4

Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Evolved

    Hextech Rocketbelt

    vs

    Tristana
  2. Evolved

    Riftmaker

    vs

    Azir
  3. Evolved

    Nashor's Tooth

    vs

    Pantheon
  4. Evolved

    Blade of The Ruined King

    vs

    Irelia
  5. Evolved

    Hextech Rocketbelt

    vs

    Tryndamere
  6. Serin

    Nashor's Tooth

    vs

    Akali

Core Build Order

Dark Seal
Refillable Potion

Starting

Nashor's Tooth
Recurve BowBlasting WandAmplifying Tome

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Hextech Rocketbelt
Blasting WandHextech AlternatorAmplifying Tome

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

4th

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

5th

Mejai's Soulstealer
Dark Seal

6th

Dark Seal
Refillable Potion

Starting

Nashor's Tooth
Recurve BowBlasting WandAmplifying Tome

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Hextech Rocketbelt
Blasting WandHextech AlternatorAmplifying Tome

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

4th

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

5th

Mejai's Soulstealer
Dark Seal

6th

Core Build Path

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

Summoner Spells

FlashIgnite

Starting Items

Refillable PotionDark Seal

Damage Breakdown

80% AP

14%

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
Voracity

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Bouncing Blade

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Preparation

W

W

W

W

W

Shunpo

E

E

E

E

E

Death Lotus

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Katarina's Matchups

Katarinawinslane against...

Katarinaloseslane against...

Katarina's Trends

Playing against Katarina

Key Insights
P
and
E
apply on-hit effects.
R
also applies them, but at a reduced amount.
Q
's Dagger always lands 350 units opposite from where it struck the first target.
Katarina can
E
to a Dagger's location before it hits the ground. The Dagger won't do anything until it hits the ground though.
E
resets Katarina's auto attack.
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
P
's reset mechanic.
Directly counters healing champions with
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.