When using Focused Resolve, slow your opponents with Inner Flame or speed yourself up with Inspire if you're having trouble sticking to a target.
Gathering Fire rewards aggressive play. Look to land abilities and basic attacks on your opponent to lower Mantra's cooldown and stay on the offensive.
Don't be too conservative with Mantra. Gathering Fire is strongest in teamfights, making it easy to recharge Mantra multiple times.
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.
The stats provided here show some significant Karma against Kennen matchup statistics that can help us explain the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Karma’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kennen’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Karma may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Kennen. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.
Karma usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. Typically, she receives less damage than Kennen. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Karma usually fairs equally well when facing off against Kennen, with a 49.1% win rate. As a result, Karma makes an ok counter to Kennen.
While Karma does have a lower win rate than Kennen, when they face off with one another, Karma also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more difficult character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Karma into Kennen.
Furthermore, Karma also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kennen. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Karma vs Kennen matchups, Kennen is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Karma is a somewhat poor counter for Kennen. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Karma against Kennen.
To truly master Karma to counter Kennen during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Karma usually racks up a lot less CS as Kennen. Champions who on average don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Karma versus Kennen build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Chemtech Putrifier, and Shard of True Ice. When Karma incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better versus Kennen than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Karma had an average winrate of 49.1% battling Kennen with this build.
To have the best chance of beating Kennen as Karma, you should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Karma vs Kennen face-offs, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.1% win rate overall.
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