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

Rell vs Katarina

How to Beat Katarina as Rell in LoL Katarina is in the s tier of champions
Tank
Assassin Mage

How to Beat Katarina as Rell

based on 487 Rell vs Katarina matchups
Win Rate
53 %
K/D/A
2.42
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Katarina as Rell resulted from an evaluation of 487 ranked matches where both champions battled one another. This champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Rell encounters Katarina in only 4.5% of her games.

Rell vs Katarina Matchup Summary

Rell does a good job of countering Katarina. On average, she wins a terrific 53.0% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Rell vs Katarina games, Rell’s side is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood against Katarina.

Best Rell vs Katarina Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Rell Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariThornmailBulwark 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 Katarina as Rell

Advice to Win Against Katarina

Katarina's abilities deal magic damage, so even if she's building Attack Damage items, get magic resistance to counter her.

Try to save a disable for when Katarina uses her Death Lotus.

Rell vs Katarina Counter Stats

Rell Image
Win Rate
53 %
VS
Win Rate
47 %
Katarina Image
2.2
< Kills >
8.6
6.7
< Deaths >
6.7
14
< Assists >
6.3
0.36
< Killing Sprees >
1.93
32
< Minions Killed >
139
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.39
1,135
< Physical Damage >
3,800
5,515
< Magic Damage >
13,928
683
< True Damage >
1,005
7,335
< Damage Dealt >
18,734
17,580
< Damage Taken >
22,472
7,769
< Gold Earned >
11,337
1.74
< Towers >
1.43
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,961
< Total Healing >
3,273
10,042
< Experience >
12,758
41
< Vision Score >
15
20
< Wards Placed >
7
144
< Time Dealing CC >
21

How to Counter Katarina with Rell in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several significant Rell vs. Katarina counter statistics that may help you understand the differences between this pair of champions. As an example, Rell’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Katarina’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Rell may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Katarina. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Rell usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than her foe does. On average, she receives less damage than Katarina. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Rell and Katarina

Damage Types Compared

Rell
Katarina
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Rell
Katarina

Who is Better, Rell or Katarina?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Rell usually wins when trying to fight Katarina, with a 53.0% win rate. As a result, Rell makes a good counter for Katarina.

While Rell does have a higher win rate than Katarina, when facing one another, Rell also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Rell into Katarina.

Additionally, Rell also has a great amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Katarina. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Rell vs Katarina matchups, Rell is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Rell is a good counter for Katarina. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Rell against Katarina.

Additional Information for Rell Players

How We Calculated Our Rell vs Katarina Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Katarina as Rell, we analyzed 487 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 Katarina 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Rell to counter Katarina during both the early game 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 pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Rell most often picks up a lot less CS relative to Katarina. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Rell versus Katarina build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Rell combined at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs Katarina than with many other common item sets. In fact, Rell boasted an average win rate of 53.0% when countering Katarina with this build.

To have the best likelihood of beating Katarina as Rell, you 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 Katarina face-offs, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 53.0% win rate overall.

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