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

Rumble vs Akali

How to Beat Akali as Rumble in LoL Akali is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Mage
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How to Beat Akali as Rumble

based on 827 Rumble vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
53.2 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
4.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL games that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Akali as Rumble came out of an analysis of 827 ranked matches where both champs opposed each other. This particular counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Rumble has to counter Akali in only 4.8% of his games.

Rumble vs Akali Matchup Summary

Rumble has done a good job of countering Akali. Normally, he wins a fantastic 53.2% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Rumble vs Akali matches, Rumble’s side is 0.1% more expected to get first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Akali.

Best Rumble vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSorcerer's Shoes

Core Rumble Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

MorellonomiconDemonic EmbraceShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Nimbus CloakAbsolute FocusScorch
Domination Taste of BloodUltimate Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Rumble's passive ability p
Rumble q ability q
Rumble w ability w
Rumble e ability e
Rumble's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Akali as Rumble

Tips for Playing as Rumble against Akali

Try and pace yourself to stay in the Danger Zone to maximize your effectiveness. It is easy to overheat if you rapidly use your abilities.

Try and keep targets in the range of your Flamespitter. It can deal a lot of damage overtime.

If you are winning a fight you can use your ultimate to wall off an escape path.

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.

Rumble vs Akali Counter Stats

Rumble Image
Win Rate
53.2 %
VS
Win Rate
46.8 %
Akali Image
7
< Kills >
8.6
6.4
< Deaths >
6.2
7.4
< Assists >
5.1
1.65
< Killing Sprees >
1.94
137
< Minions Killed >
142
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.3
825
< Physical Damage >
1,241
19,395
< Magic Damage >
18,188
1,300
< True Damage >
1,030
21,521
< Damage Dealt >
20,460
21,844
< Damage Taken >
24,835
11,442
< Gold Earned >
11,241
1.71
< Towers >
1.26
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,294
< Total Healing >
2,037
13,648
< Experience >
13,630
19
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
259
< Time Dealing CC >
58

How to Counter Akali with Rumble in LoL

The stats provided here show several important Rumble versus Akali counter statistics that can help you figure out the differences between these two champs. For instance, Rumble’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Akali’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Rumble may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Akali..

Rumble usually has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Akali. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Rumble and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Rumble
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Rumble
Akali

Who is Better, Rumble or Akali?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Rumble usually wins when playing against Akali, with a 53.2% win rate. Therefore, Rumble makes a great counter for Akali.

While Rumble does have a higher winrate than Akali, when on opposite teams, Rumble also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champion to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Rumble into Akalias his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Rumble has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Akali. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Rumble vs Akali matchups, Rumble is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Rumble is a great counter for Akali. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Rumble against Akali.

Additional Information for Rumble Players

How We Calculated Our Rumble vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Rumble, we analyzed 827 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 Rumble 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 Rumble to counter Akali during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Rumble most often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Akali. Champions who on average don't take much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Rumble versus Akali build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Rumble bought at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when fighting Akali than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Rumble had an average winrate of 53.2% when countering Akali with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Akali as Rumble, you should equip the Arcane Comet, Nimbus Cloak, Absolute Focus, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Rumble vs Akali clashes, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 53.2% win rate overall.

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