Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.
Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.
Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.
The stat comparisons shown here highlight several valuable Ahri versus Akshan matchup stats that can help you grasp the distinctions between this set of champions. Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akshan’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Akshan..
Ahri usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her foe does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Akshan. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ahri usually fairs equally well when playing against Akshan, with a 49.4% win rate. Therefore, Ahri makes an ok counter to Akshan.
While Ahri does have a lower win rate than Akshan, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Ahri into Akshan.
Furthermore, Ahri also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akshan. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Akshan matchups, Akshan is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Ahri is a somewhat poor counter for Akshan. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Akshan.
To learn all of the intricacies of Ahri to counter Akshan during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ahri on average racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Akshan. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.
The top items to focus on in your Ahri versus Akshan build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Ahri bought at least these three items in her build, she did much better vs Akshan than with many other common builds. In fact, Ahri had an average winrate of 49.4% when playing against Akshan with these items in her kit.
To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Akshan as Ahri, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players chose for Ahri vs Akshan battles, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 49.4% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Akshan as Ahri are displayed for all skill levels combined. To scope the statistics and builds to a distinct skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.