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

Akali vs Sett

How to Beat Sett as Akali in LoL Sett is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Sett as Akali

based on 4,538 Akali vs Sett matchups
Win Rate
49 %
K/D/A
2.46
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League games that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Sett as Akali resulted from an examination of 4538 ranked rounds where both champs faced one another. This matchup is relatively rare. Akali encounters Sett in only 3.5% of her matches.

Akali vs Sett Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Akali has done a poor job of beating Sett. Normally, she wins a acceptable 49.0% of the time the champions oppose one another in. In Akali against Sett rounds, Akali’s team is 0.2% less likely to gain first blood, indicating that she most likely won't get first blood against Sett.

Best Akali vs Sett Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandAmplifying Tome

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltVoid StaffShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapDemonic 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

Domination Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless 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
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
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 Sett as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Sett

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 Sett Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
49 %
VS
Win Rate
51 %
Sett Image
8.2
< Kills >
5.8
5.6
< Deaths >
6.4
5.6
< Assists >
5.6
1.84
< Killing Sprees >
1.34
136
< Minions Killed >
146
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.35
< Inhibitors >
0.57
1,440
< Physical Damage >
16,562
19,766
< Magic Damage >
387
1,141
< True Damage >
4,585
22,348
< Damage Dealt >
21,534
26,439
< Damage Taken >
31,869
11,000
< Gold Earned >
11,403
1.33
< Towers >
2.65
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
2,735
< Total Healing >
3,626
13,616
< Experience >
13,879
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
59
< Time Dealing CC >
191

How to Counter Sett with Akali in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight some important Akali vs. Sett matchup stats that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sett’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Sett..

Akali normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her counter does. On average, she receives less damage than Sett. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Akali and Sett

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Sett
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Sett

Who is Better, Akali or Sett?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Akali usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Sett, with a 49.0% win rate. As a result, Akali makes an ok counter for Sett.

While Akali does have a lower win rate than Sett, when they face off with one another, Akali also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more complex champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Akali into Settas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Akali has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sett. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Akali is a somewhat poor counter for Sett. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Akali against Sett.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Sett Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sett as Akali, we analyzed 4,538 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 Sett 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 learn all of the intricacies of Akali in order to counter Sett during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali typically racks up a similar amount of CS as Sett. Champions who on average don't take much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Akali versus Sett build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Void Staff, and Shadowflame. When Akali bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better versus Sett than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Akali boasted an average win rate of 49.0% when playing against Sett with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Sett as Akali, you should use the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Domination and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Akali vs Sett matchups, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.0% winrate overall.

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