Shadow Assault is a powerful escape tool, but can also be offensively used to assault a group.
You can use Assassin's Path to get behind the enemy and set up for Noxian Diplomacy's melee attack.
Remember to pick your target before the fight. Focusing all of Talon's abilities on one target can be very rewarding, but splitting them up between many may leave you helpless.
Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.
Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.
Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.
The stats provided here show some vital Talon against K'Sante counter stats that can help us appreciate the differences and similarities between this set of champs. Talon’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than K'Sante’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Talon may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than K'Sante. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.
Talon usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his foe does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to K'Sante. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Talon usually wins when playing against K'Sante, with a 53.2% win rate. As a result, Talon makes a great counter for K'Sante.
While Talon does have a higher winrate than K'Sante, when on opposite teams, Talon also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Talon into K'Santeas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Talon has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to K'Sante. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Talon vs K'Sante matchups, Talon is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.
Talon is a great counter for K'Sante. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Talon against K'Sante.
If you would like to truly master Talon to counter K'Sante during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Talon usually picks up a similar amount of CS as K'Sante. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't require 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 a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The most important items to focus on in your Talon versus K'Sante build consist of Youmuu's Ghostblade, Black Cleaver, and Prowler's Claw. When Talon used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better countering K'Sante than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Talon boasted an average win rate of 53.2% when countering K'Sante with this build.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating K'Sante as Talon, Talon players should equip the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Future's Market, Cosmic Insight, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Talon vs K'Sante counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 53.2% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat K'Sante as Talon are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to a distinct player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.