Kassadin vs Janna Counter Build

How to Beat Janna as Kassadin


We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL rounds each and every week. Within our dataset, Kassadin engaged Janna in 5,439 matches. With so many games with Kassadin vs Janna provides us faith in our capability to produce enlightening data and a pro build to annihilate your foe.

This champ pairing is relatively rare. Kassadin encounters Janna in only 2.7% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Kassadin has done a below average job of beating Janna. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.0% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Kassadin against Janna matches, Kassadin’s side is 1.0% less expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Janna.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Kassadin Items to Counter Janna

The most important items to focus on in your Kassadin versus Janna build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Luden's Tempest. When Kassadin used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when facing Janna than with most other common builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Zhonya's Hourglass Item Luden's Tempest Item

Best Kassadin Runes to Counter Janna

To have the best chance of annihilating Janna as Kassadin, you should take the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes. Of all the rune sets players chose for Kassadin vs Janna matchups, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also included the top Janna runes to fend off Kassadin in order to help you interpret how she will probably be setup to try to beat you.

Best Kassadin Runes

Fleet Footwork Rune Fleet Footwork
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter

Best Janna Runes

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Celerity Rune Celerity
Scorch Rune Scorch
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood


The following tables clarify some critical Kassadin vs. Janna counter statistics that may help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Kassadin’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is less than Janna’s KDA ratio of 2.8, indicating that Kassadin may be less central to his team's team fighting capacity than Janna. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Kassadin Stats
7.8 2.1
Janna Stats


Kassadin Stats
5.9 5.4
Janna Stats


Kassadin Stats
5 13.2
Janna Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Kassadin Stats
3.7 0.8
Janna Stats

Damage Dealt

Kassadin Stats
19350 8967
Janna Stats

Damage Taken

Kassadin Stats
22195 13781
Janna Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Kassadin Stats
4.8 5.4
Janna Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Kassadin Stats
0.7 0.9
Janna Stats

Dragons Killed

Kassadin Stats
1.8 2
Janna Stats

Barons Killed

Kassadin Stats
0.4 0.4
Janna Stats

Gold Earned

Kassadin Stats
10910 7700
Janna Stats

Minions Killed

Kassadin Stats
144 18
Janna Stats

Kassadin often has a much larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, Kassadin takes more damage than Janna. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

In Kassadin vs Janna matchups, Kassadin typically gets much more CS than Janna. Champions who on average do not finish with a lot of minion kills usually don't require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale fully off their abilities alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to top the averages shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5439 Kassadin vs Janna 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 Janna as Kassadin 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.