Tryndamere vs Karthus Counter Build

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

How to Beat Karthus as Tryndamere

5,003 Tryndamere vs Karthus Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Tryndamere Items to Counter Karthus

The most important items to prioritize in your Tryndamere versus Karthus build include Infinity Edge, Phantom Dancer, and Kraken Slayer. When Tryndamere bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better when fighting Karthus than with most other common item sets.


7.3 | Tryndamere Karthus | 7.7


6.2 | Tryndamere Karthus | 7.4


4.1 | Tryndamere Karthus | 9.1

Best Tryndamere Runes to Counter Karthus

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
To have the highest chance of crushing Karthus as Tryndamere, Tryndamere players should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes. Of all the runes players picked for Tryndamere vs Karthus matchups, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also shown the top Karthus runes to counterpick against Tryndamere to help you grasp how he will likely be played to try to beat your champion.

Runes Karthus Will Likely Use to Counter Tryndamere

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

Tryndamere vs Karthus Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here clarify several valuable Tryndamere against Karthus matchup statistics that may help you realize the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Tryndamere’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.8 is not as good as Karthus’s ratio of 2.3, showing that Tryndamere may be less central to his team's team fighting capacity than Karthus. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Tryndamere normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. On average, Tryndamere takes more damage than Karthus. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Tryndamere usually tallies many more minion kills than Karthus. Champs who on average don't finish with much CS normally do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off of their skills and stats alone. However, champs with tons of CS, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to best the values displayed here to do well.

By default, Tryndamere vs Karthus tips, statistics, and build suggestions are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to filter the statistics and builds to a specific division, you should use the selection menu earlier in the guide.

Killing Spree

3.1 | Tryndamere Karthus | 2.8

Damage Dealt

17,978 | Tryndamere Karthus | 27,164

Damage Taken

32,038 | Tryndamere Karthus | 23,507

Gold Earned

12,852 | Tryndamere Karthus | 11,954

Minions Killed

163 | Tryndamere Karthus | 79


6.2 | Tryndamere Karthus | 5.1

Dragons Killed

2.1 | Tryndamere Karthus | 1.9

Barons Killed

0.5 | Tryndamere Karthus | 0.4


1.2 | Tryndamere Karthus | 0.9

Tryndamere vs Karthus Matchup Summary

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked LoL rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Tryndamere battled Karthus 5,003 times. Using so many matchups for Tryndamere versus Karthus gives us confidence in our capability to prepare actionable stats and a recommended build to counter your opposition.

This particular champion pairing is fairly uncommon. Tryndamere has to counter Karthus in only 4.6% of his games. Tryndamere has done a good job of countering Karthus. Normally, he wins a fantastic 52.0% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Tryndamere versus Karthus rounds, Tryndamere’s side is 4.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Karthus.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,003 Tryndamere 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 Tryndamere 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.