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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 S14 Patch 14.8. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Kennen build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Kennen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 8 Builds
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

[8.16] [Solo Q] Naruto shuriken [ADC & Top]

Build by wyciagarka updated August 25, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

[S8] Explosive Sustain Kennen Mid

Build by Nestun updated August 4, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen for people who dont play kennen and are bronze trash

Build by Dramps updated July 15, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen Build By Gimme5Tacos 8.12

Build by Gimme5Tacos updated June 24, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Build para kennen

Build by Lukan0 updated June 22, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

RUN RUN RUN

Build by ArgieTK updated June 13, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen ADC Actually good

Build by gitis updated April 21, 2018
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen Glacial Augment Off ADC

Build by rekkatsu updated April 28, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

One For All Kennen (Support-AD-AP-JGL-TANK)

Build by gitis updated April 8, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

[8.3] AD Kennen, Great Splitpusher and Duelist! [TOP] [+Matc

Build by Mitteorn updated February 21, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Silent but Deadly

Build by Crrados updated February 21, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

APD Kennen

Build by CMations updated February 2, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

HU Kennen guide

Build by GetTheBoo updated January 7, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

The Devil Kennen

Build by Legit Beam updated January 7, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

ADC Kennen IS the bomb

Build by TheBlackleg updated January 2, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

ADC Kennen is still alive ! [7.24]

Build by D4bLk0 updated December 11, 2017
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kennen AD build (top)

Build by BlackIkatsu updated November 28, 2017
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

Kawabi's Guide - Kennen AP - Ultimate [7.22] [Season 8]

Build by rntkakashi updated November 8, 2017
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

ADC Kennen

Build by CODE Sora E-Sports updated November 17, 2017
Season 7 Guides
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LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide
LoL Champion Kennen Build Guide

S7 Ken Bone Guide, Mid/Top

Guide by PleaseClap12 updated December 21, 2016
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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 14.8. 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!

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Patch 14.8: 12,897 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 40% Pickrate

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 22% Pickrate

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 21% Pickrate

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 91% Pickrate

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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 6% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 44%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 65% Pickrate

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Kennen's Core Items

Kennen's Best Core Items 54%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

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Patch 14.8: 12,897 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 55% Pickrate

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 57% Pickrate

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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 40% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 57% Pickrate

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Kennen's Core Items

Kennen's Best Core Items 55%

Win Rate 9% Pickrate

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Patch 14.8: 12,897 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kennen's Runes

Kennen's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 34% Pickrate

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Runes 39%

Win Rate 26% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Kennen's Summoner Spells

Kennen's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 79% Pickrate

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Second Best

Kennen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 43%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Kennen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 36%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Kennen's Starters

Kennen's Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 90% Pickrate

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Kennen's Core Items

Kennen's Best Core Items 36%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

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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
7 / 6.25 / 5.5 / 4.75 / 4
Kennen throws a shuriken, dealing 75 / 125 / 175 / 225 / 275 (+85% 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
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 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
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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