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

Kindred vs Akali

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

based on 1,778 Kindred vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.03
Pick Rate
4.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Akali as Kindred resulted from an examination of 1778 ranked games where both champions faced each other. This champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Kindred has to counter Akali in only 4.6% of their matches.

Kindred vs Akali Matchup Summary

Kindred has done a ok job of beating Akali. On average, they wins a acceptable 50.5% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Kindred versus Akali matches, Kindred’s team is 0.2% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that they most likely will be able to get first blood against Akali.

Best Kindred vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Kindred Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

Guardian AngelWit's EndPhantom DancerRapid Firecannon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Sudden ImpactTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Kindred's passive ability p
Kindred q ability q
Kindred w ability w
Kindred e ability e
Kindred's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
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 Akali as Kindred

Tips for Playing as Kindred against Akali

Moving around between attacks while jungling will help you avoid damage and also generate more heals from Wolf's Frenzy.

Pick which Hunts you want to pursue carefully; getting many of them is the key to success as the game goes on.

Don't go in first to a large team fight. Wait for your teammates to initiate.

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.

Kindred vs Akali Counter Stats

Kindred Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Akali Image
7.9
< Kills >
8.6
7.3
< Deaths >
5.8
6.9
< Assists >
4.9
1.79
< Killing Sprees >
1.92
48
< Minions Killed >
137
1.33
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.34
13,595
< Physical Damage >
1,229
2,964
< Magic Damage >
17,381
2,245
< True Damage >
929
18,805
< Damage Dealt >
19,540
25,379
< Damage Taken >
23,852
12,042
< Gold Earned >
10,988
1.92
< Towers >
1.41
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
11,887
< Total Healing >
2,013
12,970
< Experience >
13,457
22
< Vision Score >
16
5
< Wards Placed >
7
175
< Time Dealing CC >
59

How to Counter Akali with Kindred in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore several influential Kindred vs. Akali counter statistics that can help us explain the distinctions between the two. For instance, Kindred’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akali’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Kindred may be more central to their team's team fighting effectiveness than Akali..

Kindred typically has a similar longest killing spree as their enemy does. Typically, they takes a similar amount of damage to Akali. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Kindred and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Kindred
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kindred
Akali

Who is Better, Kindred or Akali?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Kindred usually fairs equally well when facing off against Akali, with a 50.5% win rate. Thus, Kindred makes an ok counter to Akali.

While Kindred does have a higher win rate than Akali, when they face off with one another, Kindred also has a lower difficulty level that makes them a less challenging character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Kindred into Akali.

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

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Kindred vs Akali matchups, Kindred is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Kindred is a decent counter for Akali. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Kindred against Akali.

Additional Information for Kindred Players

How We Calculated Our Kindred vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Kindred, we analyzed 1,778 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 Kindred 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 Kindred to counter Akali during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Kindred usually racks up less CS as Akali. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Kindred versus Akali build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Kindred bought at least these three items in their build, they performed significantly better countering Akali than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Kindred had an average winrate of 50.5% when countering Akali with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Akali as Kindred, Kindred players should take the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Sudden Impact, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Kindred vs Akali fights, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.5% win rate overall.

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