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Katarina Statistics for Dhû l Qarnayn

Author's performance with Katarina compared to the ranked average.

Value
Average
Games Played
125
6
Win %
62
40
Kills
12.1
7.2
Assists
5.9
5.7
Deaths
5.5
7.4
KA:D Ratio
3.3
1.7
Gold Earned
13K
10.8K
Creep Score
178.8
148.9
Average
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  • Guide Details

Summoner Spells Back to Top

Only Flash and Ignite? No Teleport?


Yeah, 12.png can be really cool on Katarina, to join a fight or to roam, but Ignite is key to gank/kill in lane, and also get you a reset in a teamfight, 14.png is the best option anyway.

New Runes Back to Top

Abilities Back to Top

Q
E
W
Q
Q
R
Q
E
Q
E
R
E
E
W
W
R
W
W
Passive
Q
1
4
5
7
9
W
3
14
15
17
18
E
2
8
10
12
13
R
6
11
16

Items Back to Top

Starting Items

Core Items

Situational Items

I start with Dark Seal in 80% of matchups, it is so good on Katarina snowballing potential. I get 1054.png when I face a matchup that I can't kill in lane like 38.png


Also notice that I often buy 2031.png when I can back, instead of buying potions. 

Even tho 1082.png is the best starting item, 3041.png is very risky, and I only build it when I did awesome early like 8/0 or something, and if you get near high diamond/master stacks will be very hard to keep and you might get focused more than expected.


3155.png it's SO good on Kat, this item is like the best cost-efficient item in League, and it scales well with shunpo/ult + it gives you a free laning phase. So do not be afraid to get it early then sell it later, trust me it's not a waste of gold.

3111.png I get them when there's too much CC on the ennemy team to deal with.

3047.png 3068.png if there's a full AD team, show them their mistake.

3116.png 3156.png sometime i do offtank build with those 2 items, mostly when I play her top or when my team got enough dmg.

3285.png I only build it when I get +15 stack of Mejai's, so I sell my boots to get Luden's instead.


Matchups Back to Top

Click on a champion below to see the author's notes on that particular matchup.

  • Ahri
    Easy
  • Akali
    Easy
  • Anivia
    Medium
  • Annie
    Hard
  • Aurelion Sol
    Easy
  • Azir
    Medium
  • Brand
    Easy
  • Cassiopeia
    Medium
  • Cho'Gath
    Hard
  • Corki
    Medium
  • Diana
    Medium
  • Ekko
    Easy
  • Ezreal
    Easy
  • Fizz
    Medium
  • Gangplank
    Easy
  • Heimerdinger
    Easy
  • Irelia
    Hard
  • Karma
    Easy
  • Karthus
    Easy
  • Kassadin
    Hard
  • Kayle
    Medium
  • Kennen
    Medium
  • Kog'Maw
    Easy
  • LeBlanc
    Medium
  • Lissandra
    Hard
  • Lulu
    Hard
  • Lux
    Easy
  • Malzahar
    Medium
  • Morgana
    Easy
  • Orianna
    Medium
  • Pantheon
    Hard
  • Ryze
    Easy
  • Swain
    Medium
  • Syndra
    Medium
  • Taliyah
    Easy
  • Talon
    Easy
  • Twisted Fate
    Medium
  • Varus
    Easy
  • Veigar
    Easy
  • Vel'Koz
    Easy
  • Viktor
    Medium
  • Xerath
    Medium
  • Yasuo
    Easy
  • Zed
    Hard
  • Ziggs
    Easy
  • Zilean
    Easy
  • Zoe
    Easy
  • Zyra
    Easy

VS

Ahri

Easy

VS

Akali

Easy

Easy matchup, get 3155.png and kill her, also easy to gank, and your deathlotus.png kill her very easy.

VS

Anivia

Medium

Boring matchup, dodge her flashfrost.png in lane with your shadowstep.png and go roam, you are much faster than her.

VS

Annie

Hard

Horrible laning phase, she outdmg you so hard, the only outplay you can make, with prediction, is to dodge her infernalguardian.png with your shadowstep.png.


Call for ganks early to help you.

VS

Aurelion Sol

Easy

VS

Azir

Medium

He will push you down and can counter you easy with dashes and azirR.png, so be careful.


VS

Brand

Easy

VS

Cassiopeia

Medium

Ok in lane even if she pushes you.


PRO TIP : she cant stun you with cassiopeiapetrifyinggaze.png if you shadowstep.png behind her and watch the other direction, when you will deathlotus.png it will be like if you were still watching in the other direction, so she wont stun you, theres no RNG.

