How to Win Rakan vs Volibear Counter Matchup Rakan is in the a tier of champions

Rakan vs Volibear

How to Beat Volibear as Rakan in LoL Volibear is in the b tier of champions
Support
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Volibear as Rakan

based on 1,670 Rakan vs Volibear matchups
Win Rate
47.4 %
K/D/A
2.81
Pick Rate
6.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL rounds that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Volibear as Rakan resulted from an examination of 1670 ranked games where both champs engaged one another. This particular counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Rakan has to counter Volibear in only 6.1% of his matches.

Rakan vs Volibear Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Rakan does a dismal job of countering Volibear. On average, he wins a lowly 47.4% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Rakan against Volibear games, Rakan’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Volibear.

Best Rakan vs Volibear Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsIonian Boots of Lucidity

Core Rakan Items

~22 Mins
Shurelya's BattlesongRedemptionBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Chemtech PutrifierZeke's ConvergenceShard of True Ice

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Rakan to level up w
>
Second ability for Rakan to level up e
>
Last skill for Rakan to max out q

Runes

Resolve Guardian Font of LifeBone PlatingUnflinching
Domination Zombie WardUltimate Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Rakan's passive ability p
Rakan q ability q
Rakan w ability w
Rakan e ability e
Rakan's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Volibear as Rakan

Tips for Playing as Rakan against Volibear

Danger is as fun as you let it be.

Rakan requires allies near him to make the most out of his tools.

Rakan's dash speeds increase with his Move Speed. Use the extra speed to surprise your enemies!

Rakan vs Volibear Counter Stats

Rakan Image
Win Rate
47.4 %
VS
Win Rate
52.6 %
Volibear Image
1.8
< Kills >
5.8
5.7
< Deaths >
5.7
14.2
< Assists >
8.1
0.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.34
35
< Minions Killed >
72
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
1.13
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.53
1,134
< Physical Damage >
8,836
5,000
< Magic Damage >
5,563
654
< True Damage >
1,203
6,789
< Damage Dealt >
15,604
16,507
< Damage Taken >
29,363
7,801
< Gold Earned >
11,188
1.83
< Towers >
2.25
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.23
3,761
< Total Healing >
7,763
10,234
< Experience >
13,230
53
< Vision Score >
20
27
< Wards Placed >
6
93
< Time Dealing CC >
441

How to Counter Volibear with Rakan in LoL

The stats shown here highlight some valuable Rakan against Volibear counter statistics that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between these two champs. For instance, Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Volibear’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Rakan may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Volibear. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Rakan normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes less damage than Volibear. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Rakan and Volibear

Damage Types Compared

Rakan
Volibear
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Rakan
Volibear

Who is Better, Rakan or Volibear?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Rakan usually loses when facing off against Volibear, with a 47.4% win rate. Thus, Rakan makes a poor counter for Volibear.

While Rakan does have a lower win rate than Volibear, when on opposite teams, Rakan also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex champion to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Rakan into Volibear.

Moreover, Rakan has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Volibear. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Rakan vs Volibear matchups, Volibear is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Rakan is a garbage counter for Volibear. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Rakan against Volibear.

Additional Information for Rakan Players

How We Calculated Our Rakan vs Volibear Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Volibear as Rakan, we analyzed 1,670 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 Volibear 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Rakan in order to counter Volibear during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Rakan typically picks up less CS as Volibear. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Rakan versus Volibear build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Redemption, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Rakan incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Volibear than with most other common item sets. In fact, Rakan had an average winrate of 47.4% when countering Volibear with this build.

To have the highest probability of defeating Volibear as Rakan, you should use the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Rakan vs Volibear counters, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 47.4% winrate overall.

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