Rakan vs Illaoi Counter Build

How to Beat Illaoi as Rakan


At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League matches every week. Within our data, Rakan fought Illaoi 5,296 times. Having so many games with Rakan versus Illaoi gives us confidence in our capacity to produce useful data and a pro build to obliterate your opposition.

This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Rakan encounters Illaoi in only 2.3% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Rakan does a terrible job of countering Illaoi. Normally, Rakan wins a lowly 46.0% of the time the champions face each other in. In Rakan against Illaoi matches, Rakan’s team is 3.0% more likely to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Illaoi.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Rakan Items to Counter Illaoi

The ideal items to have in your Rakan versus Illaoi build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Zeke's Convergence, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Rakan combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Illaoi than with most other commonly used item sets.

Shurelya's Battlesong Item Zeke's Convergence Item Staff of Flowing Water Item

Best Rakan Runes to Counter Illaoi

To have the highest chance of annihilating Illaoi as Rakan, Rakan players should equip the Guardian, Demolish, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Ultimate Hunter runes. Out of all the rune sets players used for Rakan vs Illaoi counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the best Illaoi runes to counterpick against Rakan to help you grasp how she will probably be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Rakan Runes

Guardian Rune Guardian
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Zombie Ward Rune Zombie Ward
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter

Best Illaoi Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic


The following tables show several critical Rakan against Illaoi counter stats that may help us distinguish the distinctions between the pair. Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.7 is more than Illaoi’s KDA ratio of 1.7, indicating that Rakan may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Illaoi. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Rakan Stats
2 5.8
Illaoi Stats


Rakan Stats
5.5 6.1
Illaoi Stats


Rakan Stats
13.1 4.8
Illaoi Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Rakan Stats
0.8 2.7
Illaoi Stats

Damage Dealt

Rakan Stats
7415 22801
Illaoi Stats

Damage Taken

Rakan Stats
17428 29121
Illaoi Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Rakan Stats
4.6 5.8
Illaoi Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Rakan Stats
0.7 1
Illaoi Stats

Dragons Killed

Rakan Stats
1.8 2
Illaoi Stats

Barons Killed

Rakan Stats
0.4 0.3
Illaoi Stats

Gold Earned

Rakan Stats
7554 10904
Illaoi Stats

Minions Killed

Rakan Stats
35 160
Illaoi Stats

Rakan often has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, Rakan receives less damage than Illaoi. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Rakan vs Illaoi matchups, Rakan typically totals many fewer minion kills than Illaoi. Champions that do not acquire a lot of minion kills normally do not need much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling fully off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to pass the averages displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5296 Rakan vs Illaoi 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 Illaoi 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.