Kayn
tier-2
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E

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R

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Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Hailblade
Refillable Potion

Core Build Path: 52.30% Win Rate (47543 Games)

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
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Goredrinker
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Manamune
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Death's Dance
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Black Cleaver
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Maw of Malmortius

Core Final Build: 52.30% Win Rate (47543 Games)

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Goredrinker
Manamune
Death's Dance
Black Cleaver
Maw of Malmortius

Runes

Precision
Conqueror
Gain stacks of adaptive force when attacking enemy champions. After reaching 12 stacks, heal for a portion of damage you deal to champions.
Triumph
Takedowns restore 10% of your missing health and grant an additional 20 gold.
Legend: Tenacity
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Tenacity.
Last Stand
Deal more damage to champions while you are low on health.
Resolve
Conditioning
After 12 min gain +9 Armor and +9 Magic Resist and increase your Armor and Magic Resist by 4%.
Unflinching
Gain a small amount of tenacity that increases with missing health.
Adaptive Force
+9 Adaptive Force
Adaptive Force
+9 Adaptive Force
Magic Resist
+8 MR
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Skill Order

Q

W

E

Damage Breakdown

Kayn's Statistics

Kills7.6

Deaths6.1

Assists7.8

Damage20,861.4

Damage Mitigated30,225.7

Gold Earned12,497.4

Gold Earned12,497.4

Playing against Kayn

Key Insights
Kayn can become Shadow Assassin by damaging ranged champions or Rhaast by damaging melee champions.
When Kayn is near enemy champions during
E
, a visual indicator shows up on the wall.
E
's duration is reduced to 1.5 seconds if Kayn enters combat with enemy champions. Auto attacking or being hard CC'd ends it.
Power Spike
Spikes upon acquiring a new form.
Rhaast excels at skirmishes and teamfights.
Shadow Assassin excels at finding picks and all-ins.
Chilling Smite can be used to enter a target with
R
for safety in a pinch.
Rhaast synergizes well with
Goredrinker
,
Black Cleaver
,
Spirit Visage
,
Winter's Approach
,
Ravenous Hydra
, and
Serylda's Grudge
. Can opt for
Stridebreaker
or
Eclipse
when needed.
Shadow Assassin synergizes well with
Duskblade of Draktharr
,
Muramana
,
Edge of Night
,
Youmuu's Ghostblade
,
Axiom Arc
, and
Serylda's Grudge
. Can opt for
Prowler's Claw
or
Eclipse
when needed.
Vulnerable
Is naturally weaker without a form.
Needs to constantly land his skillshots or he'll have significantly lower damage output.
Significantly harder to play from behind.
When playing as Rhaast, any form of Grievous Wounds hurts Kayn because of how much healing he has in his kit (
Bramble Vest
,
Executioner's Calling
,
Oblivion Orb
,
Chemtech Putrifier
,
Morellonomicon
,
Mortal Reminder
,
Thornmail
,
Chempunk Chainsword
).
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