Karthus ARAM Build – Best Guide and Runes for Karthus on the latest patch 12.23

December 9, 2022Patch 12.2337,407 Matches

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Welcome to our Karthus ARAM Build for patch 12.23. Here you will find the most important information like spells, items, runes and summoner spells for Karthus. The data is derived from 37,407 matches, which are used to derive the best possible ARAM build for Karthus.

Start your Karthus ARAM Build with picking the summoner spells Flash and Mark.

Summoner SpellWin Rate
Flash
Flash52.2%
Mark
Mark

Karthus Runes for ARAM

Pick as the primary path Domination and on the secondary path Precision. These Karthus runes have a win rate of 52%. Dark Harvest is the best keystone rune fit for Karthus on ARAM game mode. Therefore this runes combination is sometimes referred as Karthus Dark Harvest.
Domination

Domination

Electrocute
Predator
Dark Harvest
Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Treasure Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Precision

Precision

Overheal
Triumph
Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace
Cut Down
Last Stand
Offense
Offense
Defense
Offense
Flex
Flex
Offense
Flex
Flex

Karthus Spells

The spell order for the best Karthus ARAM Build has a win rate of 52.3% and looks like this:
  1. Lay Waste
  2. Defile
  3. Wall of Pain
Lay Waste
1
4
5
7
9
 
Wall of Pain
2
12
13
 
Defile
3
8
10
14
15
 
Requiem
6
11
 

Karthus Items

For most matchups as Karthus in ARAM the starting items are a good fit. Then you should focus on the Karthus core items in the listed order, which also contain a mythic item (bordered). After you build the core items you have several further options in this Karthus ARAM Build.

ItemWin Rate
Starting Items
Tear of the Goddess
Tear of the Goddess55.4%
Fiendish Codex
Fiendish Codex
Core Items
Liandry's Anguish
Liandry's Anguish54.1%
Sorcerer's Shoes
Sorcerer's Shoes
Demonic Embrace
Demonic Embrace
Fourth Item Options
Rabadon's Deathcap
Rabadon's Deathcap53%
Shadowflame
Shadowflame52.1%
Fifth Item Options
Rabadon's Deathcap
Rabadon's Deathcap51.1%
Void Staff
Void Staff49%
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Rylai's Crystal Scepter54.1%
Sixth Item Options
Void Staff
Void Staff49.9%
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Rylai's Crystal Scepter51.4%
Axiom Arc
Axiom Arc57.9%

Cheat Sheet for Karthus ARAM Build

Summoner Spells

Flash
Mark
52.2%
23,174 Matches

Starter Items

Tear of the Goddess
Fiendish Codex
55.4%
516 Matches

Core Items

Liandry's Anguish
Sorcerer's Shoes
Demonic Embrace
54.1%
4,165 Matches

Late Game Items

Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
53.0%
49.0%
51.4%

Karthus ARAM Runes

Domination

Domination

Electrocute
Predator
Dark Harvest
Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Treasure Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Precision

Precision

Overheal
Triumph
Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace
Cut Down
Last Stand
Offense
Offense
Defense
Offense
Flex
Flex
Offense
Flex
Flex

Spell Skill Priority

Lay Waste
Q
Defile
E
Wall of Pain
W
52.3%
23,319 Matches
Lay Waste
1
4
5
7
9
 
Wall of Pain
2
12
13
 
Defile
3
8
10
14
15
 
Requiem
6
11