How to Win Samira vs Rakan Counter Matchup Samira is in the s tier of champions

Samira vs Rakan

How to Beat Rakan as Samira in LoL Rakan is in the s tier of champions
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Support

How to Beat Rakan as Samira

based on 2,098 Samira vs Rakan matchups
Win Rate
51.4 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League games that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Rakan as Samira resulted from an examination of 2098 ranked games where both champions fought each other. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Samira encounters Rakan in only 1.1% of her games.

Samira vs Rakan Matchup Summary

Samira has done a decent job of beating Rakan. Normally, she wins a acceptable 51.4% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Samira vs Rakan games, Samira’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Rakan.

Best Samira vs Rakan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterNoonquiver

Core Samira Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

Guardian AngelThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Armor
Samira's passive ability p
Samira q ability q
Samira w ability w
Samira e ability e
Samira's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
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 Rakan as Samira

Advice to Win Against Rakan

Catching Rakan with no allies around severely inhibits his mobility. Try to find him alone.

Champions with crowd control that can be applied quickly excel against Rakan.

Rakan's movement abilities forecast their destination. Try to use this to your advantage.

Samira vs Rakan Counter Stats

Samira Image
Win Rate
51.4 %
VS
Win Rate
48.6 %
Rakan Image
8.6
< Kills >
1.9
6.7
< Deaths >
6
6.4
< Assists >
14.2
1.94
< Killing Sprees >
0.33
162
< Minions Killed >
36
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.44
19,014
< Physical Damage >
1,315
2,733
< Magic Damage >
5,635
498
< True Damage >
688
22,246
< Damage Dealt >
7,639
23,159
< Damage Taken >
18,876
12,502
< Gold Earned >
7,779
2.28
< Towers >
1.7
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,183
< Total Healing >
4,610
12,020
< Experience >
10,221
17
< Vision Score >
48
8
< Wards Placed >
23
21
< Time Dealing CC >
107

How to Counter Rakan with Samira in LoL

The stats shown on this page feature some significant Samira vs. Rakan matchup stats that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. For instance, Samira’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rakan’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Samira may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Rakan. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Samira often has a much larger longest kill spree than her foe does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Rakan. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Samira and Rakan

Damage Types Compared

Samira
Rakan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Samira
Rakan

Who is Better, Samira or Rakan?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Samira usually wins when playing against Rakan, with a 51.4% win rate. As a result, Samira makes a good counter for Rakan.

While Samira does have a higher winrate compared to Rakan, when on opposite teams, Samira also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Samira into Rakan.

Moreover, Samira also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Rakan. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Samira vs Rakan matchups, Samira is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Samira is a decent counter to Rakan. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Samira against Rakan.

Additional Information for Samira Players

How We Calculated Our Samira vs Rakan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rakan as Samira, we analyzed 2,098 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 Rakan as Samira 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 Samira in order to counter Rakan during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Samira on average accumulates much more CS compared to Rakan. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Samira versus Rakan build consist of Immortal Shieldbow, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Samira incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when facing Rakan than with many other common builds. In fact, Samira had an average win rate of 51.4% when countering Rakan with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Rakan as Samira, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Samira vs Rakan battles, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.4% win rate overall.

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