate overall.

We have also included the best Malphite runes to counterpick against Katarina to help you infer how he will probably be setup to try to beat you.


9.4 | Katarina Malphite | 4.9


7.1 | Katarina Malphite | 5.6


6 | Katarina Malphite | 8.5

Katarina vs Malphite Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some vital Katarina versus Malphite matchup statistics that may help you explain the differences between this pair of champions. As an example, Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Malphite’s ratio of 2.4, highlighting that Katarina may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Malphite. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Katarina usually has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes more damage than Malphite. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Katarina vs Malphite matchups, Katarina typically tallies a bit more CS than Malphite. Champs that do not get much CS normally do not have to have much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling well off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as carries, typically must have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, try to pass the values presented here to do well.

If you need to get Katarina vs Malphite tips and builds for a a specific player tier, please choose one from the selection menu displayed above. At first, the stats and build suggestions shown are calculated using all rounds run with both champions.

Num. Killing Sprees

2.09 | Katarina Malphite | 1.12

Largest Multi-Kill

1.99 | Katarina Malphite | 1.23

Damage Dealt

20,764 | Katarina Malphite | 16,730

Damage Taken

23,453 | Katarina Malphite | 18,896

Healing Done

3,826 | Katarina Malphite | 2,064

Vision Score

16 | Katarina Malphite | 21

Gold Earned

11,616 | Katarina Malphite | 9,764

Minions Killed

137 | Katarina Malphite | 109

Dragons Killed

0.09 | Katarina Malphite | 0.14

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Malphite | 0.03


1.56 | Katarina Malphite | 1.74


0.38 | Katarina Malphite | 0.44

CC Duration (sec)

26 | Katarina Malphite | 628

Experience Earned

13,175 | Katarina Malphite | 12,807

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8,281 Katarina vs Malphite 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 Malphite 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.