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Tahm Kench Build Guides, Runes and Items

Tahm Kench The River King

Find the best Tahm Kench 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 Tahm Kench build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Tahm Kench's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 10 Builds
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

TAnhmy Kench ultra build

Build by Guest updated November 8, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm kench top

Build by Guest updated November 7, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

guia tahm kench top: runas, objetos, counters en español

Build by c999 updated November 5, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

anti malphite bye bye

Build by Guest updated November 4, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Carry the gamer with tahm. sett destroyer inmortal and damag

Build by Guest updated November 3, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

90% WIN RATE TAHM KENCH TOP. NEVER LOSE LANE UNLESS YOU ARE

Build by Guest updated October 31, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm kench build (TOP)

Build by ShinzoPL updated October 18, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Powerfull tahm

Build by Gnomers updated October 15, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench Attack speed and Life Steal

Build by MrJohn69 updated September 26, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

crack kench

Build by Guest updated September 25, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

AP Tahm Kench

Build by Guest updated September 23, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

OP Sup Tahm Kench (First 100 in world)

Build by WildPro updated September 22, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench Support but OP

Build by ahzebo updated September 21, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench el gordo tutuca

Build by Guest updated September 18, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Gordo tutuca

Build by Guest updated September 18, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

River Kench

Build by Guest updated September 18, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

So you wanna Carry with Kench ( Jg)

Build by KIngShakaa updated September 16, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench TOP / master 200lp

Build by Guest updated September 3, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Gusttas Secret Tahm Kench Top

Build by Guest updated August 28, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

God Kench - Top Lane Build

Build by EntxRecoil updated August 22, 2020
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Tahm Kench Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Tahm Kench we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Tahm Kench, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Tahm Kench this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.23. However, if you are a new Tahm Kench player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Tahm Kench!

Patch 12.22: 596627 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 4917 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Runes 58%

Win Rate 69 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 80 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 9731 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 3995 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 902 Games

Ghost Teleport

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 14042 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 43%

Win Rate 1377 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 13433 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 1591 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 1350 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Patch 12.22: 596627 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 79 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 914 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 176 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 3585 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 1267 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 41%

Win Rate 92 Games

Flash Heal

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 4290 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 4527 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 40%

Win Rate 571 Games

Stealth Ward
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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 66%

Win Rate 65 Games

  • 1
Patch 12.22: 596629 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 273 Games

  • 1
  • 2
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 55 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 511 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 714 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 69 Games

Ghost Teleport

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 1004 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 262 Games

Health Potion Relic Shield

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 45%

Win Rate 82 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 971 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 110 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 442 Games

Oracle Lens
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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 68%

Win Rate 53 Games

  • 1
Patch 12.22: 172444 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 57 Games

  • 1
  • 2
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Runes 44%

Win Rate 55 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 287 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 43%

Win Rate 132 Games

Exhaust Flash

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 0%

Win Rate Games

! 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.

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 61%

Win Rate 51 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 204 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 40%

Win Rate 234 Games

Stealth Ward
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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! 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.
Patch 12.22: 172439 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 160 Games

  • 1
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 196 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 44%

Win Rate 251 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 37%

Win Rate 114 Games

Flash Smite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 421 Games

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 472 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 42%

Win Rate 168 Games

Oracle Lens
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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 69%

Win Rate 36 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! 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.

Tahm Kench Counters

Learn Tahm Kench'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 Tahm Kench guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Tahm Kench Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Tahm Kench. 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.

Tahm Kench Skins

Tahm Kench's Abilities

Tahm Kench's An Acquired Taste
An Acquired Taste Tahm Kench's Passive Tahm Kench's Passive
Self
Tahm Kench's Passive
Tahm Kench's Passive
Attacks deal 8-60 (+2.5% of his bonus health) bonus magic damage. Against champions, they add a stack of An Acquired Taste for 5 seconds, up to 3 times.

At 3 stacks, Tongue Lash and Devour become empowered against that champion.
Q
Tahm Kench's Tongue Lash
Tongue Lash Tahm Kench's Q Ability
900
50 / 46 / 42 / 38 / 34
7 / 6.5 / 6 / 5.5 / 5
Deals 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 / 280 (+90% of ability power) magic damage to the first enemy hit and slows them by 50% for 2 seconds. On champion hit, heals Tahm for 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 +4 / 4.5 / 5 / 5.5 / 6% of his missing health and applies a stack of An Acquired Taste dealing 8 − 60 (depending on level) (+2.5% of his bonus health) as extra magic damage.

If that champion already had 3 stacks of An Acquired Taste, they will also be stunned for 1.5 seconds, consuming the stacks.

Activate Devour while your tongue is in midair to devour enemy champions who already have 3 stacks of An Acquired Taste from a distance when you hit them.
W
Tahm Kench's Abyssal Dive
Abyssal Dive Tahm Kench's W Ability
1200
60 / 75 / 90 / 105 / 120
21 / 20 / 19 / 18 / 17
Dive down and then re-appear at target location, dealing 100 / 135 / 170 / 205 / 240 (+125% of ability power) magic damage and knock up all enemies in an area for 1 second. Hitting at least one enemy champion refunds 40% of the cooldown and mana cost. Devoured allies can be taken along for the ride (but can always hop out early).
E
Tahm Kench's Thick Skin
Thick Skin Tahm Kench's E Ability
Self
0
3
Passive: 15 / 25 / 35 / 45 / 55% of damage Tahm Kench takes is stored by his Thick Skin, increased to 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65% if there are at least 2 nearby enemy champions. If Kench has not taken damage within 4 seconds, Thick Skin will rapidly be consumed to heal Tahm for 45 - 100% of its value (depending on level).

Active: Convert all your stored Thick Skin into a shield, lasting 2.5 seconds.
R
Tahm Kench's Devour
Devour Tahm Kench's Ultimate (R) Ability
250
100
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
Tahm Kench devours a champion for a few seconds. He can re-cast to spit them out.

Enemy Champions: Require 3 stacks of An Acquired Taste. Are devoured for up to 3 seconds and take 100 / 250 / 400 +15% (+5% per 100 ability power) of their max health as magic damage. Tahm Kench is slowed by 40% and grounded during this effect.

Ally Champions: Are devoured for up to 3 seconds and are granted 400 / 500 / 600 (+100% of ability power) shield for up to 2.5 seconds after being spit out. Allies can also choose to exit early. Tahm Kench is grounded during this effect, but can cast Abyssal Dive and gains 40% movement speed for 3 seconds.

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