Rakan Guide

Learn Rakan with our Rakan guide. Learn about Rakan's strengths and Rakan's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Rakan, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Hitting enemy champions with autos and abilities reduce
    Rakan
    P
    's cooldown by 1 second for each enemy hit.
  • Rakan
    E
    's shield doesn't stack -- it only refreshes its duration and shields.
  • If Xayah is on Rakan's team, he can use
    Rakan
    E
    on her from an increased range, and they can recall together.
  • For the first 0.5 seconds of
    Rakan
    R
    ,
    Rakan
    W
    cannot be used.
  • When Rakan tags an enemy with
    Rakan
    R
    , he gains 75% additional bonus movespeed.
Strengths
  • Excels at all-ins and setting up fights.
  • Timing his aggression with
    Rakan
    P
    will help him win most trades.
  • Can engage from a distance and get back to safety with
    Rakan
    E
    's second cast.
  • Excels with items that enhance his utility, engage potential, and team support capabilities.
Weaknesses
  • While he likes to dive, Rakan is not very tanky until he completes at least one item.
  • Rakan
    W
    and
    Rakan
    E
    have longer cooldowns of 16 and 20 at rank 1. Once used, he can be punished.
  • Rakan
    W
    and
    Rakan
    E
    can be interrupted.
  • Forcing Rakan to use
    Rakan
    R
    defensively lowers his teamfighting potential since he'll have less playmaking capabilities.