Sona vs Akali Counter Build

How to Win Sona vs Akali Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Akali as Sona in LoL

How to Beat Akali as Sona

7,064 Sona vs Akali Matchups Analyzed

We produce our counter stats from the millions of rated League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Akali as Sona resulted from an analysis of 7064 ranked games where both champions faced off against one another. This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Sona fights Akali in only 3.6% of her matches.

Sona does a great job of beating Akali. On average, she wins a whopping 55.3% of games the champs oppose one another in. In Sona versus Akali matches, Sona’s team is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood against Akali.

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Best Sona Items to Counter Akali

The top items to have in your Sona versus Akali build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Sona bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Akali than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Sona boasted an average winrate of 67.8% battling Akali with this build.

Best Sona Runes to Counter Akali

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Celerity Rune Celerity
Scorch Rune Scorch
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Cut Down Rune Cut Down

To have the best chance of crushing Akali as Sona, you should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Celerity, Scorch, Presence of Mind, and Cut Down runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Sona vs Akali clashes, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 60.3% win rate overall.

We have also included the top Akali runes to fight Sona in order to help you recognize how she will probably be kitted out versus your champ.


2.5 | Sona Akali | 7.6


5.8 | Sona Akali | 5.9


14.3 | Sona Akali | 4.9

Sona vs Akali Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here underscore some valuable Sona vs. Akali matchup stats that may help you interpret the differences and similarities between this set of champs. For instance, Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.9 is more than Akali’s ratio of 2.1, showing that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Akali. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Sona usually has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she takes less damage than Akali. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

In Sona vs Akali matchups, Sona commonly earns much less CS than Akali. Champs that do not acquire much CS usually don't have to have much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with tons of CS, such as ADCs, typically require a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to outperform the values shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.5 | Sona Akali | 1.71

Largest Multi-Kill

0.94 | Sona Akali | 1.58

Damage Dealt

10,051 | Sona Akali | 18,910

Damage Taken

15,165 | Sona Akali | 23,566

Healing Done

11,256 | Sona Akali | 4,089

Vision Score

45 | Sona Akali | 17

Gold Earned

8,133 | Sona Akali | 10,393

Minions Killed

18 | Sona Akali | 131

Dragons Killed

0.06 | Sona Akali | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.02 | Sona Akali | 0.01


2.52 | Sona Akali | 1.3


0.64 | Sona Akali | 0.33

CC Duration (sec)

28 | Sona Akali | 58

Experience Earned

10,312 | Sona Akali | 12,842

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,064 Sona 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 Sona 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.