Using Starlight's Touch at lower charges makes its healing less Mana efficient, but can greatly increase Taric's sustained damage via Bravado.
Rather than saving Cosmic Radiance for the last moment and risking someone dying during the delay, it can be more beneficial to cast it as soon as you know a teamfight is guaranteed to start.
The cooldown reducing component of Bravado makes Cooldown Reduction items like Frozen Heart, Iceborn Gauntlet, and Spirit Visage exceptionally powerful on Taric.
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!
The Taric Rakan synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Rakan, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Taric sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Rakan. His KDA worsened from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Rakan helps Taric perform poorer in competitive League games. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is only marginal.
When Taric tries to synergize with Rakan, he gets a great improvement in his full damage output. This difference may indicate that Rakan provides protection for him to dish out more damage or that his participation also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Taric is played together with Rakan on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Rakan.
Moreover, when Taric plays with Rakan on the same side, he typically takes much more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may mean that Rakan does a poor job of protecting Taric in teamfights.
There is no perfect companion for Taric that will always be his top teammate. Yet, overall, Rakan is a fantastic teammate for Taric. By being on the same side as Taric, he raises their win rate by 6.2% to 56.6%. This shows that there is a strong bond between Taric and Rakan that results in them performing at the top of their game together than without each other.
Rakan has a greater difficulty than Taric. That means Taric players should be careful when lining up Rakan comrades to play with, as they will need a greater level of skill to cooperate well with you.
When playing cooperatively, you will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s capability to provide a lot of utility for your team. Together, these champions should be able to manipulate the pace of team fights.
Although, by grouping Taric and Rakan together, you may not be granting your other allies enough sustained damage output. Plan to have other champs on your team that neutralizes this relative gap in this pairing's potential.
Regardless of your Rakan ally's skill level, you should focus on increasing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well, regardless.
To learn all of the intricacies of Taric in order to pair well with Rakan during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends games, you should continue reading to gather some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot.
The top items to have in your Taric and Rakan synergy build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Frozen Heart, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Taric combined at least these three finished items in his build, he did a lot better as an ally of Rakan than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Taric boasted an average win rate of 56.6% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Rakan with these items in his kit.
To have the best likelihood of defeating your oponents, you should use the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Presence of Mind, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Inspiration and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for this team composition, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 56.6% win rate overall.
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