Akali vs Garen Counter Build

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

How to Beat Garen as Akali

12,157 Akali vs Garen Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each and every week. Within our database, Akali did battle with Garen in 12157 matches. Including so many matchups for Akali versus Garen gives us confidence in our capability to produce enlightening statistics and a solid build to defeat your opponent This particular counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Akali is forced to battle against Garen in only 4.7% of her rounds.

Unfortunately, Akali has done a dismal job of countering Garen. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.3% of matches the champs face one another in. In Akali against Garen rounds, Akali’s side is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Garen.

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Best Akali Items to Counter Garen

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Akali versus Garen build include Riftmaker, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better versus Garen than with many other typical builds. In fact, Akali boasted an average win rate of 58.2% when playing against Garen with this build.

Best Akali Runes to Counter Garen

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

To have the best probability of annihilating Garen as Akali, Akali players should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Bone Plating, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Akali vs Garen face-offs, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.2% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the best Garen runes to duel Akali to help you interpret how he will probably be setup against your champion.


8 | Akali Garen | 6.7


6.1 | Akali Garen | 5.5


5.3 | Akali Garen | 5

Akali vs Garen Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page show some valuable Akali vs. Garen counter statistics that can help you realize the differences between this set of champs. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is similar to Garen’s ratio of 2.1, demonstrating that Akali may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Garen..

Akali often has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Garen. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Akali vs Garen matchups, Akali usually racks up fewer minion kills than Garen. Champions who on average don't get very much CS normally don't have to have much CS to be useful. They are able to scale adequately off of their abilities and first items alone. However, champs with a lot of CS, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to best the values presented here to do well.

If you would like to view Akali x Garen tips and matchup stats and build suggestions for a a particular skill level, feel free to select one from the selection menu above. By default, the stats and guides shown are computed using all matches played with both champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.81 | Akali Garen | 1.52

Largest Multi-Kill

1.62 | Akali Garen | 1.35

Damage Dealt

19,569 | Akali Garen | 18,493

Damage Taken

24,698 | Akali Garen | 27,546

Healing Done

4,450 | Akali Garen | 3,204

Vision Score

17 | Akali Garen | 17

Gold Earned

10,673 | Akali Garen | 11,750

Minions Killed

129 | Akali Garen | 151

Dragons Killed

0.06 | Akali Garen | 0.15

Barons Killed

0.01 | Akali Garen | 0.03


1.32 | Akali Garen | 2.7


0.36 | Akali Garen | 0.6

CC Duration (sec)

58 | Akali Garen | 150

Experience Earned

13,300 | Akali Garen | 14,432

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 12,157 Akali vs Garen 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 Garen 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.