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.
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.
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.
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.
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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