An Acquired Taste
An Acquired Taste

Innate: Tahm Kench's basic attacks and damaging abilities apply An Acquired Taste to enemy champions for 5 seconds, dealing 1 / 1.25 / 1.5% of his maximum health bonus magic damage, stacking up to 3 times for a maximum 3 / 3.75 / 4.5% and decaying once every 0.5 seconds after the stacks reach the full duration.

Tongue Lash.png Tongue Lash and Devour.png Devour gain additional effects against enemies with three stacks.

Ability Details
An Acquired Taste is a single-targeted debuff.

Additional Information:

  • By calculating An Acquired Taste's base damage, using Tahm Kench's base health, we can define An Acquired Taste's damage in a different way:
0 stack: 6.1 - 33.38 (based on level) (+1 / 1.25 / 1.5% bonus health)
2+ stacks: 18.3 - 100.13 (based on level) (+3 / 3.75 / 4.5% bonus health)


Tongue Lash
TARGET RANGE: 800
COLLISION RADIUS: 35
COST: 50 Mana
COOLDOWN: 6
Tongue Lash

Active: After a brief delay, Tahm Kench lashes his tongue in the target direction, dealing magic damage to the first enemy hit and Slow icon slowing them for 2 seconds.

Magic Damage:
80 / 130 / 180 / 230 / 280 (+ 70% AP)
Slow:
30 / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70%

An Acquired Taste.png An Acquired Taste: The target enemy champion is also Stun icon stunned for 1.5 seconds.

During Tongue Lash, Devour.png Devour can be cast for free to devour enemy minions or non-epic monsters from a distance.

Ability Details
Tongue Lash is a linear, collision skillshot.

Additional Information:

  • Devour.png Devour can be 'queued' at any point during Tongue Lash (including the wind-up animation) and will not go on cooldown if Tahm Kench fails to hit a valid target with Tongue Lash.


Devour
TARGET RANGE: 250
COST: 90 Mana
COOLDOWN: 14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Devour

Active: Tahm Kench swallows an enemy non-champion or allied champion, making them Playful untargetable and unable to take any actions for a short duration.

Duration:
4 / 4.5 / 5 / 5.5 / 6

While Tahm Kench has an allied champion in his belly, he gains bonus movement speed when moving towards enemy champions.

Movement Speed:
15 / 17.5 / 20 / 22.5 / 25%

An Acquired Taste.png An Acquired Taste: Tahm Kench swallows the target enemy champion for half the duration, consuming all their An Acquired Taste stacks and Slow icon slowing himself by 95%, but Suppression icon suppressing and Nearsight icon nearsighting them in addition to making them Playful untargetable.

Reduced Duration:
2 / 2.25 / 2.5 / 2.75 / 3

After a brief delay, Devour becomes Regurgitate.png Regurgitate while Tahm Kench's belly is full (allied champions can exit at will). Devour cannot be activated for 1 second after using Abyssal Voyage.png Abyssal Voyage.

Ability Details
Devour is a single-targeted ability.

Additional Information:


Regurgitate
TARGET RANGE: 650
Regurgitate

Active: Tahm Kench regurgitates the swallowed target. If they are an enemy, they are Stun icon stunned for 0.25 seconds and take magic damage, capped against monsters.

Magic Damage:
20 / 23 / 26 / 29 / 32% (+ 2% per 100 AP) of target's maximum health
Maximum Monster Damage:
400 / 450 / 500 / 550 / 600

Non-champions are spat forth (stopping if they hit an enemy or terrain) and dealing magic damage to all enemies around them and themselves before taking Regurgitate's damage.

Projectile Damage:
100 / 150 / 200 / 250 / 300 (+ 60% AP)

Allied champions are also spat out (they can land on the other side of small walls) stopping if they hit an enemy, while enemy champions are regurgitated at Tahm Kench's feet.

Ability Details
Regurgitate is an linear, collision skillshot with an area of effect component.


Thick Skin
COST: 50 Mana
COOLDOWN: 6
Thick Skin

Passive: Tahm Kench stores a percentage of the damage he takes as Grey Health on his health bar.

Damage into Grey Health:
70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90%

While Thick Skin is not on cooldown, and after taking no damage for 2.5 seconds, Tahm Kench rapidly heals for a portion of his Grey Health over time, consuming it in the process.

Total Health Restored:
25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45% of Grey Health
Health Restored from Damage:
17.5 / 22.5 / 28 / 34 / 40.5%

Active: Tahm Kench converts his current Grey Health into a shield that lasts for 3 seconds.

Ability Details
Thick Skin is a self-targeted buff.

Additional Information:

  • The cooldown starts when the spell is casted.
  • Thick Skin shield value and Grey Health percentage heal are both boosted by 'Heal and Shield power' passive from items such as Ardent Censer item.png Ardent Censer or Mikael's Crucible item.png Mikael's Crucible. This means you can technically heal more than the maximum 45% of Grey Health and get a shield bigger than you maximum life.
  • The Grey Health percentage heal is boosted by Spirit Visage item.png Spirit Visage.


Abyssal Voyage
TARGET RANGE: 4500 / 5500 / 6500
COST: 100 Mana
COOLDOWN: 120 / 110 / 100
Abyssal Voyage

Active: Tahm Kench channels for up to 6 seconds, highlighting the path to his intended destination to allied champions while opening his maw to offer up to one of them the chance to come with him. If an ally has climbed in, Tahm Kench automatically begins a 1 second channel. If no ally has climbed in and after a 0.25-second delay, Tahm Kench can reactivate Abyssal Voyage 2.png Abyssal Voyage to begin the channel. Once the channel is completed, Tahm Kench, and the ally that has climbed in if there is any, blink to the target location, arriving after a 0.5-second delay.

Taking damage interrupts Abyssal Voyage, putting it on a 10 second reduced cooldown. Abyssal Voyage cannot be activated while Tahm Kench's has a Devour.png full belly.

"Boy, the world's one river, and I'm its king. Ain't no place I ain't been; ain't no place I can't go again." - Tahm Kench Tahm Kench

Ability Details
Abyssal Voyage is a ground-targeted blink.

Additional Information:

Allies may still join Tahm Kench by clicking him while he performs Abyssal Voyage's second cast's animation.


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