52.3%Monthly Win PercentageMonthly Popularity
Health Points: 516 (+75/level)
Health Regen: 6.42 (+0.6/level)
Mana Points: 372.48 (+61/level)
Mana Regen: 6 (+0.8/level)
Attack Speed: 0.625 (+2.1%/level)


Damage: 45.66 (+3.3/level)
Attack Range: 450
Movement Speed: 335
Armor: 20.88 (+3.5/level)
Magic Resistance: 30
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Common Items: Rod of Ages Warding Totem (Trinket) Rabadon's Deathcap Sorcerer's Shoes Void Staff Seraph's Embrace +

Death DefiedVideo

Upon dying, Karthus enters a spirit form that allows him to continue casting spells while dead for 7 seconds.

Lay WasteVideo

1s Cooldown20/26/32/38/44 Mana

Karthus unleashes a delayed blast at a location, dealing damage to nearby enemies.

Wall of PainVideo

18s Cooldown100 Mana

Karthus creates a passable screen of leeching energy. Any enemy units that walk through the screen have their Movement Speed and Magic Resist reduced for a period.


0.5s Cooldown30/42/54/66/78 Mana Per Second

Karthus passively steals energy from his victims, gaining Mana on each kill. Alternatively, Karthus can surround himself in the souls of his prey, dealing damage to nearby enemies, but quickly draining his own Mana.


200/180/160s Cooldown150/175/200 Mana

After channeling for 3 seconds, Karthus deals damage to all enemy champions.