Katarina vs Vel'Koz Counter Build

How to Win Katarina vs Vel'Koz Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Vel'Koz as Katarina in LoL

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Katarina

5,243 Katarina vs Vel'Koz Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Vel'Koz as Katarina came out of an examination of 5243 ranked rounds where both champs fought each other. This matchup is fairly rare. Katarina fights Vel'Koz in only 2.1% of her games.

Unfortunately, Katarina does a dismal job of beating Vel'Koz. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.4% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Katarina vs Vel'Koz rounds, Katarina’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Vel'Koz.

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Best Katarina Items to Counter Vel'Koz

The best items to have in your Katarina versus Vel'Koz build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Katarina used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Vel'Koz than with many other typical builds. In fact, Katarina boasted an average winrate of 70.7% battling Vel'Koz with this counter build.

Best Katarina Runes to Counter Vel'Koz

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

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Vel'Koz as Katarina, Katarina players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Ravenous Hunter, and Sudden Impact runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Katarina vs Vel'Koz fights, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 56.8% win rate overall.

We have also included the best Vel'Koz runes to fend off Katarina in order to help you grasp how he will likely be built to try to beat your champion.


9.7 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 5.2


7 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 6.3


5.5 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 9

Katarina vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here highlight some influential Katarina vs. Vel'Koz matchup stats that may help you understand the differences between these two champions. For instance, Katarina’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is nearly equal to Vel'Koz’s ratio of 2.3, highlighting that Katarina may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Vel'Koz. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Katarina normally has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes more damage than Vel'Koz. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

In Katarina vs Vel'Koz matchups, Katarina typically totals many more minion kills than Vel'Koz. Champs that do not earn a lot of minion kills usually don't have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are capable of scaling well off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, usually must have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to pass the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

2.14 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 1.18

Largest Multi-Kill

1.96 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 1.25

Damage Dealt

21,022 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 21,090

Damage Taken

24,081 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 14,264

Healing Done

3,978 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 1,081

Vision Score

17 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 38

Gold Earned

11,756 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 9,775

Minions Killed

141 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 81

Dragons Killed

0.09 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 0.1

Barons Killed

0.02 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 0.02


1.49 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 1.75


0.38 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 0.49

CC Duration (sec)

26 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 179

Experience Earned

13,527 | Katarina Vel'Koz | 11,730

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,243 Katarina vs Vel'Koz 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 Vel'Koz 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.