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

Akshan vs Nocturne

How to Beat Nocturne as Akshan in LoL Nocturne is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Nocturne as Akshan

based on 1,118 Akshan vs Nocturne matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2.08
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League matches each and every week. Within our data, Akshan faced Nocturne 1118 times. Including so many matchups for Akshan versus Nocturne provides us confidence in our ability to provide informative stats and a solid build to shatter Nocturne. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Akshan is forced to battle against Nocturne in only 2.2% of their rounds.

Akshan vs Nocturne Matchup Summary

Akshan has done a ok job of countering Nocturne. On average, they wins a acceptable 50.4% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Akshan versus Nocturne games, Akshan’s side is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood. This indicates that they probably will get first blood versus Nocturne.

Best Akshan vs Nocturne Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Akshan Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerLord Dominik's RegardsGuinsoo's Rageblade

Optional Items

Wit's EndBlade of The Ruined KingThe CollectorInfinity 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 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
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Q
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E
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Q
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W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Guide to Countering Nocturne as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Nocturne

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 Nocturne

Nocturne's Unspeakable Horror is broken with range, so try to save your movement abilities for when he casts it.

Stay close to your allies when Paranoia is cast - there is strength in numbers!

Akshan vs Nocturne Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Nocturne Image
7.7
< Kills >
7.8
6.6
< Deaths >
6.4
6
< Assists >
7.9
1.77
< Killing Sprees >
1.8
162
< Minions Killed >
42
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
1.37
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.4
17,312
< Physical Damage >
15,457
2,638
< Magic Damage >
1,374
2,466
< True Damage >
1,205
22,417
< Damage Dealt >
18,037
21,061
< Damage Taken >
31,302
12,488
< Gold Earned >
12,139
2.18
< Towers >
1.55
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.27
1,827
< Total Healing >
10,816
14,025
< Experience >
13,688
18
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
6
36
< Time Dealing CC >
558

How to Counter Nocturne with Akshan in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some strategic Akshan versus Nocturne matchup stats that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Nocturne’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting effectiveness than Nocturne..

Akshan typically has a similar longest kill spree as their counter does. Commonly, they takes less damage than Nocturne. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akshan and Nocturne

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Nocturne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Nocturne

Who is Better, Akshan or Nocturne?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Akshan usually fairs equally well when playing against Nocturne, with a 50.4% win rate. Therefore, Akshan makes an ok counter for Nocturne.

While Akshan does have a higher winrate compared to Nocturne, when facing one another, Akshan also has a much lower learning curve that makes them a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Akshan into Nocturne.

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

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Nocturne matchups, Akshan is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Akshan is a decent counter to Nocturne. Focus your actions on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Akshan against Nocturne.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Nocturne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nocturne as Akshan, we analyzed 1,118 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 Nocturne 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 Nocturne during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan often gets much more CS compared to Nocturne. Champs who typically don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Akshan versus Nocturne build include Kraken Slayer, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Akshan combined at least these three pieces in their build, they performed much better vs Nocturne than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Akshan boasted an average win rate of 50.4% when countering Nocturne with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Nocturne as Akshan, Akshan players should equip 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. Of all the rune sets players chose for Akshan vs Nocturne counterpicks, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Nocturne as Akshan are given for every ranked division. To narrow the stats and builds to an individual skill level, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.