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

Rakan vs Annie

How to Beat Annie as Rakan in LoL Annie is in the a tier of champions
Support
Mage

How to Beat Annie as Rakan

based on 440 Rakan vs Annie matchups
Win Rate
45.7 %
K/D/A
2.65
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked LoL games each and every week. Within our dataset, Rakan faced Annie in 440 matches. Having so many games with Rakan versus Annie gives us faith in our ability to prepare useful statistics and a solid build to suppress your foe. This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Rakan encounters Annie in only 1.6% of his rounds.

Rakan vs Annie Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Rakan has done a awful job of countering Annie. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.7% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Rakan against Annie rounds, Rakan’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Annie.

Best Rakan vs Annie Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsFaerie Charm

Core Rakan Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongChemtech PutrifierBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Zeke's Convergence

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Domination Zombie WardUltimate Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Rakan's passive ability p
Rakan q ability q
Rakan w ability w
Rakan e ability e
Rakan's ultimate ability r
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W
2
E
3
Q
4
W
5
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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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Annie as Rakan

Tips for Playing as Rakan against Annie

Danger is as fun as you let it be.

Rakan requires allies near him to make the most out of his tools.

Rakan's dash speeds increase with his Move Speed. Use the extra speed to surprise your enemies!

Advice to Win Against Annie

Summoner Smite can be used to help take down Tibbers.

Annie's summoned bear, Tibbers, burns opposing units around himself. Try to keep your distance from him after he's been summoned.

Keep an eye out for a white, swirling power around Annie. It means she's ready to unleash her stun.

Rakan vs Annie Counter Stats

Rakan Image
Win Rate
45.7 %
VS
Win Rate
54.3 %
Annie Image
1.7
< Kills >
6.1
5.5
< Deaths >
5.9
12.9
< Assists >
7.4
0.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.38
35
< Minions Killed >
135
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.44
1,028
< Physical Damage >
747
4,514
< Magic Damage >
16,131
583
< True Damage >
1,084
6,125
< Damage Dealt >
17,963
15,892
< Damage Taken >
15,440
7,585
< Gold Earned >
10,402
1.67
< Towers >
1.78
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
3,413
< Total Healing >
1,094
9,895
< Experience >
12,694
50
< Vision Score >
18
26
< Wards Placed >
8
87
< Time Dealing CC >
188

How to Counter Annie with Rakan in LoL

The stats provided here feature several influential Rakan against Annie counter stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the two. Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Annie’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Rakan may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Annie. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Rakan normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Annie. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Rakan and Annie

Damage Types Compared

Rakan
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Rakan
Annie

Who is Better, Rakan or Annie?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Rakan usually loses when facing off against Annie, with a 45.7% win rate. As a result, Rakan makes a poor counter to Annie.

While Rakan does have a much lower winrate compared to Annie, when they face off with one another, Rakan also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Rakan into Annie.

Furthermore, Rakan has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Annie. 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 for every situation in League of Legends, in Rakan vs Annie matchups, Annie is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Rakan is a bad counter to Annie. Focus your play on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Rakan against Annie.

Additional Information for Rakan Players

How We Calculated Our Rakan vs Annie Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Annie as Rakan, we analyzed 440 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 Annie as Rakan 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

If you would like to truly master Rakan in order to counter Annie during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Rakan most often accumulates a lot less CS relative to Annie. Champs who typically don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Rakan versus Annie build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Chemtech Putrifier, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Rakan included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Annie than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Rakan had an average win rate of 45.7% when playing against Annie with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Annie as Rakan, Rakan players should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Rakan vs Annie fights, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 45.7% win rate overall.

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