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

Karma with Vladimir

How to Win With Karma and Vladimir Paired Together Vladimir is in the a tier of champions
Mage Support
Mage

How to Synergize Karma and Vladimir

based on 1,230 Karma with Vladimir pairs
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
2.72
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We pull the results of from millions of League rounds directly from Riot Games each week. Karma has gone into battle with Vladimir in 1230 recent, ranked matches. By accumulating so much complete data from the developers of League of Legends, we are confident that we can showcase robust, usable builds to help Karma play with Vladimir. It is relatively rare for Karma to play with Vladimir as teammates. This has only occurred in approximately 2.3% of games with Karma.

Karma Vladimir Synergy Summary

Karma does a decent job of playing alongside Vladimir. Typically, she wins an acceptable 51.0% of the time the champions appear on the same team. If you want to maximize your potential as Karma when fighting on the same team as Vladimir by learning how to better synergize your strategy with him, then look into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Karma Vladimir Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBandleglass Mirror

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 Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
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 Vladimir

Tips for Playing as Karma with Vladimir

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 Vladimir Will Play

Transfusion instantly deals damage to the enemy before healing Vladimir, making it one of the best last hitting tools in the game.

Cast Hemoplague where it will afflict the most units.

Sanguine Pool pops incoming missiles, so it can be used to dodge disables.

Karma Vladimir Synergy Stats

Karma Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Vladimir Image
2
< Kills >
2.4
5.3
< Deaths >
5.4
12.4
< Assists >
12.5
0.39
< Killing Sprees >
0.47
30
< Minions Killed >
44
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.52
893
< Physical Damage >
963
9,538
< Magic Damage >
10,697
664
< True Damage >
712
11,096
< Damage Dealt >
12,373
16,311
< Damage Taken >
17,470
8,066
< Gold Earned >
8,525
1.92
< Towers >
2
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,540
< Total Healing >
2,797
10,341
< Experience >
11,000
54
< Vision Score >
50
25
< Wards Placed >
23
192
< Time Dealing CC >
220

How to Play with Vladimir as Karma in LoL

The Karma Vladimir synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Vladimir, 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 very large drop in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Vladimir. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This drop shows that Vladimir helps Karma perform worse in competitive League of Legends matches. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is only marginal.

When Karma is paired with Vladimir, she observes a moderate decrease in her complete damage dealt. This difference could signal that Vladimir does not support 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 with Vladimir on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing with Vladimir.

Moreover, when Karma plays with Vladimir on the same side, she often takes less damage than when she plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage may indicate that Vladimir does a decent job of protecting Karma during teamfights.

Synergies between Karma and Vladimir

Damage Types Compared

Karma with Vladimir
Karma
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Karma
Vladimir
Synergy

Is Karma better when played alongside Vladimir?

There is no perfect ally for Karma that will always be her top ally. Yet, Vladimir is a decent companion for Karma. By being on the same team as Karma, he increases their win rate by 2.7% to 51.0%. This proves that there is a potentially meaningful synergy between Karma and Vladimir that results in them performing better together than without each other.

Vladimir has a greater difficulty than Karma. That means you need to be cautious when lining up Vladimir teammates to play with, as they will require a greater level of skill to be able to work well with you.

Working alongside, Karma players will likely observe an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magical damage. Combined, these champs are able to dish out a surprising amount of magic type damage.

Although, by pairing Karma and Vladimir together, you will not be granting your other allies a great deal of AD. Make sure to pick other champs on your team that fills this relative disparity in their potential.

Regardless of your Vladimir ally's skill level, you need to focus on increasing your income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Karma Players

How We Calculated Our Karma Vladimir Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Karma and Vladimir, we analyzed 1,230 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 Vladimir 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 truly master Karma to synergize with Vladimir during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up additional lessons on this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly.

The top items to get in your Karma and Vladimir synergy build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Karma bought at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better as an ally of Vladimir than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Karma had an average winrate of 51.0% helping carry Vladimir with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing your oponents, you should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players picked for this team composition, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.0% winrate overall.

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