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

Akshan vs Nasus

How to Beat Nasus as Akshan in LoL Nasus is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nasus as Akshan

based on 1,663 Akshan vs Nasus matchups
Win Rate
50 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Nasus as Akshan came out of an analysis of 1663 ranked games where both champions faced one another. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Akshan has to counter Nasus in only 3.3% of their matches.

Akshan vs Nasus Matchup Summary

Akshan does a average job of beating Nasus. Normally, they wins a acceptable 50.0% of the time the champs oppose one another in. In Akshan versus Nasus games, Akshan’s side is 0.2% more probable to get first blood, indicating that they probably will be able to get first blood against Nasus.

Best Akshan vs Nasus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPickaxe

Core Akshan Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeGuinsoo's RagebladeThe 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: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Resolve Shield BashBone Plating
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
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
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E
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Q
4
W
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Q
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R
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Q
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E
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Guide to Countering Nasus as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Nasus

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 Nasus

While transformed by his ultimate, Nasus is stronger than most champions in the League. Engage him only if you have a clear advantage.

Nasus is prone to being kited. Try not to engage him at full Health.

Max rank Wither is a very effective counter to Attack Damage characters, so try to avoid getting caught alone by it.

Akshan vs Nasus Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
50 %
VS
Win Rate
50 %
Nasus Image
7.7
< Kills >
5
6.1
< Deaths >
5.2
5.7
< Assists >
5.3
1.75
< Killing Sprees >
1.15
163
< Minions Killed >
155
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.52
18,071
< Physical Damage >
12,319
2,731
< Magic Damage >
5,072
2,617
< True Damage >
411
23,420
< Damage Dealt >
17,802
20,524
< Damage Taken >
34,051
12,365
< Gold Earned >
11,344
2.29
< Towers >
2.52
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
1,860
< Total Healing >
4,476
13,833
< Experience >
14,526
18
< Vision Score >
14
8
< Wards Placed >
7
36
< Time Dealing CC >
474

How to Counter Nasus with Akshan in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify several strategic Akshan versus Nasus counter stats that may help us realize the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nasus’s ratio of NaN, showing that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting effectiveness than Nasus..

Akshan typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than their matchup does. Commonly, they receives less damage than Nasus. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akshan and Nasus

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Nasus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Nasus

Who is Better, Akshan or Nasus?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Akshan usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Nasus, with a 50.0% win rate. Thus, Akshan makes an ok counter to Nasus.

While Akshan does have a higher winrate compared to Nasus, when they face off with one another, Akshan also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes them a less complex character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Akshan into Nasus.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Nasus matchups, Nasus is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Akshan is a decent counter for Nasus. Focus your tactics on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Akshan against Nasus.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Nasus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nasus as Akshan, we analyzed 1,663 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 Nasus 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 in order to counter Nasus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan usually gets a similar amount of CS as Nasus. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions 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 require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The top items to use in your Akshan versus Nasus build include Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Akshan included at least these three pieces in their build, they performed significantly better versus Nasus than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Akshan boasted an average winrate of 50.0% when countering Nasus with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Nasus as Akshan, Akshan players should use the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Akshan vs Nasus LoL games, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.0% winrate overall.

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