Akali excels at killing fragile champions. Let your team initiate and then strike at the people in the back.
Twilight Shroud offers safety in even the most dangerous situations. Use that time to save up energy for a quick strike later.
Ashe has very few defensive options, and she's a good target to gank.
Be wary of moving around the map alone if Ashe has not recently cast her Enchanted Crystal Arrow.
The stats shown here emphasize some valuable Akali vs. Ashe counter stats that can help us interpret the distinctions between this set of champions. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ashe’s ratio of NaN, showing that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Ashe. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.
Akali typically has a much larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Ashe. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akali usually fairs equally well when taking on Ashe, with a 49.2% win rate. Thus, Akali makes an ok counter to Ashe.
While Akali does have a lower winrate than Ashe, when they face off with one another, Akali also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Akali into Asheas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Akali also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ashe. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Akali vs Ashe matchups, Ashe is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Akali is a somewhat poor counter to Ashe. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Akali against Ashe.
To learn all of the intricacies of Akali to counter Ashe during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Akali typically picks up a similar amount of CS as Ashe. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.
The top items to have in your Akali versus Ashe build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Akali used at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better vs Ashe than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Akali had an average win rate of 49.2% when countering Ashe with this build.
To have the greatest likelihood of beating Ashe as Akali, Akali players should equip the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Akali vs Ashe counters, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.2% winrate overall.
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