Rakan vs Rek'Sai Counter Build

How to Beat Rek'Sai as Rakan


We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we evaluate each week. This Rakan vs Rek'Sai counter review came out of an examination of 2,078 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against each other.

This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Rakan encounters Rek'Sai in only 0.9% of his matches. Rakan has done a good job of countering Rek'Sai. Typically, Rakan wins a terrific 53.0% of the time the champions face off with each other in. In Rakan against Rek'Sai rounds, Rakan’s side is 5.0% less expected to obtain first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Rek'Sai.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Rakan Items to Counter Rek'Sai

The most important items to use in your Rakan versus Rek'Sai build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Zeke's Convergence, and Redemption. When Rakan incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Rek'Sai than with most other typical builds.

Shurelya's Battlesong Item Zeke's Convergence Item Redemption Item

Best Rakan Runes to Counter Rek'Sai

To have the highest chance of defeating Rek'Sai as Rakan, Rakan players should take the Guardian, Demolish, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Ultimate Hunter runes. Of all the runes players picked for Rakan vs Rek'Sai battles, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also displayed the best Rek'Sai runes to fend off Rakan to help you recognize how he will likely be played to try to beat you.

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 Rek'Sai Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter


The subsequent tables underscore several significant Rakan against Rek'Sai matchup statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between this set of champs. For instance, Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is better than Rek'Sai’s KDA ratio of 2.2, demonstrating that Rakan may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Rek'Sai. This observation is largely caused by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Rakan Stats
1.9 7.5
Rek'Sai Stats


Rakan Stats
5.6 6.4
Rek'Sai Stats


Rakan Stats
13.7 6.9
Rek'Sai Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Rakan Stats
0.7 3.4
Rek'Sai Stats

Damage Dealt

Rakan Stats
7152 14819
Rek'Sai Stats

Damage Taken

Rakan Stats
16812 29137
Rek'Sai Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Rakan Stats
5.1 5.1
Rek'Sai Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Rakan Stats
0.8 0.8
Rek'Sai Stats

Dragons Killed

Rakan Stats
1.9 1.9
Rek'Sai Stats

Barons Killed

Rakan Stats
0.4 0.4
Rek'Sai Stats

Gold Earned

Rakan Stats
7622 10809
Rek'Sai Stats

Minions Killed

Rakan Stats
35 26
Rek'Sai Stats

Rakan normally has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, Rakan takes less damage than Rek'Sai. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Rakan usually racks up a similar amount of CS than Rek'Sai. Champions that don't finish with many minion kills normally don't have to have much CS to be effective. They are able to scale easily off their abilities alone. However, champs with large numbers of minion kills, such as ADCs, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the averages shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2078 Rakan vs Rek'Sai 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 Rek'Sai 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.