How to Win Rek'Sai vs Gragas Counter Matchup Rek'Sai is in the a tier of champions

Rek'Sai vs Gragas

How to Beat Gragas as Rek'Sai in LoL Gragas is in the b tier of champions
Fighter
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Gragas as Rek'Sai

based on 292 Rek'Sai vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
51.7 %
K/D/A
2.59
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Gragas as Rek'Sai resulted from an evaluation of 292 ranked games where both champs fought each other. This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Rek'Sai has to counter Gragas in only 1.5% of his rounds.

Rek'Sai vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Rek'Sai has done a decent job of beating Gragas. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.7% of games the champs face one another in. In Rek'Sai versus Gragas matches, Rek'Sai’s team is 0.2% more probable to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Gragas.

Best Rek'Sai vs Gragas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSerrated Dirk

Core Rek'Sai Items

~22 Mins
Prowler's ClawGuardian AngelEdge of Night

Optional Items

Death's DanceMaw of Malmortius

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Rek'Sai to level up q
>
Second ability for Rek'Sai to level up e
>
Last skill for Rek'Sai to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Rek'Sai's passive ability p
Rek'Sai q ability q
Rek'Sai w ability w
Rek'Sai e ability e
Rek'Sai's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Gragas as Rek'Sai

Tips for Playing as Rek'Sai against Gragas

Tremor Sense can warn you of enemies closing in, and is particularly useful when entering enemy territory.

Cast Burrow before travelling around the map to take advantage of the increased Move Speed and the safety provided by Tremor Sense.

Keeping tunnels spread out across the map will ensure you have choices when you want to cast Void Rush.

Advice to Win Against Gragas

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Rek'Sai vs Gragas Counter Stats

Rek'Sai Image
Win Rate
51.7 %
VS
Win Rate
48.3 %
Gragas Image
8.1
< Kills >
4.7
5.9
< Deaths >
5.3
7.2
< Assists >
7.8
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.11
32
< Minions Killed >
121
1.38
< Dragons Killed >
0.4
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.4
13,648
< Physical Damage >
1,463
62
< Magic Damage >
15,677
3,665
< True Damage >
707
17,376
< Damage Dealt >
17,848
28,285
< Damage Taken >
27,358
11,776
< Gold Earned >
10,468
1.68
< Towers >
1.49
0.28
< Baron Takedowns >
0.1
10,918
< Total Healing >
9,796
13,046
< Experience >
13,394
21
< Vision Score >
21
5
< Wards Placed >
9
276
< Time Dealing CC >
399

How to Counter Gragas with Rek'Sai in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several vital Rek'Sai against Gragas counter stats that can help you realize the differences and similarities between these two champions. For instance, Rek'Sai’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Gragas’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Rek'Sai may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Gragas. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Rek'Sai typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Gragas. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Rek'Sai and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Rek'Sai
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Rek'Sai
Gragas

Who is Better, Rek'Sai or Gragas?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Rek'Sai usually wins when trying to fight Gragas, with a 51.7% win rate. Thus, Rek'Sai makes a good counter for Gragas.

While Rek'Sai does have a higher winrate than Gragas, when facing one another, Rek'Sai also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Rek'Sai into Gragas.

Additionally, Rek'Sai also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gragas. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Rek'Sai vs Gragas matchups, Rek'Sai is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Rek'Sai is a decent counter for Gragas. Focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Rek'Sai against Gragas.

Additional Information for Rek'Sai Players

How We Calculated Our Rek'Sai vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Rek'Sai, we analyzed 292 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 Gragas as Rek'Sai 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

If you would like to truly master Rek'Sai in order to counter Gragas during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Rek'Sai usually gets a lot less CS relative to Gragas. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The top items to use in your Rek'Sai versus Gragas build include Prowler's Claw, Guardian Angel, and Edge of Night. When Rek'Sai incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Gragas than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Rek'Sai had an average winrate of 51.7% battling Gragas with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Gragas as Rek'Sai, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Rek'Sai vs Gragas counters, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.7% winrate overall.

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