Return to base if your Health is low and Akali has her ultimate available.
Akali can still be hit by area effect spells while obscured inside Twilight Shroud. Doing so will briefly reveal her position.
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.
The stat comparisons provided here show some critical Seraphine vs. Akali counter stats that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Seraphine’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akali’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Seraphine may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Akali. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Seraphine normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her counter does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Akali. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Seraphine usually fairs equally well when playing against Akali, with a 50.7% win rate. Thus, Seraphine makes an ok counter for Akali.
While Seraphine does have a higher win rate than Akali, when facing one another, Seraphine also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Seraphine into Akali.
Furthermore, Seraphine has a great amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Akali. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Seraphine vs Akali matchups, Seraphine is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Seraphine is a decent counter to Akali. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Seraphine against Akali.
To learn all of the intricacies of Seraphine to counter Akali during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Seraphine typically picks up less CS as Akali. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The best items to prioritize in your Seraphine versus Akali build include Luden's Tempest, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Shard of True Ice. When Seraphine incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better vs Akali than with most other common item sets. In fact, Seraphine had an average win rate of 50.7% when playing against Akali with this counter build.
To have the highest chance of annihilating Akali as Seraphine, you should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Seraphine vs Akali battles, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.7% win rate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Akali as Seraphine are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific player tier, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.