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

Akshan vs Xin Zhao

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

based on 557 Akshan vs Xin Zhao matchups
Win Rate
51.9 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Xin Zhao as Akshan resulted from an evaluation of 557 ranked matches where both champs faced each other. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Akshan fights Xin Zhao in only 1.1% of their rounds.

Akshan vs Xin Zhao Matchup Summary

Akshan does a decent job of countering Xin Zhao. Normally, they wins a acceptable 51.9% of matches the champions face each other in. In Akshan versus Xin Zhao matches, Akshan’s side is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that they most likely will be able to get first blood versus Xin Zhao.

Best Akshan vs Xin Zhao Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Akshan Items

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

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's RegardsWit's End

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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Guide to Countering Xin Zhao as Akshan

Tips for Playing as Akshan against Xin Zhao

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 Xin Zhao

Xin Zhao is a powerful initiator with both his charge and ultimate dealing damage to all units around him. Try having your team stay spread out until he's used his ultimate.

Xin Zhao relies heavily on his Three Talon Strikes for damage and cooldown resets, so preventing him from finishing his combo will have a dramatic effect.

Akshan vs Xin Zhao Counter Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
51.9 %
VS
Win Rate
48.1 %
Xin Zhao Image
7.4
< Kills >
6.5
6.2
< Deaths >
6.6
5.8
< Assists >
7.4
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
1.53
158
< Minions Killed >
49
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
1.22
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.45
16,113
< Physical Damage >
15,581
2,432
< Magic Damage >
1,473
2,313
< True Damage >
1,098
20,859
< Damage Dealt >
18,152
20,018
< Damage Taken >
31,474
11,962
< Gold Earned >
11,142
2.15
< Towers >
1.8
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.26
1,782
< Total Healing >
12,413
13,313
< Experience >
12,656
18
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
6
34
< Time Dealing CC >
419

How to Counter Xin Zhao with Akshan in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some valuable Akshan against Xin Zhao counter stats that can help us interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Akshan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Xin Zhao’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Akshan may be more central to their team's team fighting capability than Xin Zhao..

Akshan normally has a similar longest killing spree as their foe does. On average, they receives less damage than Xin Zhao. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Akshan and Xin Zhao

Damage Types Compared

Akshan
Xin Zhao
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akshan
Xin Zhao

Who is Better, Akshan or Xin Zhao?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Akshan usually wins when playing against Xin Zhao, with a 51.9% win rate. Thus, Akshan makes a good counter for Xin Zhao.

While Akshan does have a higher winrate compared to Xin Zhao, when on opposite teams, Akshan also has a lower difficulty level that makes them a less complex champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Akshan into Xin Zhao.

Furthermore, Akshan also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Xin Zhao. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Akshan vs Xin Zhao matchups, Akshan is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Akshan is a decent counter to Xin Zhao. Focus your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Akshan against Xin Zhao.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan vs Xin Zhao Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Xin Zhao as Akshan, we analyzed 557 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 Xin Zhao 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 learn all of the intricacies of Akshan in order to counter Xin Zhao during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akshan on average gets much more CS compared to Xin Zhao. Champions who typically don't take much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Akshan versus Xin Zhao build include Kraken Slayer, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Akshan included at least these three pieces in their build, they performed a lot better when fighting Xin Zhao than with many other common builds. In fact, Akshan boasted an average win rate of 51.9% battling Xin Zhao with these items in their kit.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Xin Zhao 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. Of all the rune combinations players used for Akshan vs Xin Zhao counterpicks, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.9% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Xin Zhao as Akshan are given for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to filter the statistics and builds to a particular division, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.