Katarina vs Tristana Counter Build

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

How to Beat Tristana as Katarina

18,219 Katarina vs Tristana Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Tristana as Katarina resulted from an analysis of 18219 ranked games where both champions engaged each other. This champion matchup is relatively uncommon. Katarina has to counter Tristana in only 7.4% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Katarina does a below average job of countering Tristana. Normally, she wins a acceptable 48.7% of games the champs battle one another in. In Katarina versus Tristana matches, Katarina’s team is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood. This indicates that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Tristana.

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Best Katarina Items to Counter Tristana

The best items to have in your Katarina versus Tristana build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Katarina bought at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better vs Tristana than with most other common builds. In fact, Katarina had an average winrate of 66.4% when playing against Tristana with these items in her kit.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Tristana

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 defeating Tristana 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 combinations players used for Katarina vs Tristana clashes, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 54.5% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the best Tristana runes to duel Katarina to help you infer how she will likely be played versus you.


9 | Katarina Tristana | 7.4


6.8 | Katarina Tristana | 6


5.9 | Katarina Tristana | 6.1

Katarina vs Tristana Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here clarify several vital Katarina vs. Tristana matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between these two champs. For instance, Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Tristana’s ratio of 2.3, demonstrating that Katarina may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Tristana..

Katarina usually has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Tristana. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Katarina vs Tristana matchups, Katarina typically gets fewer minion kills than Tristana. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically do not need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to outperform the values shown here to do well.

If you want to view Katarina vs Tristana tips and builds for a a particular rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu above. At first, the stats and strategies displayed are computed using every game completed with both champions.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.99 | Katarina Tristana | 1.71

Largest Multi-Kill

1.92 | Katarina Tristana | 1.55

Damage Dealt

20,079 | Katarina Tristana | 17,489

Damage Taken

22,313 | Katarina Tristana | 17,979

Healing Done

3,604 | Katarina Tristana | 4,601

Vision Score

16 | Katarina Tristana | 18

Gold Earned

11,254 | Katarina Tristana | 11,641

Minions Killed

136 | Katarina Tristana | 152

Dragons Killed

0.08 | Katarina Tristana | 0.24

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Tristana | 0.07


1.52 | Katarina Tristana | 2.77


0.38 | Katarina Tristana | 0.59

CC Duration (sec)

25 | Katarina Tristana | 48

Experience Earned

12,852 | Katarina Tristana | 11,962

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 18,219 Katarina vs Tristana 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 Tristana 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.