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

Kayn vs Master Yi

How to Beat Master Yi as Kayn in LoL Master Yi is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Master Yi as Kayn

based on 5,560 Kayn vs Master Yi matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
2.31
Pick Rate
4.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League games every week. Within our database, Kayn faced Master Yi 5560 times. Using so many matchups for Kayn versus Master Yi gives us confidence in our capacity to produce enlightening data and a supported build to destroy your foe. This counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Kayn encounters Master Yi in only 4.9% of his matches.

Kayn vs Master Yi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kayn has done a awful job of beating Master Yi. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.4% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Kayn versus Master Yi matches, Kayn’s team is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Master Yi.

Best Kayn vs Master Yi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessIronspike Whip

Core Kayn Items

~22 Mins
Prowler's ClawYoumuu's GhostbladeEdge of Night

Optional Items

Serylda's GrudgeMuramanaBlack CleaverSpirit Visage

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

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearFuture's MarketCosmic Insight
Domination Sudden ImpactTreasure Hunter
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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Master Yi as Kayn

Tips for Playing as Kayn against Master Yi

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 Master Yi

Meditate is an effective method of healing damage over time, but Master Yi is susceptible to coordinated team ganks early in the game.

Although Master Yi cannot be slowed while using Highlander, other disables can stop him in his tracks.

If Master Yi tries to farm with Alpha Strike, hit him a few times so he has to use mana with Meditate to heal.

Kayn vs Master Yi Counter Stats

Kayn Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Master Yi Image
7.2
< Kills >
9.3
6.5
< Deaths >
7.2
7.8
< Assists >
5.4
1.64
< Killing Sprees >
2.14
42
< Minions Killed >
44
1.36
< Dragons Killed >
1.73
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.46
16,919
< Physical Damage >
13,438
549
< Magic Damage >
493
1,198
< True Damage >
7,965
18,667
< Damage Dealt >
21,897
34,903
< Damage Taken >
29,314
12,090
< Gold Earned >
12,978
1.3
< Towers >
1.74
0.25
< Baron Takedowns >
0.43
13,664
< Total Healing >
8,148
13,875
< Experience >
14,055
19
< Vision Score >
20
5
< Wards Placed >
6
268
< Time Dealing CC >
200

How to Counter Master Yi with Kayn in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several valuable Kayn versus Master Yi matchup statistics that can help us interpret the differences between the two. As an example, Kayn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Master Yi’s ratio of NaN, showing that Kayn may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Master Yi..

Kayn usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives more damage than Master Yi. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kayn and Master Yi

Damage Types Compared

Kayn
Master Yi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kayn
Master Yi

Who is Better, Kayn or Master Yi?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Kayn usually loses when taking on Master Yi, with a 46.4% win rate. As a result, Kayn makes a bad counter for Master Yi.

While Kayn does have a lower winrate compared to Master Yi, when they face off with one another, Kayn also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champ to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Kayn into Master Yias his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Kayn has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Master Yi. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Kayn vs Master Yi matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Kayn is a bad counter for Master Yi. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Kayn against Master Yi.

Additional Information for Kayn Players

How We Calculated Our Kayn vs Master Yi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Master Yi as Kayn, we analyzed 5,560 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 Master Yi 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Kayn in order to counter Master Yi during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kayn most often gets a similar amount of CS relative to Master Yi. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Kayn versus Master Yi build include Prowler's Claw, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Edge of Night. When Kayn incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Master Yi than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Kayn boasted an average win rate of 46.4% when countering Master Yi with this build.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Master Yi as Kayn, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Cosmic Insight, Sudden Impact, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Kayn vs Master Yi clashes, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 46.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Master Yi as Kayn are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.