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

Kennen vs Zoe

How to Beat Zoe as Kennen in LoL Zoe is in the a tier of champions
Mage Marksman
Mage Support

How to Beat Zoe as Kennen

based on 248 Kennen vs Zoe matchups
Win Rate
48 %
K/D/A
1.97
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our database, Kennen faced Zoe 248 times. Using so many matchups for Kennen versus Zoe gives us a lot of faith in our capability to prepare enlightening statistics and a supported build to suppress Zoe. This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Kennen has to counter Zoe in only 1.3% of his games.

Kennen vs Zoe Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Kennen does a below average job of beating Zoe. On average, he wins a lowly 48.0% of the time the champs face one another in. In Kennen against Zoe rounds, Kennen’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Zoe.

Best Kennen vs Zoe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
CullHealth 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 Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery TranscendenceGathering 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
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Zoe as Kennen

Tips for Playing as Kennen against Zoe

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 Zoe

Zoe's Paddle Star deals more damage the further it has flown.

Zoe must return to her starting point after casting Portal Jump, making her vulnerable to a counterattack.

Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Stop Zoe from hiding in fog of war to prevent her from setting the spell up.

Kennen vs Zoe Counter Stats

Kennen Image
Win Rate
48 %
VS
Win Rate
52 %
Zoe Image
5.4
< Kills >
6.3
5.9
< Deaths >
5.6
6.2
< Assists >
7.8
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
153
< Minions Killed >
137
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.49
2,212
< Physical Damage >
1,707
18,097
< Magic Damage >
16,918
744
< True Damage >
3,232
21,055
< Damage Dealt >
21,858
21,597
< Damage Taken >
18,873
11,030
< Gold Earned >
10,955
1.91
< Towers >
1.79
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,733
< Total Healing >
2,180
13,867
< Experience >
13,311
20
< Vision Score >
22
9
< Wards Placed >
10
58
< Time Dealing CC >
135

How to Counter Zoe with Kennen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some significant Kennen versus Zoe matchup stats that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between this set of champions. As an example, Kennen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Zoe’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Kennen may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Zoe..

Kennen often has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Zoe. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kennen and Zoe

Damage Types Compared

Kennen
Zoe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kennen
Zoe

Who is Better, Kennen or Zoe?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Kennen usually loses when facing off against Zoe, with a 48.0% win rate. As a result, Kennen makes a poor counter for Zoe.

While Kennen does have a lower win rate compared to Zoe, when facing one another, Kennen also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to develop with. You may get destroyed when picking Kennen into Zoe.

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

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Kennen vs Zoe matchups, Zoe is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Kennen is a garbage counter for Zoe. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Kennen against Zoe.

Additional Information for Kennen Players

How We Calculated Our Kennen vs Zoe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zoe as Kennen, we analyzed 248 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 Zoe 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Kennen in order to counter Zoe during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kennen usually accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Zoe. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Kennen versus Zoe build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Kennen included at least these three items in his build, he did much better when facing Zoe than with many other common item sets. In fact, Kennen boasted an average win rate of 48.0% when countering Zoe with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Zoe as Kennen, Kennen players should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Transcendence, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Kennen vs Zoe face-offs, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.0% win rate overall.

If you need to get Kennen versus Zoe tips and builds for a an individual player tier, please choose one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions shown are computed using every match finished with these champions.