Thanks to Karthus's K/D/A and utility, he has a terrible overall win rate. He does very well in the late game, with a winrate of 55.8% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does terribly in the early game, where Karthus's win rate is 46.3%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is a large 9.5%. This sizeable difference makes it clear that his power spikes and fades in different parts of the match. Prepare well.
Karthus has been used only occasionally in the latest ranked LoL games. In the current meta, his popularity is 2.7%. Hardly anyone sees him as a danger. He has only been banned in approximately 1.5% of League games.
Karthus is played mostly in the jungle position. This occurs in 60,8% of his matches. Yet, jungle Karthus has the highest win rate (49,8%) of all positions but is less popular of a position (played 14% of the time). At this time, Karthus's meta game is focused on dealing damage. Specifically, his gameplay should primarily be centered around magical damage. Dealing physical damage is the least important part of Karthus’s kit.
You should expect to have to to spend a decent amount of time practicing and learning to get good at playing Karthus. Many League gamers think he is an average difficulty champion to main. Karthus mostly causes magic damage (93% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be considered a hybrid damage dealer..
Karthus deals a lot of damage over the course of a normal game (31.994 damage). You should focus on building him as a powerful champion to smash your enemies.
He is a powerful damage dealer on the Rift with 7.5 kills on average per match. That is one of the highest kill rates amongst all jungles. Moreover, he has a somewhat above average death total with an average of 7.2 deaths per League match. Moreover, Karthus has an average KDA ratio (2.4) with 9.6 assists.
The best Karthus players know who their champion is, and they adapt their gameplay around their champion's playstyle. Karthus is great at many things, but not everything. By focusing more on accentuating your strengths than filling in your weaknesses, you are more likely to win your next game of League of Legends.
Furthermore, you should know when your champion spikes in power in order to be prepared and take advantage of your powerful position while it lasts. Not all LoL champions are strong throughout the entire game length. Some grow in power while others fade. Some start strong and fall off completely in the late game. Karthus is best in the late game.
Pay attention to the stats comparison shown above, which compares Karthus against all other champions. You can see their strengths and weaknesses relative to others of the same champion type. You can either try to overcome some of the weaknesses, or you can work to strengthen their talents.
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