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

Akali vs Senna

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

based on 7,575 Akali vs Senna matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
2.45
Pick Rate
5.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our dataset, Akali faced Senna in 7575 rounds. With so many games with Akali vs Senna gives us faith in our capability to provide actionable data and a pro build to wreck Senna. This pairing is somewhat uncommon. Akali has to counter Senna in only 5.9% of her matches.

Akali vs Senna Matchup Summary

Akali does a decent job of countering Senna. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.1% of the time the champions face one another in. In Akali versus Senna matches, Akali’s side is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Senna.

Best Akali vs Senna Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

ShadowflameDemonic EmbraceVoid StaffMorellonomicon

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 CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
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
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Senna as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Senna

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 Senna Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Senna Image
8.4
< Kills >
4.1
5.5
< Deaths >
6.7
5.1
< Assists >
11.9
1.86
< Killing Sprees >
0.91
140
< Minions Killed >
41
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.37
< Inhibitors >
0.55
1,395
< Physical Damage >
15,907
19,259
< Magic Damage >
228
1,106
< True Damage >
638
21,760
< Damage Dealt >
16,773
26,371
< Damage Taken >
17,893
11,121
< Gold Earned >
9,917
1.37
< Towers >
2.25
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,673
< Total Healing >
9,374
13,752
< Experience >
11,232
16
< Vision Score >
49
8
< Wards Placed >
20
58
< Time Dealing CC >
187

How to Counter Senna with Akali in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several valuable Akali versus Senna counter statistics that may help us realize the distinctions between these two champs. For instance, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Senna’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Senna. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Akali typically has a much larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. On average, she takes more damage than Senna. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akali and Senna

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Senna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Senna

Who is Better, Akali or Senna?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Akali usually wins when facing off against Senna, with a 51.1% win rate. As a result, Akali makes a good counter for Senna.

While Akali does have a higher winrate compared to Senna, when facing one another, Akali also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champion to learn. You should be careful when picking Akali into Sennaas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Akali also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Senna. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Akali is a decent counter to Senna. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Akali against Senna.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Senna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Senna as Akali, we analyzed 7,575 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 Senna 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 truly master Akali in order to counter Senna during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali often accumulates much more CS compared to Senna. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Akali versus Senna build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better vs Senna than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Akali had an average winrate of 51.1% when countering Senna with this counter build.

To have the best probability of annihilating Senna as Akali, you should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Akali vs Senna face-offs, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.1% winrate overall.

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