4

Tier

Win Rate

50.5%

Pick Rate

5.6%

Ban Rate

5.9%

Matches

57,827

Katarina AP Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Katarina Item Build Order

36.4% Win Rate (11 Games)
Dark Seal

Starting

Nashor's Tooth

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Shadowflame

3rd

Shadowflame

4th

Zhonya's Hourglass

5th

Nashor's Tooth

6th

Dark Seal
Nashor's Tooth
Sorcerer's Shoes
Shadowflame
Shadowflame
Zhonya's Hourglass
Nashor's Tooth

Core Katarina Item Build Path

Situational

Lich Bane
Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
Mejai's Soulstealer
Liandry's Torment
Stormsurge
Riftmaker

Summoner Spells

Flash
34 Games50%
13 Games38%

Katarina Skill Order

0
Voracity

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Bouncing Blade
Preparation
Shunpo
Death Lotus

Katarina's Counters for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

Discover the ultimate counters for Katarina with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Katarina in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Katarina counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Vladimir
43.9%
30.4%
2.3%
1,180
Corki
53.3%
33.2%
1.8%
901
Lucian
54.2%
33.3%
1.0%
511
Irelia
47.4%
34.1%
2.0%
1,036
Diana
48.2%
34.6%
1.9%
978

Katarina's Trends for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Katarina. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Katarina is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

50.5%

(+0.8%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

5.6%

(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

6.0%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch

Katarina Guide for Mid, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

Learn Katarina with our Katarina guide. Learn about Katarina's strengths and Katarina's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Katarina, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Katarina
    P
    and
    Katarina
    E
    apply on-hit effects.
    Katarina
    R
    also applies them, but at a reduced amount.
  • Katarina
    Q
    's Dagger always lands 350 units opposite from where it struck the first target.
  • Katarina can
    Katarina
    E
    to a Dagger's location before it hits the ground. The Dagger won't do anything until it hits the ground though.
  • Katarina
    E
    resets Katarina's auto attack.
  • Katarina
    R
    applies an empowered Grievous Wounds (40% healing reduction).
Strengths
  • Can out-resource most enemies in lane.
  • Has consistently high burst damage.
  • Has the potential to "pop off" in teamfights with
    Katarina
    P
    's reset mechanic.
  • Directly counters healing champions with
    Katarina
    R
    .
  • Thrives with items that boost her burst damage, magic penetration, and ability power.
Weaknesses
  • Has trouble entering teamfights.
  • Struggles against most crowd control.
  • Prone to being zoned in lane, especially if she can't pick up any more Daggers.

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