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.
Annie's summoned bear, Tibbers, burns opposing units around himself. Try to keep your distance from him after he's been summoned.
Summoner Smite can be used to help take down Tibbers.
Keep an eye out for a white, swirling power around Annie. It means she's ready to unleash her stun.
The stat comparisons provided here highlight some influential Kennen vs. Annie counter statistics that can help us understand the differences between these two champions. For instance, Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Annie’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Annie..
Kennen normally has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes more damage than Annie. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Kennen usually loses when trying to fight Annie, with a 47.2% win rate. Thus, Kennen makes a poor counter to Annie.
While Kennen does have a lower win rate than Annie, when on opposite teams, Kennen also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Kennen into Annie.
Moreover, Kennen also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Annie. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Annie matchups, Annie is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Kennen is a terribly counter to Annie. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Kennen against Annie.
If you would like to truly master Kennen to counter Annie during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Kennen often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Annie. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.
The most important items to have in your Kennen versus Annie build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Kennen combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better against Annie than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Kennen had an average winrate of 47.2% battling Annie with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest chance of beating Annie as Kennen, you should use the Summon Aery, Nimbus Cloak, Transcendence, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Kennen vs Annie fights, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 47.2% winrate overall.
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