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.
Nasus is prone to being kited. Try not to engage him at full Health.
Max rank Wither is a very effective counter to Attack Damage characters, so try to avoid getting caught alone by it.
While transformed by his ultimate, Nasus is stronger than most champions in the League. Engage him only if you have a clear advantage.
The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some strategic Kennen versus Nasus counter stats that may help us figure out the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. As an example, Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nasus’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Nasus..
Kennen often has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Nasus. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Kennen usually loses when playing against Nasus, with a 47.2% win rate. Therefore, Kennen makes a bad counter to Nasus.
While Kennen does have a lower win rate than Nasus, when facing one another, Kennen also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging champ to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Kennen into Nasus.
Furthermore, Kennen has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nasus. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Nasus matchups, Nasus is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Kennen is a bad counter to Nasus. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Kennen against Nasus.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Kennen in order to counter Nasus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Kennen usually accumulates a similar amount of CS as Nasus. Champions who typically don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The top items to use in your Kennen versus Nasus build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Morellonomicon. When Kennen used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Nasus than with most other common item sets. In fact, Kennen had an average win rate of 47.2% battling Nasus with this counter build.
To have the highest probability of crushing Nasus 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 builds we have analyed for Kennen vs Nasus matchups, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 47.2% winrate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Nasus as Kennen are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to a distinct division, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.