Rek'Sai vs Akali Counter Build

How to Win Rek'Sai vs Akali Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Akali as Rek'Sai in LoL

How to Beat Akali as Rek'Sai

3,895 Rek'Sai vs Akali Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Rek'Sai Items to Counter Akali

The most important items to have in your Rek'Sai versus Akali build include Guardian Angel, Black Cleaver, and Prowler's Claw. When Rek'Sai used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Akali than with most other typical builds.


7.3 | Rek'Sai Akali | 7.8


6.6 | Rek'Sai Akali | 6


6.7 | Rek'Sai Akali | 5

Best Rek'Sai Runes to Counter Akali

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
To have the best chance of crushing Akali as Rek'Sai, Rek'Sai players should equip the Hail of Blades, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Coup de Grace runes. Of all the runes players chose for Rek'Sai vs Akali battles, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the top Akali runes to fend off Rek'Sai to help you realize how she will probably be played to try to beat your champ.

Runes Akali Will Likely Use to Counter Rek'Sai

Fleet Footwork Rune Fleet Footwork
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

Rek'Sai vs Akali Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here clarify several strategic Rek'Sai against Akali matchup statistics that may help us realize the distinctions between the two. As an example, Rek'Sai’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is close to Akali’s KDA ratio of 2.1, indicating that Rek'Sai may be just as central to his team's team fighting potential than Akali.

Rek'sai often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, Rek'Sai receives more damage than Akali. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Rek'Sai vs Akali matchups, Rek'Sai often takes much less CS than Akali. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills typically do not need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling adequately off of their skills and stats alone. However, champs with a lot of CS, such as ADCs, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, Rek'Sai vs Akali tips, stats, and build guide are shown for all ranked divisions. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to an individual rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the guide.

Killing Spree

3.2 | Rek'Sai Akali | 3.7

Damage Dealt

15,209 | Rek'Sai Akali | 18,783

Damage Taken

27,264 | Rek'Sai Akali | 23,439

Gold Earned

10,691 | Rek'Sai Akali | 10,414

Minions Killed

30 | Rek'Sai Akali | 128


5.2 | Rek'Sai Akali | 5

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Rek'Sai Akali | 1.9

Barons Killed

0.4 | Rek'Sai Akali | 0.4


0.9 | Rek'Sai Akali | 0.8

Rek'Sai vs Akali Matchup Summary

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we evaluate each week. This Rek'Sai versus Akali counter guide came out of an analysis of 3,895 ranked rounds where both champions battled one another.

This pairing is fairly common. Rek'Sai fights Akali in 19.2% of his games. Unfortunitally, Rek'Sai does a dismal job of countering Akali. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.0% of matches the champions face each other in. In Rek'Sai against Akali rounds, Rek'Sai’s team is 4.0% more probable to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Akali.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,895 Rek'Sai 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 Rek'Sai 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.