How to Win Akali vs Ekko Counter Matchup Akali is in the b tier of champions

Akali vs Ekko

How to Beat Ekko as Akali in LoL Ekko is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Ekko as Akali

based on 4,009 Akali vs Ekko matchups
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
2.33
Pick Rate
5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League of Legends matches each week. Within our data, Akali fought Ekko in 4009 games. With so many games with Akali vs Ekko provides us confidence in our ability to prepare useful statistics and a supported build to wreck Ekko. This matchup is somewhat uncommon. Akali has to counter Ekko in only 5.0% of her games.

Akali vs Ekko Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Akali has done a dismal job of countering Ekko. Typically, she wins a acceptable 48.7% of the time the champions face each other in. In Akali vs Ekko games, Akali’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Ekko.

Best Akali vs Ekko Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceRabadon's DeathcapShadowflameMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Akali to level up q
>
Second ability for Akali to level up e
>
Last skill for Akali to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Akali's passive ability p
Akali q ability q
Akali w ability w
Akali e ability e
Akali's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Ekko as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Ekko

Twilight Shroud offers safety in even the most dangerous situations. Use that time to save up energy for a quick strike later.

Akali excels at killing fragile champions. Let your team initiate and then strike at the people in the back.

Advice to Win Against Ekko

The second hit of Timewinder does more damage than the first; try to avoid it.

Ekko's stun zone takes 3 seconds to arm. Watch for the image he creates on cast and try to guess where the zone was placed.

Ekko is significantly weaker when his ultimate is down. Watch for the trail he leaves behind to determine if Chronobreak is available.

Akali vs Ekko Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Ekko Image
8.8
< Kills >
7.9
6
< Deaths >
6.2
5.2
< Assists >
6.8
2
< Killing Sprees >
1.81
143
< Minions Killed >
82
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.94
0.34
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,363
< Physical Damage >
2,246
19,288
< Magic Damage >
15,811
1,093
< True Damage >
1,162
21,744
< Damage Dealt >
19,220
24,887
< Damage Taken >
28,752
11,381
< Gold Earned >
12,256
1.34
< Towers >
1.86
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.2
2,217
< Total Healing >
9,484
13,928
< Experience >
13,836
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
6
60
< Time Dealing CC >
367

How to Counter Ekko with Akali in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several significant Akali against Ekko counter statistics that can help us distinguish the distinctions between the two. Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ekko’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Ekko..

Akali typically has a similar longest killing spree as her counter does. Typically, she takes less damage than Ekko. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akali and Ekko

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Ekko
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Ekko

Who is Better, Akali or Ekko?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Akali usually loses when facing off against Ekko, with a 48.7% win rate. As a result, Akali makes a bad counter to Ekko.

While Akali does have a lower win rate than Ekko, when facing one another, Akali also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less complex character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Akali into Ekkoas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Akali has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ekko. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akali vs Ekko matchups, Ekko is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Akali is a somewhat poor counter to Ekko. Make sure you focus your play on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Akali against Ekko.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Ekko Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ekko as Akali, we analyzed 4,009 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 Ekko 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Akali in order to counter Ekko during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali on average accumulates more CS relative to Ekko. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Akali versus Ekko build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali bought at least these three items in her build, she performed much better vs Ekko than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Akali had an average winrate of 48.7% battling Ekko with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Ekko as Akali, you should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Akali vs Ekko clashes, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Ekko as Akali are presented for all skill levels, merged. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct skill level, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.