S11 Tahm Kench: Catfish of All Trades
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Runes: Standard, works with everything.
+10% Attack Speed
+10% Attack Speed
Ability Order R > Q > W > E
Threats & Synergies
literally iron league if you lose
simply biffed in the braincells if you lose
Another free kench mid matchup
whip out the kench mid on baby
play mid against this fool and laugh in absolutely zero available counterplay
Woe is the Sylas who gets counter picked midlane by kench. I would advise against full tank, you will be slightly less fed.
you cant kill him, but he cant kill you either and he has to give up cs
Bramble is a must. Tabis are great. Laugh "i can perma cc you" if he engages levels 2-5 like the gorilla ape peabrain lookin-ass he is.
very hard to get stacks on her
build bruiser and power dodge, passive is super annoying
good luck stunning or eating her
run his yortle ass down
run his ass down too
Its actually so cancer, you will never catch up to this bs
Rancid champ, but so is kench lol
bramble and tabis, you just win from there. dont engage before that except lvl 1
very difficult to kill him before he outscales you, build bruiser (sunderer)
We don't play kench midlane into filthy champs with tiny balls.
Defeat is absolute you are screwed
kench mid? fine. Not into this guy
Lillia top is a highly effective counter to kench
vayne = pain
Champion Build Guide
If bottom left nexus, wait in the tribush and if the enemy laner must leash, you will usually catch them as they walk to lane. So long as the enemy jungler does raptors and not crugs, they will not come to help. This will kill the enemy laner about half the time, but will at least force a back.
If top right nexus, wait in the river bush. The enemy laner does not often walk up to lane through the river, but if they do, their death is more or less assured. The chances of them making it to tower is basically zero
Starting level 3, if you have not already, begin taking aggressive trades as your health regen from your E passive will make mostly any trade into your favor, even if they did more damage.
Be wary of level 6 in tougher matchups. Kench does not get any real power spike at 6, while most other champions do. Most often, you win anyway, but that is not always the case.
For the most part, stay in lane and get as many plates as possible. Considering that you are playing kench, first turret is pretty easy, as is getting all the plates before they fall.
If you are locked in combat, and will either live or die in it, use E as often as possible unless the enemy champion is in your mouth or stunned at the time
If it comes down to eating either an enemy or an ally, probably choose the ally if it will save their life. Your q is still good to stun enemies if you have your stacks up. Of course, if eating an enemy will save an ally's life, do it instead, because damage = good.
Q to engage
3 stacks? eat em.
Can't eat em? press q again.
Right click alot, especially on enemies
That is about it.
Please note, W costs 100 mana, and is therefor not a poke. When Q is maxed, or close to maxed, it makes a great poke.
Kench back doors are a win condition of themselves. Bring a bruiser and or an adc with you in your R, and get that nexus. Kench back door does not require an open nexus due to the surprise nature of it. Instead, I find that the limit is both base turrets and the nexus in one go, kench melt is insane with the right build.