Nunu & Willump vs Karthus Counter Build

How to Win Nunu & Willump vs Karthus Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Karthus as Nunu & Willump in LoL

How to Beat Karthus as Nunu & Willump

3,337 Nunu & Willump vs Karthus Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Nunu & Willump Items to Counter Karthus

The top items to prioritize in your Nunu & Willump versus Karthus build include Abyssal Mask, Spirit Visage, and Sunfire Aegis. When Nunu & Willump incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Karthus than with most other typical item sets.


5 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 7.4


5.9 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 7.3


11.7 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 9.3

Best Nunu & Willump Runes to Counter Karthus

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
To have the highest probability of defeating Karthus as Nunu & Willump, Nunu & Willump players should take the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Nunu & Willump vs Karthus counterpicks, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the best Karthus runes to counterpick against Nunu & Willump to help you grasp how he will likely be setup to try to beat your champion.

Runes Karthus Will Likely Use to Counter Nunu & Willump

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Last Stand Rune Last Stand

Nunu & Willump vs Karthus Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here emphasize some strategic Nunu & Willump versus Karthus matchup statistics that can help you understand the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. For instance, Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is greater than Karthus’s KDA ratio of 2.3, showing that Nunu & Willump may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Karthus.

Nunu & willump typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, Nunu & Willump takes more damage than Karthus. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Nunu & Willump usually earns many fewer minion kills than Karthus. Champs who on average don't get very much CS typically do not require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to outperform the values presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

2.4 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 2.7

Damage Dealt

12,268 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 27,721

Damage Taken

33,163 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 23,236

Gold Earned

10,331 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 11,672

Minions Killed

34 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 75


5.4 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 5.2

Dragons Killed

2.2 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 1.8

Barons Killed

0.5 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 0.4


0.9 | Nunu & Willump Karthus | 0.9

Nunu & Willump vs Karthus Matchup Summary

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we analyze each and every week. This Nunu & Willump against Karthus matchup guide came out of an analysis of 3,337 ranked games where both champions engaged each other.

This matchup is relatively uncommon. Nunu & Willump is forced to battle against Karthus in only 4.3% of his games. Nunu & Willump does a average job of beating Karthus. Typically, Nunu & Willump wins a acceptable 50.0% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Nunu & Willump versus Karthus games, Nunu & Willump’s team is 7.0% more probable to earn first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Karthus.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,337 Nunu & Willump 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 Nunu & Willump 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.