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

Season 10 Builds
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen, but for the damage enthusiasts

Build by Guest updated June 29, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

kennen

Build by Guest updated June 22, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

yeah boy

Build by Guest updated June 21, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Eye of the Storm

Build by I Make It Easy updated June 9, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

KENNEN

Build by JOEL3522 updated May 25, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Eyepopper Kennen Build (Patch 10.10)

Build by Guest updated May 19, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Rank 500 Kennen guide

Build by Mr Fehr updated May 4, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

ACDC kennen

Build by Guest updated May 1, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Le retour de croque gland chirurchien

Build by La zone en personne updated April 24, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

KENNEN DLA UPOŚLEDZONYCH NA TOPA

Build by Guest updated April 24, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen

Build by StevnLee96 updated March 10, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen

Build by lmasters updated March 8, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Grasp kennen

Build by Guest updated March 1, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

adc kennen

Build by Guest updated January 27, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen Pro Guide

Build by liammario updated January 19, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

KennenLegend

Build by CLEC updated January 18, 2020
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

The stunning squirrel: Kennen Supp

Guide by PhoenixianSlayer updated June 25, 2019
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8.5
8
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen | The Heart of the Tempest - Big Shawn's Mid Guide

Guide by Big Shawn updated October 20, 2019
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Korean Top AD Kennen - Super Duper Pikachu

Guide by Rcool64 updated June 28, 2019
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen Mid Damage Monster

Guide by Flimshady updated October 17, 2019
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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 12.23. 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 12.23: 7493 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 51 Games

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  • 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 57%

Win Rate 79 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
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 45%

Win Rate 915 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

Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 2832 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 1085 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 43%

Win Rate 65 Games

Flash Ghost

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 2136 Games

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  • 2

Trinket

Kennen's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 2761 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 635 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Trinket 44%

Win Rate 639 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Patch 12.23: 7495 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 77 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: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 45%

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: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

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

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1009 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 395 Games

Flash Teleport

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 715 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 365 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 151 Games

Cull Health Potion

Trinket

Kennen's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 966 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 255 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 266 Games

Oracle Lens
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Patch 12.23: 7497 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 57 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: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 78 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 181 Games

Flash Teleport

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 148 Games

Trinket

Kennen's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 196 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 53 Games

Oracle Lens
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Kennen's Luxury Items

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! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Kennen's Ability Order

Kennen's Best Ability Order 71%

Win Rate 17 Games

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! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

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

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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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