Rakan vs Heimerdinger Counter Build

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Rakan


At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL games every week. In our data, Rakan faced off against Heimerdinger in 4,035 rounds. Having so many games with Rakan versus Heimerdinger provides us confidence in our ability to prepare useful stats and a supported build to wreck your rival.

This particular counter pairing is relatively rare. Rakan is forced to battle against Heimerdinger in only 1.8% of his games. Unfortunitally, Rakan has done a poor job of countering Heimerdinger. On average, he wins a lowly 47.0% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Rakan against Heimerdinger matches, Rakan’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Heimerdinger.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Rakan Items to Counter Heimerdinger

The top items to use in your Rakan versus Heimerdinger build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Redemption, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Rakan incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better versus Heimerdinger than with most other commonly used builds.

Shurelya's Battlesong Item Redemption Item Staff of Flowing Water Item

Best Rakan Runes to Counter Heimerdinger

To have the highest probability of defeating Heimerdinger as Rakan, Rakan players should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Revitalize, Nimbus Cloak, and Celerity runes. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Rakan vs Heimerdinger clashes, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also shown the best Heimerdinger runes to counterpick against Rakan in order to help you recognize how he will probably be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Rakan Runes

Guardian Rune Guardian
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity

Best Heimerdinger Runes

Arcane Comet Rune Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood


The subsequent tables underscore several valuable Rakan vs. Heimerdinger counter statistics that may help you explain the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.6 is better than Heimerdinger’s ratio of 2.0, demonstrating that Rakan may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Heimerdinger. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Rakan Stats
2 5.2
Heimerdinger Stats


Rakan Stats
5.6 6
Heimerdinger Stats


Rakan Stats
12.8 7
Heimerdinger Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Rakan Stats
0.8 2.3
Heimerdinger Stats

Damage Dealt

Rakan Stats
7037 22835
Heimerdinger Stats

Damage Taken

Rakan Stats
17528 16438
Heimerdinger Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Rakan Stats
4.7 5.6
Heimerdinger Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Rakan Stats
0.8 1
Heimerdinger Stats

Dragons Killed

Rakan Stats
1.8 2.1
Heimerdinger Stats

Barons Killed

Rakan Stats
0.3 0.4
Heimerdinger Stats

Gold Earned

Rakan Stats
7591 10242
Heimerdinger Stats

Minions Killed

Rakan Stats
35 134
Heimerdinger Stats

Rakan usually has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, Rakan takes a similar amount of damage to Heimerdinger. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Rakan often earns much less CS than Heimerdinger. Champions who on average don't earn very much CS typically don't require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale properly off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as ADCs, typically require a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, work to top the values presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4035 Rakan vs Heimerdinger 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 Heimerdinger 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.