The best champions not in lane to counter Kayn include Zeri, Kalista, and Aphelios. These champs are all great at countering Kayn with win rates over 54%. Even if these Kayn counter picks are not played opposite your position, it's not smart to play him into one of these matchups. They will usually destroy Kayn.
Yet, if the enemy team brings either Gragas or Lillia, Kayn mains should strongly consider selecting him, as he easily wins against these selections with win rates over 52% against both ofthem.
You can see a visual indicator when Kayn is traveling through terrain near you.
Kayn counters squishy champions. He is weak against tanky champs with CC. If you are a tank, cover your carries!
Pressure Kayn early on. He is weak before he transforms into his final form.
Hard CC will end Shadow Step immediately.
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The Kayn counter matchups shown below include data from Silver+ tiers and champions in all positions. Click an individual Kayn matchup to see a detailed build, stats, and advice to win your next fight. You will also have the opportunity to further refine your tier selection.