Sett vs Karthus Counter Build

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

How to Beat Karthus as Sett

6,339 Sett vs Karthus Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Sett Items to Counter Karthus

The ideal items to use in your Sett versus Karthus build include Sterak's Gage, Black Cleaver, and Titanic Hydra. When Sett bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better versus Karthus than with most other commonly used item sets.


6.4 | Sett Karthus | 7.7


6.6 | Sett Karthus | 7.5


6.3 | Sett Karthus | 9.7

Best Sett Runes to Counter Karthus

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
To have the best probability of annihilating Karthus as Sett, Sett players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Legend: Alacrity, and Last Stand runes. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Sett vs Karthus battles, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also shown the best Karthus runes to fend off Sett in order to help you interpret how he will probably be built against your champion.

Runes Karthus Will Likely Use to Counter Sett

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Last Stand Rune Last Stand

Sett vs Karthus Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here underscore several significant Sett against Karthus counter stats that may help you grasp the distinctions between this set of champs. Sett’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is worse than Karthus’s KDA ratio of 2.3, demonstrating that Sett may be less central to his team's team fighting potential than Karthus.

Sett typically has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. On average, Sett receives more damage than Karthus. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

In Sett vs Karthus matchups, Sett usually racks up much more CS than Karthus. Champs that do not earn a lot of minion kills usually don't have to have much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling adequately off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with large numbers of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, Sett vs Karthus tips, statistics, and build suggestions are given for every ranked division. To scope the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.

Killing Spree

2.8 | Sett Karthus | 2.8

Damage Dealt

19,447 | Sett Karthus | 29,153

Damage Taken

32,541 | Sett Karthus | 23,925

Gold Earned

11,169 | Sett Karthus | 11,949

Minions Killed

132 | Sett Karthus | 76


5.7 | Sett Karthus | 5.1

Dragons Killed

2.2 | Sett Karthus | 1.8

Barons Killed

0.5 | Sett Karthus | 0.4


1 | Sett Karthus | 0.9

Sett vs Karthus Matchup Summary

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of rated League of Legends rounds that we evaluate every week. This Sett versus Karthus matchup guide resulted from an examination of 6,339 ranked matches where both champions faced one another.

This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Sett is forced to battle against Karthus in only 3.1% of his matches. Sett does a good job of beating Karthus. Normally, he wins a whopping 52.0% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Sett versus Karthus rounds, Sett’s side is 6.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Karthus.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,339 Sett 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 Sett 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.