How to Win Vex vs Akali Counter Matchup Vex is in the b tier of champions

Vex vs Akali

How to Beat Akali as Vex in LoL Akali is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Akali as Vex

based on 3,609 Vex vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
53.4 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
5.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Akali as Vex came out of an evaluation of 3609 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This particular champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Vex fights Akali in only 5.8% of their games.

Vex vs Akali Matchup Summary

Vex does a good job of countering Akali. Normally, they wins a whopping 53.4% of games the champs fight each other in. In Vex against Akali matches, Vex’s side is 0.1% more expected to get first blood, implying that they probably will get first blood versus Akali.

Best Vex vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Vex Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Horizon FocusRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Vex's passive ability p
Vex q ability q
Vex w ability w
Vex e ability e
Vex's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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 Akali as Vex

Advice to Win Against Akali

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.

Vex vs Akali Counter Stats

Vex Image
Win Rate
53.4 %
VS
Win Rate
46.6 %
Akali Image
7
< Kills >
7.9
6
< Deaths >
6
7.9
< Assists >
5.2
1.59
< Killing Sprees >
1.82
148
< Minions Killed >
140
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.32
1,673
< Physical Damage >
1,250
21,469
< Magic Damage >
18,255
1,171
< True Damage >
1,073
24,314
< Damage Dealt >
20,579
18,712
< Damage Taken >
26,960
11,188
< Gold Earned >
11,000
1.91
< Towers >
1.24
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,625
< Total Healing >
2,838
13,607
< Experience >
13,554
20
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
524
< Time Dealing CC >
57

How to Counter Akali with Vex in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize several vital Vex against Akali matchup statistics that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Vex’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akali’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Vex may be more central to their team's team fighting capability than Akali..

Vex often has a similar longest killing spree as their counter does. Commonly, they takes less damage than Akali. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Vex and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Vex
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Vex
Akali

Who is Better, Vex or Akali?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Vex usually wins when playing against Akali, with a 53.4% win rate. Thus, Vex makes a great counter for Akali.

While Vex does have a higher winrate compared to Akali, when facing one another, Vex also has a much lower difficulty level that makes them a less time consuming champion to learn. You should be be fine when picking Vex into Akali.

Furthermore, Vex also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akali. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Vex vs Akali matchups, Vex is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Vex is a great counter to Akali. Focus your play on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Vex against Akali.

Additional Information for Vex Players

How We Calculated Our Vex vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Vex, we analyzed 3,609 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 Vex 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Vex to counter Akali during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Vex typically gets a similar amount of CS as Akali. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Vex versus Akali build include Luden's Tempest, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Vex included at least these three pieces in their build, they did a lot better countering Akali than with most other common item sets. In fact, Vex had an average win rate of 53.4% when playing against Akali with this counter build.

To have the highest chance of defeating Akali as Vex, Vex players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Vex vs Akali matchups, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 53.4% win rate overall.

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