How to Win Kayn vs Gragas Counter Matchup Kayn is in the s tier of champions

Kayn vs Gragas

How to Beat Gragas as Kayn in LoL Gragas is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Assassin
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Gragas as Kayn

based on 1,323 Kayn vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
54.8 %
K/D/A
2.44
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League games that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Gragas as Kayn came out of an examination of 1323 ranked matches where both champions opposed each other. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Kayn fights Gragas in only 1.2% of his rounds.

Kayn vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Kayn has done a great job of beating Gragas. Normally, he wins a terrific 54.8% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Kayn versus Gragas matches, Kayn’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Gragas.

Best Kayn vs Gragas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsIronspike Whip

Core Kayn Items

~22 Mins
Prowler's ClawMuramanaSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusBlack CleaverSpirit VisageDeath's Dance

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningRevitalize
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Kayn's passive ability p
Kayn q ability q
Kayn w ability w
Kayn e ability e
Kayn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Gragas as Kayn

Tips for Playing as Kayn against Gragas

Look at the line-up of both your team and the enemy's team when picking your form.

Remember that nearby enemies can see which wall you're in.

Advice to Win Against Gragas

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Kayn vs Gragas Counter Stats

Kayn Image
Win Rate
54.8 %
VS
Win Rate
45.2 %
Gragas Image
7.1
< Kills >
4.9
6.1
< Deaths >
5.5
7.8
< Assists >
7.7
1.6
< Killing Sprees >
1.11
41
< Minions Killed >
117
1.44
< Dragons Killed >
0.38
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.36
18,322
< Physical Damage >
1,612
530
< Magic Damage >
16,587
1,298
< True Damage >
933
20,151
< Damage Dealt >
19,133
36,253
< Damage Taken >
29,120
12,249
< Gold Earned >
10,516
1.39
< Towers >
1.37
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
14,992
< Total Healing >
10,414
13,893
< Experience >
13,484
20
< Vision Score >
21
5
< Wards Placed >
9
286
< Time Dealing CC >
394

How to Counter Gragas with Kayn in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several vital Kayn vs. Gragas counter statistics that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Kayn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Gragas’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Kayn may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Gragas..

Kayn often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives more damage than Gragas. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kayn and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Kayn
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kayn
Gragas

Who is Better, Kayn or Gragas?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Kayn usually wins when facing off against Gragas, with a 54.8% win rate. Therefore, Kayn makes a great counter to Gragas.

While Kayn does have a much higher winrate than Gragas, when on opposite teams, Kayn also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Kayn into Gragasas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Kayn also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gragas. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kayn vs Gragas matchups, Kayn is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Kayn is a great counter for Gragas. Focus your tactics on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Kayn against Gragas.

Additional Information for Kayn Players

How We Calculated Our Kayn vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Kayn, we analyzed 1,323 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 Gragas as Kayn 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 Kayn in order to counter Gragas during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kayn most often racks up less CS compared to Gragas. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Kayn versus Gragas build include Prowler's Claw, Muramana, and Serylda's Grudge. When Kayn included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs. Gragas than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Kayn had an average winrate of 54.8% when countering Gragas with this build.

To have the highest probability of crushing Gragas as Kayn, Kayn players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Kayn vs Gragas fights, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 54.8% win rate overall.

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