Gwen vs Akali Counter Build

How to Win Gwen vs Akali Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Akali as Gwen in LoL

How to Beat Akali as Gwen

6,277 Gwen vs Akali Matchups Analyzed

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Akali as Gwen came out of an analysis of 6277 ranked matches where both champions engaged one another. This counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Gwen encounters Akali in only 4.3% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Gwen does a below average job of countering Akali. On average, she wins a lowly 47.3% of games the champions fight one another in. In Gwen versus Akali rounds, Gwen’s side is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood versus Akali.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Akali

The most crucial items to have in your Gwen versus Akali build include Riftmaker, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Gwen bought at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better vs. Akali than with most other common item sets. In fact, Gwen boasted an average winrate of 66.7% when countering Akali with this build.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Akali

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Akali as Gwen, you should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Gwen vs Akali clashes, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.3% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Akali runes to fight back against Gwen in order to help you understand how she will likely be played versus your champ.


5.5 | Gwen Akali | 8.2


6.4 | Gwen Akali | 5.5


5.2 | Gwen Akali | 5.4

Gwen vs Akali Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here feature several significant Gwen vs. Akali matchup statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.7 is not as good as Akali’s KDA ratio of 2.5, highlighting that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Akali..

Gwen often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives more damage than Akali. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

In Gwen vs Akali matchups, Gwen usually gets a similar number of minion kills than Akali. Champs who on average do not earn very much CS normally do not need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off their abilities alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to exceed the values presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.23 | Gwen Akali | 1.84

Largest Multi-Kill

1.4 | Gwen Akali | 1.65

Damage Dealt

17,581 | Gwen Akali | 20,033

Damage Taken

26,780 | Gwen Akali | 23,556

Healing Done

7,642 | Gwen Akali | 4,581

Vision Score

17 | Gwen Akali | 17

Gold Earned

10,803 | Gwen Akali | 10,801

Minions Killed

133 | Gwen Akali | 136

Dragons Killed

0.3 | Gwen Akali | 0.06

Barons Killed

0.08 | Gwen Akali | 0.01


2.18 | Gwen Akali | 1.48


0.49 | Gwen Akali | 0.39

CC Duration (sec)

109 | Gwen Akali | 59

Experience Earned

13,411 | Gwen Akali | 13,370

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,277 Gwen vs Akali 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 Gwen 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.