How to Win Corki vs Akali Counter Matchup Corki is in the b tier of champions

Corki vs Akali

How to Beat Akali as Corki in LoL Akali is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Akali as Corki

based on 1,137 Corki vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
2.14
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Akali as Corki came out of an analysis of 1137 ranked matches where both champs faced one another. This particular pairing is fairly uncommon. Corki has to counter Akali in only 4.7% of his matches.

Corki vs Akali Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki does a below average job of countering Akali. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.4% of games the champions face each other in. In Corki versus Akali matches, Corki’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood versus Akali.

Best Corki vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRavenous HydraMaw of Malmortius

Optional Items

ShadowflameEssence ReaverMuramanaVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Akali as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Akali

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

Advice to Win Against Akali

Return to base if your Health is low and Akali has her ultimate available.

Akali can still be hit by area effect spells while obscured inside Twilight Shroud. Doing so will briefly reveal her position.

Akali's Five Point Strike is powerful when used at maximum range and energy. Engage on her when she has low energy to maximize your chance of winning trades.

Corki vs Akali Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Akali Image
6.4
< Kills >
8.7
6.4
< Deaths >
5.4
7.3
< Assists >
5.6
1.49
< Killing Sprees >
1.97
179
< Minions Killed >
148
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.33
3,789
< Physical Damage >
1,434
21,805
< Magic Damage >
19,818
1,404
< True Damage >
1,169
26,998
< Damage Dealt >
22,421
20,448
< Damage Taken >
27,949
12,875
< Gold Earned >
11,613
1.9
< Towers >
1.32
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,156
< Total Healing >
2,946
14,602
< Experience >
14,313
20
< Vision Score >
18
10
< Wards Placed >
8
183
< Time Dealing CC >
61

How to Counter Akali with Corki in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some strategic Corki vs. Akali counter statistics that may help us grasp the differences between the two. As an example, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Akali’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Akali..

Corki normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Akali. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Corki and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Akali

Who is Better, Corki or Akali?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Corki usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Akali, with a 49.4% win rate. As a result, Corki makes an ok counter to Akali.

While Corki does have a lower win rate than Akali, when on opposite teams, Corki also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Corki into Akali.

Furthermore, Corki has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Akali. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Corki vs Akali matchups, Akali is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Corki is a somewhat poor counter for Akali. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Corki against Akali.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Corki, we analyzed 1,137 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 Akali as Corki 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 learn all of the intricacies of Corki to counter Akali during both the lane 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 pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki on average racks up a similar amount of CS as Akali. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts 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 reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Corki versus Akali build consist of Luden's Tempest, Ravenous Hydra, and Maw of Malmortius. When Corki bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs Akali than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Corki boasted an average winrate of 49.4% when playing against Akali with this build.

To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Akali as Corki, you should use the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Inspiration and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Corki vs Akali clashes, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 49.4% winrate overall.

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