What's wrong with this Karthus build?

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User Info: NicoGrimm

NicoGrimm
3 years ago#1
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Abyssal
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Sunfire.

The idea is tanky suicide build that does as much damage with Defile as possible before going down. And, far as I can tell, that's kind of a lot.

I don't have Karthus, so I can't test it. But, is there something vital Im missing?
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User Info: FvP

FvP
3 years ago#2
Why Sunfire over Zhonyas?
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User Info: NicoGrimm

NicoGrimm
3 years ago#3
Zhonyas would probably be better.
I was thinking that the flame effwct from Sunfire would add to his AoE damage.
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User Info: Game Show

Game Show
3 years ago#4
What's the radius on Sunfire Cape? Does SFC damage continue during the passive? What's the damage/survivability ratio of using SFC vs Zhonyas (vs RoA)?
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User Info: lightdragoon88

lightdragoon88
3 years ago#5
NicoGrimm posted...
Zhonyas would probably be better.
I was thinking that the flame effwct from Sunfire would add to his AoE damage.


The range of sunfire cape is much smaller then his defile.


There isn't anything wrong with the tank Karthus, but more people prefer the super high AP Karthus for his unstoppable passive requiem
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User Info: PrintScreenKey

PrintScreenKey
3 years ago#6
That's a good idea if you want to put everything on his defile.

Sunfire cape deals 40 dmg per second.
To get an extra 40 dmg on defile karthus needs 200 AP.
Zhonya's with Deathcap bonus only gives 162AP, which is less than 200 AP.

The downfall is that his requiem and lay waste will do 100 less damage which is significant considering most of his damage comes from lay waste.

User Info: shrimp1992

shrimp1992
3 years ago#7
PrintScreenKey posted...
That's a good idea if you want to put everything on his defile.

Sunfire cape deals 40 dmg per second.
To get an extra 40 dmg on defile karthus needs 200 AP.
Zhonya's with Deathcap bonus only gives 162AP, which is less than 200 AP.

The downfall is that his requiem and lay waste will do 100 less damage which is significant considering most of his damage comes from lay waste.


plus the fact that sunfire has a tiny range, doesnt work past death and dorsnt give 2 seconds ofg imvulnerability with e on
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User Info: supershadonic

supershadonic
3 years ago#8
If you have Mpen Reds and blues both like me and want Maximize damage, replace Sunfire or Zhonya with Void Staff.

Now with enough Mpen% you can bring 70 to 42, Runes and Boots plus Liandry can bring down the 42. 12ish from runes and 15+15 from the two items.

Next, replace Abysal with Deathcap since you can bring a 70 mres guy to 0 or true damage.

But yes, Zhonya and Abysal if you wanna stay alive longer.

User Info: NicoGrimm

NicoGrimm
3 years ago#9
I see. So, it's overall better to just stack AP on him?
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User Info: HagenEx

HagenEx
3 years ago#10
Skeleton on fire? This ain't Ghostrider dood.
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