Tristana vs Karthus Counter Build

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

How to Beat Karthus as Tristana

5,253 Tristana vs Karthus Matchups Analyzed

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Karthus as Tristana came out of an examination of 5253 ranked games where both champions clashed against one another. This matchup is fairly rare. Tristana has to counter Karthus in only 1.1% of her games.

Unfortunately, Tristana does a poor job of beating Karthus. Typically, she wins a lowly 48.4% of matches the champions face each other in. In Tristana against Karthus matches, Tristana’s team is 0.1% more probable to get first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Karthus.

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Best Tristana Items to Counter Karthus

The top items to prioritize in your Tristana versus Karthus build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Stormrazor. When Tristana combined at least these three items in her build, she performed much better when facing Karthus than with many other common item sets. In fact, Tristana had an average winrate of 64.6% when playing against Karthus with this counter build.

Best Tristana Runes to Counter Karthus

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Karthus as Tristana, Tristana players should equip the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Overheal, and Legend: Bloodline runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Tristana vs Karthus LoL games, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.4% winrate overall.

We have also included the top Karthus runes to fight Tristana to help you recognize how he will likely be kitted out against your champion.


7.8 | Tristana Karthus | 7.7


6.4 | Tristana Karthus | 7.3


6 | Tristana Karthus | 9.5

Tristana vs Karthus Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some strategic Tristana against Karthus matchup statistics that may help you interpret the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Tristana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is similar to Karthus’s KDA ratio of 2.4, showing that Tristana may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Karthus..

Tristana typically has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Karthus. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Tristana vs Karthus matchups, Tristana commonly takes much more CS than Karthus. Champions who on average do not finish with a lot of minion kills usually don't have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale well off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as carries, typically require a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, work to beat the averages shown here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Karthus as Tristana are given for all ranked divisions. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you can use the selection menu located above.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.81 | Tristana Karthus | 1.84

Largest Multi-Kill

1.54 | Tristana Karthus | 1.63

Damage Dealt

17,808 | Tristana Karthus | 27,834

Damage Taken

20,740 | Tristana Karthus | 23,183

Healing Done

5,189 | Tristana Karthus | 6,446

Vision Score

19 | Tristana Karthus | 18

Gold Earned

12,178 | Tristana Karthus | 12,056

Minions Killed

160 | Tristana Karthus | 80

Dragons Killed

0.24 | Tristana Karthus | 0.89

Barons Killed

0.07 | Tristana Karthus | 0.22


2.72 | Tristana Karthus | 1.29


0.56 | Tristana Karthus | 0.33

CC Duration (sec)

51 | Tristana Karthus | 195

Experience Earned

12,670 | Tristana Karthus | 14,022

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,253 Tristana 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 Tristana 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.