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How to Win Akali vs Viktor Counter MatchupAkali is in the b tier of champions

Akali vs Viktor

How to Beat Viktor as Akali in LoLAkali is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Viktor as Akali

based on 1,113 Akali vs Viktor matchups
Win Rate
50 %
K/D/A
2.64
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked LoL rounds every week. Within our database, Akali battled Viktor in 1113 rounds. Including so many games with Akali vs Viktor gives us faith in our capacity to provide enlightening stats and a pro build to smash Viktor. This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Akali encounters Viktor in only 1.5% of her rounds.

Akali vs Viktor Matchup Summary

Akali does a average job of countering Viktor. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.0% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Akali versus Viktor matches, Akali’s side is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Viktor.

Best Akali vs Viktor Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBlasting Wand

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassVoid StaffStatikk Shiv

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Akali to level upq
>
Second ability for Akali to level upe
>
Last skill for Akali to max outw

Runes

PrecisionConquerorPresence of MindLegend: TenacityCoup de Grace
ResolveSecond WindOvergrowth
Adaptive ForceAdaptive ForceMagic Resist
Akali's passive ability p
Akali's q ability q
Akali's w ability w
Akali's e ability e
Akali's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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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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Guide to Countering Viktor as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Viktor

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 Viktor

Be careful about how close you let Viktor get to you. Viktor's control of the battlefield increases with his proximity to his opponent.

Be aware of how many augments Viktor has upgraded by looking at the color of the light on his staff (purple, yellow, blue, red).

Akali vs Viktor Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
50 %
VS
Win Rate
50 %
Viktor Image
8.6
< Kills >
5.3
5
< Deaths >
5.7
4.6
< Assists >
6.2
1.91
< Killing Sprees >
1.18
149
< Minions Killed >
171
0.02
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.31
< Inhibitors >
0.41
1,334
< Physical Damage >
681
19,440
< Magic Damage >
22,865
757
< True Damage >
703
21,532
< Damage Dealt >
24,250
26,151
< Damage Taken >
17,450
11,169
< Gold Earned >
11,241
1.27
< Towers >
1.72
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,379
< Total Healing >
1,339
13,982
< Experience >
14,039
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
9
59
< Time Dealing CC >
225

How to Counter Viktor with Akali in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show several critical Akali against Viktor counter stats that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Viktor’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Viktor. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Akali often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her counter does. Typically, she receives more damage than Viktor. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akali and Viktor

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Viktor
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Viktor

Who is Better, Akali or Viktor?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akali usually fairs equally well when facing off against Viktor, with a 50.0% win rate. Thus, Akali makes an ok counter for Viktor.

While Akali does have a higher winrate than Viktor, when facing one another, Akali also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Akali into Viktoras her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akali vs Viktor matchups, Viktor is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Akali is a decent counter to Viktor. Focus your actions on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Akali against Viktor.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Viktor Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Viktor as Akali, we analyzed 1,113 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 Viktor 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 learn all of the intricacies of Akali in order to counter Viktor during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali usually gets a similar amount of CS as Viktor. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Akali versus Viktor build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Akali included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better against Viktor than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Akali had an average win rate of 50.0% when countering Viktor with these items in her kit.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Viktor as Akali, Akali players should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Overgrowth, and Second Wind runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Akali vs Viktor counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.0% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Viktor as Akali are given for all skill levels, merged. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a specific rank, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.