How to Win Lee Sin vs Karma Counter Matchup Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions

Lee Sin vs Karma

How to Beat Karma as Lee Sin in LoL Karma is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Assassin
Mage Support

How to Beat Karma as Lee Sin

based on 1,679 Lee Sin vs Karma matchups
Win Rate
46 %
K/D/A
2.55
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked LoL games each and every week. In our data, Lee Sin faced off against Karma 1679 times. Including so many matchups for Lee Sin vs Karma gives us confidence in our ability to prepare actionable statistics and a recommended build to obliterate your enemy. This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Lee Sin encounters Karma in only 3.2% of his games.

Lee Sin vs Karma Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Lee Sin has done a terrible job of countering Karma. On average, he wins a lowly 46.0% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Lee Sin vs Karma matches, Lee Sin’s team is 0.1% more expected to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Karma.

Best Lee Sin vs Karma Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Caulfield's WarhammerIronspike Whip

Core Lee Sin Items

~22 Mins
GoredrinkerGuardian AngelDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Sterak's GageRavenous HydraBlack CleaverChempunk Chainsword

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Lee Sin to level up q
>
Second ability for Lee Sin to level up w
>
Last skill for Lee Sin to max out e

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Lee Sin's passive ability p
Lee Sin q ability q
Lee Sin w ability w
Lee Sin e ability e
Lee Sin's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Karma as Lee Sin

Tips for Playing as Lee Sin against Karma

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).

Advice to Win Against Karma

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.

Lee Sin vs Karma Counter Stats

Lee Sin Image
Win Rate
46 %
VS
Win Rate
54 %
Karma Image
7
< Kills >
2.5
6
< Deaths >
5.4
8.3
< Assists >
12.6
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
0.51
35
< Minions Killed >
39
1.32
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.54
12,395
< Physical Damage >
941
2,506
< Magic Damage >
10,645
780
< True Damage >
825
15,682
< Damage Dealt >
12,412
29,890
< Damage Taken >
16,663
11,277
< Gold Earned >
8,460
1.54
< Towers >
2.11
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
10,734
< Total Healing >
2,507
12,457
< Experience >
10,505
23
< Vision Score >
52
12
< Wards Placed >
23
408
< Time Dealing CC >
205

How to Counter Karma with Lee Sin in LoL

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.

Differences between Lee Sin and Karma

Damage Types Compared

Lee Sin
Karma
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Lee Sin
Karma

Who is Better, Lee Sin or Karma?

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.

Additional Information for Lee Sin Players

How We Calculated Our Lee Sin vs Karma Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karma as Lee Sin, we analyzed 1,679 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 Karma as Lee Sin 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

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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