As a result of Karthus's K/D/A and utility, he has a somewhat poor overall win rate. He does best in the late game, with a winrate of 53.4% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does worst in the mid game, where Karthus's win rate is 48.25%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is about 5.1%. This sizeable difference shows us that his power spikes and fades in different parts of the match. Plan well.
Karthus has been used only occasionally in recent ranked League of Legends games. In the current meta, his popularity is 2.6%. He is rarely banned during champ select. Obviously, very few players see him as a huge threat. In the latest ranked rounds, Karthus was banned 0.7% of the time.
Karthus is most commonly played in the jungle position. This happens in 53% of his matches. Yet, jungle Karthus has the highest win rate (52,7%) of all positions but is less popular of a position (played 18,3% of the time). At this time, Karthus's meta game is focused on dealing damage. In particular, his gameplay should primarily be centered around magical damage. Dealing physical damage is the least important part of Karthus’s playstyle.
You should expect to have to to spend a decent amount of time practicing and learning to master Karthus. Most League players consider he is an average difficulty champ to main. Karthus mostly deals magic damage (92% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be played as hybrid damage dealer..
Karthus deals a lot of damage in a typical game (33.394 damage). You should focus on developing him as a powerful champ to crush your foes.
He is a powerful damage dealer in the game with 8 kills on average each round. That is one of the highest kill counts amongst all jungles. Moreover, he has a somewhat above average death total with an average of 7.1 deaths per League of Legends match. Moreover, Karthus's KDA is usually high with an average KDA ratio of 2.5 as well as 9.4 assists per game.
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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