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

Kennen vs Jayce

How to Beat Jayce as Kennen in LoL Jayce is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Jayce as Kennen

based on 148 Kennen vs Jayce matchups
Win Rate
51.4 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
0.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Jayce as Kennen resulted from an examination of 148 ranked rounds where both champions opposed one another. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Kennen is forced to battle against Jayce in only 0.9% of his matches.

Kennen vs Jayce Matchup Summary

Kennen has done a decent job of countering Jayce. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.4% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Kennen versus Jayce rounds, Kennen’s team is 0.1% less probable to get first blood. This indicates that he probably won't get first blood versus Jayce.

Best Kennen vs Jayce Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeHextech Alternator

Core Kennen Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

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 CelerityGathering 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
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Jayce as Kennen

Tips for Playing as Kennen against Jayce

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 Jayce

Jayce is strong in the early game. If he gains the advantage, play defensively.

If you see Jayce drop his Acceleration Gate, be careful, he is probably about to cast Shock Blast.

Jayce can attack in melee or at range. Pay attention to his stance and weapon color to know how he is going to attack.

Kennen vs Jayce Counter Stats

Kennen Image
Win Rate
51.4 %
VS
Win Rate
48.6 %
Jayce Image
5.7
< Kills >
7
6
< Deaths >
6.8
7.8
< Assists >
6.5
1.39
< Killing Sprees >
1.66
159
< Minions Killed >
185
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.53
2,124
< Physical Damage >
19,903
17,770
< Magic Damage >
3,834
776
< True Damage >
1,026
20,670
< Damage Dealt >
24,764
22,894
< Damage Taken >
22,237
11,475
< Gold Earned >
13,063
2.11
< Towers >
2.67
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,642
< Total Healing >
2,687
14,372
< Experience >
15,084
20
< Vision Score >
22
9
< Wards Placed >
9
63
< Time Dealing CC >
149

How to Counter Jayce with Kennen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some strategic Kennen versus Jayce matchup statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between the two. As an example, Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Jayce’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Jayce..

Kennen usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Jayce. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kennen and Jayce

Damage Types Compared

Kennen
Jayce
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kennen
Jayce

Who is Better, Kennen or Jayce?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Kennen usually wins when facing off against Jayce, with a 51.4% win rate. As a result, Kennen makes a good counter for Jayce.

While Kennen does have a higher winrate compared to Jayce, when facing one another, Kennen also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Kennen into Jayce.

Furthermore, Kennen has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Jayce. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Jayce matchups, Kennen is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Kennen is a decent counter for Jayce. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Kennen against Jayce.

Additional Information for Kennen Players

How We Calculated Our Kennen vs Jayce Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jayce as Kennen, we analyzed 148 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 Jayce 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 learn all of the intricacies of Kennen in order to counter Jayce during both the early game 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 by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kennen typically accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Jayce. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Kennen versus Jayce build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Kennen bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better versus Jayce than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Kennen boasted an average winrate of 51.4% when playing against Jayce with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Jayce as Kennen, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Gathering Storm, and Celerity runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Kennen vs Jayce fights, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.4% winrate overall.

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