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LoL Champion Build Guides: Kennen

Kennen The Heart of the Tempest

Find the best Kennen build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 11.23. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Kennen build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Kennen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 2 Builds
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen

Build by marl_man_boro updated October 17, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Critical Kennen

Build by Ashanti Clan updated October 14, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

hello your dead kennen guide

Build by hello_big_smile updated October 14, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

ThunderStruck! - AP Kennen Guide

Build by Leety updated October 9, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

AD kennen

Build by NavyNinja updated October 4, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen the lightning king

Build by Eagllus updated October 2, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen AP : Cocaine Ball Explosion

Build by kbanpea updated September 29, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Solotop Kennen vs AD

Build by Maorre updated September 26, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

THE OP HAMSTER BALL OF DOOM!!!!! ( KENNEN SOLO MID BUILD)

Build by Swagmuffin99 updated September 21, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen - Lightning in a Bottle

Build by KingDunkhun updated September 20, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Change The Lightning Rat

Build by asian48 updated September 14, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen

Build by hecarim updated September 14, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

AP Kennen

Build by spiros1997 updated September 12, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

This Is Kennen

Build by Darkryes updated September 6, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

AD/AP Kennen

Build by NeoZin updated September 1, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

K4vl1 Kennen

Build by General Grazu updated September 1, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

The ninja of league

Build by lavagater updated August 31, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

kennen AP lane

Build by Guest updated August 31, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen the Cute but SCARY chicken ninja

Build by Guest updated August 30, 2012
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

kennen the assassin who lurks

Build by sweetkillstreak94 updated August 30, 2012
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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 LeagueSpy's 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 11.23. 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 11.23: 594385 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Top Items

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 4492 Games

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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: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 65%

Win Rate 60 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
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 63%

Win Rate 63 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: First Strike
First Strike
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
More Kennen Runes

Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 24732 Games

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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1564 Games

Flash Ignite

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 15706 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 4243 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 3249 Games

Cull Health Potion

Trinket

Kennen's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 16474 Games

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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 5886 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 4082 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Kennen Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Kennen Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.23: 594394 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Top Items

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 65%

Win Rate 98 Games

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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

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 135 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: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

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

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 141 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: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm
More Kennen Runes

Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 2951 Games

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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 2591 Games

Flash Ignite

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 3293 Games

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  • 2

Trinket

Kennen's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 3276 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 1424 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 995 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Kennen Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Kennen Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Kennen Counters

Learn '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 add Marks of the Storm to opponents which last for 6 seconds. The marks are consumed at three stacks, stunning the opponent for 1.25 seconds while restoring 25 Energy. If the same target is stunned more than once within 6 seconds, the stun lasts only 0.5 seconds.
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 fast moving shuriken towards a location, dealing 75 / 120 / 165 / 210 / 255 (+75% of ability power) magic damage and adding a Mark of the Storm to any opponent that it hits.
W
Kennen's Electrical Surge
Electrical Surge Kennen's W Ability
750
40
14 / 12 / 10 / 8 / 6
Passive: Every 5 attacks, Kennen deals 20 / 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 (+0.6 / 0.7 / 0.8 / 0.9 / 1.0 per bonus attack damage) (+25% of ability power) bonus magic damage and adds a Mark of the Storm to his target.

Active: Surges electricity through all nearby targets afflicted by Mark of the Storm and all enemies caught in Slicing Maelstrom, dealing 60 / 85 / 110 / 135 / 160 (+80% of ability power) magic damage and adding another mark.
E
Kennen's Lightning Rush
Lightning Rush Kennen's E Ability
Self
100 / 95 / 90 / 85 / 80
10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6
Kennen transforms into a ball of electricity, disarming himself but becoming ghosted and gaining 100% bonus movement speed for 2 seconds.

Kennen deals 80 / 120 / 160 / 200 / 240 (+80% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies he passes through, halved against non-champions and restores 40 energy the first time Lightning Rush damages an enemy.

Kennen gains 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80% bonus attack speed for 4 seconds upon exiting Lightning Rush.

Kennen can reactivate Lightning Rush to prematurely cancel it, allowing him to use basic attacks again.
R
Kennen's Slicing Maelstrom
Slicing Maelstrom Kennen's Ultimate (R) Ability
550
0
120
Kennen summons a magical storm around himself for 3 seconds, gaining 20 / 40 / 60 bonus armor and magic resistance and dealing 40 / 75 / 110 (+20% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies within range every 0.5 seconds.

Each maelstrom hit applies a Mark of the Storm, up to a maximum of 3.

Slicing Maelstrom deals 10% increased damage with each successive strike against a target, up to a maximum of 150% damage with one strike.

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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