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Taliyah with Rakan

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Mage Support
Support

How to Synergize Taliyah and Rakan

based on 634 Taliyah with Rakan pairs
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
2.42
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We pull data from from millions of League of Legends games straight from Riot Games each and every week. Taliyah has gone into battle with Rakan in 634 recently played, competitive matches. By pooling so much great data straight from the developers of League of Legends, we have complete confidence that we can present to you robust, accurate builds to help Taliyah play with Rakan. It is very rare for Taliyah to play alongside Rakan on the same team. This pairing has only taken place in about 1.3% of rounds with Taliyah.

Taliyah Rakan Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Taliyah has done a poor job of synergizing with Rakan. On average, she wins a dismal 48.4% of matches the champs fight alongside one another. If you want to do better as Taliyah when playing with Rakan by learning how to better synergize your playstyle with him, then check out the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Taliyah Rakan Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Taliyah Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapVoid StaffSeraph's Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery Absolute FocusWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Taliyah's passive ability p
Taliyah q ability q
Taliyah w ability w
Taliyah e ability e
Taliyah's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Taliyah and Rakan

Tips for Playing as Taliyah with Rakan

Once you have Rylai's Crystal Scepter, casting Threaded Volley at enemies chasing you is a great way of making them regret everything.

Try to throw enemies into Unraveled Earth using Seismic Shove.

Remember, you don't always have to ride Weaver's Wall.

Advice to Understand How Rakan Will Play

Danger is as fun as you let it be.

Rakan requires allies near him to make the most out of his tools.

Rakan's dash speeds increase with his Move Speed. Use the extra speed to surprise your enemies!

Taliyah Rakan Synergy Stats

Taliyah Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Rakan Image
6.3
< Kills >
6.1
6.2
< Deaths >
6.5
8.7
< Assists >
8.7
1.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.38
124
< Minions Killed >
122
0.53
< Dragons Killed >
0.47
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.45
892
< Physical Damage >
850
20,846
< Magic Damage >
20,441
1,311
< True Damage >
1,317
23,050
< Damage Dealt >
22,609
21,459
< Damage Taken >
22,217
11,885
< Gold Earned >
11,747
1.78
< Towers >
1.7
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.13
3,490
< Total Healing >
3,291
13,999
< Experience >
13,903
20
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
9
531
< Time Dealing CC >
519

How to Play with Rakan as Taliyah in LoL

The Taliyah Rakan synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Rakan, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Taliyah sees a large worsening in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Rakan. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This fall shows that Rakan helps Taliyah perform not as well in ranked League matches. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Taliyah tries to synergize with Rakan, she gets a small increase in her full damage dealt. This difference could indicate that Rakan helps provide cover for her to deal more damage or that his presence on the team also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Taliyah is played alongside Rakan on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing with Rakan.

Moreover, when Taliyah plays with Rakan on the same team, she often takes a little less damage than when she plays alone. Receiving not as much damage may indicate that Rakan does a decent job of covering Taliyah during teamfights.

Synergies between Taliyah and Rakan

Damage Types Compared

Taliyah with Rakan
Taliyah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Taliyah
Rakan
Synergy

Is Taliyah better when played alongside Rakan?

There is no one best synergy for Taliyah that will no matter what be her best teammate. Yet, overall, Rakan is a very typical ally for Taliyah. By locking into the same side as Taliyah, he decreases their win rate by -0.2% to 48.4%. This proves that there is a weak bond between Taliyah and Rakan that results in them performing not as well together than without each other.

Rakan has a lower difficulty than Taliyah. That means Taliyah players don't need to be cautious when lining up Rakan allies to play with, as they will require a lower level of skill to be able to work well with you.

Fighting alongside, you should expect to observe an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magical damage. Combined, these champs can blast through enemies with magic damage.

In contrast, by bringing Taliyah and Rakan together, you may not be providing your side much sustained damage output. We recommend you pick other champs on your team that fills this hole in this pairing's abilities.

Regardless of the skill of your Rakan teammate, you need to focus on maximizing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Taliyah Players

How We Calculated Our Taliyah Rakan Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Taliyah and Rakan, we analyzed 634 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Taliyah with Rakan comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To truly master Taliyah in order to work well with Rakan during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League games, you should keep reading to learn additional lessons on this champion pairing. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot.

The best finished items to use in your Taliyah and Rakan synergy build consist of Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Taliyah combined at least these three great items in her build, she performed a lot better as an ally of Rakan than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Taliyah had an average win rate of 48.4% helping carry Rakan with this build.

To have the greatest probability of crushing your oponents, Taliyah players should equip the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players used for Taliyah and Rakan pairings, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 48.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to team up Rakan with Taliyah are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to an individual rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.