How to Win Caitlyn vs Akshan Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Akshan

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

based on 2,500 Caitlyn vs Akshan matchups
Win Rate
48 %
K/D/A
2.11
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League matches each and every week. Within our database, Caitlyn engaged Akshan 2500 times. Using so many matchups for Caitlyn vs Akshan provides us faith in our capacity to provide actionable data and a solid build to destroy your opponent. This champion matchup is fairly rare. Caitlyn fights Akshan in only 2.5% of her games.

Caitlyn vs Akshan Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn has done a dismal job of countering Akshan. Normally, she wins a lowly 48.0% of matches the champs face off with each other in. In Caitlyn against Akshan rounds, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood against Akshan.

Best Caitlyn vs Akshan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceRapid FirecannonThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's RegardsStormrazor

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Caitlyn to level up q
>
Second ability for Caitlyn to level up w
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out e

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Akshan as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Akshan

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Caitlyn vs Akshan Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
48 %
VS
Win Rate
52 %
Akshan Image
6.8
< Kills >
8.6
6.5
< Deaths >
6.8
6.9
< Assists >
5.5
1.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.97
162
< Minions Killed >
157
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.47
15,751
< Physical Damage >
16,010
1,249
< Magic Damage >
2,426
708
< True Damage >
2,043
17,710
< Damage Dealt >
20,480
17,696
< Damage Taken >
19,431
11,817
< Gold Earned >
12,523
2.5
< Towers >
2.15
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
2,677
< Total Healing >
1,246
12,413
< Experience >
13,881
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
68
< Time Dealing CC >
32

How to Counter Akshan with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some strategic Caitlyn vs. Akshan matchup stats that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between the two. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akshan’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Akshan..

Caitlyn often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her counter does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Akshan. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Caitlyn and Akshan

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Akshan

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Akshan?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when trying to fight Akshan, with a 48.0% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes a poor counter for Akshan.

While Caitlyn does have a lower winrate compared to Akshan, when they face off with one another, Caitlyn also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Caitlyn into Akshan.

Moreover, Caitlyn has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akshan. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Akshan matchups, Akshan is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Caitlyn is a garbage counter to Akshan. Focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Caitlyn against Akshan.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Akshan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akshan as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,500 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 Akshan as Caitlyn 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 Caitlyn in order to counter Akshan during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn often racks up a similar amount of CS as Akshan. 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Caitlyn versus Akshan build consist of Galeforce, Rapid Firecannon, and The Collector. When Caitlyn combined at least these three items in her build, she performed much better versus Akshan than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average win rate of 48.0% when countering Akshan with these items in her kit.

To have the best probability of crushing Akshan as Caitlyn, you should take the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players used for Caitlyn vs Akshan battles, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 48.0% winrate overall.

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