How to Synergize Karthus with Rammus on the Same Team Karthus is in the b tier of champions

Karthus with Rammus

How to Win With Karthus and Rammus Paired Together Rammus is in the a tier of champions
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How to Synergize Karthus and Rammus

based on 165 Karthus with Rammus pairs
Win Rate
53.3 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
0.7 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

Our servers pull data from from millions of LoL games straight from Riot Games each week. Karthus has fought alongside Rammus in 165 recent, competitive matches. By accumulating so much relevant data straight from the creators of League, we are completely sure that we can present to you robust, insightful builds to help Karthus play with Rammus. It is very rare for Karthus to play alongside Rammus as allies. This pairing has only occurred in about 0.7% of rounds with Karthus.

Karthus Rammus Synergy Summary

Karthus does a good job of teaming up with Rammus. Typically, he wins an epic 53.3% of games the champions fight together on the same side. If you want to maximize your potential as Karthus when playing with Rammus by learning how to better synergize your play style with him, then review the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Karthus Rammus Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Karthus Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Zhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindLast Stand
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Karthus's passive ability p
Karthus q ability q
Karthus w ability w
Karthus e ability e
Karthus's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
Q
4
W
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 Karthus and Rammus

Tips for Playing as Karthus with Rammus

Lay Waste is very strong at farming minions and harassing enemy champions.

Ask your allies to help point out when you should use Requiem to get kills in different lanes.

Advice to Understand How Rammus Will Play

Powerball can be used as an effective escape mechanism.

Using taunt on a champion by your tower can cause the tower to attack your enemy.

Tremors and Defensive Ball Curl can be used late in the game to obliterate towers. If you're bogged down in a team fight, it is often valuable to break off and attack the buildings.

Karthus Rammus Synergy Stats

Karthus Image
Win Rate
53.3 %
VS
Win Rate
46.7 %
Rammus Image
7.7
< Kills >
7.3
8.2
< Deaths >
7.4
10.3
< Assists >
9.5
1.83
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
152
< Minions Killed >
94
0.32
< Dragons Killed >
0.9
0.33
< Inhibitors >
0.31
316
< Physical Damage >
261
31,945
< Magic Damage >
29,752
1,963
< True Damage >
1,986
34,225
< Damage Dealt >
32,000
22,848
< Damage Taken >
25,930
12,835
< Gold Earned >
12,930
1.49
< Towers >
1.21
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.22
2,610
< Total Healing >
5,369
14,838
< Experience >
14,863
20
< Vision Score >
19
10
< Wards Placed >
7
187
< Time Dealing CC >
200

How to Play with Rammus as Karthus in LoL

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

Overall, Karthus sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Rammus. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Rammus helps Karthus perform worse in ranked League of Legends games. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Karthus is paired with Rammus, he gets a marginal improvement in his full damage output. This could demonstrate that Rammus supports by providing cover for him to deal more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Karthus is played together with Rammus on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Rammus.

Moreover, when Karthus plays with Rammus on the same side, he often takes much less damage than when he plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could indicate that Rammus does a decent job of protecting Karthus in teamfights.

Synergies between Karthus and Rammus

Damage Types Compared

Karthus with Rammus
Karthus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Karthus
Rammus
Synergy

Is Karthus better when played alongside Rammus?

There is no perfect ally for Karthus that will 100% of the time be his top synergy. Yet, overall, Rammus is a great ally for Karthus. By playing on the same team as Karthus, he increases their win rate by 6.2% to 53.3%. This signals that there is an important strategic relationship between Karthus and Rammus that allows them to perform stronger together than without each other.

Rammus has a lower difficulty than Karthus. That means Karthus players don't need to be careful when lining up Rammus teammates to fight alongside, as they will require a lower level of skill to do well with you.

Playing cooperatively, Karthus players will likely see an overall large increase in your team’s capability to deal magic damage. Together, these champs can blast through enemies with magic damage.

In contrast, by aligning Karthus and Rammus together, you probably will not be giving your side much sustained damage output. We recommend you bring other champs on your team that helps cover this relative gap in their playstyle.

Regardless of the skill of your Rammus ally, you need to focus on increasing your income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Karthus Players

How We Calculated Our Karthus Rammus Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Karthus and Rammus, we analyzed 165 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 Karthus with Rammus 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 Karthus in order to work well with Rammus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of LoL rounds, you should keep reading to learn some more tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you mind the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly.

The most crucial items to use in your Karthus and Rammus synergy build include Liandry's Anguish, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Karthus incorporated at least these three finished items in his build, he did a lot better as an ally of Rammus than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Karthus had an average winrate of 53.3% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Rammus with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of beating your oponents, Karthus players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Last Stand runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for this team composition, this mixture of runes resulted in the top win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 53.3% win rate overall.

If you want to get Karthus with Rammus cooperations tips and builds for a a distinct player tier, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. By default, the statistics and guides given are computed using all rounds completed with both champs.