Nami vs Karthus Counter Build

How to Win Nami vs Karthus Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Karthus as Nami in LoL

How to Beat Karthus as Nami

2,270 Nami vs Karthus Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League rounds each and every week. Within our data, Nami fought Karthus 2270 times. Having so many games with Nami vs Karthus provides us faith in our capability to provide useful data and a solid build to destroy your foe This particular champion matchup is relatively rare. Nami has to counter Karthus in only 1.2% of her games.

Nami has done a good job of countering Karthus. On average, she wins a fantastic 52.6% of the time the champions face one another in. In Nami vs Karthus matches, Nami’s side is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood versus Karthus.

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Best Nami Items to Counter Karthus

The top items to focus on in your Nami versus Karthus build include Imperial Mandate, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Nami included at least these three items in her build, she did much better vs. Karthus than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Nami had an average winrate of 65.9% battling Karthus with these items in her kit.

Best Nami Runes to Counter Karthus

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the greatest probability of defeating Karthus as Nami, Nami players should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Nami vs Karthus clashes, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 60.0% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Karthus runes to fight back against Nami to help you infer how he will probably be built versus your champ.


2.1 | Nami Karthus | 7.3


5.4 | Nami Karthus | 7.4


15.9 | Nami Karthus | 9.2

Nami vs Karthus Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here clarify several influential Nami vs. Karthus counter stats that can help us realize the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.3 is more than Karthus’s ratio of 2.2, demonstrating that Nami may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Karthus. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Nami often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes less damage than Karthus. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Nami vs Karthus matchups, Nami commonly earns a lot fewer minion kills than Karthus. Champions that don't finish with many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off of their abilities and first items alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as ADCs, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to outperform the values presented here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Karthus as Nami are presented for all skill levels combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a particular skill level, you may use the selection menu located at the top of this page.

Num. Killing Sprees

0.39 | Nami Karthus | 1.71

Largest Multi-Kill

0.88 | Nami Karthus | 1.58

Damage Dealt

8,417 | Nami Karthus | 28,075

Damage Taken

15,554 | Nami Karthus | 23,813

Healing Done

10,783 | Nami Karthus | 6,625

Vision Score

51 | Nami Karthus | 19

Gold Earned

8,153 | Nami Karthus | 12,057

Minions Killed

14 | Nami Karthus | 81

Dragons Killed

0.04 | Nami Karthus | 0.91

Barons Killed

0.01 | Nami Karthus | 0.24


2.25 | Nami Karthus | 1.23


0.59 | Nami Karthus | 0.32

CC Duration (sec)

180 | Nami Karthus | 199

Experience Earned

10,852 | Nami Karthus | 14,052

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,270 Nami vs Karthus 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 Karthus as Nami 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.