VS

Cho'Gath

Hard

Cancer, go Roam.

VS

Corki

Medium

Try to roam or gank him early, if he has 21.png or 3.png you wont 1v1 him early.

VS

Diana

Medium

NO ITS NOT THE BEST KATARINA COUNTER.


You win the early easy, its just harder once she get 3001.png3157.png.

VS

Ekko

Easy

VS

Ezreal

Easy

VS

Fizz

Medium

Same for Diana.

VS

Gangplank

Easy

VS

Heimerdinger

Easy

VS

Irelia

Hard

The guy who pick that to counter you has no soul.

VS

Karma

Easy

VS

Karthus

Easy

VS

Kassadin

Hard
C
A
N
C
E
R

Best counter of Katarina by far, nulllance.png stops your ult and gives him a shield, netherblade.png infinite mana, riftwalk.png oh and a dash, and  kassadinpassive.png reduces dmg taken ? Nice ! And he builds everything that counters you 3027.png3001.png3157.png ... DELETE THIS CHAMP RITO PLS !!

VS

Kayle

Medium

You can outplay her kayleR.pngif you are smart, and you can roam faster than she does.

VS

Kennen

Medium

VS

Kog'Maw

Easy

VS

LeBlanc

Medium

This is the most skilled matchup I think, easy if you play very well, hard if you fail.


Outplay her leblancchaosorb.pngleblancslide.png in lane by using shadowstep.png out on a creep.

If you are fine you can 1v1 her pretty easy.

VS

Lissandra

Hard

You can only kill her early, but then it will be impossible so try to roam.

VS

Lulu

Hard

Most cancerous matchup after 38.png , and she also fucks you really hard in teamfights saving herself or her teammates.


I HATE THIS YORDLE !

VS

Lux

Easy

VS

Malzahar

Medium

You cant 1v1 him but he will push you hard so he is easy to gank and you roam a lot better than he does, he will probably take your turret very fast tho.


Get 3155.png

VS

Morgana

Easy

VS

Orianna

Medium

Same for Leblanc, it's a skill matchup, you can outplay her orianadetonatecommand.png and 1v1 her around 6-10, just get 3001.png asap.

VS

Pantheon

Hard

Cancer but few players plays him mid.

VS

Ryze

Easy

VS

Swain

Medium

He is very slow, you can kill him with a gank, and you can roam a lot.

VS

Syndra

Medium

Hard laning phase but you can 1v1 her easy if you dodge her syndraE.png with your shadowstep.png.

VS

Taliyah

Easy

VS

Talon

Easy

VS

Twisted Fate

Medium

Very easy in lane, but the problem is that he counter your roaming with his destiny.png and you cant stop him if he ults and you wanna try to cancel it (except if you are close and you can burst him down).

VS

Varus

Easy

VS

Veigar

Easy

Except when he press veigarprimordialburst.png with 2196584 AP.

VS

Vel'Koz

Easy

VS

Viktor

Medium

Same for Syndra if you manage to dodge his viktorchaosstorm.png.

VS

Xerath

Medium

Looks easy but he has infinit mana and can poke you always, if he has an 3.png the matchup could be hard.

VS

Yasuo

Easy

VS

Zed

Hard

No way to 1v1 him except if he is very bad, but he will destroy you if he is smart, and 3155.png makes him even more cancerous.. so try to roam and dont forget that anyway in teamfight you can ignore him and kill the rest of their team.


Get 3157.png fast.

VS

Ziggs

Easy

VS

Zilean

Easy

Just boring chronoshift.png but its ok, he cant revive everyone at the same time !

VS

Zoe

Easy

VS

Zyra

Easy

Tips. Back to Top

ROAMING is the key to carry your games ! 

Also, dont forget that Katarina is a champion who needs frontline and CC's, so if you have champions like 76.png11.png84.png16.png35.png203.png it may be not very good for you, but you can deal with it, just try to ask your teammates in champ select if they can pick something in a good synergy like 25.png12.png154.png150.png32.png(yeah amumu has a friend!).



The End. Back to Top

I hope you liked it, dont forget to check my stream if you have any questions or post them here or on my twitter (https://twitter.com/ShunpoLive), I will try to answer them as fast as possible. I'm french but i will do my best, sorry if I make some mistakes.


So enjoy Katarina,  and make some Pentakills !


BLOOD FOR NOXUS !



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