Raising an eyebrow in the face of danger, Akshan fights evil with dashing charisma, righteous vengeance, and a conspicuous lack of shirts. He is highly skilled in the art of stealth combat, able to evade the eyes of his enemies and reappear when they least expect him. With a keen sense of justice and a legendary death-reversing weapon, he rights the wrongs of Runeterra's many scoundrels while living by his own moral code: “Don't be an ass.”
Ashe has very few defensive options, and she's a good target to gank.
Be wary of moving around the map alone if Ashe has not recently cast her Enchanted Crystal Arrow.
The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some important Akshan against Ashe matchup stats that may help us explain the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ashe’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting potential than Ashe. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.
Akshan usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than their enemy does. Typically, they takes a similar amount of damage to Ashe. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Akshan usually fairs equally well when taking on Ashe, with a 49.2% win rate. Thus, Akshan makes an ok counter to Ashe.
While Akshan does have a lower win rate than Ashe, when facing one another, Akshan also has a much lower learning curve that makes them a less difficult character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Akshan into Ashe.
Furthermore, Akshan also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ashe. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Ashe matchups, Ashe is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Akshan is a somewhat poor counter for Ashe. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Akshan against Ashe.
To truly master Akshan in order to counter Ashe during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Akshan typically accumulates more CS as Ashe. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.
The top items to focus on in your Akshan versus Ashe build include Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Akshan bought at least these three pieces in their build, they did much better countering Ashe than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Akshan had an average winrate of 49.2% when playing against Ashe with this build.
To have the best chance of defeating Ashe as Akshan, Akshan players should take the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Akshan vs Ashe face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.2% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Ashe as Akshan are presented for all ranked divisions. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a specific division, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.