How to Win Rell vs Janna Counter Matchup Rell is in the b tier of champions

Rell vs Janna

How to Beat Janna as Rell in LoL Janna is in the s tier of champions
Tank
Support Mage

How to Beat Janna as Rell

based on 425 Rell vs Janna matchups
Win Rate
42.6 %
K/D/A
2.21
Pick Rate
4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends games every week. Within our database, Rell battled Janna in 425 matches. Having so many games with Rell versus Janna gives us confidence in our ability to prepare actionable stats and a recommended build to suppress Janna. This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Rell has to counter Janna in only 4.0% of her rounds.

Rell vs Janna Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Rell has done a terrible job of beating Janna. Typically, she wins a lowly 42.6% of the time the champs face off with each other in. In Rell vs Janna matches, Rell’s side is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood versus Janna.

Best Rell vs Janna Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Rell Items

~22 Mins
EvenshroudThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Optional Items

Zeke's Convergence

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration Glacial Augment Hextech FlashtraptionMinion DematerializerCosmic Insight
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
CDRScaling Armor Armor
Rell's passive ability p
Rell q ability q
Rell w ability w
Rell e ability e
Rell's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
E
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Janna as Rell

Advice to Win Against Janna

Save an interrupt ability for when Janna uses her ultimate.

Listen for the charge up sound on Howling Gale in case Janna is trying to hit you with it from off screen or from brush.

Janna's at her strongest when buffing another ally. If you can harass her ally, it will weaken her ability to fight you.

Rell vs Janna Counter Stats

Rell Image
Win Rate
42.6 %
VS
Win Rate
57.4 %
Janna Image
1.6
< Kills >
1.2
6.2
< Deaths >
4.7
12.1
< Assists >
15.8
0.26
< Killing Sprees >
0.17
34
< Minions Killed >
16
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.59
1,103
< Physical Damage >
969
5,455
< Magic Damage >
3,852
738
< True Damage >
438
7,296
< Damage Dealt >
5,260
19,288
< Damage Taken >
14,687
7,524
< Gold Earned >
7,738
1.39
< Towers >
2.26
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0
2,434
< Total Healing >
9,036
9,791
< Experience >
10,298
46
< Vision Score >
54
21
< Wards Placed >
25
161
< Time Dealing CC >
274

How to Counter Janna with Rell in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several vital Rell against Janna matchup statistics that may help us explain the distinctions between these two champions. For instance, Rell’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Janna’s ratio of NaN, showing that Rell may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Janna..

Rell often has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. Typically, she receives more damage than Janna. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Rell and Janna

Damage Types Compared

Rell
Janna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Rell
Janna

Who is Better, Rell or Janna?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Rell usually loses when playing against Janna, with a 42.6% win rate. Therefore, Rell makes a bad counter for Janna.

While Rell does have a much lower win rate compared to Janna, when they face off with one another, Rell also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex champ to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Rell into Janna.

Moreover, Rell has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Janna. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Rell vs Janna matchups, Janna 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 late stage team fights.

Rell is a terribly counter to Janna. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Rell against Janna.

Additional Information for Rell Players

How We Calculated Our Rell vs Janna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Janna as Rell, we analyzed 425 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 Janna as Rell 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 Rell to counter Janna during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Rell often accumulates more CS as Janna. Champs who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. 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 case, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Rell versus Janna build include Evenshroud, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Rell used at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better vs Janna than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Rell boasted an average winrate of 42.6% battling Janna with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Janna as Rell, Rell players should use the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Minion Dematerializer, Cosmic Insight, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Rell vs Janna counterpicks, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 42.6% win rate overall.

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