Gnar can't gain Rage for 15 seconds after he turns from big to little. Use this chance to engage on his team.
Gnar's animations and resource bar change as he gets closer to transforming.
Gnar's ultimate stuns if he hits you into a wall. Be careful when fighting him near one.
The stats shown on this page clarify several valuable Rell vs. Gnar matchup stats that can help you explain the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Rell’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Gnar’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Rell may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Gnar. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.
Rell normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than her opponent does. On average, she receives less damage than Gnar. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Rell usually loses when trying to fight Gnar, with a 44.6% win rate. Therefore, Rell makes a bad counter for Gnar.
While Rell does have a much lower winrate compared to Gnar, when they face off with one another, Rell also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Rell into Gnar.
Moreover, Rell also has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Gnar. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Rell vs Gnar matchups, Gnar is the better champion with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Rell is a terribly counter for Gnar. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Rell against Gnar.
To learn all of the intricacies of Rell to counter Gnar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Rell most often racks up a lot less CS as Gnar. Champions who typically don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.
The most crucial items to prioritize in your Rell versus Gnar build include Evenshroud, Bulwark of the Mountain, and Force of Nature. When Rell included at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better when fighting Gnar than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Rell boasted an average winrate of 44.6% battling Gnar with this counter build.
To have the best probability of beating Gnar as Rell, Rell players should equip the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Rell vs Gnar fights, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 44.6% winrate overall.
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