Use Sonic Wave before Dragon's Rage so you can chase the target with Resonating Strike.
Take advantage of Flurry by weaving in basic attacks between spell casts - this maximizes damage output and minimizes Energy loss.
Self-casting Safeguard and using Iron Will are powerful tools for killing neutral monsters (in the jungle).
Karma's Soulflare erupts for bonus damage in the area in which it's placed. React quickly and escape the circle to avoid taking heavy damage.
Focused Resolve is a strong disengage tool. Create distance to avoid being rooted and seek to engage afterwards.
Karma's passive lowers her Mantra cooldown when she hits enemy champions with abilities and basic attacks. Deny her from getting free hits on you.
The stats shown here highlight several influential Lee Sin against Karma matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between the pair. As an example, Lee Sin’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Karma’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Lee Sin may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Karma. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.
Lee Sin typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives more damage than Karma. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Lee Sin usually loses when facing off against Karma, with a 46.0% win rate. As a result, Lee Sin makes a bad counter for Karma.
While Lee Sin does have a lower winrate than Karma, when they face off with one another, Lee Sin also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champion to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Lee Sin into Karma.
Furthermore, Lee Sin also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Karma. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Lee Sin vs Karma matchups, Karma is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Lee Sin is a terribly counter to Karma. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Lee Sin against Karma.
To truly master Lee Sin to counter Karma during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Lee Sin typically picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Karma. Champions who on average don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.
The most important items to use in your Lee Sin versus Karma build include Goredrinker, Guardian Angel, and Death's Dance. When Lee Sin combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better countering Karma than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Lee Sin boasted an average win rate of 46.0% when countering Karma with these items in his kit.
To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Karma as Lee Sin, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Lee Sin vs Karma counters, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 46.0% winrate overall.
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