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

Kennen vs Lee Sin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Kennen in LoL Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions
Mage Marksman
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How to Beat Lee Sin as Kennen

based on 422 Kennen vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
55.9 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League of Legends rounds each week. In our database, Kennen did battle with Lee Sin 422 times. Including so many games with Kennen versus Lee Sin provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to prepare enlightening stats and a supported build to crush Lee Sin. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Kennen is forced to battle against Lee Sin in only 2.7% of his games.

Kennen vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Kennen has done a great job of beating Lee Sin. Typically, he wins a fantastic 55.9% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Kennen against Lee Sin rounds, Kennen’s team is 0.3% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Lee Sin.

Best Kennen vs Lee Sin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

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

Sorcery Summon Aery Nimbus CloakTranscendenceScorch
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate 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
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Lee Sin as Kennen

Tips for Playing as Kennen against Lee Sin

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 Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Kennen vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Kennen Image
Win Rate
55.9 %
VS
Win Rate
44.1 %
Lee Sin Image
5.6
< Kills >
6.8
5.5
< Deaths >
6.4
6.8
< Assists >
8.4
1.29
< Killing Sprees >
1.51
155
< Minions Killed >
38
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
1.45
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.4
2,333
< Physical Damage >
12,120
18,208
< Magic Damage >
2,554
921
< True Damage >
817
21,462
< Damage Dealt >
15,492
20,733
< Damage Taken >
30,939
11,266
< Gold Earned >
11,418
2.16
< Towers >
1.45
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.27
2,367
< Total Healing >
8,795
14,145
< Experience >
12,886
21
< Vision Score >
23
9
< Wards Placed >
12
65
< Time Dealing CC >
403

How to Counter Lee Sin with Kennen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several significant Kennen versus Lee Sin matchup stats that may help you realize the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lee Sin’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Lee Sin..

Kennen typically has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. On average, he takes less damage than Lee Sin. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kennen and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Kennen
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kennen
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Kennen or Lee Sin?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Kennen usually wins when taking on Lee Sin, with a 55.9% win rate. Therefore, Kennen makes a fantastic counter for Lee Sin.

While Kennen does have a much higher win rate than Lee Sin, when on opposite teams, Kennen also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Kennen into Lee Sin.

Moreover, Kennen also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Lee Sin matchups, Kennen is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Kennen is a great counter to Lee Sin. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Kennen against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Kennen Players

How We Calculated Our Kennen vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Kennen, we analyzed 422 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 Lee Sin 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 to counter Lee Sin during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kennen most often picks up much more CS as Lee Sin. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Kennen versus Lee Sin build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Kennen used at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Lee Sin than with many other common item sets. In fact, Kennen boasted an average winrate of 55.9% battling Lee Sin with this build.

To have the best chance of beating Lee Sin as Kennen, you should use the Summon Aery, Nimbus Cloak, Transcendence, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Kennen vs Lee Sin face-offs, this blending of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 55.9% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lee Sin as Kennen are shown for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu at the top of this page.