How to Win Kennen vs Aatrox Counter Matchup Kennen is in the b tier of champions

Kennen vs Aatrox

How to Beat Aatrox as Kennen in LoL Aatrox is in the a tier of champions
Mage Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Aatrox as Kennen

based on 710 Kennen vs Aatrox matchups
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
1.92
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League rounds that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Aatrox as Kennen came out of an evaluation of 710 ranked games where both champions faced off against one another. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Kennen fights Aatrox in only 2.5% of his rounds.

Kennen vs Aatrox Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kennen has done a dismal job of countering Aatrox. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.4% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Kennen against Aatrox games, Kennen’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood against Aatrox.

Best Kennen vs Aatrox Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsHextech Alternator

Core Kennen Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

ShadowflameMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Nimbus CloakTranscendenceScorch
Domination Taste of BloodRavenous Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Kennen's passive ability p
Kennen q ability q
Kennen w ability w
Kennen e ability e
Kennen's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Aatrox as Kennen

Tips for Playing as Kennen against Aatrox

You can stun your opponents by inflicting 3 Marks of the Storm upon them.

Lightning Rush can be used to initiate fights with its Energy return component, allowing him to use other abilities afterward.

You can land an initial Mark of the Storm debuff on an opponent with Thundering Shuriken, and then add to it with Electrical Surge.

Advice to Win Against Aatrox

Aatrox's Infernal Chains are easier to exit when running towards the sides or at Aatrox.

Keep your distance when Aatrox uses his Ultimate to prevent him from reviving.

Aatrox's attacks are very telegraphed, so use the time to dodge the hit zones.

Kennen vs Aatrox Counter Stats

Kennen Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Aatrox Image
5.1
< Kills >
5.4
6
< Deaths >
5.4
6.4
< Assists >
5.9
1.15
< Killing Sprees >
1.21
146
< Minions Killed >
152
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.45
2,014
< Physical Damage >
16,159
17,111
< Magic Damage >
58
573
< True Damage >
545
19,698
< Damage Dealt >
16,763
18,906
< Damage Taken >
32,318
10,329
< Gold Earned >
10,912
1.82
< Towers >
2.13
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,724
< Total Healing >
11,078
13,233
< Experience >
13,812
19
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
56
< Time Dealing CC >
231

How to Counter Aatrox with Kennen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several important Kennen against Aatrox counter statistics that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Aatrox’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Aatrox..

Kennen often has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Aatrox. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Kennen and Aatrox

Damage Types Compared

Kennen
Aatrox
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kennen
Aatrox

Who is Better, Kennen or Aatrox?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Kennen usually fairs equally well when taking on Aatrox, with a 49.4% win rate. As a result, Kennen makes an ok counter for Aatrox.

While Kennen does have a lower win rate compared to Aatrox, when they face off with one another, Kennen also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Kennen into Aatrox.

Furthermore, Kennen has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Aatrox. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Aatrox matchups, Aatrox is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Kennen is a somewhat poor counter for Aatrox. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Kennen against Aatrox.

Additional Information for Kennen Players

How We Calculated Our Kennen vs Aatrox Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aatrox as Kennen, we analyzed 710 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 Aatrox as Kennen 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 truly master Kennen to counter Aatrox during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kennen typically accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Aatrox. Champions who typically don't get much CS often don't need 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, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Kennen versus Aatrox build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Kennen used at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting Aatrox than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Kennen had an average win rate of 49.4% battling Aatrox with this build.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Aatrox as Kennen, you should take the Summon Aery, Nimbus Cloak, Transcendence, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Kennen vs Aatrox face-offs, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Aatrox as Kennen are presented for all ranked divisions. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you can use the selection menu at the top of this page.