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
    , a visual indicator shows up on the wall.
  • Kayn
    's duration is reduced to 1.5 seconds if Kayn enters combat with enemy champions. Auto attacking or being hard CC'd ends it.
  • 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
    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.
  • 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.