How to Win Akshan vs Rek'Sai Counter Matchup Akshan is in the b tier of champions

Akshan vs Rek'Sai

How to Beat Rek'Sai as Akshan in LoL Rek'Sai is in the a tier of champions
Marksman Assassin
Fighter

How to Beat Rek'Sai as Akshan

based on 536 Akshan vs Rek'Sai matchups
Win Rate
51.7 %
K/D/A
2.03
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our dataset, Akshan faced off against Rek'Sai 536 times. Using so many games with Akshan vs Rek'Sai provides us confidence in our capability to produce useful statistics and a recommended build to smash Rek'Sai. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Akshan is forced to battle against Rek'Sai in only 1.1% of their rounds.

Akshan vs Rek'Sai Matchup Summary

Akshan does a decent job of beating Rek'Sai. Typically, they wins a acceptable 51.7% of the time the champs face each other in. In Akshan against Rek'Sai games, Akshan’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood, indicating that they probably won't be able to get first blood versus Rek'Sai.

Best Akshan vs Rek'Sai Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Akshan Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerGuinsoo's RagebladeBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

The CollectorWit's EndLord 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 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 Rek'Sai as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Rek'Sai

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 Rek'Sai

Rek'Sai's Furious Bite gains damage as she builds Fury. Be very careful around her when her Fury is full.

When Rek'Sai is near, she can see the position of you and your allies, but only if you're moving.

If you see one of Rek'Sai's tunnels, briefly stand on one of the entrances to destroy it.

Akshan vs Rek'Sai Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
51.7 %
VS
Win Rate
48.3 %
Rek'Sai Image
7.8
< Kills >
8.9
6.7
< Deaths >
6.7
5.8
< Assists >
7.4
1.72
< Killing Sprees >
2.02
165
< Minions Killed >
34
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
1.45
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.41
16,579
< Physical Damage >
14,801
2,461
< Magic Damage >
77
2,514
< True Damage >
3,913
21,556
< Damage Dealt >
18,791
20,995
< Damage Taken >
29,802
12,577
< Gold Earned >
12,170
2.26
< Towers >
1.6
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.32
1,709
< Total Healing >
11,158
13,993
< Experience >
13,376
19
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
5
34
< Time Dealing CC >
274

How to Counter Rek'Sai with Akshan in LoL

The stats provided here show some influential Akshan against Rek'Sai matchup stats that may help us grasp the differences between the pair. For instance, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Rek'Sai’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting effectiveness than Rek'Sai..

Akshan normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than their matchup does. Typically, they receives less damage than Rek'Sai. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akshan and Rek'Sai

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Rek'Sai
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Rek'Sai

Who is Better, Akshan or Rek'Sai?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Akshan usually wins when facing off against Rek'Sai, with a 51.7% win rate. As a result, Akshan makes a good counter to Rek'Sai.

While Akshan does have a higher win rate than Rek'Sai, when facing one another, Akshan also has a lower level of difficulty that makes them a less challenging champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Akshan into Rek'Sai.

Moreover, Akshan has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Rek'Sai. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Rek'Sai matchups, Akshan is the better champion with a higher 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 decent counter for Rek'Sai. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Akshan against Rek'Sai.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Rek'Sai Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Rek'Sai as Akshan, we analyzed 536 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 Rek'Sai 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 Rek'Sai during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan on average racks up much more CS as Rek'Sai. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities 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 surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Akshan versus Rek'Sai build include Kraken Slayer, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Akshan used at least these three items in their build, they did significantly better vs Rek'Sai than with many other common builds. In fact, Akshan had an average winrate of 51.7% when countering Rek'Sai with these items in their kit.

To have the best chance of crushing Rek'Sai as Akshan, you should take 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. Of all the rune builds players used for Akshan vs Rek'Sai fights, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 51.7% winrate overall.

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