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

Akshan vs Kayn

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

based on 3,369 Akshan vs Kayn matchups
Win Rate
51.2 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
6.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of rated League matches that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Kayn as Akshan resulted from an evaluation of 3369 ranked games where both champions battled each other. This particular counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Akshan encounters Kayn in only 6.7% of their games.

Akshan vs Kayn Matchup Summary

Akshan has done a decent job of countering Kayn. On average, they wins a acceptable 51.2% of games the champions battle one another in. In Akshan against Kayn games, Akshan’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that they most likely will get first blood against Kayn.

Best Akshan vs Kayn Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxeNoonquiver

Core Akshan Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerRapid FirecannonBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

The CollectorGuinsoo's RagebladeWit's EndInfinity Edge

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 TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup 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
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Q
2
E
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Q
4
E
5
Q
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R
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Q
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W
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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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R

Guide to Countering Kayn as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Kayn

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 Kayn

When Kayn is in terrain near you, you will get a visual warning on the edge of the terrain he's in.

Umbral Trespass requires Kayn to damage a target first. Try to dodge Blade's Reach to deny him a long range cast of Umbral Trespass.

Damage Kayn while he's in Shadow Step to shorten its duration, or apply hard crowd control (stun, charm, knockup, etc) to end Shadow Step immediately.

Akshan vs Kayn Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
51.2 %
VS
Win Rate
48.8 %
Kayn Image
8.2
< Kills >
7.5
6.3
< Deaths >
6.5
5.9
< Assists >
7.6
1.91
< Killing Sprees >
1.69
164
< Minions Killed >
42
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
1.34
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.41
18,252
< Physical Damage >
17,821
2,789
< Magic Damage >
696
2,734
< True Damage >
1,221
23,776
< Damage Dealt >
19,739
21,280
< Damage Taken >
35,583
12,661
< Gold Earned >
12,303
2.25
< Towers >
1.35
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.29
1,928
< Total Healing >
14,940
14,076
< Experience >
13,848
19
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
5
37
< Time Dealing CC >
276

How to Counter Kayn with Akshan in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some important Akshan vs. Kayn matchup stats that may help us distinguish the differences between the two. As an example, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kayn’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting potential than Kayn..

Akshan often has a similar longest kill spree as their opponent does. Typically, they receives less damage than Kayn. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akshan and Kayn

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Kayn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Kayn

Who is Better, Akshan or Kayn?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akshan usually wins when facing off against Kayn, with a 51.2% win rate. Thus, Akshan makes a good counter for Kayn.

While Akshan does have a higher winrate compared to Kayn, when they face off with one another, Akshan also has a much lower difficulty level that makes them a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Akshan into Kayn.

Moreover, Akshan also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kayn. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Kayn matchups, Akshan is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Akshan is a decent counter for Kayn. Focus your strategy on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Akshan against Kayn.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Kayn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kayn as Akshan, we analyzed 3,369 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 Kayn 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Akshan to counter Kayn during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan most often racks up much more CS as Kayn. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Akshan versus Kayn build consist of Kraken Slayer, Rapid Firecannon, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Akshan included at least these three pieces in their build, they performed a lot better against Kayn than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Akshan boasted an average win rate of 51.2% battling Kayn with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Kayn as Akshan, you should equip the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Akshan vs Kayn battles, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.2% winrate overall.

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