How to Win Sivir vs Karthus Counter Matchup Sivir is in the s tier of champions

Sivir vs Karthus

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

based on 3,733 Sivir vs Karthus matchups
Win Rate
54.5 %
K/D/A
2.72
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked LoL games each and every week. In our dataset, Sivir battled Karthus in 3733 games. With so many matchups for Sivir versus Karthus provides us confidence in our ability to provide informative data and a pro build to suppress Karthus. This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Sivir is forced to battle against Karthus in only 1.6% of her games.

Sivir vs Karthus Matchup Summary

Sivir has done a great job of countering Karthus. On average, she wins a whopping 54.5% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Sivir versus Karthus matches, Sivir’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.

Best Sivir vs Karthus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxeNoonquiver

Core Sivir Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

Guardian AngelEssence ReaverThe CollectorPhantom Dancer

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Sivir's passive ability p
Sivir q ability q
Sivir w ability w
Sivir e ability e
Sivir's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Karthus as Sivir

Tips for Playing as Sivir against Karthus

Try saving Spell Shield for enemy abilities that can disable you such as stuns and roots.

Ricochet resets Sivir's basic attack timer on activation, so activating this immediately after landing a normal basic attack will maximize damage output.

Sivir's Boomerang Blade returns to her after reaching the max range, so you can shift position to hit enemies who would otherwise have evaded it.

Advice to Win Against Karthus

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

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

Sivir vs Karthus Counter Stats

Sivir Image
Win Rate
54.5 %
VS
Win Rate
45.5 %
Karthus Image
6.7
< Kills >
7.2
5.7
< Deaths >
7.3
8.8
< Assists >
9.1
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
1.7
199
< Minions Killed >
107
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.72
0.66
< Inhibitors >
0.29
19,648
< Physical Damage >
270
270
< Magic Damage >
28,430
1,613
< True Damage >
1,780
21,531
< Damage Dealt >
30,481
20,711
< Damage Taken >
25,557
12,875
< Gold Earned >
12,669
2.87
< Towers >
1.19
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.19
3,480
< Total Healing >
4,859
13,800
< Experience >
14,513
20
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
7
23
< Time Dealing CC >
196

How to Counter Karthus with Sivir in LoL

The stats shown on this page feature some strategic Sivir vs. Karthus counter statistics that may help us realize the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Sivir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Karthus’s ratio of NaN, showing that Sivir may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Karthus..

Sivir normally has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Karthus. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sivir and Karthus

Damage Types Compared

Sivir
Karthus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sivir
Karthus

Who is Better, Sivir or Karthus?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Sivir usually wins when playing against Karthus, with a 54.5% win rate. Therefore, Sivir makes a great counter for Karthus.

While Sivir does have a much higher winrate compared to Karthus, when on opposite teams, Sivir also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex champion to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Sivir into Karthus.

Furthermore, Sivir also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Karthus. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Sivir vs Karthus matchups, Sivir is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Sivir is a great counter to Karthus. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Sivir against Karthus.

Additional Information for Sivir Players

How We Calculated Our Sivir vs Karthus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karthus as Sivir, we analyzed 3,733 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 Sivir 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Sivir to counter Karthus during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sivir on average accumulates more CS as Karthus. Champs who typically don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Sivir versus Karthus build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Sivir incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better when fighting Karthus than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Sivir boasted an average winrate of 54.5% when playing against Karthus with this counter build.

To have the best chance of beating Karthus as Sivir, Sivir players should take the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Sivir vs Karthus LoL games, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 54.5% win rate overall.

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