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

Akshan vs Thresh

How to Beat Thresh as Akshan in LoL Thresh is in the a tier of champions
Marksman Assassin
Support Fighter

How to Beat Thresh as Akshan

based on 1,363 Akshan vs Thresh matchups
Win Rate
52 %
K/D/A
2.14
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. In our database, Akshan engaged Thresh 1363 times. Having so many games with Akshan versus Thresh provides us faith in our capability to produce useful statistics and a recommended build to suppress your enemy. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Akshan is forced to battle against Thresh in only 2.7% of their rounds.

Akshan vs Thresh Matchup Summary

Akshan does a good job of countering Thresh. On average, they wins a terrific 52.0% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Akshan versus Thresh matches, Akshan’s side is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood, indicating that they most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Thresh.

Best Akshan vs Thresh Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Akshan Items

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

Optional Items

Guinsoo'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 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
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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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 Thresh as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Thresh

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 Thresh

Intentionally breaking a wall of The Box can allow a vulnerable ally to escape unscathed.

Thresh's Death Sentence has a long cast time. Watch for the cast to begin to take evasive actions.

Thresh relies on collecting souls for a portion of his defense and damage. Try punishing him when he moves to collect them.

Akshan vs Thresh Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
52 %
VS
Win Rate
48 %
Thresh Image
7.6
< Kills >
2
6.3
< Deaths >
6.2
5.9
< Assists >
14
1.75
< Killing Sprees >
0.37
162
< Minions Killed >
38
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.5
16,671
< Physical Damage >
1,184
2,564
< Magic Damage >
5,612
2,457
< True Damage >
728
21,694
< Damage Dealt >
7,524
20,108
< Damage Taken >
20,214
12,286
< Gold Earned >
7,948
2.22
< Towers >
1.84
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,728
< Total Healing >
1,848
13,608
< Experience >
10,399
18
< Vision Score >
46
8
< Wards Placed >
21
36
< Time Dealing CC >
167

How to Counter Thresh with Akshan in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several important Akshan vs. Thresh matchup statistics that may help us explain the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Thresh’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting capacity than Thresh. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Akshan often has a much larger longest kill spree than their foe does. Commonly, they takes a similar amount of damage to Thresh. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Akshan and Thresh

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Thresh
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Thresh

Who is Better, Akshan or Thresh?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Akshan usually wins when trying to fight Thresh, with a 52.0% win rate. Thus, Akshan makes a good counter for Thresh.

While Akshan does have a higher winrate than Thresh, when they face off with one another, Akshan also has a much lower learning curve that makes them a less complex champion to learn. You should be careful when picking Akshan into Thresh.

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

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

Akshan is a decent counter to Thresh. Focus your play on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Akshan against Thresh.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Thresh Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Thresh as Akshan, we analyzed 1,363 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 Thresh 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

If you would like to truly master Akshan in order to counter Thresh during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan usually racks up much more CS as Thresh. Champs who on average don't get much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They 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 need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Akshan versus Thresh build include Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Akshan incorporated at least these three items in their build, they did much better against Thresh than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Akshan boasted an average win rate of 52.0% battling Thresh with this counter build.

To have the best chance of annihilating Thresh as Akshan, Akshan players should equip 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 sets players used for Akshan vs Thresh counterpicks, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 52.0% winrate overall.

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