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katarina

Katarina

the Sinister Blade
Armor:27.88(+3.5 per level)
Health:590 (+82 per level)
Magic Resist:34.1 (+1.25 per level)
Health Regen:7.5 (+0.7 per level)
Attack Damage:58 (+3.2 per level)
None:0 (+0 per level)
Attack Speed:0.658 (+2.74% per level)
None Regen:0 (+0 per level)
Movement:340

Abilities

Voracity

Voracity

Whenever an enemy champion dies that Katarina has damaged in the last 3 seconds, her ability cooldowns are reduced by 15 seconds.

If Katarina picks up a Dagger, she uses it to slash through all nearby enemies, dealing magic damage.
Bouncing Blade

Bouncing Blade

Cost: No CostCooldown: 11/10/9/8/7 secondsRange: 625
Katarina throws a Dagger, dealing 75/105/135/165/195 (+30% Ability Power) magic damage to the target and 2 nearby enemies. The dagger then ricochets onto the ground behind the primary target.

The dagger always lands 350 units on the opposite side from where it struck the first target, getting there in the same amount of time regardless of how many times it bounces.
Preparation

Preparation

Cost: No CostCooldown: 15/14/13/12/11 secondsRange: 25000
Katarina tosses a Dagger into the air and gains 50/60/70/80/90% decaying movement speed over 1.25 seconds.
Shunpo

Shunpo

Cost: No CostCooldown: 0 secondsRange: 725
Katarina dashes in the blink of an eye to the target ally, enemy, or Dagger. If it is an enemy, Katarina strikes for 30/45/60/75/90 (+65% Attack Damage) (+25% Ability Power) magic damage - otherwise she strikes the nearest enemy in range.

Picking up a Dagger will reduce Shunpo's cooldown by 0%.

Katarina can blink to any location near the target.
Death Lotus

Death Lotus

Cost: No CostCooldown: 90/60/45 secondsRange: 550
Katarina becomes a flurry of blades, rapidly throwing knives at the three nearest enemy champions, dealing 25/37.5/50 (+22% Bonus Attack Damage) (+19% Ability Power) magic damage per knife. Total over 2.5 seconds to each enemy: 3 Bonus Attack Damage (+ 0) (+ 0) magic damage.

Applies Grievous Wounds to all enemies struck, reducing their healing and regeneration by 40%.

Tips for Allies

  • Picking up Daggers will significantly reduce Shunpo's cooldown.
  • Try waiting until the other team is distracted with fighting your team, and use Shunpo to teleport into the fray and unleash a devastating Death Lotus.
  • Using Shunpo on an allied Champion, Dagger, or minion can be a great escape tactic.

Tips for Enemies

  • Katarina's abilities deal magic damage, so even if she's building Attack Damage items, get magic resistance to counter her.
  • Try to save a disable for when Katarina uses her Death Lotus.

Lore

Driven by an intense killer instinct, Katarina uses her talents as an assassin for the glory of Noxus, and the continued elevation of her family. While her fervor drives her to ever-greater feats, it can sometimes lead her astray.

From childhood, Katarina displayed a natural gift for combat. As the daughter of a prominent Noxian general many paths were open to her, but she rejected them all for the path of the blade. Rigorously trained by the finest assassins in Noxus, her father the best among them, it was not long before Katarina demanded her first assignment. The task they gave her was aggravatingly simple: assassinate a low-ranking Demacian officer. As she set to her work infiltrating the enemy camp, Katarina discovered an opportunity too tantalizing to pass by - the arrival of a Demacian General. Stalking him to his tent, she quietly dispatched his guards and slit his throat. Pleased with her impressive kill, she disappeared into the night. Katarina's elation faded the next day when her original objective, the Demacian officer, led his forces to ambush unprepared Noxian soldiers. Though the Noxians fought valiantly, they suffered heavy casualties. Furious at her mistake, Katarina set off to complete her original task. Returning to the camp, she spied her now heavily guarded target and realized a stealthy kill was no longer possible. Drawing her blades, Katarina swore the officer would die, no matter the cost. She leapt into battle, unleashing a whirlwind of steel. One by one blades flashed and guards fell, each strike bringing her one step closer to the officer. A final thrown dagger restored her honor. Bloody and bruised, Katarina barely escaped the Demacian forces, and returned to Noxus a changed woman. The scar she earned that night now serves as a constant reminder that she must never let passion interfere with duty.

''Never question my loyalty. You will never know what I endure for it.''
-- Katarina

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