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Kayn

Kayn Build

champion classes slayer

Slayer

Average difficulty

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Early

Mid

Late

Playstyle

Damage Type

13% ap

87% ad

Jungle

Win  49%  Pick 6.9%  Ban 3.7%

Red Kayn Jungle

Win 56.2% • Default build

Blue Kayn Jungle w/ DH

Win 53.8% • Default build

Blue Kayn Jungle w/ DH

Win 53.8% • Default build

Kayn Runes

Best runes for the selected Kayn build:

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Precision
static-perks-8005
static-perks-8008
static-perks-8021
static-perks-8010
static-perks-9101
static-perks-9111
static-perks-8009
static-perks-9104
static-perks-9105
static-perks-9103
static-perks-8014
static-perks-8017
static-perks-8299
static-perks-8100
Domination
static-perks-8126
static-perks-8139
static-perks-8143
static-perks-8136
static-perks-8120
static-perks-8138
static-perks-8135
static-perks-8134
static-perks-8105
static-perks-8106
static-perks-5008
static-perks-5005
static-perks-5007
static-perks-5008
static-perks-5002
static-perks-5003
static-perks-5001
static-perks-5002
static-perks-5003

Summoner Spells

static-spells-SummonerFlash
static-spells-SummonerSmite

Core Items

Starting Items

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static-items-2031
static-items-3340

Early Items

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static-items-1001

Core Items

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static-items-3071
static-items-3111

Full Build

static-items-1400
static-items-3071
static-items-3111
static-items-3812
static-items-3065
static-items-3053

Situational Items

All

static-items-3026
static-items-3075
static-items-3742
static-items-3033
static-items-3143
static-items-3814

Items vs heavy AP team

static-items-3065
static-items-3812
static-items-3053

Items vs heavy AD team

static-items-3812
static-items-3026
static-items-3075

Kayn Skill order

Q
W
E
Recommended skill order for Red Kayn Jungle build:
KaynQ ui-spell
KaynW ui-spell
KaynE ui-spell
KaynR ui-spell
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R
17
E
18
E

Kayn Best lane matchups

Teemo

+ 310.9

GD@15

Skarner

+ 191.0

GD@15

Shen

+ 174.0

GD@15

Kayn Worst lane matchups

Rek'Sai

- 329.3

GD@15

Sett

- 219.5

GD@15

Kindred

- 216.3

GD@15

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General information

Kayn Abilities

Description
Cooldowns

The Darkin Scythe

Kayn_Passive_Primary ui-spell
P

After collecting orbs dropped by enemy champions, Kayn can transform into either Rhaast or the Shadow Assassin. Rhaast grants temporary spell vamp and the Shadow Assassin grants bonus magic damage.

Reaping Slash

KaynQ ui-spell
Q

Kayn dashes forward dealing damage, then slashes at the end of his dash damaging surrounding enemies. Rhaast deals bonus damage based on max health.

Blade's Reach

KaynW ui-spell
W

After a short delay, Kayn deals damage in a line and slows all enemies hit. Rhaast also knocks up enemies for 1 second, while the Shadow Assassin sends a shadow to perform the ability in Kayn's place.

Shadow Step

KaynE ui-spell
E

Kayn gains bonus movement speed and ignores terrain collision. Kayn is healed when moving through terrain. Shadow Assassin reduces the cooldown, removes slows, and grants even more move speed.

Umbral Trespass

KaynR ui-spell
R

Kayn transports himself inside of an enemy champion. He can reactivate to deal damage and dash away from the host. Shadow Assassin has bonus cast range, while Rhaast gains bonus damage and healing.

Basic combos

Basic Combo

AA
KaynQ ui-spell
Q

AA then Q straight afterwards and it will cancel the auto animation and combines the AA and the first part of the Q damage. Useful in certain situations, and if you use it properly in the Jungle it can make your clear faster as well.

Shadow Assassin Basic Combo

AA
KaynW ui-spell
W
KaynQ ui-spell
Q

As Shadow Assassin you can use your W and Q at the same time. AA before you W Q for the most effective combo.

Flash Q

static-spells-SummonerFlash
F
KaynQ ui-spell
Q

Simple Flash and Q. Can be used to secure kills or get away.

Quick tips to play Kayn

Use alternative ganking routes with your

KaynE

to ignore commonly warded bushes.

Flank the enemy in team fights and head straight for the backline. Focus the squishiest members first.

Gank and skirmish as much as you can in the early game to get your form change ASAP.

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