You can land an initial Mark of the Storm debuff on an opponent with Thundering Shuriken, and then add to it with Electrical Surge.
Lightning Rush can be used to initiate fights with its Energy return component, allowing him to use other abilities afterward.
You can stun your opponents by inflicting 3 Marks of the Storm upon them.
Lay Waste is very strong at farming minions and harassing enemy champions.
Ask your allies to help point out when you should use Requiem to get kills in different lanes.
The Kennen Karthus synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Karthus, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Kennen sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Karthus. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Karthus helps Kennen perform poorer in competitive League matches. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Kennen tries to synergize with Karthus, he gets a little decrease in his complete damage output. This change may signal that Karthus does not support by providing cover for him to dish out more damage or that his presence also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Kennen is played together with Karthus on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays without Karthus. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Karthus.
Moreover, when Kennen plays with Karthus on the same team, he typically receives more damage than when he plays alone. Getting dealt more damage may indicate that Karthus does a poor job of protecting Kennen in teamfights.
There is no top companion for Kennen that will no matter what be his ideal synergy. However, Karthus is a very bad companion for Kennen. By locking into the same team as Kennen, he lowers their win rate by -5.8% to 42.8%. This signals that there is a terrible synergy between Kennen and Karthus that allows them to perform not as well together than alone.
Karthus has a greater difficulty than Kennen. That means you must be cautious when lining up Karthus allies to play with, as they will have to have a greater level of skill to be able to cooperate well with you.
When playing together, Kennen players should witness an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magic damage. Combined, these two can blast through enemies with magic damage.
Conversely, by pairing Kennen and Karthus together, you may not be granting your team much cover. Plan to have other champs on your team that nullifies this gap in their playstyle.
Regardless of your Karthus ally's skill level, you need to focus on increasing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and clearing objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you will do well, regardless.
To truly master Kennen in order to pair well with Karthus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of LoL rounds, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly.
The top finished items to use in your Kennen and Karthus synergy build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Stormsurge. When Kennen used at least these three finished items in his build, he did a lot better when paired up with Karthus than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Kennen boasted an average win rate of 42.8% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Karthus with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest chance of vanquishing your oponents, you should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Kennen and Karthus pairings, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 42.8% winrate overall.
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