How to Win Mordekaiser vs Katarina Counter Matchup Mordekaiser is in the a tier of champions

Mordekaiser vs Katarina

How to Beat Katarina as Mordekaiser in LoL Katarina is in the s tier of champions
Fighter
Assassin Mage

How to Beat Katarina as Mordekaiser

based on 3,510 Mordekaiser vs Katarina matchups
Win Rate
55.2 %
K/D/A
2.05
Pick Rate
3.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends matches every week. Within our data, Mordekaiser faced Katarina 3510 times. Including so many games with Mordekaiser vs Katarina provides us confidence in our ability to prepare useful data and a supported build to shatter Katarina. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Mordekaiser is forced to battle against Katarina in only 3.9% of his games.

Mordekaiser vs Katarina Matchup Summary

Mordekaiser does a great job of beating Katarina. Typically, he wins a whopping 55.2% of games the champions face each other in. In Mordekaiser versus Katarina games, Mordekaiser’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Katarina.

Best Mordekaiser vs Katarina Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLeeching Leer

Core Mordekaiser Items

~22 Mins
RiftmakerRylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceSpirit VisageNashor's ToothThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindRevitalize
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Mordekaiser's passive ability p
Mordekaiser q ability q
Mordekaiser w ability w
Mordekaiser e ability e
Mordekaiser's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Katarina as Mordekaiser

Tips for Playing as Mordekaiser against Katarina

Offense is your defense. Keep fighting to build up larger Indestructible shields.

Hitting multiple champions with the same ability can help quickly activate Darkness Rise.

Use Realm of Death on a low health enemy to guarantee the kill and keep their stats for the rest of a teamfight.

Advice to Win Against Katarina

Katarina's abilities deal magic damage, so even if she's building Attack Damage items, get magic resistance to counter her.

Try to save a disable for when Katarina uses her Death Lotus.

Mordekaiser vs Katarina Counter Stats

Mordekaiser Image
Win Rate
55.2 %
VS
Win Rate
44.8 %
Katarina Image
7.2
< Kills >
9.2
5.9
< Deaths >
7.1
4.9
< Assists >
5.8
1.66
< Killing Sprees >
2.06
136
< Minions Killed >
139
0.38
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.34
2,542
< Physical Damage >
4,173
16,184
< Magic Damage >
15,381
1,920
< True Damage >
1,048
20,646
< Damage Dealt >
20,602
28,149
< Damage Taken >
24,142
11,667
< Gold Earned >
11,715
2.1
< Towers >
1.37
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,180
< Total Healing >
3,667
14,465
< Experience >
13,390
17
< Vision Score >
16
7
< Wards Placed >
7
125
< Time Dealing CC >
24

How to Counter Katarina with Mordekaiser in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some influential Mordekaiser versus Katarina counter stats that can help you understand the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Mordekaiser’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Katarina’s ratio of NaN, showing that Mordekaiser may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Katarina..

Mordekaiser often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. On average, he takes more damage than Katarina. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Mordekaiser and Katarina

Damage Types Compared

Mordekaiser
Katarina
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Mordekaiser
Katarina

Who is Better, Mordekaiser or Katarina?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Mordekaiser usually wins when playing against Katarina, with a 55.2% win rate. As a result, Mordekaiser makes a fantastic counter to Katarina.

While Mordekaiser does have a much higher win rate than Katarina, when they face off with one another, Mordekaiser also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Mordekaiser into Katarina.

Furthermore, Mordekaiser also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Katarina. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Mordekaiser vs Katarina matchups, Mordekaiser is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Mordekaiser is a great counter to Katarina. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Mordekaiser against Katarina.

Additional Information for Mordekaiser Players

How We Calculated Our Mordekaiser vs Katarina Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Katarina as Mordekaiser, we analyzed 3,510 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 Katarina as Mordekaiser 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Mordekaiser to counter Katarina 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 pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Mordekaiser most often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Katarina. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Mordekaiser versus Katarina build include Riftmaker, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Mordekaiser used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better against Katarina than with many other common builds. In fact, Mordekaiser boasted an average winrate of 55.2% when playing against Katarina with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Katarina as Mordekaiser, Mordekaiser players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for Mordekaiser vs Katarina LoL games, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 55.2% win rate overall.

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