Karthus Abilities - Patch 10.24

Karthus Death Defied
Karthus Lay Waste
Karthus Wall of Pain
Karthus Defile
Karthus Requiem

Karthus ability - Death Defied

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

Karthus ability - Lay Waste

Cooldown: 1Cost: 20/26/32/38/44 manaRange: 875

Creates a delayed blast at Karthus' cursor position dealing 45/65/85/105/125 (+30% bonus Ability Power) magic damage to each nearby enemy.

If the blast hits only a single unit it deals double damage.

Karthus ability - Wall of Pain

Cooldown: 15Cost: 70 manaRange: 1000

Creates a wall that lasts for 5 seconds. Enemies that pass through the wall have their Magic Resist reduced by 15% and Movement Speed reduced by 40/50/60/70/80% for 5 seconds (their Movement Speed gradually recovers over the duration).

Karthus ability - Defile

Cooldown: 0.5Cost: 30/42/54/66/78 manaRange: 550

Passive: When Karthus kills a unit, he restores 20/27/34/41/48 Mana.

Active: Drains 30/42/54/66/78 Mana to deal 30/50/70/90/110 (+20% bonus Ability Power) magic damage to nearby enemies each second.

Karthus ability - Requiem

Cooldown: 200/180/160Cost: 100 manaRange: 10000

After channeling for 3 seconds, Karthus deals 200/350/500 (+75% bonus Ability Power) magic damage to all enemy champions (regardless of distance).

Base Stats

  • Health: 550 (+87 per level)
  • Health Regen: 6.424 (+0.55 per level)
  • Mana: 467 (+30.5 per level)
  • Mana Regen: 8 (+0.8 per level)
  • Damage: 45.66 (+3.25 per level)
  • Attack Speed: 0.63 (+2.11% per level)
  • Armor: 18 (+3.5 per level)
  • Magic Resist: 30 (+0.5 per level)
  • Movement Speed: 335


General Tips

General Tips Playing as Karthus

  • Ask your allies to help point out when you should use Requiem to get kills in different lanes.
  • Lay Waste is very strong at farming minions and harassing enemy champions.

General Tips Playing against Karthus

  • Karthus can cast spells for a short duration after he is killed. Move away from his corpse to be safe.
  • Make sure you always have enough health to survive Requiem, even if you have to go back to the base more frequently to heal.

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