How to Win Sion vs Akshan Counter Matchup Sion is in the b tier of champions

Sion vs Akshan

How to Beat Akshan as Sion in LoL Akshan is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Akshan as Sion

based on 2,063 Sion vs Akshan matchups
Win Rate
50.1 %
K/D/A
1.27
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Akshan as Sion came out of an analysis of 2063 ranked games where both champions faced one another. This particular matchup is relatively rare. Sion is forced to battle against Akshan in only 2.6% of his matches.

Sion vs Akshan Matchup Summary

Sion does a average job of beating Akshan. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.1% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Sion vs Akshan rounds, Sion’s side is 0.2% less probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Akshan.

Best Sion vs Akshan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsPhage

Core Sion Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisFrozen HeartHullbreaker

Optional Items

Titanic HydraThornmailLord Dominik's RegardsThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Inspiration Minion DematerializerApproach Velocity
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Sion's passive ability p
Sion q ability q
Sion w ability w
Sion e ability e
Sion's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Akshan as Sion

Tips for Playing as Sion against Akshan

You only have very slight turning ability during Unstoppable Onslaught, so make sure to use it in straight paths.

Roar of the Slayer is a great setup ability to land a very powerful Decimating Smash.

The Soul Furnace buff displays how much shield strength is remaining, use this information to time its explosion perfectly.

Sion vs Akshan Counter Stats

Sion Image
Win Rate
50.1 %
VS
Win Rate
49.9 %
Akshan Image
4.6
< Kills >
9
7.8
< Deaths >
6.7
5.3
< Assists >
5.8
0.99
< Killing Sprees >
2.08
182
< Minions Killed >
166
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.58
< Inhibitors >
0.49
12,064
< Physical Damage >
18,475
4,747
< Magic Damage >
2,825
388
< True Damage >
2,535
17,200
< Damage Dealt >
23,836
38,219
< Damage Taken >
19,834
12,133
< Gold Earned >
12,851
3.32
< Towers >
2.2
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,665
< Total Healing >
1,276
15,197
< Experience >
14,518
15
< Vision Score >
19
7
< Wards Placed >
8
673
< Time Dealing CC >
35

How to Counter Akshan with Sion in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some significant Sion versus Akshan matchup stats that may help us interpret the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Sion’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Akshan’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Sion may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Akshan..

Sion typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Akshan. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Sion and Akshan

Damage Types Compared

Sion
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sion
Akshan

Who is Better, Sion or Akshan?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Sion usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Akshan, with a 50.1% win rate. Thus, Sion makes an ok counter to Akshan.

While Sion does have a higher win rate compared to Akshan, when they face off with one another, Sion also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champ to learn. You should be careful when picking Sion into Akshan.

Additionally, Sion also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Akshan. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Sion is a decent counter for Akshan. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Sion against Akshan.

Additional Information for Sion Players

How We Calculated Our Sion vs Akshan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akshan as Sion, we analyzed 2,063 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 Akshan as Sion 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 truly master Sion in order to counter Akshan during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sion typically gets a similar amount of CS as Akshan. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Sion versus Akshan build include Sunfire Aegis, Frozen Heart, and Hullbreaker. When Sion included at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better against Akshan than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Sion boasted an average winrate of 50.1% when countering Akshan with this build.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Akshan as Sion, Sion players should take the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Minion Dematerializer, and Approach Velocity runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Sion vs Akshan clashes, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.1% win rate overall.

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