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Playstyle: Katarina Builds

  1. Fighter & Gap Close

    17,155 Games

    Conqueror
    Domination
    Hextech Rocketbelt

    54%

  2. Burst & Gap Close

    13,954 Games

    Electrocute
    Precision
    Hextech Rocketbelt

    54%

  3. Sustain & Healthy

    7,142 Games

    Grasp of the Undying
    Domination
    Heartsteel

    51%

  4. Fighter & Tank Shredder

    6,520 Games

    Conqueror
    Domination
    Divine Sunderer

    53%

Pro Katarina Builds

  1. Ablazeolive
    Immortals

    Ablazeolive

    Grasp of the Undying
    Domination
    Heartsteel

    vs

    Orianna
  2. Evolved
    TSM Academy

    Evolved

    Conqueror
    Resolve
    Riftmaker

    vs

    Yasuo
  3. Diplex
    Cloud9

    Diplex

    Electrocute
    Precision
    Hextech Rocketbelt

    vs

    Taliyah
  4. Stillnumb
    Dark Passage

    Stillnumb

    Conqueror
    Resolve
    Nashor's Tooth

    vs

    Lissandra
  5. Diplex
    Cloud9

    Diplex

    Electrocute
    Precision
    Hextech Rocketbelt

    vs

    Talon
  6. Serin
    Papara SuperMassive

    Serin

    Conqueror
    Domination
    Hextech Rocketbelt

    vs

    Taliyah

Core Katarina Item Build Order

Doran's Shield

Starting

Nashor's Tooth
Recurve Bow
Blasting Wand
Fiendish Codex

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Hextech Rocketbelt
Blasting Wand
Hextech Alternator
Amplifying Tome

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's Armguard
Fiendish Codex
Stopwatch

4th

Shadowflame
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod

5th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rod

6th

Doran's Shield

Starting

Nashor's Tooth
Recurve Bow
Blasting Wand
Fiendish Codex

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Hextech Rocketbelt
Blasting Wand
Hextech Alternator
Amplifying Tome

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's Armguard
Fiendish Codex
Stopwatch

4th

Shadowflame
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod

5th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rod

6th

Core Katarina Item Build Path

Doran's Shield
Recurve Bow
Blasting Wand
Fiendish Codex
Nashor's Tooth
Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
Blasting Wand
Hextech Alternator
Amplifying Tome
Hextech Rocketbelt

Situational

Void Staff
Mejai's Soulstealer
Lich Bane
Banshee's Veil
Morellonomicon
Blade of The Ruined King
Titanic Hydra

Summoner Spells

FlashIgnite

Damage Breakdown

81% AP

15%

Katarina Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
lol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Healthlol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
Voracity

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Bouncing Blade

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Preparation

W

W

W

W

W

Shunpo

E

E

E

E

E

Death Lotus

R

R

R

Katarina Skill Order

Q

E

W

Katarina's Matchups

Katarinawinslane against...

Aurelion Sol

Aurelion Sol

1044 games

67.0% in Lane

53.0% in Game

Taliyah

Taliyah

625 games

57.8% in Lane

53.1% in Game

Annie

Annie

694 games

56.5% in Lane

51.9% in Game

Veigar

Veigar

2202 games

55.7% in Lane

53.5% in Game

Syndra

Syndra

4588 games

52.4% in Lane

54.4% in Game

Swain

Swain

469 games

51.0% in Lane

53.1% in Game

Naafiri

Naafiri

922 games

50.8% in Lane

49.7% in Game

Katarinaloseslane against...

Tristana

Tristana

853 games

32.4% in Lane

46.5% in Game

Yasuo

Yasuo

3676 games

34.1% in Lane

51.1% in Game

Vladimir

Vladimir

1947 games

34.7% in Lane

45.7% in Game

Irelia

Irelia

1599 games

35.0% in Lane

50.3% in Game

Diana

Diana

932 games

35.3% in Lane

50.3% in Game

Akshan

Akshan

841 games

35.9% in Lane

46.8% in Game

Jayce

Jayce

1669 games

37.0% in Lane

48.6% in Game

Akali

Akali

4608 games

38.4% in Lane

52.8% in Game

Fizz

Fizz

2878 games

39.5% in Lane

48.0% in Game

LeBlanc

LeBlanc

1474 games

40.4% in Lane

54.3% in Game

Yone

Yone

4418 games

40.5% in Lane

52.5% in Game

Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia

848 games

41.2% in Lane

48.9% in Game

Vex

Vex

2047 games

42.0% in Lane

49.1% in Game

Anivia

Anivia

813 games

42.6% in Lane

51.0% in Game

Viktor

Viktor

1461 games

42.8% in Lane

48.8% in Game

Orianna

Orianna

4995 games

42.9% in Lane

51.2% in Game

Neeko

Neeko

920 games

42.9% in Lane

48.9% in Game

Zoe

Zoe

935 games

43.2% in Lane

53.4% in Game

Lissandra

Lissandra

1787 games

43.4% in Lane

49.4% in Game

Qiyana

Qiyana

835 games

43.5% in Lane

50.2% in Game

Pantheon

Pantheon

1232 games

43.5% in Lane

47.6% in Game

Sylas

Sylas

4730 games

43.5% in Lane

49.5% in Game

Zed

Zed

3672 games

44.6% in Lane

52.4% in Game

Malzahar

Malzahar

1991 games

44.8% in Lane

50.0% in Game

Ziggs

Ziggs

762 games

45.0% in Lane

51.4% in Game

Talon

Talon

1508 games

45.0% in Lane

48.6% in Game

Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz

502 games

45.2% in Lane

54.6% in Game

Lux

Lux

1945 games

45.5% in Lane

49.1% in Game

Ekko

Ekko

1148 games

46.0% in Lane

50.1% in Game

Twisted Fate

Twisted Fate

1679 games

46.1% in Lane

52.1% in Game

Xerath

Xerath

1187 games

47.1% in Lane

51.5% in Game

Ryze

Ryze

615 games

47.3% in Lane

51.1% in Game

Azir

Azir

2190 games

47.7% in Lane

52.9% in Game

Galio

Galio

813 games

47.7% in Lane

47.4% in Game

Ahri

Ahri

3227 games

47.9% in Lane

51.7% in Game

Kassadin

Kassadin

1831 games

49.6% in Lane

47.5% in Game

Win Rate

50.6%

(+0.3%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

6.1%

(-0.1%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

6.4%

(-1.5%)

vs last patch

Katarina Guide

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
.
Synergizes well with
Hextech Rocketbelt
,
Nashor's Tooth
,
Shadowflame
,
Rabadon's Deathcap
,
Lich Bane
, and
Ravenous Hydra
. Can opt for
Night Harvester
,
Riftmaker
, or
Kraken Slayer
when needed.
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.