Akali vs Bard Counter Build

How to Win Akali vs Bard Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Bard as Akali in LoL

How to Beat Bard as Akali

3,877 Akali vs Bard Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League of Legends matches every week. Within our database, Akali fought Bard in 3877 games. Using so many games with Akali versus Bard provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to prepare enlightening stats and a supported build to smash Bard This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Akali has to counter Bard in only 1.5% of her rounds.

Unfortunately, Akali has done a terrible job of beating Bard. Typically, she wins a lowly 46.6% of games the champs fight one another in. In Akali versus Bard matches, Akali’s side is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood. This implies that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Bard.

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Best Akali Items to Counter Bard

The best items to have in your Akali versus Bard build include Riftmaker, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better vs Bard than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Akali had an average win rate of 59.5% when countering Bard with this counter build.

Best Akali Runes to Counter Bard

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Bard as Akali, you should take the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Akali vs Bard matchups, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 55.8% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Bard runes to fight Akali in order to help you infer how he will likely be built to try to beat your champion.


7.6 | Akali Bard | 2.6


6 | Akali Bard | 5.7


5.1 | Akali Bard | 13.4

Akali vs Bard Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page show some strategic Akali vs. Bard counter statistics that can help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is less than Bard’s KDA ratio of 2.8, showing that Akali may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Bard. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Akali often has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Bard. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Akali vs Bard matchups, Akali often takes many more minion kills than Bard. Champions who on average don't get a lot of minion kills typically don't need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with plenty of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to beat the values presented here to do well.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Bard as Akali are displayed for all skill levels combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to filter the stats and builds to a specific skill level, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.74 | Akali Bard | 0.53

Largest Multi-Kill

1.57 | Akali Bard | 0.96

Damage Dealt

19,540 | Akali Bard | 10,444

Damage Taken

23,977 | Akali Bard | 16,826

Healing Done

4,350 | Akali Bard | 4,759

Vision Score

17 | Akali Bard | 54

Gold Earned

10,589 | Akali Bard | 8,125

Minions Killed

138 | Akali Bard | 25

Dragons Killed

0.05 | Akali Bard | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.01 | Akali Bard | 0.01


1.26 | Akali Bard | 1.75


0.32 | Akali Bard | 0.48

CC Duration (sec)

60 | Akali Bard | 217

Experience Earned

13,132 | Akali Bard | 10,829

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,877 Akali vs Bard matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Bard as Akali comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.