You can catch up to an enemy out of attack range with Venom Cask.
Contaminate has a large range; apply as many stacks of Deadly Venom as possible before using it.
Twitch's Attack Speed is among the highest in the game; try purchasing items with on-hit effects such as Black Cleaver or Wit's End.
When Kayn is in terrain near you, you will get a visual warning on the edge of the terrain he's in.
Damage Kayn while he's in Shadow Step to shorten its duration, or apply hard crowd control (stun, charm, knockup, etc) to end Shadow Step immediately.
Umbral Trespass requires Kayn to damage a target first. Try to dodge Blade's Reach to deny him a long range cast of Umbral Trespass.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show several vital Twitch vs. Kayn counter statistics that can help you understand the distinctions between the two. As an example, Twitch’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kayn’s ratio of NaN, showing that Twitch may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kayn..
Twitch normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he receives less damage than Kayn. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Twitch usually wins when taking on Kayn, with a 52.4% win rate. Therefore, Twitch makes a good counter for Kayn.
While Twitch does have a higher winrate than Kayn, when on opposite teams, Twitch also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Twitch into Kayn.
Moreover, Twitch has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kayn. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Twitch vs Kayn matchups, Twitch is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Twitch is a good counter to Kayn. Focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Twitch against Kayn.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Twitch in order to counter Kayn 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 pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Twitch usually picks up more CS compared to Kayn. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.
The ideal items to use in your Twitch versus Kayn build consist of Crown of the Shattered Queen, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Twitch combined at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs. Kayn than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Twitch boasted an average winrate of 52.4% when playing against Kayn with this build.
To have the greatest probability of defeating Kayn as Twitch, Twitch players should use the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ingenious Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Twitch vs Kayn counters, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 52.4% win rate overall.
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