Akali vs Gnar Counter Build

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

How to Beat Gnar as Akali

3,681 Akali vs Gnar Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Gnar as Akali resulted from an examination of 3681 ranked rounds where both champs faced each other. This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Akali encounters Gnar in only 1.4% of her games.

Unfortunately, Akali has done a dismal job of countering Gnar. Normally, she wins a acceptable 49.1% of matches the champs face each other in. In Akali against Gnar games, Akali’s side is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Gnar.

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Best Akali Items to Counter Gnar

The top items to focus on in your Akali versus Gnar build consist of Night Harvester, Lich Bane, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better when facing Gnar than with most other typical builds. In fact, Akali had an average winrate of 68.3% battling Gnar with this build.

Best Akali Runes to Counter Gnar

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 greatest likelihood of coming out on top against Gnar as Akali, Akali players 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 combinations players chose for Akali vs Gnar LoL games, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 56.3% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the top Gnar runes to counterpick against Akali in order to help you grasp how he will likely be kitted out versus your champion.


7.9 | Akali Gnar | 4.8


5.9 | Akali Gnar | 5.8


5.1 | Akali Gnar | 6.8

Akali vs Gnar Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here clarify some valuable Akali vs. Gnar matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the differences between the two. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is nearly equal to Gnar’s ratio of 2.0, indicating that Akali may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Gnar. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Akali normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Gnar. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

In Akali vs Gnar matchups, Akali commonly gets a similar number of minion kills than Gnar. Champions who on average don't amass a lot of minion kills typically do not have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their abilities and first items alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as ADCs, typically must have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to do better than the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.79 | Akali Gnar | 1.1

Largest Multi-Kill

1.61 | Akali Gnar | 1.22

Damage Dealt

19,215 | Akali Gnar | 19,008

Damage Taken

24,266 | Akali Gnar | 26,172

Healing Done

4,499 | Akali Gnar | 4,970

Vision Score

17 | Akali Gnar | 18

Gold Earned

10,596 | Akali Gnar | 10,544

Minions Killed

132 | Akali Gnar | 144

Dragons Killed

0.05 | Akali Gnar | 0.09

Barons Killed

0.02 | Akali Gnar | 0.02


1.35 | Akali Gnar | 2.38


0.34 | Akali Gnar | 0.49

CC Duration (sec)

57 | Akali Gnar | 397

Experience Earned

13,216 | Akali Gnar | 13,805

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,681 Akali vs Gnar 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 Gnar 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.