Rakan vs Swain Counter Build

How to Win Rakan vs Swain Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Swain as Rakan in LoL

How to Beat Swain as Rakan

3,010 Rakan vs Swain Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Swain as Rakan came out of an evaluation of 3010 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This particular champ pairing is fairly rare. Rakan has to counter Swain in only 3.0% of his games.

Unfortunately, Rakan has done a pathetic job of countering Swain. On average, he wins a lowly 45.1% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Rakan versus Swain matches, Rakan’s team is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood against Swain.

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Best Rakan Items to Counter Swain

The top items to prioritize in your Rakan versus Swain build consist of Shurelya's Battlesong, Redemption, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Rakan combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when facing Swain than with most other typical builds. In fact, Rakan had an average win rate of 56.0% when playing against Swain with this counter build.

Best Rakan Runes to Counter Swain

Guardian Rune Guardian
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Zombie Ward Rune Zombie Ward

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Swain as Rakan, Rakan players should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Ultimate Hunter, and Zombie Ward runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Rakan vs Swain clashes, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 53.1% win rate overall.

We have also shown the best Swain runes to duel Rakan in order to help you realize how he will likely be kitted out to try to beat your champion.


1.9 | Rakan Swain | 5.6


6 | Rakan Swain | 6.4


14.2 | Rakan Swain | 11.2

Rakan vs Swain Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here underscore several critical Rakan versus Swain matchup stats that may help us explain the differences between the two. As an example, Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.7 is similar to Swain’s KDA ratio of 2.6, demonstrating that Rakan may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Swain..

Rakan usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Swain. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Rakan often racks up less CS than Swain. Champs that do not earn many minion kills normally don't have to have much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off their abilities alone. Although, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, try to beat the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.33 | Rakan Swain | 1.3

Largest Multi-Kill

0.83 | Rakan Swain | 1.45

Damage Dealt

7,334 | Rakan Swain | 20,636

Damage Taken

17,061 | Rakan Swain | 22,011

Healing Done

3,735 | Rakan Swain | 6,014

Vision Score

47 | Rakan Swain | 34

Gold Earned

7,703 | Rakan Swain | 9,887

Minions Killed

35 | Rakan Swain | 70

Dragons Killed

0.05 | Rakan Swain | 0.11

Barons Killed

0.01 | Rakan Swain | 0.03


1.62 | Rakan Swain | 2


0.43 | Rakan Swain | 0.5

CC Duration (sec)

80 | Rakan Swain | 206

Experience Earned

10,106 | Rakan Swain | 11,307

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,010 Rakan vs Swain 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 Swain 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.