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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 13.1. 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!

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Build by GinWinsky updated June 30, 2016
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Build by ManniMaster updated June 27, 2016
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Build by ProffSjommis38 updated June 13, 2016
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Build by ProffSjommis38 updated June 13, 2016
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Build by ManniMaster1 updated May 28, 2016
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Build by ddman updated May 24, 2016
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Build by Nictex updated May 13, 2016
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Build by fabkuk69 updated April 26, 2016
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Build by Guest updated April 25, 2016
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Build by Kai the Kubist updated April 11, 2016
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Build by Guest updated April 3, 2016
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Build by Guest updated March 27, 2016
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Build by chunhao updated March 20, 2016
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"Boy,the jungle's one river!" Devourer Tahm kench

Build by Chris Huang updated March 15, 2016
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Build by Guest updated March 5, 2016
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Build by TheFluffyOne29 updated February 29, 2016
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Build by Guest updated February 18, 2016
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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 13.1. 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 13.1: 542304 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 13706 Games

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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 46%

Win Rate 3144 Games

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: Revitalize
Revitalize

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 60 Games

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: Revitalize
Revitalize

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 49%

Win Rate 22738 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 6247 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 1892 Games

Ghost Teleport

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 28583 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 2053 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 45%

Win Rate 2038 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 27829 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 3220 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 3076 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Patch 13.1: 542309 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 1629 Games

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  • 3
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 48%

Win Rate 1018 Games

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

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 356 Games

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: Revitalize
Revitalize

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 6212 Games

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Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 1842 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 58%

Win Rate 88 Games

Exhaust Ignite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 7220 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 834 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 1129 Games

Health Potion Steel Shoulderguards

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 7505 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 73 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 42%

Win Rate 1067 Games

Stealth Ward
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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 68%

Win Rate 182 Games

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Patch 13.1: 542314 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 886 Games

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  • 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 63%

Win Rate 56 Games

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

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 58%

Win Rate 96 Games

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

Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 1323 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 1481 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 53 Games

Ghost Ignite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 2301 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 59%

Win Rate 157 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 388 Games

Health Potion Relic Shield

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 2272 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 858 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 313 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 63%

Win Rate 170 Games

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Patch 13.1: 542318 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 932 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 45%

Win Rate 222 Games

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: Revitalize
Revitalize

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

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 50%

Win Rate 1248 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 587 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 119 Games

Teleport Ignite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 1649 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 139 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 102 Games

Health Potion Relic Shield

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 1926 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 560 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 185 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 64%

Win Rate 196 Games

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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) (+2% ability power per 100 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 (+100% 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 plus 5 / 5.5 / 6 / 6.5 / 7% of his missing health and applies a stack of An Acquired Taste dealing 8−60 (+2.5% of his bonus health) as extra magic damage (depending on level).

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 (+150% 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 / 23 / 31 / 39 / 47% of damage Tahm Kench takes is stored by his Thick Skin, increased to 42 / 44 / 46 / 48 / 50% 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 plus 15% (+7% 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 which decays by 50 health every 0.25 seconds after Devour has ended until it's gone. 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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