Once you have chosen an angle for The Culling, you cannot change it. Pick your moment well!
For optimal burst, try to combine Relentless Pursuit into Piercing Light.
Because of Lightslinger, Lucian benefits more from Attack Damage than he does from Attack Speed.
Ardent Blaze actually explodes in a star pattern. Try to line it up so the spokes hit enemy champions.
Consider playing a bit more cautiously around Kennen when you have a Mark of the Storm debuff. If he hits you with 3 Marks of the Storm, you will get stunned.
Kennen is flimsy by nature - turn and attack him if he gets careless with Lightning Rush.
The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several valuable Lucian vs. Kennen matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences between the two. Lucian’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kennen’s ratio of NaN, showing that Lucian may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kennen..
Lucian typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Kennen. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Lucian usually loses when facing off against Kennen, with a 48.6% win rate. Thus, Lucian makes a bad counter to Kennen.
While Lucian does have a lower win rate compared to Kennen, when they face off with one another, Lucian also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Lucian into Kennen.
Moreover, Lucian also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kennen. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Lucian vs Kennen matchups, Kennen is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.
Lucian is a somewhat poor counter for Kennen. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Lucian against Kennen.
To learn all of the intricacies of Lucian in order to counter Kennen during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Lucian on average gets a similar amount of CS as Kennen. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The most crucial items to have in your Lucian versus Kennen build include Galeforce, Essence Reaver, and Navori Quickblades. When Lucian used at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better countering Kennen than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Lucian had an average winrate of 48.6% battling Kennen with this build.
To have the best chance of crushing Kennen as Lucian, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Inspiration and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Lucian vs Kennen battles, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 48.6% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Kennen as Lucian are presented for every ranked division. To narrow the stats and builds to a distinct division, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.