Akali vs Sona Counter Build

How to Win Akali vs Sona Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Sona as Akali in LoL

How to Beat Sona as Akali

7,064 Akali vs Sona Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Sona as Akali came out of an examination of 7064 ranked matches where both champs clashed against one another. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Akali is forced to battle against Sona in only 2.7% of her games.

Unfortunately, Akali does a pathetic job of countering Sona. On average, she wins a lowly 44.7% of matches the champs face one another in. In Akali vs Sona rounds, Akali’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood against Sona.

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Best Akali Items to Counter Sona

The ideal items to prioritize in your Akali versus Sona build include Riftmaker, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Akali bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better vs Sona than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Akali had an average win rate of 56.8% battling Sona with this counter build.

Best Akali Runes to Counter Sona

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Sona as Akali, Akali players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Akali vs Sona battles, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 55.4% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Sona runes to fight Akali to help you grasp how she will probably be kitted out against your champ.


7.6 | Akali Sona | 2.5


5.9 | Akali Sona | 5.8


4.9 | Akali Sona | 14.3

Akali vs Sona Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here show several critical Akali against Sona matchup statistics that may help us understand the distinctions between the two. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is worse than Sona’s ratio of 2.9, highlighting that Akali may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Sona. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Akali normally has a much larger longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes more damage than Sona. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Akali usually totals many more minion kills than Sona. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills normally don't require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities alone. However, champions with large amounts of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to best the values presented here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Sona as Akali are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to filter the statistics and builds to an individual rank, you may use the selection menu at the top of this page.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.71 | Akali Sona | 0.5

Largest Multi-Kill

1.58 | Akali Sona | 0.94

Damage Dealt

18,910 | Akali Sona | 10,051

Damage Taken

23,566 | Akali Sona | 15,165

Healing Done

4,089 | Akali Sona | 11,256

Vision Score

17 | Akali Sona | 45

Gold Earned

10,393 | Akali Sona | 8,133

Minions Killed

131 | Akali Sona | 18

Dragons Killed

0.05 | Akali Sona | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.01 | Akali Sona | 0.02


1.3 | Akali Sona | 2.52


0.33 | Akali Sona | 0.64

CC Duration (sec)

58 | Akali Sona | 28

Experience Earned

12,842 | Akali Sona | 10,312

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,064 Akali vs Sona 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 Sona 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.