How to Synergize Kennen with Yorick on the Same Team Kennen is in the b tier of champions

Kennen with Yorick

How to Win With Kennen and Yorick Paired Together Yorick is in the a tier of champions
Mage Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Synergize Kennen and Yorick

based on 245 Kennen with Yorick pairs
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
2.1
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we pull the results of from millions of League of Legends games directly from Riot Games each and every week. Kennen has gone into battle with Yorick in 245 recently played, ranked matches. By pooling so much complete data straight from the creators of League, we are completely sure that we can present to you high quality, insightful builds to help Kennen synergize with Yorick. It is very rare for Kennen to play alongside Yorick as allies. This pairing has only happened in approx. 1.2% of matches with Kennen.

Kennen Yorick Synergy Summary

Kennen has done a good job of synergizing with Yorick. Usually, he wins an epic 52.2% of matches the champs fight alongside one another. If you want to maximize your potential as Kennen when fighting on the same team as Yorick by learning how to better synergize your playstyle with him, then check out the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Kennen Yorick Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Kennen Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Void Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Kennen's passive ability p
Kennen q ability q
Kennen w ability w
Kennen e ability e
Kennen's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
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E
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R

Guide to Synergizing Kennen and Yorick

Tips for Playing as Kennen with Yorick

You can stun your opponents by inflicting 3 Marks of the Storm upon them.

Lightning Rush can be used to initiate fights with its Energy return component, allowing him to use other abilities afterward.

You can land an initial Mark of the Storm debuff on an opponent with Thundering Shuriken, and then add to it with Electrical Surge.

Advice to Understand How Yorick Will Play

You can send the Maiden down a lane alone, be careful though, as she represents a large portion of your combat power.

You do not need to cast Awakening to regain the ability to cast Last Rites.

The Maiden will attempt to assist you in a fight, so choose your targets well.

Kennen Yorick Synergy Stats

Kennen Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Yorick Image
5.9
< Kills >
5.6
6
< Deaths >
5.7
6.7
< Assists >
6.4
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.27
137
< Minions Killed >
150
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.41
1,911
< Physical Damage >
2,223
18,617
< Magic Damage >
18,234
991
< True Damage >
753
21,519
< Damage Dealt >
21,211
21,601
< Damage Taken >
20,928
10,963
< Gold Earned >
10,960
1.7
< Towers >
1.87
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,586
< Total Healing >
2,605
13,581
< Experience >
13,811
21
< Vision Score >
19
10
< Wards Placed >
9
58
< Time Dealing CC >
60

How to Play with Yorick as Kennen in LoL

The Kennen Yorick synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Yorick, 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 Yorick. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This fall shows that Yorick helps Kennen perform not as well in ranked LoL games. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Kennen is an ally to Yorick, he gets a marginal improvement in his total damage dealt. This difference may indicate that Yorick supports by providing cover for him to deal more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Kennen is played with Yorick on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Yorick.

Additionally, when Kennen plays with Yorick on the same team, he usually takes a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may mean that Yorick does a poor job of covering Kennen during team fights.

Synergies between Kennen and Yorick

Damage Types Compared

Kennen with Yorick
Kennen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Kennen
Yorick
Synergy

Is Kennen better when played alongside Yorick?

There is no universally accepted best ally for Kennen that will no matter what be his #1 ally. However, overall, Yorick is a great ally for Kennen. By being on the same team as Kennen, he improves their win rate by 3.5% to 52.2%. This proves that there is a strong bond between Kennen and Yorick that allows them to perform at the top of their game together than without each other.

Yorick has a greater difficulty than Kennen. That means you must be careful when arranging Yorick comrades to play with, as they will have to have a greater level of skill to be able to play well with you.

Working on the same side, you will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to deal physical damage. When paired, these champions should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.

Although, by bringing Kennen and Yorick together, you probably will not be granting your other allies a great deal of support. Make sure to include other champions on your team that helps cover this relative disparity in their abilities.

Regardless of your Yorick ally's ability, you should focus on maximizing your income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you will do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Kennen Players

How We Calculated Our Kennen Yorick Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Kennen and Yorick, we analyzed 245 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 Kennen with Yorick 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Kennen in order to pair well with Yorick during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends games, you should continue reading to learn some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you use the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot.

The most important finished items to have in your Kennen and Yorick synergy build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Kennen used at least these three great items in his build, he performed significantly better when paired up with Yorick than with many other common item sets. In fact, Kennen boasted an average win rate of 52.2% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Yorick with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of vanquishing your oponents, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for this team composition, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.2% winrate overall.

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