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Kayn
tier-1
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Toughest Matchups:
Evelynn
47.1%
Lee Sin
48.3%
Graves
48.6%
Fiddlesticks
49.3%
Jarvan IV
49.3%
Elise
50.1%
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Ranked Solo/Duo
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10.10
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Win Rate
52.0%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
14.7%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
13.7%
(0.0%)
vs last patch

Playing against Kayn

Key Insights
Kayn can acquire one of two forms with
: Shadow Assassin (damage and high mobility) by damaging ranged champions, and Rhaast (CC, sustain, and tank-busting) by damaging melee champions.
When Kayn is in terrain near you with
, a visual warning will show in front of that wall.
If Kayn enters combat with a champion,
's duration is cut to 1.5 seconds. Auto attacking or being hard-CC'd will immediately end it.
Power Spike
's 90% slow is great for ganking before acquiring a new form.
Acquiring his form is a huge power spike, and upon transforming, Kayn is granted a massive temporary movespeed buff, which can easily allow him to repeat gank or set up a big play.
Rhaast can win his team extended fights with repeated
knock ups and health-shredding
's.
Shadow Assassin can play an aggressive poking playstyle by moving into walls with
and dealing damage to the backline with
+
.
Either form can deal heavy damage to clumped up enemies in fights with
into
.
's Chilling Smite can be used to enter a target with
for safety in a pinch.
Rhaast spikes heavily at
and
, and Shadow Assassin spikes heavily at one item and especially at two items (any mix of
/
/
/
).
Vulnerable
Kayn is weakest and most vulnerable before he has enough
orbs to transform into Shadow Assassin or Rhaast. He has to play aggressively to pick up
orbs, which can be punished.
Both Rhaast and Shadow Assassin heavily depend on their abilities, and anytime they miss one, they suffer drastically.
Extremely hard to come back from a deficit.
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