Using Ebb and Flow during an engagement with enemy champions will help sway the battle in your favor.
Aqua Prison has a long cooldown, make sure to use it at the right moment.
Nami's ultimate can come in very handy for initiating on enemies who are far away.
You can land an initial Mark of the Storm debuff on an opponent with Thundering Shuriken, and then add to it with Electrical Surge.
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.
The Nami Kennen synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Kennen, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Nami sees a large worsening in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Kennen. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This fall shows that Kennen helps Nami perform not as well in ranked League matches. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Nami plays on the same team as Kennen, she sees a little decrease in her full damage output. This change may signal that Kennen doesn't help protection for her to dish out more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Nami is played together with Kennen on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing with Kennen.
Moreover, when Nami plays with Kennen on the same team, she often takes a little less damage than when she plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could indicate that Kennen does a decent job of covering Nami in teamfights.
There is no one best champion pairing for Nami that will 100% of the time be her top synergy. However, Kennen is a good companion for Nami. By being on the same team as Nami, he increases their win rate by 1.1% to 51.1%. This clearly indicates that there is a somewhat important bond between Nami and Kennen that results in them performing at the top of their game together than without each other.
Kennen has a lower difficulty than Nami. That means Nami players don't need to be careful when arranging Kennen allies to play with, as they will have to have a relatively low level of skill to work well with you.
Working alongside, you should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s capability to provide a lot of utility for your team. Combined, these champions should be able to manipulate the pace of team fights.
Conversely, by pairing Nami and Kennen together, you will not be providing your other teammates much engage potential. We recommend you have other champions on your team that helps cover this hole in their abilities.
Regardless of your Kennen ally's ability, you need to focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well, regardless.
If you would like to truly master Nami in order to synergize with Kennen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League rounds, you should continue reading to pick up additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly.
The most important items to use in your Nami and Kennen synergy build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Shard of True Ice, and Imperial Mandate. When Nami included at least these three great items in her build, she performed much better when fighting alongside Kennen than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Nami boasted an average winrate of 51.1% helping carry Kennen with these items in her kit.
To have the highest chance of crushing your oponents, Nami players should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players used for this champion pairing, this combination of runes resulted in the top win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.1% win rate overall.
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