How to Synergize Karma with Tahm Kench on the Same Team Karma is in the b tier of champions

Karma with Tahm Kench

How to Win With Karma and Tahm Kench Paired Together Tahm Kench is in the s tier of champions
Mage Support
Support Tank

How to Synergize Karma and Tahm Kench

based on 899 Karma with Tahm Kench pairs
Win Rate
50.3 %
K/D/A
2.81
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We pull the results of from millions of League matches directly from Riot Games each week. Karma has gone into battle with Tahm Kench in 899 recently played, ranked games. By amassing so much great data from the creators of LoL, we have complete confidence that we can produce robust, insightful builds to help Karma play with Tahm Kench. It is relatively rare for Karma to play with Tahm Kench as teammates. This has only taken place in approx. 1.7% of matches with Karma.

Karma Tahm Kench Synergy Summary

Karma does a ok job of teaming up with Tahm Kench. Normally, she wins an acceptable 50.3% of rounds the champions try and work together in. If you want to play better as Karma when playing with Tahm Kench by learning how to better synergize your tactics with him, then dig into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Karma Tahm Kench Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Karma Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongShard of True IceStaff of Flowing Water

Optional Items

Ardent CenserChemtech Putrifier

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Karma's passive ability p
Karma q ability q
Karma w ability w
Karma e ability e
Karma's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Karma and Tahm Kench

Tips for Playing as Karma with Tahm Kench

When using Focused Resolve, slow your opponents with Inner Flame or speed yourself up with Inspire if you're having trouble sticking to a target.

Gathering Fire rewards aggressive play. Look to land abilities and basic attacks on your opponent to lower Mantra's cooldown and stay on the offensive.

Don't be too conservative with Mantra. Gathering Fire is strongest in teamfights, making it easy to recharge Mantra multiple times.

Advice to Understand How Tahm Kench Will Play

Consider carefully when to use Thick Skin's active. Sometimes shielding early to avoid further damage is good, but sometimes the healing is more beneficial.

Your most important function as a support is to keep fragile allies safe. Keep Devour's range and cooldown in mind and position accordingly!

Karma Tahm Kench Synergy Stats

Karma Image
Win Rate
50.3 %
VS
Win Rate
49.7 %
Tahm Kench Image
2.5
< Kills >
2.4
5.4
< Deaths >
5.4
12.7
< Assists >
12.5
0.53
< Killing Sprees >
0.47
47
< Minions Killed >
44
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.52
952
< Physical Damage >
963
10,934
< Magic Damage >
10,697
690
< True Damage >
712
12,576
< Damage Dealt >
12,373
17,165
< Damage Taken >
17,470
8,555
< Gold Earned >
8,525
2.09
< Towers >
2
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,828
< Total Healing >
2,797
10,904
< Experience >
11,000
47
< Vision Score >
50
21
< Wards Placed >
23
221
< Time Dealing CC >
220

How to Play with Tahm Kench as Karma in LoL

The Karma Tahm Kench synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Tahm Kench, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Karma sees a large worsening in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Tahm Kench. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Tahm Kench helps Karma perform poorer in competitive League rounds. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Karma plays on the same team as Tahm Kench, she sees a marginal improvement in her total damage output. This difference could indicate that Tahm Kench supports by providing cover for her to dish out more damage or that his participation also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Karma is played together with Tahm Kench on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when she plays without Tahm Kench. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing alongside Tahm Kench.

Moreover, when Karma plays with Tahm Kench on the same side, she often takes a little less damage than when she plays alone. Receiving not as much damage could mean that Tahm Kench does a decent job of covering Karma during teamfights.

Synergies between Karma and Tahm Kench

Damage Types Compared

Karma with Tahm Kench
Karma
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Karma
Tahm Kench
Synergy

Is Karma better when played alongside Tahm Kench?

There is no universally accepted best companion for Karma that will no matter what be her ideal ally. However, Tahm Kench is a good companion for Karma. By locking into the same side as Karma, he increases their win rate by 2.0% to 50.3%. This clearly indicates that there is pretty good strategic relationship between Karma and Tahm Kench that results in them performing better together than without each other.

Tahm Kench has a lower difficulty than Karma. That means you don't need to be careful when enlisting Tahm Kench comrades to fight alongside, as they will require a relatively low level of skill to be able to work well with you.

Working cooperatively, Karma players should witness an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to tank a lot of damage. Together, these champs will be able to tank for the rest of their team.

Conversely, by aligning Karma and Tahm Kench together, you may not be granting your other teammates a lot of AD. Plan to pick other champs on your team that helps cover this relative disparity in this pairing's abilities.

Regardless of your Tahm Kench ally's skill level, you need to focus on increasing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Karma Players

How We Calculated Our Karma Tahm Kench Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Karma and Tahm Kench, we analyzed 899 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Karma with Tahm Kench comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Karma to synergize with Tahm Kench during both the laning and mid / late game phases of LoL matches, you should continue reading to gather additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot.

The top finished items to use in your Karma and Tahm Kench synergy build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Karma incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did much better as an ally of Tahm Kench than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Karma boasted an average winrate of 50.3% when synergizing her build and playstyle to Tahm Kench with these items in her kit.

To have the highest chance of annihilating your oponents, Karma players should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for this team composition, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.3% winrate overall.

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