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.
Moving the fight to a different area will deprive Zyra of accumulated seeds.
Moving closer to Zyra can be a smart move if she places plants too far away from herself.
Seeds placed by Zyra's W are larger, a different color, and grant a small amount of vision to her team.
Zyra's seeds can be destroyed by stepping on them. If she tries to grow them as you do, dodge back at the last moment.
Plants take fixed damage from attacks and effects, similar to wards. They also expire quickly on their own.
The stats provided here show several influential Akali vs. Zyra counter statistics that can help us interpret the differences between the two. Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zyra’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Zyra. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.
Akali typically has a much larger longest killing spree than her matchup does. Typically, she receives more damage than Zyra. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akali usually loses when facing off against Zyra, with a 46.3% win rate. As a result, Akali makes a poor counter to Zyra.
While Akali does have a lower winrate than Zyra, when facing one another, Akali also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more difficult champ to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Akali into Zyraas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Akali has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Zyra. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Akali vs Zyra matchups, Zyra is the better champ with a much lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Akali is a bad counter for Zyra. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Akali against Zyra.
To learn all of the intricacies of Akali to counter Zyra during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Akali most often picks up more CS as Zyra. Champions who on average don't earn 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 abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of 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 Zyra build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better countering Zyra than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Akali had an average winrate of 46.3% when playing against Zyra with these items in her kit.
To have the greatest chance of annihilating Zyra as Akali, Akali players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Akali vs Zyra LoL games, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 46.3% winrate overall.
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