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  • Swamp Master Kennen


  • Kennen was one of the champions chosen from the Ionian pool available during the Ionia vs. Noxus match.
  • Kennen's dance is a reference to a breakdance move called an airflare.
  • "Kennen" means "to be familiar with" in German and Dutch.
  • The 'Eyes' in Kennen's quote of 'The Eyes Never Lie' when being picked may be referring to  Shen Eye of Twilight, the leader of the three ninjas.


  • Kennen shares a quote witih  Shen: "From the shadows."
  • Kennen shares a quote witih  Irelia: "Balance in all things."


Karate Kennen 

  • It is a reference to the Karate Kid movie series.

Deadly Kennen 

Swamp Master Kennen 

  • It is likely a reference to Jedi Master Yoda from the Star Wars franchise.

Kennen MD 

  • It is part of a "Medical" theme whom he shares with his fellow ninjas,  Akali and  Shen. This is may a tribute to the webcomic series The Adventures of Dr. McNinja, which stars an eponymous medical ninja.
  • His artwork shows  Cho'Gath having  feasted on a blue melee minion, reference to one of the trailers of League of Legends.

Arctic Ops Kennen 

  • He throws kunais instead of shurikens and has two big kunais on his back.
  • He shares this theme with Varus.


  • Kennen is a member of the Kinkou Order along with  Akali and  Shen. The three shadow warriors work together in order to preserve the balance in Valoran.
  • Kennen and his fellow ninjas are at war with  Zed and his Order of Shadows.
    • However, unlike Akali, Kennen is more willing to forgive Zed if Zed is willing to seek redemption. [1]
  • Kennen's parents reside in Bandle City.
  • Kennen enjoys listening to  Sona's music.


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