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

Akali vs Sivir

How to Beat Sivir as Akali in LoL Sivir is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Sivir as Akali

based on 12,369 Akali vs Sivir matchups
Win Rate
47.1 %
K/D/A
2.46
Pick Rate
9.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League games that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Sivir as Akali resulted from an examination of 12369 ranked games where both champs faced off against each other. This counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Akali encounters Sivir in only 9.6% of her matches.

Akali vs Sivir Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Akali has done a dismal job of countering Sivir. Normally, she wins a lowly 47.1% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Akali vs Sivir matches, Akali’s team is 0.1% less probable to get first blood, indicating that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Sivir.

Best Akali vs Sivir Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealHextech Alternator

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
RiftmakerZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapVoid StaffShadowflameMorellonomicon

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 WindUnflinching
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
E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
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 Sivir as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Sivir

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 Sivir

Boomerang Blade costs a lot of mana to cast, so dodging it sets Sivir back. If it hits you on the way out, avoid its path on the way back.

Sivir is a powerful pushing champion, so leaving her unattended in a lane for too long will often result in your turrets being destroyed.

When laning against Sivir, it is possible to throw off the timing of her Spell Shield by faking an advance, then backing off.

Akali vs Sivir Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
47.1 %
VS
Win Rate
52.9 %
Sivir Image
8.1
< Kills >
6.1
5.4
< Deaths >
5.7
5.2
< Assists >
8.5
1.82
< Killing Sprees >
1.41
146
< Minions Killed >
190
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.2
0.34
< Inhibitors >
0.61
1,432
< Physical Damage >
19,298
19,368
< Magic Damage >
232
1,183
< True Damage >
1,640
21,984
< Damage Dealt >
21,170
26,507
< Damage Taken >
19,432
11,201
< Gold Earned >
12,308
1.32
< Towers >
2.72
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,767
< Total Healing >
3,082
13,855
< Experience >
13,099
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
61
< Time Dealing CC >
22

How to Counter Sivir with Akali in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify some valuable Akali vs. Sivir matchup statistics that can help us figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sivir’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Sivir..

Akali typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her foe does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Sivir. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akali and Sivir

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Sivir
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Sivir

Who is Better, Akali or Sivir?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akali usually loses when taking on Sivir, with a 47.1% win rate. Therefore, Akali makes a poor counter to Sivir.

While Akali does have a lower win rate than Sivir, when on opposite teams, Akali also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more challenging champ to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Akali into Siviras her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

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

Akali is a bad counter for Sivir. Focus your play on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Akali against Sivir.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Sivir Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sivir as Akali, we analyzed 12,369 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 Sivir 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 to counter Sivir 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 increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali most often picks up a similar amount of CS as Sivir. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Akali versus Sivir build include Riftmaker, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Akali combined at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better vs. Sivir than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Akali had an average win rate of 47.1% when playing against Sivir with this build.

To have the best probability of beating Sivir as Akali, Akali players should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Domination and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Akali vs Sivir face-offs, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 47.1% win rate overall.

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