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Tahm Kench Build Guides, Runes and Items

Tahm Kench The River King

Find the best Tahm Kench build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.4. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Tahm Kench build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Tahm Kench's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 14 Guides // Patch 14.4
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

RANK 1 Tahm Kench eune guide 14.4

Guide by ToplaneProfessor updated February 26, 2024
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

My IMMORTAL Tahm Kench Season 14 Build (All Lanes: Top/Mid/Jungle/Bot)

Guide by BaLoRi updated February 24, 2024
  • In-depth
Season 14 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

(S14)TAHM BUILDS YOU MUST TRY!!! TOP/SUPP

Guide by ogilabadabahamdala updated January 28, 2024
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

ONLYFANS TAHM KENCH FEET PICS TURBO MAX BUILD S14!!! HIGH ELO BUILD !!!

Guide by WaseSK updated January 17, 2024
Season 14 Builds // Other Patches
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Kench

Build by Herrgran updated February 3, 2024
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench Damege and Tank

Build by GcxGrompe updated January 10, 2024
Season 13 Guides
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

[13.23 - update ! ] - All about Tahm Kench

Guide by Karmachou34 updated December 19, 2023
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

[13.23] Crazy Tahm Kench TOP LANE TANK AD 67% WIN RATE!!!

Guide by LastLee updated November 29, 2023
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Wunderwaffe Kench (AP)

Guide by KUCKOK updated October 29, 2023
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench guide I LET KENCH COOK!!!!!

Guide by Herb0tron updated April 13, 2023
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

[13.4โœ”๏ธ] ๐ŸŽฉThe Kench Compendium๐Ÿธ

Guide by sock217 updated March 6, 2023
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

No Arm Whatley's SEASON 13 Tahm Kench Guide (NOT MINE, READ DESC)

Guide by CosmicTurtle88 updated February 27, 2023
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LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

๐•ฒ๐–”๐–‰๐–‘๐–ž [SEASON 13] FREE ELO OP HYBRID TAHM KENCH BUILD (WIP)

Guide by ManicMasterMind updated January 11, 2023
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Wizard Kench Guide (TESTING)

Guide by Lukaas updated December 22, 2022
Season 13 Builds
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench hybrid(TANK AP)

Build by Guest updated December 30, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

TK FULL TANK

Build by JunkoGabyelFoxy updated November 24, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

TK AP TANK MONSTRO

Build by JunkoGabyelFoxy updated November 24, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

TAMH

Build by baranx23 updated November 20, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench the River King

Build by Guest updated November 14, 2023
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide
LoL Champion Tahm Kench Build Guide

Tahm Kench Goodness

Build by VenRPG updated November 6, 2023
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Tahm Kench Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Tahm Kench we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Tahm Kench, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Tahm Kench this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 14.4. However, if you are a new Tahm Kench player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Tahm Kench!

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Patch 14.3: 43,404 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 75% Pickrate

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Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

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Domination
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Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 7% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 75% Pickrate

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Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 17% Pickrate

Ghost Teleport

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 3% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 94% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Core Items

Tahm Kench's Best Core Items 57%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 50%

Win Rate 45% Pickrate

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Patch 14.3: 43,404 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 50% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 30% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 74% Pickrate

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Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 19% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Ghost Ignite

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 90% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Core Items

Tahm Kench's Best Core Items 61%

Win Rate 6% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 50%

Win Rate 62% Pickrate

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Patch 14.3: 43,404 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Tahm Kench's Runes

Tahm Kench's Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 57% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 26% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 13% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Summoner Spells

Tahm Kench's Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 55% Pickrate

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Second Best

Tahm Kench's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 17% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Tahm Kench's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 16% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Tahm Kench's Starters

Tahm Kench's Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 80% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Core Items

Tahm Kench's Best Core Items 64%

Win Rate 8% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench's Ability Order

Tahm Kench's Best Ability Order 55%

Win Rate 62% Pickrate

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Tahm Kench Counters

Learn Tahm Kench's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Tahm Kench guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Tahm Kench TOP in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Tahm Kench. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

CR is Counter Rating, which is a combination of multiple counter factors. Counters shown are for Tahm Kench Tahm Kench TOP

Tahm Kench Skins

Tahm Kench's Abilities

Tahm Kench's An Acquired Taste
An Acquired Taste Tahm Kench's Passive Tahm Kench's Passive
Self
Tahm Kench's Passive
Tahm Kench's Passive
Attacks deal 6-48 (+4% of his bonus health) (+2% ability power per 100 bonus health) bonus magic damage. Against champions, they add a stack of An Acquired Taste for 5 seconds, up to 3 times.

At 3 stacks, Tongue Lash and Devour become empowered against that champion.
Q
Tahm Kench's Tongue Lash
Tongue Lash Tahm Kench's Q Ability
900
50 / 46 / 42 / 38 / 34
7 / 6.5 / 6 / 5.5 / 5
Deals 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 / 280 (+100% of ability power) magic damage to the first enemy hit and slows them by 50% for 2 seconds. On champion hit, heals Tahm for 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 plus 5 / 5.5 / 6 / 6.5 / 7% of his missing health and applies a stack of An Acquired Taste dealing 8โˆ’60 (+2.5% of his bonus health) as extra magic damage (depending on level).

If that champion already had 3 stacks of An Acquired Taste, they will also be stunned for 1.5 seconds, consuming the stacks.

Activate Devour while your tongue is in midair to devour enemy champions who already have 3 stacks of An Acquired Taste from a distance when you hit them.
W
Tahm Kench's Abyssal Dive
Abyssal Dive Tahm Kench's W Ability
1200
60 / 75 / 90 / 105 / 120
21 / 20 / 19 / 18 / 17
Dive down and then re-appear at target location, dealing 100 / 135 / 170 / 205 / 240 (+150% of ability power) magic damage and knock up all enemies in an area for 1 second. Hitting at least one enemy champion refunds 40 / 42.5 / 45 / 47.5 / 50% of the cooldown and mana cost. Devoured allies can be taken along for the ride (but can always hop out early).
E
Tahm Kench's Thick Skin
Thick Skin Tahm Kench's E Ability
Self
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3
Passive: 15 / 23 / 31 / 39 / 47% of damage Tahm Kench takes is stored by his Thick Skin, increased to 42 / 44 / 46 / 48 / 50% if there are at least 2 nearby enemy champions. If Kench has not taken damage within 4 seconds, Thick Skin will rapidly be consumed to heal Tahm for 45-100% of its value (depending on level).

Active: Convert all your stored Thick Skin into a shield, lasting 2.5 seconds.
R
Tahm Kench's Devour
Devour Tahm Kench's Ultimate (R) Ability
250
100
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
Tahm Kench devours a champion for a few seconds. He can re-cast to spit them out.

Enemy Champions: Require 3 stacks of An Acquired Taste. Are devoured for up to 3 seconds and take 100 / 250 / 400 plus 15% (+7% per 100 ability power) of their max health as magic damage. Tahm Kench is slowed by 40% and grounded during this effect.

Ally Champions: Are devoured for up to 3 seconds and are granted 400 / 500 / 600 (+100% of ability power) shield which decays by 50 health every 0.25 seconds after Devour has ended until it's gone. Allies can also choose to exit early. Tahm Kench is grounded during this effect, but can cast Abyssal Dive and gains 40% movement speed for 3 seconds.

Questions About Tahm Kench

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