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

Kennen vs Blitzcrank

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

How to Beat Blitzcrank as Kennen

based on 600 Kennen vs Blitzcrank matchups
Win Rate
50.7 %
K/D/A
2.07
Pick Rate
3.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each and every week. In our dataset, Kennen faced Blitzcrank 600 times. Including so many matchups for Kennen versus Blitzcrank provides us confidence in our capability to provide informative data and a solid build to destroy your opponent. This pairing is relatively rare. Kennen fights Blitzcrank in only 3.7% of his matches.

Kennen vs Blitzcrank Matchup Summary

Kennen has done a ok job of countering Blitzcrank. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.7% of games the champs face each other in. In Kennen versus Blitzcrank rounds, Kennen’s side is 0.3% less likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood versus Blitzcrank.

Best Kennen vs Blitzcrank Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsHextech Alternator

Core Kennen Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Shadowflame

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

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
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
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Blitzcrank as Kennen

Tips for Playing as Kennen against Blitzcrank

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 Blitzcrank

Blitzcrank's passive Mana Barrier grants him a shield when he is low on health.

Staying behind creeps can prevent you from being Rocket Grabbed. Blitzcrank's Rocket Grab only pulls the first enemy target it encounters.

Kennen vs Blitzcrank Counter Stats

Kennen Image
Win Rate
50.7 %
VS
Win Rate
49.3 %
Blitzcrank Image
6
< Kills >
2.4
6.1
< Deaths >
6.4
6.6
< Assists >
12.8
1.42
< Killing Sprees >
0.45
150
< Minions Killed >
32
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.4
2,043
< Physical Damage >
2,289
17,293
< Magic Damage >
5,141
709
< True Damage >
792
20,046
< Damage Dealt >
8,224
19,310
< Damage Taken >
19,962
10,927
< Gold Earned >
7,881
1.93
< Towers >
1.35
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0
1,928
< Total Healing >
1,512
13,844
< Experience >
10,267
18
< Vision Score >
47
8
< Wards Placed >
23
59
< Time Dealing CC >
213

How to Counter Blitzcrank with Kennen in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several important Kennen vs. Blitzcrank matchup stats that may help us figure out the distinctions between the pair. Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Blitzcrank’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Blitzcrank. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Kennen typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Blitzcrank. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kennen and Blitzcrank

Damage Types Compared

Kennen
Blitzcrank
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kennen
Blitzcrank

Who is Better, Kennen or Blitzcrank?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Kennen usually fairs equally well when taking on Blitzcrank, with a 50.7% win rate. Therefore, Kennen makes an ok counter to Blitzcrank.

While Kennen does have a higher win rate than Blitzcrank, when facing one another, Kennen also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Kennen into Blitzcrank.

Additionally, Kennen has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Blitzcrank. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Blitzcrank matchups, Kennen is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Kennen is a decent counter for Blitzcrank. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Kennen against Blitzcrank.

Additional Information for Kennen Players

How We Calculated Our Kennen vs Blitzcrank Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Blitzcrank as Kennen, we analyzed 600 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 Blitzcrank 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

To truly master Kennen to counter Blitzcrank during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kennen often gets much more CS as Blitzcrank. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to have in your Kennen versus Blitzcrank build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Kennen bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Blitzcrank than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Kennen boasted an average win rate of 50.7% battling Blitzcrank with this build.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Blitzcrank as Kennen, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Kennen vs Blitzcrank counter picks, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.7% winrate overall.

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