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

Akali vs Malphite

How to Beat Malphite as Akali in LoL Malphite is in the b tier of champions
Assassin
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Malphite as Akali

based on 1,681 Akali vs Malphite matchups
Win Rate
52.6 %
K/D/A
2.49
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League matches each week. Within our database, Akali battled Malphite 1681 times. Using so many matchups for Akali versus Malphite gives us a lot of faith in our capability to produce informative data and a recommended build to destroy your enemy. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Akali fights Malphite in only 2.1% of her games.

Akali vs Malphite Matchup Summary

Akali does a good job of countering Malphite. Normally, she wins a fantastic 52.6% of games the champions fight each other in. In Akali versus Malphite games, Akali’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Malphite.

Best Akali vs Malphite Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandAmplifying Tome

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffDemonic EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

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 Armor
Akali's passive ability p
Akali q ability q
Akali w ability w
Akali e ability e
Akali's ultimate ability r
1
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 Malphite as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Malphite

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

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

Advice to Win Against Malphite

Malphite is one of a couple tanks who are capable of jungling. Watch out if he gets Smite.

If you're a physical damage character stay behind your allies when fighting Malphite. Ground Slam can significantly reduce your damage output.

Akali vs Malphite Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
52.6 %
VS
Win Rate
47.4 %
Malphite Image
8.7
< Kills >
4.7
5.7
< Deaths >
5.5
5.5
< Assists >
8.2
1.93
< Killing Sprees >
1.08
140
< Minions Killed >
120
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.38
< Inhibitors >
0.42
1,449
< Physical Damage >
3,642
20,030
< Magic Damage >
13,947
1,189
< True Damage >
710
22,669
< Damage Dealt >
18,299
27,313
< Damage Taken >
22,342
11,382
< Gold Earned >
10,173
1.42
< Towers >
1.67
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,472
< Total Healing >
2,132
13,920
< Experience >
13,526
17
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
10
61
< Time Dealing CC >
762

How to Counter Malphite with Akali in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify some valuable Akali against Malphite counter stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Malphite’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Malphite. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Akali normally has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. Typically, she takes more damage than Malphite. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akali and Malphite

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Malphite
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Malphite

Who is Better, Akali or Malphite?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akali usually wins when facing off against Malphite, with a 52.6% win rate. As a result, Akali makes a good counter to Malphite.

While Akali does have a higher win rate compared to Malphite, when on opposite teams, Akali also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Akali into Malphiteas 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 Malphite. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akali vs Malphite matchups, Akali is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Akali is an above average counter to Malphite. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Akali against Malphite.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Malphite Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Malphite as Akali, we analyzed 1,681 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 Malphite 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 truly master Akali in order to counter Malphite during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Malphite. Champs who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Akali versus Malphite build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Akali incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when facing Malphite than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Akali had an average winrate of 52.6% when playing against Malphite with this build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Malphite as Akali, Akali players 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 sets that we analyzed for Akali vs Malphite clashes, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.6% win rate overall.

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