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

Akali vs Nilah

How to Beat Nilah as Akali in LoL Nilah is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nilah as Akali

based on 6,697 Akali vs Nilah matchups
Win Rate
49.1 %
K/D/A
2.53
Pick Rate
5.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each week. In our data, Akali fought Nilah in 6697 rounds. With so many games with Akali vs Nilah provides us faith in our ability to produce informative statistics and a supported build to annihilate Nilah. This particular champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Akali has to counter Nilah in only 5.2% of her rounds.

Akali vs Nilah Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Akali does a dismal job of beating Nilah. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.1% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Akali against Nilah matches, Akali’s side is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Nilah.

Best Akali vs Nilah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBlasting Wand

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltLich BaneShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapZhonya's HourglassDemonic EmbraceMorellonomicon

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

Domination Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
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
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Q
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W
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E
4
Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Nilah as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Nilah

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.

Akali vs Nilah Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
49.1 %
VS
Win Rate
50.9 %
Nilah Image
8.1
< Kills >
6.5
5.5
< Deaths >
6.9
5.8
< Assists >
7.4
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.47
138
< Minions Killed >
160
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.36
< Inhibitors >
0.56
1,424
< Physical Damage >
17,312
19,499
< Magic Damage >
268
1,167
< True Damage >
612
22,091
< Damage Dealt >
18,192
26,103
< Damage Taken >
24,672
10,971
< Gold Earned >
11,853
1.34
< Towers >
2.51
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,595
< Total Healing >
5,078
13,646
< Experience >
13,129
16
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
58
< Time Dealing CC >
85

How to Counter Nilah with Akali in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some significant Akali against Nilah counter statistics that may help us distinguish the differences between the pair. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nilah’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Nilah..

Akali typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her foe does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Nilah. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akali and Nilah

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Nilah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Nilah

Who is Better, Akali or Nilah?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Akali usually fairs equally well when taking on Nilah, with a 49.1% win rate. Therefore, Akali makes an ok counter for Nilah.

While Akali does have a lower winrate compared to Nilah, when facing one another, Akali also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less difficult character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Akali into Nilahas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akali vs Nilah matchups, Nilah is the better champ with a similar 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 Nilah. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Akali against Nilah.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Nilah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nilah as Akali, we analyzed 6,697 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 Nilah 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Akali in order to counter Nilah during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali most often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Nilah. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Akali versus Nilah build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Lich Bane, and Shadowflame. When Akali used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better against Nilah than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Akali had an average winrate of 49.1% when countering Nilah with this build.

To have the highest chance of beating Nilah as Akali, Akali players should use the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Domination and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Akali vs Nilah counter picks, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.1% win rate overall.

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