Akali vs Irelia Counter Build

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

How to Beat Irelia as Akali

16,751 Akali vs Irelia Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League matches that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Irelia as Akali came out of an examination of 16751 ranked matches where both champs fought each other. This pairing is somewhat uncommon. Akali is forced to battle against Irelia in only 6.4% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Akali does a pathetic job of beating Irelia. Typically, she wins a lowly 46.9% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Akali versus Irelia rounds, Akali’s team is 0.1% less likely to get first blood. This implies that she probably won't get first blood versus Irelia.

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Best Akali Items to Counter Irelia

The best items to prioritize in your Akali versus Irelia build consist of Riftmaker, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali included at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better countering Irelia than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Akali boasted an average win rate of 58.7% battling Irelia with this build.

Best Akali Runes to Counter Irelia

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

To have the best probability of beating Irelia as Akali, Akali players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Akali vs Irelia counter picks, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 53.8% winrate overall.

We have also shown the top Irelia runes to fight back against Akali to help you interpret how she will likely be kitted out against your champ.


8.1 | Akali Irelia | 7.9


6 | Akali Irelia | 7.1


5.5 | Akali Irelia | 5.1

Akali vs Irelia Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page highlight several significant Akali vs. Irelia counter statistics that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is better than Irelia’s ratio of 1.8, demonstrating that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Irelia..

Akali often has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Irelia. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Akali vs Irelia matchups, Akali often racks up much less CS than Irelia. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS usually do not have to have much CS to be useful. They are able to scale adequately off of their abilities and first items alone. Although, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, work to outperform the values shown here to do well.

If you need to see Akali versus Irelia tips and builds for a a particular rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu displayed above. If viewing for the first time, the statistics and build suggestions shown are computed using all matches finished with these champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.81 | Akali Irelia | 1.79

Largest Multi-Kill

1.61 | Akali Irelia | 1.7

Damage Dealt

19,869 | Akali Irelia | 20,691

Damage Taken

23,832 | Akali Irelia | 27,708

Healing Done

4,410 | Akali Irelia | 5,624

Vision Score

17 | Akali Irelia | 17

Gold Earned

10,684 | Akali Irelia | 12,480

Minions Killed

132 | Akali Irelia | 183

Dragons Killed

0.05 | Akali Irelia | 0.14

Barons Killed

0.01 | Akali Irelia | 0.04


1.34 | Akali Irelia | 2.28


0.34 | Akali Irelia | 0.51

CC Duration (sec)

57 | Akali Irelia | 80

Experience Earned

13,238 | Akali Irelia | 14,003

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 16,751 Akali vs Irelia 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 Irelia 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.