How to Win Akshan vs Heimerdinger Counter Matchup Akshan is in the b tier of champions

Akshan vs Heimerdinger

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Akshan in LoL Heimerdinger is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Heimerdinger as Akshan

based on 1,158 Akshan vs Heimerdinger matchups
Win Rate
47.4 %
K/D/A
2.14
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends games every week. Within our data, Akshan faced off against Heimerdinger in 1158 rounds. Having so many games with Akshan versus Heimerdinger gives us confidence in our capacity to provide actionable stats and a pro build to wreck Heimerdinger. This champion matchup is fairly rare. Akshan has to counter Heimerdinger in only 2.3% of their rounds.

Akshan vs Heimerdinger Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Akshan has done a dismal job of beating Heimerdinger. Typically, they wins a lowly 47.4% of games the champions face each other in. In Akshan against Heimerdinger games, Akshan’s team is 0.1% more expected to get first blood, implying that they probably will be able to get first blood versus Heimerdinger.

Best Akshan vs Heimerdinger Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordNoonquiver

Core Akshan Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerWit's EndGuinsoo's Rageblade

Optional Items

Blade of The Ruined KingThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Akshan to level up q
>
Second ability for Akshan to level up e
>
Last skill for Akshan to max out w

Runes

Precision Press the Attack Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Resolve Shield BashBone Plating
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Akshan's passive ability p
Akshan q ability q
Akshan w ability w
Akshan e ability e
Akshan's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Heimerdinger as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Heimerdinger

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.”

Advice to Win Against Heimerdinger

Be wary of Heimerdinger's Upgrade!!!, as he can use it to find an answer to most trouble he gets into. Once his ultimate is down, go in for the kill!

It's better to destroy all of Heimerdinger's turrets at once with the help of creeps than to fight them one at a time.

Akshan vs Heimerdinger Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
47.4 %
VS
Win Rate
52.6 %
Heimerdinger Image
7.9
< Kills >
5.2
6.3
< Deaths >
6.5
5.6
< Assists >
7.1
1.82
< Killing Sprees >
1.17
166
< Minions Killed >
152
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.59
16,472
< Physical Damage >
828
2,673
< Magic Damage >
24,247
2,343
< True Damage >
807
21,489
< Damage Dealt >
25,883
22,241
< Damage Taken >
19,246
12,632
< Gold Earned >
11,342
2.19
< Towers >
2.25
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.09
2,161
< Total Healing >
1,517
14,405
< Experience >
14,277
18
< Vision Score >
21
8
< Wards Placed >
10
82
< Time Dealing CC >
245

How to Counter Heimerdinger with Akshan in LoL

The stats shown here underscore some significant Akshan versus Heimerdinger counter statistics that may help you understand the distinctions between the two. For instance, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Heimerdinger’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting potential than Heimerdinger..

Akshan often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than their matchup does. Typically, they takes a similar amount of damage to Heimerdinger. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Akshan and Heimerdinger

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Heimerdinger
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Heimerdinger

Who is Better, Akshan or Heimerdinger?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Akshan usually loses when facing off against Heimerdinger, with a 47.4% win rate. As a result, Akshan makes a poor counter for Heimerdinger.

While Akshan does have a lower win rate than Heimerdinger, when on opposite teams, Akshan also has a much lower difficulty level that makes them a less difficult champion to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Akshan into Heimerdinger.

Furthermore, Akshan has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Heimerdinger. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Heimerdinger matchups, Heimerdinger is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Akshan is a trash counter to Heimerdinger. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Akshan against Heimerdinger.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Heimerdinger Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Heimerdinger as Akshan, we analyzed 1,158 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 Heimerdinger as Akshan 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Akshan in order to counter Heimerdinger 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 listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan most often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Heimerdinger. Champions who on average don't take much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Akshan versus Heimerdinger build consist of Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Akshan included at least these three pieces in their build, they performed a lot better when fighting Heimerdinger than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Akshan had an average winrate of 47.4% when playing against Heimerdinger with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Heimerdinger as Akshan, Akshan players should use 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 players chose for Akshan vs Heimerdinger face-offs, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 47.4% winrate overall.

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