How to Win Trundle vs Akali Counter Matchup Trundle is in the a tier of champions

Trundle vs Akali

How to Beat Akali as Trundle in LoL Akali is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Assassin

How to Beat Akali as Trundle

based on 2,495 Trundle vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
54 %
K/D/A
2.15
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of rated League games that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Akali as Trundle came out of an evaluation of 2495 ranked matches where both champions fought one another. This particular champion pairing is fairly uncommon. Trundle fights Akali in only 4.7% of his rounds.

Trundle vs Akali Matchup Summary

Trundle does a great job of countering Akali. Typically, he wins a fantastic 54.0% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Trundle vs Akali matches, Trundle’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood against Akali.

Best Trundle vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Trundle Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererSpirit VisageTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Death's DanceSterak's GageWit's EndBlade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearApproach Velocity
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Trundle's passive ability p
Trundle q ability q
Trundle w ability w
Trundle e ability e
Trundle's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Akali as Trundle

Tips for Playing as Trundle against Akali

Chomp is good for lowering the physical damage of enemies; try to focus it on enemy physical damage dealers.

Trundle excels at fighting within his Frozen Domain. Try to draw enemies onto it.

Use Subjugate to soften a powerful enemy tank or to create a target for your team to focus fire.

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.

Trundle vs Akali Counter Stats

Trundle Image
Win Rate
54 %
VS
Win Rate
46 %
Akali Image
6
< Kills >
8.6
6.2
< Deaths >
5.8
7.3
< Assists >
5.1
1.4
< Killing Sprees >
1.95
73
< Minions Killed >
136
1.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.7
< Inhibitors >
0.33
12,676
< Physical Damage >
1,270
2,158
< Magic Damage >
18,733
1,002
< True Damage >
1,072
15,836
< Damage Dealt >
21,076
34,035
< Damage Taken >
24,328
11,635
< Gold Earned >
11,132
2.81
< Towers >
1.37
0.22
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
14,751
< Total Healing >
2,211
13,458
< Experience >
13,707
20
< Vision Score >
17
7
< Wards Placed >
8
342
< Time Dealing CC >
58

How to Counter Akali with Trundle in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify some significant Trundle versus Akali counter stats that may help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Trundle’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Akali’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Trundle may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Akali..

Trundle typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he takes more damage than Akali. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Trundle and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Trundle
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Trundle
Akali

Who is Better, Trundle or Akali?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Trundle usually wins when playing against Akali, with a 54.0% win rate. As a result, Trundle makes a great counter for Akali.

While Trundle does have a much higher win rate than Akali, when facing one another, Trundle also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Trundle into Akali.

Moreover, Trundle has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akali. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Trundle is a great counter for Akali. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Trundle against Akali.

Additional Information for Trundle Players

How We Calculated Our Trundle vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Trundle, we analyzed 2,495 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 Trundle 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 Trundle to counter Akali during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Trundle often picks up less CS as Akali. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Trundle versus Akali build consist of Divine Sunderer, Spirit Visage, and Titanic Hydra. When Trundle incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better versus Akali than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Trundle had an average winrate of 54.0% when playing against Akali with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of crushing Akali as Trundle, you should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Trundle vs Akali LoL games, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 54.0% winrate overall.

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