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Kennen Build Guide by DubPwNz

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League of Legends Build Guide Author DubPwNz

Top Lane Supporting Carry Kennen

DubPwNz Last updated on September 29, 2012
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Ability Sequence

1
8
10
12
13
Ability Key Q
2
4
5
7
9
Ability Key W
3
14
15
17
18
Ability Key E
6
11
16
Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunder
4/
Archmage
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
Durability
Vigor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastermind
 

Utility: 9


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Introduction

Hey guys this is just a very effective guide to play Kennen top lane against champions like Jarvan or such tanky usual top laners. If you like the guide pls leave me a LIKE so other people can see :) Also give me some feedback and what I could do better since this is my first guide :)


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Runes

I picked magic pen. marks just to have a little decent number of magic pen. to do even more damage against tanks in top lane.

I choosed armor seals because usually ur laning against an AD champion when playing top and it is just nice to have that little extra armor and it really does much.

I took flat ap glyphs and quintessences to have more dmg in early game to harass your opponents.


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Masteries

In masteries you guys should pick 21 0 9 to have this little extra ap and movement speed.


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Items

The items I picked are very good on Kennen and I can explain you why:

You really want to be in the middle of the fight with Kennen because of his ultimate.
So why don't buy items like AEGIS and ABYSSAL which can helps your team and yourself out alot.

You want to buy ZHONYAS because you can stay even longer in the fight.

The reason why I buy a couple DORANS early game is just to have this little extra sustain and ability to last hit creeps even better.

You should get SPELLVAMP since this is the only way to heal with Kennen when not picking summoner heal which I dont recomment to do. Also as I said you are always in the middle of the fight so you will be damaged. Just another reason why you need the spellvamp.

DEATHFIRE GRAPS is really good on Kennen. The reason for that is that you can nuke a single person up really easily.

SORCERER BOOTS are good because of the extra magic pen.


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Skill Sequence

The reason why you level up your w is that you dont have to actually land your skillshots which isnt that easy in top lane since it is a really small lane and creeps are most likely gonna block your q. So what you wanna do is auto attack the minions until you have your extra damage auto attack up. Hit the enemy with that and press w for some really effectiv and easy harass.


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Summoner Spells

I recomment using Ignite and Flash on Kennen. Flash because you can flash into 5 enemys and just ult them. Ignite to win your lane easier.


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Farming

Its not so easy to last hit with Kennens auto attacks so use your q to last hit even better. A Dorans blade will help you last hit with auto attacks. When you want to farm a hole wave really quickly you need to e through all minions and then w it most likely kill every creep in late game.


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Cons

Kennen has some counters in top lane like Yorick, Cho' Gath, Jayce and so on so care when you pick Kennen or not.


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Why Kennen is the best AP Carry in the game

With this chapter I want to explain you basically why Kennen is a really good pick.

ONLY WORKS WITH THIS GUIDE

- Kennen is doing tons of damage to all enemys around him with his ult just by staying there

- With AEGIS and ABYSSAL SCEPTER you support your team very well

- You are problably one of the most tankiest AP Carrys in the game

- Your early game laning phase is really strong

- You are really hard to be countered

- Once you land a good ultimate the fight is done

- You can stun all enemys around you multiple times