How to Win Ashe vs Kennen Counter Matchup Ashe is in the a tier of champions

Ashe vs Kennen

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

based on 1,208 Ashe vs Kennen matchups
Win Rate
55.8 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
0.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Kennen as Ashe resulted from an evaluation of 1208 ranked matches where both champs opposed each other. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Ashe encounters Kennen in only 0.7% of her rounds.

Ashe vs Kennen Matchup Summary

Ashe has done a great job of beating Kennen. On average, she wins a whopping 55.8% of the time the champs face each other in. In Ashe against Kennen matches, Ashe’s side is 0.2% more expected to get first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Kennen.

Best Ashe vs Kennen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsTear of the Goddess

Core Ashe Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowWit's EndGuinsoo's Rageblade

Optional Items

Chempunk ChainswordRunaan's HurricaneBlade of The Ruined KingPhantom Dancer

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryApproach Velocity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ashe's passive ability p
Ashe q ability q
Ashe w ability w
Ashe e ability e
Ashe's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Kennen as Ashe

Tips for Playing as Ashe against Kennen

Volley arrows are blocked by the first enemy they hit, so keep your distance to avoid having them all absorbed by enemy frontliners.

Hawkshot reveals units in brush. If a team fight is occuring in the jungle it can give you a significant advantage.

Try to fire Enchanted Crystal Arrow in the same direction enemies are moving, so it is more likely to hit.

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.

Ashe vs Kennen Counter Stats

Ashe Image
Win Rate
55.8 %
VS
Win Rate
44.2 %
Kennen Image
4.6
< Kills >
5.4
6.3
< Deaths >
5.9
11
< Assists >
6.2
1.06
< Killing Sprees >
1.23
108
< Minions Killed >
150
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.39
13,301
< Physical Damage >
2,273
3,142
< Magic Damage >
17,546
843
< True Damage >
801
17,286
< Damage Dealt >
20,621
18,089
< Damage Taken >
21,746
10,392
< Gold Earned >
10,944
2.2
< Towers >
1.77
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,795
< Total Healing >
2,434
11,976
< Experience >
13,888
35
< Vision Score >
18
14
< Wards Placed >
9
563
< Time Dealing CC >
61

How to Counter Kennen with Ashe in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some critical Ashe versus Kennen counter statistics that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. Ashe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kennen’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ashe may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Kennen. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Ashe typically has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Kennen. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ashe and Kennen

Damage Types Compared

Ashe
Kennen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ashe
Kennen

Who is Better, Ashe or Kennen?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ashe usually wins when trying to fight Kennen, with a 55.8% win rate. Therefore, Ashe makes a fantastic counter to Kennen.

While Ashe does have a much higher win rate than Kennen, when on opposite teams, Ashe also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more complex character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Ashe into Kennen.

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

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ashe vs Kennen matchups, Ashe is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Ashe is a great counter to Kennen. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Ashe against Kennen.

Additional Information for Ashe Players

How We Calculated Our Ashe vs Kennen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kennen as Ashe, we analyzed 1,208 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 Ashe 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Ashe to counter Kennen during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ashe usually picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Kennen. Champions who on average don't earn much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Ashe versus Kennen build consist of Immortal Shieldbow, Wit's End, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Ashe combined at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better vs. Kennen than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Ashe had an average winrate of 55.8% battling Kennen with this build.

To have the highest chance of defeating Kennen as Ashe, you should equip the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Biscuit Delivery, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Ashe vs Kennen LoL games, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 55.8% winrate overall.

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