How to Win Caitlyn vs Rakan Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Rakan

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

based on 1,871 Caitlyn vs Rakan matchups
Win Rate
51.5 %
K/D/A
2.38
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked LoL matches each and every week. In our database, Caitlyn engaged Rakan 1871 times. With so many games with Caitlyn versus Rakan provides us confidence in our capacity to prepare informative statistics and a solid build to obliterate Rakan. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Caitlyn is forced to battle against Rakan in only 1.3% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Rakan Matchup Summary

Caitlyn has done a decent job of countering Rakan. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.5% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Caitlyn vs Rakan games, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood against Rakan.

Best Caitlyn vs Rakan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Rapid FirecannonStormrazorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Rakan as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Rakan

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

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.

Caitlyn vs Rakan Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
51.5 %
VS
Win Rate
48.5 %
Rakan Image
6.3
< Kills >
1.6
5.6
< Deaths >
5.6
7
< Assists >
13.6
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
0.28
171
< Minions Killed >
36
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.6
< Inhibitors >
0.44
17,671
< Physical Damage >
1,161
1,336
< Magic Damage >
5,180
888
< True Damage >
704
19,895
< Damage Dealt >
7,046
17,973
< Damage Taken >
18,603
11,818
< Gold Earned >
7,701
2.78
< Towers >
1.66
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,014
< Total Healing >
4,238
12,204
< Experience >
10,233
19
< Vision Score >
51
8
< Wards Placed >
26
75
< Time Dealing CC >
91

How to Counter Rakan with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore some influential Caitlyn against Rakan counter statistics that may help us realize the distinctions between this pair of champions. As an example, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Rakan’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Rakan. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Caitlyn typically has a much larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Rakan. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Rakan

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Rakan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Rakan

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Rakan?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually wins when trying to fight Rakan, with a 51.5% win rate. Therefore, Caitlyn makes a good counter for Rakan.

While Caitlyn does have a higher winrate compared to Rakan, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Rakan.

Additionally, Caitlyn has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Rakan. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Rakan matchups, Caitlyn is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Caitlyn is a decent counter for Rakan. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Rakan.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Rakan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rakan as Caitlyn, we analyzed 1,871 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 Caitlyn 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 truly master Caitlyn to counter Rakan during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn on average picks up much more CS relative to Rakan. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Rakan build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Caitlyn incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed much better countering Rakan than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average win rate of 51.5% when playing against Rakan with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of beating Rakan as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should use the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Caitlyn vs Rakan counters, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.5% win rate overall.

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