How to Win Akshan vs Kennen Counter Matchup Akshan is in the b tier of champions

Akshan vs Kennen

How to Beat Kennen as Akshan in LoL Kennen is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Kennen as Akshan

based on 333 Akshan vs Kennen matchups
Win Rate
57.1 %
K/D/A
2.28
Pick Rate
0.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Akshan engaged Kennen in 333 matches. Using so many matchups for Akshan vs Kennen provides us a lot of faith in our capability to prepare actionable statistics and a supported build to defeat Kennen. This pairing is relatively rare. Akshan has to counter Kennen in only 0.7% of their rounds.

Akshan vs Kennen Matchup Summary

Akshan has done a great job of beating Kennen. On average, they wins a whopping 57.1% of games the champs face each other in. In Akshan against Kennen games, Akshan’s side is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that they most likely will be able to get first blood versus Kennen.

Best Akshan vs Kennen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordNoonquiver

Core Akshan Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Akshan to level up q
>
Second ability for Akshan to level up e
>
Last skill for Akshan to max out w

Runes

Precision Press the Attack Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Resolve Shield BashBone Plating
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Akshan's passive ability p
Akshan q ability q
Akshan w ability w
Akshan e ability e
Akshan's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Kennen as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Kennen

Raising an eyebrow in the face of danger, Akshan fights evil with dashing charisma, righteous vengeance, and a conspicuous lack of shirts. He is highly skilled in the art of stealth combat, able to evade the eyes of his enemies and reappear when they least expect him. With a keen sense of justice and a legendary death-reversing weapon, he rights the wrongs of Runeterra's many scoundrels while living by his own moral code: “Don't be an ass.”

Advice to Win Against Kennen

Kennen is flimsy by nature - turn and attack him if he gets careless with Lightning Rush.

Consider playing a bit more cautiously around Kennen when you have a Mark of the Storm debuff. If he hits you with 3 Marks of the Storm, you will get stunned.

Akshan vs Kennen Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
57.1 %
VS
Win Rate
42.9 %
Kennen Image
8
< Kills >
5
6
< Deaths >
5.9
5.7
< Assists >
6.5
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.13
163
< Minions Killed >
150
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.42
16,441
< Physical Damage >
2,063
2,733
< Magic Damage >
16,523
2,206
< True Damage >
671
21,381
< Damage Dealt >
19,259
20,143
< Damage Taken >
20,731
12,389
< Gold Earned >
10,633
2.34
< Towers >
1.83
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,861
< Total Healing >
2,228
13,777
< Experience >
13,603
19
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
9
36
< Time Dealing CC >
57

How to Counter Kennen with Akshan in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here underscore several significant Akshan against Kennen matchup statistics that can help us distinguish the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kennen’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting capability than Kennen. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Akshan usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than their counter does. Typically, they receives a similar amount of damage to Kennen. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Akshan and Kennen

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Kennen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Kennen

Who is Better, Akshan or Kennen?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akshan usually wins when trying to fight Kennen, with a 57.1% win rate. Thus, Akshan makes a fantastic counter to Kennen.

While Akshan does have a much higher winrate than Kennen, when on opposite teams, Akshan also has a much lower learning curve that makes them a less challenging character to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Akshan into Kennen.

Furthermore, Akshan also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kennen. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Kennen matchups, Akshan is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Akshan is a great counter to Kennen. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Akshan against Kennen.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Kennen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kennen as Akshan, we analyzed 333 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Kennen as Akshan comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Akshan in order to counter Kennen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan usually accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Kennen. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Akshan versus Kennen build include Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Akshan included at least these three pieces in their build, they performed significantly better when facing Kennen than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Akshan had an average winrate of 57.1% battling Kennen with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of beating Kennen as Akshan, you should take the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Akshan vs Kennen counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 57.1% winrate overall.

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