How to Win Kayle vs Akali Counter Matchup Kayle is in the s tier of champions

Kayle vs Akali

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

based on 3,209 Kayle vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
54 %
K/D/A
1.87
Pick Rate
4.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Akali as Kayle came out of an examination of 3209 ranked rounds where both champions engaged one another. This champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Kayle is forced to battle against Akali in only 4.8% of her rounds.

Kayle vs Akali Matchup Summary

Kayle does a great job of countering Akali. Normally, she wins a terrific 54.0% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Kayle versus Akali rounds, Kayle’s side is 0.0% more likely to gain first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood versus Akali.

Best Kayle vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
DaggerRecurve Bow

Core Kayle Items

~22 Mins
RiftmakerLich BaneNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapVoid StaffWit's EndZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Kayle's passive ability p
Kayle q ability q
Kayle w ability w
Kayle e ability e
Kayle's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
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 Kayle

Tips for Playing as Kayle against Akali

Kayle's attacks become incredibly powerful once she gains attack range from Divine Ascent. Play safe until then.

Kayle benefits greatly from Attack Damage and Ability Power, making hybrid items like Nashor's Tooth and Hextech Gunblade very effective on her.

Using Divine Judgment on a high-DPS ally can turn the tides of battle by giving your ally free reign to attack.

Advice to Win Against Akali

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

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

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.

Kayle vs Akali Counter Stats

Kayle Image
Win Rate
54 %
VS
Win Rate
46 %
Akali Image
5.7
< Kills >
8.6
6.1
< Deaths >
5.9
5.7
< Assists >
5
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
1.96
181
< Minions Killed >
141
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.59
< Inhibitors >
0.37
4,960
< Physical Damage >
1,245
11,958
< Magic Damage >
18,009
1,263
< True Damage >
950
18,182
< Damage Dealt >
20,205
21,845
< Damage Taken >
24,233
12,219
< Gold Earned >
11,213
2.73
< Towers >
1.43
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
4,836
< Total Healing >
2,187
15,033
< Experience >
13,824
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
209
< Time Dealing CC >
57

How to Counter Akali with Kayle in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several significant Kayle against Akali counter stats that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Kayle’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Akali’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Kayle may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Akali..

Kayle usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her opponent does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Akali. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with higher health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Kayle and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Kayle
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kayle
Akali

Who is Better, Kayle or Akali?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Kayle usually wins when facing off against Akali, with a 54.0% win rate. Therefore, Kayle makes a great counter to Akali.

While Kayle does have a much higher win rate than Akali, when facing one another, Kayle also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Kayle into Akalias her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Kayle also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Akali. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kayle vs Akali matchups, Kayle is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Kayle is a great counter to Akali. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Kayle against Akali.

Additional Information for Kayle Players

How We Calculated Our Kayle vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Kayle, we analyzed 3,209 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 Kayle 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 Kayle in order to counter Akali during both the early game 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 suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kayle often picks up a similar amount of CS as Akali. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Kayle versus Akali build consist of Riftmaker, Lich Bane, and Nashor's Tooth. When Kayle combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better against Akali than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Kayle boasted an average winrate of 54.0% when playing against Akali with this build.

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Akali as Kayle, Kayle players should equip the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Kayle vs Akali counter picks, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 54.0% win rate overall.

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