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

Kennen vs Sion

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

How to Beat Sion as Kennen

based on 354 Kennen vs Sion matchups
Win Rate
46.9 %
K/D/A
2.3
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked LoL games each and every week. In our data, Kennen faced off against Sion in 354 rounds. With so many games with Kennen versus Sion provides us confidence in our capacity to prepare useful stats and a recommended build to obliterate your rival. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Kennen encounters Sion in only 2.3% of his rounds.

Kennen vs Sion Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kennen does a pathetic job of countering Sion. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.9% of the time the champs face off with each other in. In Kennen vs Sion matches, Kennen’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood against Sion.

Best Kennen vs Sion Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Kennen Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Void Staff

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
11
R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Sion as Kennen

Tips for Playing as Kennen against Sion

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 Sion

Use the time after Sion has died to reposition and prepare for his return.

Even if Sion still hits a Decimating Smash, making him release the charge earlier reduces its impact.

Kennen vs Sion Counter Stats

Kennen Image
Win Rate
46.9 %
VS
Win Rate
53.1 %
Sion Image
5.7
< Kills >
4.4
5.3
< Deaths >
6.3
6.5
< Assists >
5.5
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
0.92
150
< Minions Killed >
174
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.6
2,870
< Physical Damage >
12,047
18,337
< Magic Damage >
5,327
724
< True Damage >
572
21,932
< Damage Dealt >
17,946
20,993
< Damage Taken >
36,745
10,845
< Gold Earned >
11,928
1.7
< Towers >
3.23
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,421
< Total Healing >
3,216
14,088
< Experience >
14,816
17
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
8
68
< Time Dealing CC >
679

How to Counter Sion with Kennen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some vital Kennen versus Sion matchup statistics that can help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sion’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Sion..

Kennen normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Sion. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kennen and Sion

Damage Types Compared

Kennen
Sion
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kennen
Sion

Who is Better, Kennen or Sion?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Kennen usually loses when taking on Sion, with a 46.9% win rate. Thus, Kennen makes a bad counter for Sion.

While Kennen does have a lower winrate than Sion, when they face off with one another, Kennen also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Kennen into Sion.

Furthermore, Kennen also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Sion. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Sion matchups, Sion is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Kennen is a garbage counter to Sion. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Kennen against Sion.

Additional Information for Kennen Players

How We Calculated Our Kennen vs Sion Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sion as Kennen, we analyzed 354 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 Sion 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 Sion during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kennen usually accumulates a similar amount of CS as Sion. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Kennen versus Sion build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Kennen included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Sion than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Kennen had an average winrate of 46.9% when playing against Sion with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Sion as Kennen, you should use 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 builds that we analyzed for Kennen vs Sion counters, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 46.9% win rate overall.

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