Katarina, the Sinister Blade
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.”
Damage 53 (+3.2 / per level)
Health 425 (+80 / per level)
Mana 0 (+0 / per level)
Move Speed 345
Armor 17 (+3.5 / per level)
Spell Block 30 (+1.25 / per level)
Health Regen 6.95 (+0.55 / per level)
Mana Regen 0 (+0 / per level)
Bouncing Blades – Katarina throws a dagger that bounces from enemy to enemy, dealing magic damage and marking them. Her next spell or basic attack against a marked target will consume the mark and deal additional magic damage.
Throws a dagger dealing 60/90/120/150/180 (+0.45) magic damage. The dagger bounces to the 4 closest enemies dealing 10% less damage with each bounce.
Enemies hit are marked for 4 seconds. Katarina’s basic attacks or spells will consume the mark dealing 15/30/45/60/75 (+0.15) additional magic damage.
Sinister Steel – Katarina whirls her daggers around her, dealing magic damage to all enemies in the area. If she hits an enemy Champion, Katarina gains a burst of speed for a short duration.
Whirls daggers in a circle dealing 40/75/110/145/180 (+0.6) (+0.25) magic damage. If she hits an enemy Champion, Katarina gains 15/20/25/30/35% movement speed for 1 second.
Shunpo – Katarina instantly moves to her target’s location and takes reduced damage from enemies for a few seconds. If the target is an enemy, she deals damage.
Moves to a target’s location. Deals 60/85/110/135/160 (+0.4) magic damage if the target is an enemy.
After using Shunpo, Katarina takes 15% reduced damage for 3 seconds.
Death Lotus – Katarina becomes a flurry of blades, throwing daggers with unrivaled speed at up to three nearby Champions. Daggers deal magic damage and reduce incoming healing on targets hit.
Becomes a flurry of blades, throwing daggers at the closest 3 enemy Champions dealing 400/500/600 (+3) (+1.75) magic damage over 2 seconds.
Daggers apply Grievous Wounds, reducing incoming healing by 50% for 3 seconds.
Voracity – Champion kills or assists reduce Katarina’s cooldowns by 15 seconds.
- 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, minion or ward can be a great escape tactic.