How to Win Shaco vs Kennen Counter Matchup Shaco is in the s tier of champions

Shaco vs Kennen

How to Beat Kennen as Shaco in LoL Kennen is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Kennen as Shaco

based on 715 Shaco vs Kennen matchups
Win Rate
51.7 %
K/D/A
2.72
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League matches each week. Within our data, Shaco battled Kennen 715 times. Having so many matchups for Shaco versus Kennen gives us faith in our ability to prepare enlightening data and a pro build to annihilate Kennen. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Shaco fights Kennen in only 1.1% of his matches.

Shaco vs Kennen Matchup Summary

Shaco does a decent job of beating Kennen. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.7% of games the champions fight one another in. In Shaco vs Kennen rounds, Shaco’s team is 0.2% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood against Kennen.

Best Shaco vs Kennen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Shaco Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Blade of The Ruined KingShard of True IceThe CollectorEssence Reaver

Summoner Spells

summonersmite summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Shaco to level up w
>
Second ability for Shaco to level up e
>
Last skill for Shaco to max out q

Runes

Domination Hail of Blades Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision Legend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Shaco's passive ability p
Shaco q ability q
Shaco w ability w
Shaco e ability e
Shaco's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
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E
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W
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E
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R
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E
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E
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Kennen as Shaco

Tips for Playing as Shaco against Kennen

Using Deceive over terrain can help you make a clean escape.

Backstab's damage can be increased with increased Critical Damage effects like Infinity Edge.

Try getting items with on-hit effects. These will also benefit your Hallucination clone.

Advice to Win Against Kennen

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.

Shaco vs Kennen Counter Stats

Shaco Image
Win Rate
51.7 %
VS
Win Rate
48.3 %
Kennen Image
7.4
< Kills >
5.7
5.8
< Deaths >
6.2
8.4
< Assists >
6.3
1.7
< Killing Sprees >
1.31
36
< Minions Killed >
154
1.11
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.46
5,641
< Physical Damage >
2,219
12,038
< Magic Damage >
18,612
1,931
< True Damage >
678
19,610
< Damage Dealt >
21,510
24,375
< Damage Taken >
22,863
11,632
< Gold Earned >
11,333
1.34
< Towers >
1.78
0.26
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
5,759
< Total Healing >
2,937
13,385
< Experience >
14,482
28
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
9
664
< Time Dealing CC >
64

How to Counter Kennen with Shaco in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some influential Shaco against Kennen counter stats that may help us realize the differences between this set of champs. As an example, Shaco’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kennen’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Shaco may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Kennen..

Shaco typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Kennen. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Shaco and Kennen

Damage Types Compared

Shaco
Kennen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shaco
Kennen

Who is Better, Shaco or Kennen?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Shaco usually wins when taking on Kennen, with a 51.7% win rate. Therefore, Shaco makes a good counter to Kennen.

While Shaco does have a higher win rate compared to Kennen, when they face off with one another, Shaco also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Shaco into Kennenas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Shaco also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kennen. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Shaco vs Kennen matchups, Shaco is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Shaco is a decent counter to Kennen. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Shaco against Kennen.

Additional Information for Shaco Players

How We Calculated Our Shaco vs Kennen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kennen as Shaco, we analyzed 715 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 Kennen as Shaco 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 Shaco in order to counter Kennen during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shaco most often gets a lot less CS as Kennen. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Shaco versus Kennen build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Shaco incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when facing Kennen than with many other common builds. In fact, Shaco boasted an average win rate of 51.7% when playing against Kennen with this counter build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Kennen as Shaco, you should use the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Legend: Alacrity, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Shaco vs Kennen LoL games, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.7% winrate overall.

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