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Kai'Sa
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Toughest Matchups:
Caitlyn
48.2%
Lucian
48.5%
Tristana
48.5%
Varus
48.7%
Jinx
49.3%
Jhin
49.6%
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10.10
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Win Rate
47.3%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
15.8%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
1.0%
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vs last patch

Playing against Kai'Sa

Key Insights
Her burst damage is high. Avoid dueling her 1v1's where each of
's missiles will hit you. When there are minions around, they can tank most of her
to mitigate her damage.
's cooldown is reduced by 0.5 seconds per auto attack.
Once
is upgraded, she gains invisibility on cast, helping her reposition in fights.
is an extremely fast dash, but can still be interrupted.
can be cast to dodge abilities and follow up engages, but can also be cast over walls to escape.
Power Spike
Deceptively strong at levels 1-3, as
and
have high base damage.
After
upgrades, she has very high burst damage on isolated targets.
Kai'Sa is extremely strong at 3 items with
,
, and
being her typical build.
Kai'Sa's upgraded
applies an extra stack of
and refunds 70% of its cooldown when it hits enemy champions, giving her fantastic poke. If this consumes
's stacks, it can deal a significant amount of damage.
Vulnerable
Her range is pretty short at 525, allowing champions with higher range to abuse her in lane.
prevents her from auto attacking during its cast, which can be very bad in lane.
Teamfighting is difficult if Kai'Sa isn't already ahead, as she excels at diving with
and dealing damage, but has no way to protect herself once she's in.
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