Kalista vs Kayn Counter Build

How to Win Kalista vs Kayn Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Kayn as Kalista in LoL

How to Beat Kayn as Kalista

3,592 Kalista vs Kayn Matchups Analyzed

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League matches that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Kayn as Kalista resulted from an examination of 3592 ranked rounds where both champions faced each other. This particular champion matchup is somewhat uncommon. Kalista is forced to battle against Kayn in only 6.6% of her rounds.

Unfortunately, Kalista has done a below average job of beating Kayn. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.4% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Kalista vs Kayn matches, Kalista’s team is 0.2% more expected to earn first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood against Kayn.

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Best Kalista Items to Counter Kayn

The ideal items to use in your Kalista versus Kayn build include Immortal Shieldbow, Bloodthirster, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Kalista combined at least these three items in her build, she performed much better versus Kayn than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Kalista boasted an average winrate of 63.3% when playing against Kayn with these items in her kit.

Best Kalista Runes to Counter Kayn

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Kayn as Kalista, you should use the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Kalista vs Kayn fights, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.2% winrate overall.

We have also included the top Kayn runes to duel Kalista to help you infer how he will probably be played to try to beat your champion.


7.6 | Kalista Kayn | 7.3


6.4 | Kalista Kayn | 6.1


6.7 | Kalista Kayn | 7.8

Kalista vs Kayn Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here highlight some valuable Kalista versus Kayn counter stats that may help you realize the differences between the pair. As an example, Kalista’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is nearly equal to Kayn’s ratio of 2.5, demonstrating that Kalista may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Kayn..

Kalista normally has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives less damage than Kayn. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

In Kalista vs Kayn matchups, Kalista usually tallies many more minion kills than Kayn. Champs who on average don't earn a lot of minion kills usually do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale easily off their abilities and first items alone. Although, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as ADCs, typically must have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to top the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.71 | Kalista Kayn | 1.68

Largest Multi-Kill

1.63 | Kalista Kayn | 1.53

Damage Dealt

17,839 | Kalista Kayn | 17,584

Damage Taken

20,454 | Kalista Kayn | 32,986

Healing Done

4,498 | Kalista Kayn | 14,595

Vision Score

19 | Kalista Kayn | 18

Gold Earned

11,785 | Kalista Kayn | 11,384

Minions Killed

160 | Kalista Kayn | 39

Dragons Killed

0.35 | Kalista Kayn | 1.28

Barons Killed

0.15 | Kalista Kayn | 0.23


2.34 | Kalista Kayn | 1.31


0.49 | Kalista Kayn | 0.39

CC Duration (sec)

149 | Kalista Kayn | 268

Experience Earned

11,888 | Kalista Kayn | 12,948

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,592 Kalista vs Kayn 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 Kayn as Kalista 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.