Rakan vs Shyvana Counter Build

How to Beat Shyvana as Rakan


We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we review each and every week. This Rakan against Shyvana matchup guide resulted from an examination of 2,853 ranked games where both champs battled one another.

This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Rakan fights Shyvana in only 1.3% of his rounds. Rakan has done a ok job of beating Shyvana. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.0% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Rakan against Shyvana matches, Rakan’s team is 3.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood versus Shyvana.

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Team First Blood


Best Rakan Items to Counter Shyvana

The most important items to focus on in your Rakan versus Shyvana build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Zeke's Convergence, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Rakan incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when facing Shyvana than with most other commonly used builds.

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

Best Rakan Runes to Counter Shyvana

To have the best probability of vanquishing Shyvana as Rakan, you should take the Guardian, Demolish, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Ultimate Hunter runes. Of all the rune sets players used for Rakan vs Shyvana face-offs, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also shown the best Shyvana runes to counterpick against Rakan in order to help you recognize how she will likely be built to try to beat your champion.

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 Shyvana Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Zombie Ward Rune Zombie Ward
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter


The following tables highlight several significant Rakan vs. Shyvana matchup statistics that may help you explain the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.7 is greater than Shyvana’s ratio of 2.3, demonstrating that Rakan may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Shyvana. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in kills assists.

Battle Stats


Rakan Stats
1.9 5.5
Shyvana Stats


Rakan Stats
5.4 5.3
Shyvana Stats


Rakan Stats
12.9 6.9
Shyvana Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Rakan Stats
0.8 2.8
Shyvana Stats

Damage Dealt

Rakan Stats
7172 17191
Shyvana Stats

Damage Taken

Rakan Stats
16749 31094
Shyvana Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Rakan Stats
5 5.3
Shyvana Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Rakan Stats
0.8 0.9
Shyvana Stats

Dragons Killed

Rakan Stats
1.9 2.2
Shyvana Stats

Barons Killed

Rakan Stats
0.4 0.4
Shyvana Stats

Gold Earned

Rakan Stats
7530 10793
Shyvana Stats

Minions Killed

Rakan Stats
36 57
Shyvana Stats

Rakan often has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, Rakan receives less damage than Shyvana. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Rakan commonly takes less CS than Shyvana. Champions that don't earn a lot of minion kills normally do not require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling well off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with plenty of CS, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, work to best the averages displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2853 Rakan vs Shyvana 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 Shyvana 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.