How to Win Braum vs Rakan Counter Matchup Braum is in the b tier of champions

Braum vs Rakan

How to Beat Rakan as Braum in LoL Rakan is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Rakan as Braum

based on 283 Braum vs Rakan matchups
Win Rate
46.3 %
K/D/A
2.63
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of rated League games that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Rakan as Braum resulted from an analysis of 283 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Braum encounters Rakan in only 1.4% of his matches.

Braum vs Rakan Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Braum has done a pathetic job of beating Rakan. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.3% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Braum against Rakan games, Braum’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Rakan.

Best Braum vs Rakan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSteel Shoulderguards

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Braum Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowPauldrons of Whiterock

Optional Items

Bulwark of the Mountain

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Braum to level up q
>
Second ability for Braum to level up e
>
Last skill for Braum to max out w

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
Braum's passive ability p
Braum q ability q
Braum w ability w
Braum e ability e
Braum's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Rakan as Braum

Tips for Playing as Braum against Rakan

Work with your allies to stack Concussive Blows, encourage them to basic attack marked targets.

Leap in front of squishy friends and shield them from projectiles with Unbreakable.

Glacial Fissure leaves a powerful slow zone, position it well to split teamfights and slow the enemy approach.

Advice to Win Against Rakan

Champions with crowd control that can be applied quickly excel against Rakan.

Catching Rakan with no allies around severely inhibits his mobility. Try to find him alone.

Rakan's movement abilities forecast their destination. Try to use this to your advantage.

Braum vs Rakan Counter Stats

Braum Image
Win Rate
46.3 %
VS
Win Rate
53.7 %
Rakan Image
1.4
< Kills >
1.6
5.6
< Deaths >
5.2
13.3
< Assists >
15.2
0.24
< Killing Sprees >
0.27
35
< Minions Killed >
34
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.48
1,364
< Physical Damage >
1,260
5,431
< Magic Damage >
5,580
528
< True Damage >
716
7,324
< Damage Dealt >
7,556
21,141
< Damage Taken >
17,871
7,527
< Gold Earned >
7,862
1.55
< Towers >
2.02
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,124
< Total Healing >
4,606
10,109
< Experience >
10,346
46
< Vision Score >
55
21
< Wards Placed >
28
181
< Time Dealing CC >
114

How to Counter Rakan with Braum in LoL

The stats provided here clarify several strategic Braum against Rakan matchup stats that may help us distinguish the differences between these two champs. Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rakan’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Rakan..

Braum typically has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Typically, he takes more damage than Rakan. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Braum and Rakan

Damage Types Compared

Braum
Rakan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Braum
Rakan

Who is Better, Braum or Rakan?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Braum usually loses when facing off against Rakan, with a 46.3% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a bad counter to Rakan.

While Braum does have a lower win rate than Rakan, when on opposite teams, Braum also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Braum into Rakan.

Furthermore, Braum also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Rakan. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Braum vs Rakan matchups, Rakan is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Braum is a trash counter for Rakan. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Braum against Rakan.

Additional Information for Braum Players

How We Calculated Our Braum vs Rakan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rakan as Braum, we analyzed 283 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Rakan as Braum comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Braum in order to counter Rakan during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Braum often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Rakan. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Braum versus Rakan build consist of Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when facing Rakan than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Braum boasted an average winrate of 46.3% when playing against Rakan with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Rakan as Braum, Braum players should use the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Braum vs Rakan clashes, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 46.3% winrate overall.

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