Mordekaiser vs Tahm Kench Counter Build

How to Beat Tahm Kench as Mordekaiser


We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we review each and every week. This Mordekaiser versus Tahm Kench counter review resulted from an examination of 16,862 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against one another.

This particular matchup is fairly common. Mordekaiser has to counter Tahm Kench in 12.6% of his rounds. Mordekaiser does a good job of beating Tahm Kench. Normally, he wins a fantastic 53.0% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Mordekaiser versus Tahm Kench games, Mordekaiser’s side is 7.0% less expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood versus Tahm Kench.

Matchups Analyzed


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Win Rate


Best Mordekaiser Items to Counter Tahm Kench

The best items to focus on in your Mordekaiser versus Tahm Kench build consist of Nashor's Tooth, Riftmaker, and Demonic Embrace. When Mordekaiser combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when facing Tahm Kench than with most other typical builds.

Nashor's Tooth Item Riftmaker Item Demonic Embrace Item

Best Mordekaiser Runes to Counter Tahm Kench

To have the highest probability of defeating Tahm Kench as Mordekaiser, Mordekaiser players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Mordekaiser vs Tahm Kench fights, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also displayed the top Tahm Kench runes to fend off Mordekaiser in order to help you grasp how he will probably be built against you.

Best Mordekaiser Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Tahm Kench Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter


The following tables emphasize some important Mordekaiser vs. Tahm Kench counter stats that can help us explain the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Mordekaiser’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is similar to Tahm Kench’s ratio of 2.1, indicating that Mordekaiser may be just as central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Tahm Kench.

Battle Stats


Mordekaiser Stats
6.5 4.7
Tahm Kench Stats


Mordekaiser Stats
6.2 5.9
Tahm Kench Stats


Mordekaiser Stats
5 7.8
Tahm Kench Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Mordekaiser Stats
3 2.2
Tahm Kench Stats

Damage Dealt

Mordekaiser Stats
20537 14591
Tahm Kench Stats

Damage Taken

Mordekaiser Stats
26795 28348
Tahm Kench Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Mordekaiser Stats
5.2 4.8
Tahm Kench Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Mordekaiser Stats
0.9 0.8
Tahm Kench Stats

Dragons Killed

Mordekaiser Stats
2 1.8
Tahm Kench Stats

Barons Killed

Mordekaiser Stats
0.4 0.3
Tahm Kench Stats

Gold Earned

Mordekaiser Stats
10395 9246
Tahm Kench Stats

Minions Killed

Mordekaiser Stats
125 93
Tahm Kench Stats

Mordekaiser normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, Mordekaiser takes a similar amount of damage to Tahm Kench. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

In Mordekaiser vs Tahm Kench matchups, Mordekaiser typically gets a few more minion kills than Tahm Kench. Champions who on average don't finish with a lot of minion kills usually do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to top the values shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

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