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The Sinister Blade


General counter information:

Deny FarmHard CCOutsustain Try to kite and poke

Counter Items & Summoner Spells:

Health Points: 395 (+83 / per level) Health Regen: 6.95
Damage: 53 (+3.2 / per level) Attack Speed: 0.658 (+2.74 / per level)
Attack Range: 125 Movement Speed: 325
Armor: 14.75 (+4 / per level) Magic Resistance: 30 (+1.25 / per level)
Influence Points (IP): 3150 Riot Points (RP): 975



Scoring a kill or assist will reduce the cooldowns of Katarina's abilities by 15 seconds.

Bouncing Blade


Active: Katarina throws a dagger that bounces quickly from enemy to enemy, damaging and marking them. Each subsequent hit deals 10% less damage. Bouncing Blades hits a total of 5 unique targets (4 bounces), each striking the closest next target. Striking a marked target with an ability or basic attack will consume the mark to deal additional damage.
Range: 675

Cooldown: 10/9.5/9/8.5/8 seconds
Magic Damage: 60/85/110/135/160 (+0.45 per ability power)
On-hit magic damage: 15/30/45/60/75 (+0.15 per ability power)

Sinister Steel


Active: Katarina damages all enemies in range. If she damages an enemy champion, she gains movement speed for 1 second.
Range: 675
Cooldown: 8 seconds

Magic Damage: 40/75/110/145/180 (+0.25 per ability power)(+0.60 per attack damage)
Movement speed: 15/20/25/30/35% %



Active: Katarina teleports to target unit and gains 15% damage reduction for 1.5 seconds. If the target is an enemy, the target takes damage.
Range: 700

Cooldown: 12/10.5/9/7.5/6 seconds
Magic Damage: 60/85/110/135/160 (+0.40 per ability power)

Death Lotus


Active: Katarina throws up to 30 daggers at the closest 3 enemy champions within range during the 2.5 second channel, damaging them and applying Grievous Wounds. Grievous wound reduces incoming healing by 50%.

Death Lotus can hit a single enemy champion no more than 10 times.
Radius of AoE: 550

Cooldown: 60/52.5/45 seconds
Magic Damage Per Dagger: 400/575/750 (+2.5 ability power)(+3.75 bonus attack damage)
Maximum Magic Damage to the Same Target: 400/500/600/(+3 per bonus attack damage)/ (+2.0 per ability power)

Counter Tips

Save a disable (stun/snare/silence/knock-up/displacement) for her to stop her from channeling her ultimate and dealing massive AOE damage.
Katarina is weak at farming under tower at earlier levels, so try to pick something that pushes hard.