Katarina vs Shen Counter Build

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

How to Beat Shen as Katarina

7,284 Katarina vs Shen Matchups Analyzed

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated LoL rounds that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Shen as Katarina came out of an evaluation of 7284 ranked matches where both champs engaged one another. This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Katarina fights Shen in only 2.9% of her rounds.

Unfortunately, Katarina does a dismal job of beating Shen. Normally, she wins a lowly 47.6% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Katarina vs Shen rounds, Katarina’s team is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Shen.

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Best Katarina Items to Counter Shen

The most important items to have in your Katarina versus Shen build include Riftmaker, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Katarina included at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better versus Shen than with most other typical builds. In fact, Katarina had an average winrate of 65.3% when playing against Shen with these items in her kit.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Shen

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 best likelihood of beating Shen as Katarina, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Sudden Impact, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Katarina vs Shen LoL games, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 52.2% win rate overall.

We have also included the top Shen runes to fight Katarina in order to help you interpret how he will probably be played to try to beat your champion.


8.6 | Katarina Shen | 4.2


7 | Katarina Shen | 5.2


5.8 | Katarina Shen | 10.5

Katarina vs Shen Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify some important Katarina versus Shen counter statistics that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is worse than Shen’s ratio of 2.8, indicating that Katarina may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Shen. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Katarina often has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Shen. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

In Katarina vs Shen matchups, Katarina usually racks up a bit more CS than Shen. Champs that do not finish with many minion kills usually do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are able to scale easily off of their abilities alone. However, champions with tons of CS, such as ADCs, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either case, try to exceed the averages shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.9 | Katarina Shen | 0.95

Largest Multi-Kill

1.92 | Katarina Shen | 1.15

Damage Dealt

19,565 | Katarina Shen | 12,986

Damage Taken

22,587 | Katarina Shen | 22,410

Healing Done

3,605 | Katarina Shen | 2,562

Vision Score

16 | Katarina Shen | 19

Gold Earned

11,202 | Katarina Shen | 9,434

Minions Killed

137 | Katarina Shen | 112

Dragons Killed

0.08 | Katarina Shen | 0.13

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Shen | 0.03


1.5 | Katarina Shen | 1.78


0.38 | Katarina Shen | 0.45

CC Duration (sec)

25 | Katarina Shen | 347

Experience Earned

12,706 | Katarina Shen | 12,928

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,284 Katarina vs Shen 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 Shen 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.