Akali Counters

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Akali

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142,158 LoL Matches Analyzed

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To select the ideal and worst counters for Akali, we checked the outcomes of 142,158 recently completed, ranked LoL games. We determined which champs have the best and worst win rates versus her. Moreover, we determined those few that are adept companions and who could help prevent you from being countered. Having evaluated so many rounds leaves us with great certainty in our conclusions.

As can be seen below, Swain is the best to face off against Akali with a 57.0% win fraction against her. In a close second and third place, Urgot and Galio are the next scariest threats to Akali. These two champs have win rates of 44.0% and 44.0%, respectively. You should not bring her into a match where any of these other champions has been chosen.

On the other hand, if you are battling against Nidalee, you can expect to do much better. Akali counters them with a much better win rate of 53.0%. Similarly, you can expect to do very well when battling Qiyana and Azir. They have the next worst win rates against Akali.

Who Counters Akali

Champion Win Rate
Akali vs Swain Counter Swain 43 %
Akali vs Urgot Counter Urgot 44 %
Akali vs Galio Counter Galio 44 %
Akali vs Skarner Counter Skarner 44 %
Akali vs Amumu Counter Amumu 44 %

Who Akali Counters

Champion Win Rate
Akali vs Nidalee Matchup Nidalee 53 %
Akali vs Qiyana Matchup Qiyana 53 %
Akali vs Azir Matchup Azir 52 %
Akali vs Syndra Matchup Syndra 51 %
Akali vs Zoe Matchup Zoe 51 %

Akali Team Synergies

Champion Win Rate
League of Legends Champion Amumu Stats Amumu 52 %
League of Legends Champion Brand Stats Brand 51 %
League of Legends Champion Swain Stats Swain 50 %
League of Legends Champion Sion Stats Sion 50 %
League of Legends Champion Master Yi Stats Master Yi 50 %

If you are seeking great champ pairings for your own allies to enhance your victory rate even further, take a look at our champ synergies above. Regardless of her chosen position, she does best when on the same team as Amumu. This combination usually increases her chances of winning by 2.0%. Brand and Swain are also fantastic champions to fight alongside.

To see the details and best Akali counter builds for a specific matchup, you can click the related row in the tables above. If you would like specific Akali counters that are not shown here, you can click the above link to get them. To find more focused countering advice and strategies, please check out our guide a little lower on the page.

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Guide to Countering Akali

  • You can hit Akali with AOE spells while she is invis inside Twilight Shroud.
  • Do not stay outside of base with low HP when Akali has multiple charges of her ultimate.

Our Methods

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Akali counters online.