Tier

Win Rate

43.4%

Pick Rate

4.3%

Matches

156,490
Kayn Runes42.4% Win Rate (9,776 Games)
PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
ElectrocutePredatorDark HarvestHail of Blades
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
PrecisionSorceryInspirationResolve
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.move_speed,Move Speedlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
lol:shardInfo.health,Healthlol:shardInfo.tenacity_slow_resist,Tenacity & Slow Resistlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
Core Kayn Item Build Order42.7% Win Rate (5,152 Games)
Serrated Dirk
Tear of the Goddess

Starting

Hubris

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

2nd

Manamune

3rd

The Collector

4th

Serylda's Grudge

5th

Axiom Arc

6th

Serrated Dirk
Tear of the Goddess
Hubris
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Manamune
The Collector
Serylda's Grudge
Axiom Arc

Core Kayn Item Build Path

Situational

Profane Hydra
Edge of Night
Sundered Sky
Eclipse
Death's Dance
Maw of Malmortius
Youmuu's Ghostblade

Summoner Spells

42.4% Win Rate (10,967 Games)
FlashMark
Kayn Skill Order51.0% Win Rate (3,761 Games)

Q

W

E

The Darkin Scythe

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

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17

18

Reaping Slash

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Blade's Reach

W

W

W

W

W

Shadow Step

E

E

E

E

E

Umbral Trespass

R

R

R

Kayn Guide

Learn Kayn with our Kayn guide. Learn about Kayn's strengths and Kayn's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Kayn, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Kayn can become Shadow Assassin by damaging ranged champions or Rhaast by damaging melee champions.
  • When Kayn is near enemy champions during
    Kayn
    E
    , a visual indicator shows up on the wall.
  • Kayn
    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.
Strengths
  • 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
    Kayn
    R
    for safety in a pinch.
  • Rhaast is best with items that enhance durability and healing.
  • Shadow Assassin is best with items boosting burst damage and mobility.
Weaknesses
  • 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.

Kayn's Trends for ARAM

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Kayn. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Kayn is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

43.4%

(-0.9%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

4.3%

(+0.9%)
vs last patch