How to Win Quinn vs Karthus Counter Matchup Quinn is in the a tier of champions

Quinn vs Karthus

How to Beat Karthus as Quinn in LoL Karthus is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Karthus as Quinn

based on 504 Quinn vs Karthus matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each week. In our data, Quinn faced off against Karthus 504 times. With so many matchups for Quinn vs Karthus gives us a lot of faith in our capability to provide actionable data and a solid build to crush your opponent. This particular pairing is relatively rare. Quinn encounters Karthus in only 1.1% of her matches.

Quinn vs Karthus Matchup Summary

Quinn has done a ok job of countering Karthus. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.8% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Quinn against Karthus matches, Quinn’s side is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.

Best Quinn vs Karthus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsDagger

Core Quinn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

StormrazorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack TriumphLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Armor
Quinn's passive ability p
Quinn q ability q
Quinn w ability w
Quinn e ability e
Quinn's ultimate ability r
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E
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Q
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W
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W
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W
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R
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W
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Guide to Countering Karthus as Quinn

Tips for Playing as Quinn against Karthus

target marked by Valor will put Harrier on cooldown. Quickly consuming Harrier marks will allow you to generate them faster.

Attacking a

Vulnerable

Use Behind Enemy Lines for traveling very long distances quickly, for farming minions around the map, or for chasing wounded targets.

Vault is powerful but must be used with caution, as enemies can attack Quinn when she strikes them. Vault can sometimes be used to cross terrain if your back is to a wall.

Advice to Win Against Karthus

Make sure you always have enough health to survive Requiem, even if you have to go back to the base more frequently to heal.

Karthus can cast spells for a short duration after he is killed. Move away from his corpse to be safe.

Quinn vs Karthus Counter Stats

Quinn Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Karthus Image
8
< Kills >
7.7
7.4
< Deaths >
7.8
6.3
< Assists >
9.2
1.83
< Killing Sprees >
1.77
144
< Minions Killed >
103
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.6
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.28
20,295
< Physical Damage >
282
758
< Magic Damage >
29,847
2,218
< True Damage >
1,916
23,272
< Damage Dealt >
32,046
25,440
< Damage Taken >
27,019
12,176
< Gold Earned >
12,496
1.94
< Towers >
1.24
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.17
3,186
< Total Healing >
1,843
14,724
< Experience >
14,531
21
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
8
151
< Time Dealing CC >
225

How to Counter Karthus with Quinn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some influential Quinn vs. Karthus counter statistics that can help you figure out the differences and similarities between this set of champs. For instance, Quinn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Karthus’s ratio of NaN, showing that Quinn may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Karthus..

Quinn often has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Karthus. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Quinn and Karthus

Damage Types Compared

Quinn
Karthus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Quinn
Karthus

Who is Better, Quinn or Karthus?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Quinn usually fairs equally well when facing off against Karthus, with a 49.8% win rate. Thus, Quinn makes an ok counter to Karthus.

While Quinn does have a lower winrate than Karthus, when facing one another, Quinn also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champion to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Quinn into Karthus.

Additionally, Quinn has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Karthus. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Quinn vs Karthus matchups, Karthus is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Quinn is a somewhat poor counter to Karthus. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Quinn against Karthus.

Additional Information for Quinn Players

How We Calculated Our Quinn vs Karthus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karthus as Quinn, we analyzed 504 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 Quinn 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Quinn in order to counter Karthus during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Quinn often racks up a similar amount of CS as Karthus. Champions who on average don't get much CS often 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 a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Quinn versus Karthus build consist of Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Quinn used at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better against Karthus than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Quinn boasted an average winrate of 49.8% battling Karthus with this build.

To have the greatest chance of defeating Karthus as Quinn, Quinn players should equip the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Quinn vs Karthus battles, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Karthus as Quinn are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.