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Kennen Build Guides, Runes and Items

Kennen The Heart of the Tempest

Find the best Kennen build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Kennen build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Kennen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 13 Guides // Patch 13.1 & Patch 12.23
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

SEASON 12 PRESEASON - AP/AD Kennen (All Roles)

Guide by Jungl updated January 4, 2023
  • In-depth
Season 13 Builds // Patch 13.1 & Patch 12.23
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

[13.1] Kennen Mid/Top

Build by MetalK1d updated January 16, 2023
New Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

#millennium_solitude

Build by tbohermes updated January 29, 2023
Season 12 Guides
9.5
69
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5
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

[Season 12] Kennen Top/Mid/Support Guide

Guide by SuperChicken144 updated February 9, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
8
13
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3
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

[12.21] Kennen Mid - Where He Belongs

Guide by BalkanGem updated November 10, 2022
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Guía de Kennen MID/TOP S12 (Full AP) - GrandMaster

Guide by HyperKennen updated July 13, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Season 12 Builds
8.7
23
Votes
4
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen Marksman Build

Build by CC2 Dreyn updated March 11, 2022
8.3
7
Votes
0
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen - The Heart of the Forgotten

Build by CiverSkyx updated October 12, 2022
8.3
10
Votes
1
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen Mid

Build by Rhybeaux updated November 17, 2021
8.1
6
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0
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

🐱‍👤 [S.12] KENNEN SUPPORT | MEOW MEOW MF!!!

Build by Tokitawa updated September 14, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen Standard & On Hit

Build by ChungyHermpus updated April 3, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Support Kennen - the 5 man stun guy

Build by minirover milton updated June 21, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

1 TAP KENNEN BUILD

Build by Temtive updated December 29, 2021
6.4
4
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

⚡🈴⚫NINJA PIKACHU⚡🈴⚫ -Kennen Guide

Build by KimeraBuilds04 updated December 9, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

S12 Kennen Top/Mid/Supp Guide

Build by BumbbleBrii updated September 19, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Tankennen

Build by Wolfernater updated August 2, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

kennen jung

Build by s6on updated April 9, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen on hit

Build by nostroll19 updated October 25, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

kennen fuorilegge

Build by Giovane_Gian updated May 11, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen: The Purple Pikachu

Build by Guest updated April 21, 2022
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Kennen Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Kennen we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Kennen, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Kennen this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.1. However, if you are a new Kennen player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Kennen!

Patch 13.1: 644578 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 3042 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 1495 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 54 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 10276 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 2597 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 161 Games

Flash Ghost

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 7305 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 2497 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 1766 Games

Cull Health Potion

Trinket

Kennen's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 8750 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 2146 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 2270 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 13.1: 644584 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 96 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 415 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 150 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 3325 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 1410 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 62%

Win Rate 52 Games

Flash Ghost

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 2680 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Kennen's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 3080 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 1012 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 820 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Kennen Counters

Learn Kennen's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Kennen guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Kennen Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Kennen. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Kennen Skins

Kennen's Abilities

Kennen's Mark of the Storm
Mark of the Storm Kennen's Passive Kennen's Passive
Self
Kennen's Passive
Kennen's Passive
Kennen's abilities apply a stack for 6 seconds. At 3 stacks, enemies are stunned for 1.25 second and Kennen gains 25 energy.
Q
Kennen's Thundering Shuriken
Thundering Shuriken Kennen's Q Ability
1050
60 / 55 / 50 / 45 / 40
8 / 7 / 6 / 5 / 4
Kennen throws a shuriken, dealing 75 / 120 / 165 / 210 / 255 (+75% of ability power) magic damage to the first enemy hit.
W
Kennen's Electrical Surge
Electrical Surge Kennen's W Ability
775
40
13 / 11.25 / 9.5 / 7.75 / 6
Passive: Every 5th attack deals an additional 35 / 45 / 55 / 65 / 75 (+35% of ability power) (+0.8 / 0.9 / 1.0 / 1.1 / 1.2% per bonus attack damage) magic damage.

Active: Kennen sends out a blast of electricity, dealing 70 / 95 / 120 / 145 / 170 (+80% of ability power) magic damage to nearby enemies affected by Mark of the Storm.
E
Kennen's Lightning Rush
Lightning Rush Kennen's E Ability
Self
100 / 95 / 90 / 85 / 80
10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6
Kennen turns into a ball of lightning, gaining 100% movement speed, dealing 80 / 120 / 160 / 200 / 240 (+80% of ability power) magic damage to enemies he passes through, and becoming ghosted for 2 seconds. If Kennen damages at least one enemy, he gains 40 Energy.

After this ability ends, Kennen gains 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80% attack speed for 4 seconds. Kennen can recast to end this ability early.
R
Kennen's Slicing Maelstrom
Slicing Maelstrom Kennen's Ultimate (R) Ability
550
0
120
Kennen unleashes a magical storm, dealing 40 / 75 / 110 (+22.5% of ability power) magic damage to all nearby enemies every 0.6 seconds, and gaining 20 / 40 / 60 armor and magic resist for 3 seconds. Successive hits deal 10% increased damage for each hit the enemy has already suffered.

Questions About Kennen

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Kennen jungle

Guys what do you think about kennen jungle ?!

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Advice?

Mid Lane Advice??

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Which champion should I use?

So in a Teemo main, and I have finally decided to switch champions for a while. However, I don't know who to buy? I thought about veigar and Vladimir, but I realized I don't like them very much. I don't like the style of play for Vlad, and I...

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Runes for ADCs

I started play LOL one week ago , im actually in lvl 18 , i wanna to make a rune book but i dont know which runes can help an ADC, especially kennen , so if someone know runes pls tell me.Thanks

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Can Kennen or Xerath jungle?

When going through the champs I like to use, I look at Kennen and Xerath's kits and think, "You know, would these guys do well as junglers? I mean, Ezreal and Twitch both jungle." I just want to know if it's possible before I go testing...

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Rumble & Kennen

First of all, I've been practicing [[Rumble]] lately. But, I'm whiffing 90& of my ults, even without smartcast. Any ideas on how to do better? Second, does anyone here still play [[Kennen]]? I always enjoyed him, even if he isn't really a...

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Korea Kennen, what exactly is it and why?

Alright, i've heard a lot about this as of late, but i'm wondering why is it a buzz all of a sudden. I've heard, and i could be totally wrong on this front, that it's grabbing Bilgewater, getting Twin Fangs and then finishing BotRK and then...

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Malady/Nashor's Tooth on Kennen?

Well, the title says it all. Is it viable to get either one of these items on AP Kennen?

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Viable kennen build?

Ive been going top with kennen alot recently and ever since i got him ive been on this same build and its worked out fine, but im still lookin for some feedback. Magic pen boots > Sunfire cape > abyssal sceptre >hourglass then just...

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Is AD Kennen viable?

Is AD Kennen viable?

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