How to Synergize Shaco with Kayn on the Same Team Shaco is in the s tier of champions

Shaco with Kayn

How to Win With Shaco and Kayn Paired Together Kayn is in the s tier of champions
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How to Synergize Shaco and Kayn

based on 799 Shaco with Kayn pairs
Win Rate
51.3 %
K/D/A
2.41
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we take in the results of from millions of League games directly from Riot Games each week. Shaco has been on the same team as Kayn in 799 recent, competitive games. By pooling so much great data straight from the developers of LoL, we are confident that we can present to you high quality, accurate builds to help Shaco synergize with Kayn. It is very rare for Shaco to play alongside Kayn on the same side. This pairing has only happened in approximately 1.4% of rounds with Shaco.

Shaco Kayn Synergy Summary

Shaco does a decent job of playing alongside Kayn. Usually, he wins an acceptable 51.3% of matches the champs try and synergize their gameplay. If you want to do better as Shaco when playing with Kayn by learning how to better synergize your gameplay with him, then review the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Shaco Kayn Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Sapphire CrystalAmplifying Tome

Core Shaco Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishZhonya's HourglassShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Shaco's passive ability p
Shaco q ability q
Shaco w ability w
Shaco e ability e
Shaco's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Shaco and Kayn

Tips for Playing as Shaco with Kayn

Using Deceive over terrain can help you make a clean escape.

Try getting items with on-hit effects. These will also benefit your Hallucination clone.

Backstab's damage can be increased with increased Critical Damage effects like Infinity Edge.

Advice to Understand How Kayn Will Play

Look at the line-up of both your team and the enemy's team when picking your form.

Remember that nearby enemies can see which wall you're in.

Shaco Kayn Synergy Stats

Shaco Image
Win Rate
51.3 %
VS
Win Rate
48.7 %
Kayn Image
4.7
< Kills >
7
5.9
< Deaths >
5.8
9.5
< Assists >
8.4
1.08
< Killing Sprees >
1.62
55
< Minions Killed >
37
0.19
< Dragons Killed >
1.19
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.44
1,822
< Physical Damage >
5,646
16,636
< Magic Damage >
11,127
1,508
< True Damage >
2,071
19,967
< Damage Dealt >
18,845
20,593
< Damage Taken >
24,928
9,906
< Gold Earned >
11,380
1.29
< Towers >
1.36
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
2,534
< Total Healing >
5,748
12,305
< Experience >
13,320
41
< Vision Score >
27
18
< Wards Placed >
8
486
< Time Dealing CC >
671

How to Play with Kayn as Shaco in LoL

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

Overall, Shaco sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Kayn. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This fall shows that Kayn helps Shaco perform not as well in competitive LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.

When Shaco is paired with Kayn, he gets a little increase in his complete damage dealt. This change could indicate that Kayn helps provide protection for him to dish out more damage or that his allyship also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Shaco is played together with Kayn on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Kayn.

Moreover, when Shaco plays with Kayn on the same team, he often takes much less damage than when he fights alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could mean that Kayn does a decent job of protecting Shaco in teamfights.

Synergies between Shaco and Kayn

Damage Types Compared

Shaco with Kayn
Shaco
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Shaco
Kayn
Synergy

Is Shaco better when played alongside Kayn?

There is no top champion pairing for Shaco that will 100% of the time be his best ally. However, overall, Kayn is a good ally for Shaco. By locking into the same side as Shaco, he improves their win rate by 1.6% to 51.3%. This demonstrates that there is a good bond between Shaco and Kayn that allows them to perform better together than without each other.

Kayn has a lower difficulty than Shaco. That means Shaco players don't need to be very careful when enlisting Kayn comrades to fight alongside, as they will have to have a lower level of skill to be able to play well with you.

When playing cooperatively, Shaco players should witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to deal physical damage. Combined, these champs should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.

Conversely, by bringing Shaco and Kayn together, you will not be providing your other allies enough AP. We recommend you have other champions on your team that nullifies this relative disparity in their capabilities.

Regardless of the ability of your Kayn teammate, 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, regardless.

Additional Information for Shaco Players

How We Calculated Our Shaco Kayn Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Shaco and Kayn, we analyzed 799 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 Shaco with Kayn 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 truly master Shaco in order to synergize with Kayn during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly.

The most important finished items to build first in your Shaco and Kayn synergy build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shard of True Ice. When Shaco incorporated at least these three finished items in his build, he did much better when paired up with Kayn than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Shaco had an average win rate of 51.3% when playing alongside Kayn with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of beating your oponents, you should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for this champion pairing, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.3% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to pair Kayn with Shaco are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct skill level, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.