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

Akali vs Soraka

How to Beat Soraka as Akali in LoL Soraka is in the a tier of champions
Assassin
Support Mage

How to Beat Soraka as Akali

based on 4,706 Akali vs Soraka matchups
Win Rate
49.2 %
K/D/A
2.43
Pick Rate
3.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL games that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Soraka as Akali came out of an evaluation of 4706 ranked games where both champions fought each other. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Akali is forced to battle against Soraka in only 3.6% of her games.

Akali vs Soraka Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Akali has done a poor job of beating Soraka. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.2% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Akali versus Soraka games, Akali’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Soraka.

Best Akali vs Soraka Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBlasting Wand

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
RiftmakerZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflameMorellonomicon

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 MagicRes
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
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
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W
16
R

Guide to Countering Soraka as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Soraka

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 Soraka

It's easier to focus Soraka than the ally she is healing.

Take advantage of Soraka's long cooldown on Equinox if she uses it to harass.

Focus on attacking Soraka when she ever ventures to the frontline to heal her allies.

Akali vs Soraka Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
49.2 %
VS
Win Rate
50.8 %
Soraka Image
7.8
< Kills >
1
5.3
< Deaths >
5.7
5.1
< Assists >
13.7
1.77
< Killing Sprees >
0.13
140
< Minions Killed >
19
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.03
0.35
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,468
< Physical Damage >
667
19,768
< Magic Damage >
5,269
1,169
< True Damage >
316
22,405
< Damage Dealt >
6,253
25,842
< Damage Taken >
15,356
10,888
< Gold Earned >
7,500
1.35
< Towers >
1.98
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,656
< Total Healing >
19,210
13,375
< Experience >
10,149
17
< Vision Score >
45
8
< Wards Placed >
21
59
< Time Dealing CC >
198

How to Counter Soraka with Akali in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore some valuable Akali against Soraka matchup stats that can help you distinguish the distinctions between this set of champions. Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Soraka’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Soraka. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Akali normally has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Soraka. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akali and Soraka

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Soraka
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Soraka

Who is Better, Akali or Soraka?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akali usually fairs equally well when facing off against Soraka, with a 49.2% win rate. Thus, Akali makes an ok counter to Soraka.

While Akali does have a lower win rate compared to Soraka, when on opposite teams, Akali also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more complex character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Akali into Sorakaas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Akali also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Soraka. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akali vs Soraka matchups, Soraka 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 teamfights.

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

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Soraka Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Soraka as Akali, we analyzed 4,706 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 Soraka 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 Soraka during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali usually racks up much more CS as Soraka. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Akali versus Soraka 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 when facing Soraka than with many other common builds. In fact, Akali had an average win rate of 49.2% when playing against Soraka with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Soraka as Akali, Akali players should equip 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 Soraka clashes, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 49.2% win rate overall.

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