How to Win Elise vs Akshan Counter Matchup Elise is in the s tier of champions

Elise vs Akshan

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

based on 499 Elise vs Akshan matchups
Win Rate
47.3 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Akshan as Elise came out of an evaluation of 499 ranked games where both champions faced off against each other. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Elise has to counter Akshan in only 2.0% of her games.

Elise vs Akshan Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Elise has done a poor job of beating Akshan. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.3% of games the champions battle one another in. In Elise against Akshan games, Elise’s team is 0.1% more expected to get first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood versus Akshan.

Best Elise vs Akshan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Nashor's ToothVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Nimbus CloakWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Akshan as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Akshan

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

Elise vs Akshan Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
47.3 %
VS
Win Rate
52.7 %
Akshan Image
7.4
< Kills >
7.7
6
< Deaths >
6.5
7.5
< Assists >
5.8
1.69
< Killing Sprees >
1.8
34
< Minions Killed >
159
1.27
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.47
1,424
< Physical Damage >
16,652
15,812
< Magic Damage >
2,689
1,255
< True Damage >
2,249
18,492
< Damage Dealt >
21,591
26,197
< Damage Taken >
20,371
11,166
< Gold Earned >
12,201
1.66
< Towers >
2.07
0.28
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
7,930
< Total Healing >
1,749
12,400
< Experience >
13,510
24
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
8
152
< Time Dealing CC >
35

How to Counter Akshan with Elise in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature several valuable Elise vs. Akshan counter statistics that may help us distinguish the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Akshan’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Akshan..

Elise typically has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. On average, she takes more damage than Akshan. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Elise and Akshan

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Akshan

Who is Better, Elise or Akshan?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Elise usually loses when trying to fight Akshan, with a 47.3% win rate. Therefore, Elise makes a poor counter to Akshan.

While Elise does have a lower win rate compared to Akshan, when facing one another, Elise also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Elise into Akshanas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Elise has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akshan. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Elise 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 teammates during teamfights.

Elise is a terribly counter for Akshan. Focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Elise against Akshan.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Akshan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akshan as Elise, we analyzed 499 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 Elise 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 Elise to counter Akshan during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise on average picks up a lot less CS relative to Akshan. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Elise versus Akshan build include Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise bought at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better when fighting Akshan than with many other typical builds. In fact, Elise had an average win rate of 47.3% battling Akshan with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Akshan as Elise, you should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Elise vs Akshan counters, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 47.3% winrate overall.

If you would like to view Elise vs Akshan tips and counter stats for a a distinct player tier, feel free to select one from the selection menu shown above. At first, the stats and build suggestions given are calculated using all games with data with these champs.