Rakan vs Kassadin Counter Build

How to Beat Kassadin as Rakan


We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we evaluate each week. This Rakan versus Kassadin matchup guide resulted from an examination of 2,810 ranked matches where both champions faced off against each other.

This matchup is relatively rare. Rakan encounters Kassadin in only 1.2% of his rounds. Rakan does a decent job of beating Kassadin. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Rakan against Kassadin matches, Rakan’s side is 3.0% more probable to get first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood versus Kassadin.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Rakan Items to Counter Kassadin

The top items to prioritize in your Rakan versus Kassadin build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Zeke's Convergence, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Rakan incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better against Kassadin than with most other typical builds.

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

Best Rakan Runes to Counter Kassadin

To have the best probability of vanquishing Kassadin as Rakan, you should use the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Nimbus Cloak, and Celerity runes. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed/that we analyzed for Rakan vs Kassadin matchups, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also included the best Kassadin runes to fend off Rakan in order to help you interpret how he will probably be setup against you.

Best Rakan Runes

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

Best Kassadin Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth


The subsequent tables underscore several influential Rakan vs. Kassadin matchup statistics that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.7 is greater than Kassadin’s KDA ratio of 2.2, indicating that Rakan may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Kassadin. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Rakan Stats
1.9 7.7
Kassadin Stats


Rakan Stats
5.5 6
Kassadin Stats


Rakan Stats
13.2 5.7
Kassadin Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Rakan Stats
0.7 3.7
Kassadin Stats

Damage Dealt

Rakan Stats
6927 19405
Kassadin Stats

Damage Taken

Rakan Stats
16363 22211
Kassadin Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Rakan Stats
5.2 5
Kassadin Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Rakan Stats
0.9 0.8
Kassadin Stats

Dragons Killed

Rakan Stats
2 1.8
Kassadin Stats

Barons Killed

Rakan Stats
0.4 0.4
Kassadin Stats

Gold Earned

Rakan Stats
7534 10917
Kassadin Stats

Minions Killed

Rakan Stats
35 141
Kassadin Stats

Rakan normally has a significant smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, Rakan takes less damage than Kassadin. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

In Rakan vs Kassadin matchups, Rakan usually tallies much less CS than Kassadin. Champs who on average do not earn very much CS normally do not have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling properly off their abilities alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to top the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2810 Rakan vs Kassadin 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 Kassadin 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.