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Karthus·ARAM Builds

Death DefiedP
Lay WasteQ
Wall of PainW
DefileE
RequiemR
Win rate49.3%
Pick rate1.6%
Ban rate--
Matches650 099-
Karthus has a 49.3% win rate and 1.6% pick rate in ARAM and is currently ranked D tier. The best ARAM build for Karthus in Patch 14.12 is Malignance, Sorcerer's Shoes, Blackfire Torch, Liandry's Torment, and Shadowflame. For the runes, the most optimal choices are Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, and Ultimate Hunter for primary tree as well as Presence of Mind and Coup de Grace for secondary tree.

Karthus ARAM Build

Patch 14.12

Most Popular

Win Rate 49.5% based on 126 767 matches

Import this build directly into your game client:

Recommended builds

Build
WR
Dark HarvestPrecision
Malignance

Most Popular

49.5%
Dark HarvestSorcery
Blackfire Torch

Highest WR

52.4%
Dark HarvestSorcery
Liandry's Torment

Alternative

50.3%
First StrikeDomination
Malignance

Off-Meta

49.1%

ARAM Balance

Note that items and champions may be slightly different in ARAM to balance the game mode. Learn more

Karthus changes
Damage Dealt
-10.0%
Damage Received
+5.0%
Other effects

Passive Duration: 5 seconds

ARAM runes

Domination
Domination
ElectrocuteDark HarvestHail of Blades
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Treasure Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Precision
Precision
Absorb Life
Triumph
Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Haste
Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace
Cut Down
Last Stand
Adaptive Force
Attack Speed
Ability Haste
Adaptive Force
Move Speed
Health Scaling
Health
Tenacity and Slow Resist
Health Scaling

ARAM spells

SummonerSnowball

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SummonerFlash

F

ARAM items

Starter Items

Lost Chapter
Refillable Potion

Core Items

Malignance
Sorcerer's Shoes
Blackfire Torch

Full Build

Malignance
Sorcerer's Shoes
Blackfire Torch
Liandry's Torment
Shadowflame
Rabadon's Deathcap

ARAM ability order

Max:

Q

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E

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W

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Skills

Death Defied
Lay Waste
Wall of Pain
Defile
Requiem
1
Q
2
W
3
E
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
17
W
18
W

ARAM situational items

Void Staff
Morellonomicon
Cryptbloom
Stormsurge
Archangel's Staff
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
ARAM Balance

ARAM Balance

Note that items and champions may be slightly different in ARAM to balance the game mode. Learn more

Karthus changes
Damage Dealt
-10.0%
Damage Received
+5.0%
Other effects

Passive Duration: 5 seconds

Karthus ARAM combos

Wall of Pain
W
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Lay Waste
Q
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Defile
E
right arrow
Lay Waste
Q
right arrow
Lay Waste
Q

When at long range W Q your target instantly then walk forward and E right before you are in range, then continue to use Q.

Easy
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Defile
E
right arrow
fighting iconAA
right arrow
Lay Waste
Q
right arrow
fighting iconAA
right arrow
Lay Waste
Q

When at close range E AA instantly followed by Q and using AA's in between every Q cast.

Easy
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