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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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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Best Winrate Tahm Kench Support Build

Build by FeeFromNorth updated January 22, 2021
7
6
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench ALL ROLES Guide [WIP] (Top/Mid/Jungle/ADC/Support

Build by Lost Robot updated April 17, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Yeni Tahm Kench Build

Build by Memati updated June 11, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

RIVER KENCH

Build by Guest updated January 29, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Toad things

Build by Guest updated November 19, 2020
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

THE TOAD

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

Duelist Tahm kench

Build by Guest updated October 18, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Mathematically Correct Kidnapper Kench

Build by fungling updated October 11, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench Sex0

Build by PonyoPez updated August 23, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

ICE FROG

Build by Guest updated August 4, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Terror of Jungle Tahm Kench

Build by HickDevil updated April 26, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Licker - Fun Tahm Kench Jungler

Build by Guest updated February 20, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench Top AD

Build by Guest updated January 25, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Unbench With The Unkillable Kench Build

Build by Guest updated January 18, 2021
6.3
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench the demon of very big tung

Build by Krankheit333 updated December 12, 2020
6.1
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

HOW TO TAH;

Build by Guest updated June 24, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Attack Speed Tahm Kench

Build by Guest updated February 10, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Rework Kench Build

Build by Sapps updated June 23, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

TAHM KENCH ALL LINE/JUNGLE S11

Build by Guest updated April 20, 2021
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Idk just kench´in

Build by Guest updated March 23, 2021
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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: 713903 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 15064 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 3510 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 65 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 25024 Games

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Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 6769 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 2037 Games

Ghost Teleport

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 31398 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 2218 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 45%

Win Rate 2106 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 30456 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 3514 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 3388 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Patch 13.1: 713903 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 1756 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 1107 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 46%

Win Rate 402 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 6717 Games

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Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 1984 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 93 Games

Exhaust Ignite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 7811 Games

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Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 908 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 1240 Games

Health Potion Steel Shoulderguards

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 8130 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 80 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 42%

Win Rate 1142 Games

Stealth Ward
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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 68%

Win Rate 196 Games

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Patch 13.1: 713904 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 997 Games

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  • 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 62%

Win Rate 58 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 57%

Win Rate 72 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 1474 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1588 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 54 Games

Ghost Ignite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 2526 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 58%

Win Rate 162 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 417 Games

Health Potion Relic Shield

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 2472 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 921 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 347 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 63%

Win Rate 181 Games

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Patch 13.1: 713907 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 1024 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 46%

Win Rate 247 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 51%

Win Rate 1371 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 134 Games

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 630 Games

Flash Ignite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 1811 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 143 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 108 Games

Health Potion Relic Shield

Trinket

Tahm Kench's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 2086 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 609 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 203 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 64%

Win Rate 211 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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