How to Synergize Ahri with Tahm Kench on the Same Team Ahri is in the b tier of champions

Ahri with Tahm Kench

How to Win With Ahri and Tahm Kench Paired Together Tahm Kench is in the a tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Support Tank

How to Synergize Ahri and Tahm Kench

based on 1,103 Ahri with Tahm Kench pairs
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
2.57
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We download data from from millions of LoL matches straight from Riot Games each week. Ahri has fought alongside Tahm Kench in 1103 recently played, ranked games. By amassing so much accurate data straight from the creators of LoL, we are sure that we can give you high-quality, usable builds to help Ahri play with Tahm Kench. It is very rare for Ahri to play with Tahm Kench as teammates. This has only happened in about 1.3% of games with Ahri.

Ahri Tahm Kench Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Ahri does a below average job of synergizing with Tahm Kench. Normally, she wins an acceptable 49.4% of games the champs appear on the same team. If you want to play better as Ahri when fighting on the same team as Tahm Kench by learning how to better synergize your tactics with him, then look into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Ahri Tahm Kench Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapHorizon FocusMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ahri's passive ability p
Ahri q ability q
Ahri w ability w
Ahri e ability e
Ahri's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Ahri and Tahm Kench

Tips for Playing as Ahri with Tahm Kench

Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.

Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.

Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.

Advice to Understand How Tahm Kench Will Play

Consider carefully when to use Thick Skin's active. Sometimes shielding early to avoid further damage is good, but sometimes the healing is more beneficial.

Your most important function as a support is to keep fragile allies safe. Keep Devour's range and cooldown in mind and position accordingly!

Ahri Tahm Kench Synergy Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Tahm Kench Image
5.8
< Kills >
5.7
5.3
< Deaths >
5.3
7.8
< Assists >
7.6
1.3
< Killing Sprees >
1.31
154
< Minions Killed >
156
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.46
1,440
< Physical Damage >
1,438
13,534
< Magic Damage >
13,566
4,923
< True Damage >
4,837
19,898
< Damage Dealt >
19,842
19,557
< Damage Taken >
19,700
10,761
< Gold Earned >
10,819
1.98
< Towers >
1.88
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
4,428
< Total Healing >
4,333
13,353
< Experience >
13,510
20
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
9
68
< Time Dealing CC >
67

How to Play with Tahm Kench as Ahri in LoL

The Ahri Tahm Kench synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Tahm Kench, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Ahri sees a large worsening in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Tahm Kench. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Tahm Kench helps Ahri perform poorer in ranked LoL games. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Ahri is an ally to Tahm Kench, she sees a little increase in her total damage dealt. This could demonstrate that Tahm Kench helps provide cover for her to dish out more damage or that his support also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Ahri is played alongside Tahm Kench on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing synergisticly with Tahm Kench.

Moreover, when Ahri plays with Tahm Kench on the same side, she on average takes a little less damage than when she fights alone. Receiving not as much damage may indicate that Tahm Kench does a decent job of protecting Ahri during teamfights.

Synergies between Ahri and Tahm Kench

Damage Types Compared

Ahri with Tahm Kench
Ahri
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Ahri
Tahm Kench
Synergy

Is Ahri better when played alongside Tahm Kench?

There is no perfect champion pairing for Ahri that will always be her best ally. Yet, Tahm Kench is a very typical ally for Ahri. By playing on the same team as Ahri, he improves their win rate by 0.6% to 49.4%. This shows that there is only a small bond between Ahri and Tahm Kench that allows them to perform at the top of their game together than without each other.

Tahm Kench has a lower difficulty than Ahri. That means you don't need to be careful when enlisting Tahm Kench comrades to play with, as they will require a lower level of skill to be able to cooperate well with you.

When playing on the same side, Ahri players will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magic damage. Combined, these champs can blast through enemies with magic damage.

Although, by bringing Ahri and Tahm Kench together, you may not be giving your other teammates a great deal of sustained damage output. We recommend you include other champs on your team that fills this relative disparity in their kit.

Regardless of your Tahm Kench ally's skill level, you should focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you will do well anyway.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri Tahm Kench Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Ahri and Tahm Kench, we analyzed 1,103 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Ahri with Tahm Kench comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To learn all of the intricacies of Ahri in order to pair well with Tahm Kench during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends rounds, you should continue reading to pick up additional tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot.

The ideal finished items to focus on in your Ahri and Tahm Kench synergy build consist of Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Ahri combined at least these three great items in her build, she performed a lot better when paired up with Tahm Kench than with most other typical builds. In fact, Ahri had an average winrate of 49.4% when synergizing her build and playstyle to Tahm Kench with this build.

To have the greatest probability of defeating your oponents, Ahri players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Ahri and Tahm Kench pairings, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to team up Tahm Kench with Ahri are presented for all ranked divisions. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to a specific division, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.