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.
Pay particular attention to when his Defensive Ball Curl is off. Rammus has much lower stats than a normal tank when he's out of the stance.
Rammus often stacks high Armor, leaving him especially vulnerable to caster damage while not in Defensive Ball Curl.
The stat comparisons shown here show several strategic Kennen against Rammus counter statistics that can help you grasp the differences between the two. Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rammus’s ratio of NaN, showing that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Rammus..
Kennen often has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. On average, he receives less damage than Rammus. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Kennen usually loses when playing against Rammus, with a 46.5% win rate. Therefore, Kennen makes a bad counter to Rammus.
While Kennen does have a lower win rate than Rammus, when on opposite teams, Kennen also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Kennen into Rammus.
Furthermore, Kennen has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Rammus. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Rammus matchups, Rammus is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Kennen is a bad counter to Rammus. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Kennen against Rammus.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Kennen in order to counter Rammus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Kennen on average racks up much more CS compared to Rammus. Champions who typically don't earn much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The ideal items to use in your Kennen versus Rammus build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Kennen combined at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Rammus than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Kennen had an average winrate of 46.5% battling Rammus with this counter build.
To have the highest likelihood of defeating Rammus as Kennen, Kennen players should take the Summon Aery, Nimbus Cloak, Transcendence, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Kennen vs Rammus battles, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 46.5% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Rammus as Kennen are given for every ranked division. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific rank, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.