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.”
Pantheon's Aegis Assault makes him invulnerable from the front. Get behind him or wait it out.
Be careful near Pantheon if your health is low - a thrown Comet Spear executes low health enemies.
Grand Starfall gives several seconds of warning before Pantheon arrives. Use this time to get out of the way or to form a plan to deal with him.
The stat comparisons shown here feature several valuable Akshan vs. Pantheon matchup stats that may help you grasp the differences between the pair. As an example, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Pantheon’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting effectiveness than Pantheon..
Akshan normally has a similar longest killing spree as their foe does. Typically, they receives less damage than Pantheon. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Akshan usually fairs equally well when playing against Pantheon, with a 49.0% win rate. Thus, Akshan makes an ok counter for Pantheon.
While Akshan does have a lower win rate compared to Pantheon, when facing one another, Akshan also has a much lower learning curve that makes them a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Akshan into Pantheon.
Additionally, Akshan has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Pantheon. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Pantheon matchups, Pantheon is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Akshan is a somewhat poor counter to Pantheon. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Akshan against Pantheon.
If you would like to truly master Akshan in order to counter Pantheon during both the laning 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 mind the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Akshan often accumulates more CS relative to Pantheon. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The best items to use in your Akshan versus Pantheon build consist of Kraken Slayer, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Akshan combined at least these three items in their build, they performed a lot better when facing Pantheon than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Akshan boasted an average winrate of 49.0% when playing against Pantheon with this counter build.
To have the highest likelihood of crushing Pantheon 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. Of all the rune builds players picked for Akshan vs Pantheon matchups, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.0% win rate overall.
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