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

Xayah vs Akali

How to Beat Akali as Xayah in LoL Akali is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Akali as Xayah

based on 3,513 Xayah vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
51.4 %
K/D/A
2.23
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds every week. Within our database, Xayah did battle with Akali 3513 times. Using so many matchups for Xayah versus Akali gives us a lot of faith in our capability to prepare informative statistics and a solid build to defeat your opponent. This champion pairing is fairly uncommon. Xayah is forced to battle against Akali in only 4.7% of her matches.

Xayah vs Akali Matchup Summary

Xayah has done a decent job of countering Akali. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.4% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Xayah versus Akali rounds, Xayah’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood versus Akali.

Best Xayah vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterTear of the Goddess

Core Xayah Items

~22 Mins
EclipseMaw of MalmortiusSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeGuardian AngelThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandAbsolute FocusGathering Storm
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Xayah's passive ability p
Xayah q ability q
Xayah w ability w
Xayah e ability e
Xayah's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
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E
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W
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E
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W
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R
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W
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W
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Akali as Xayah

Tips for Playing as Xayah against Akali

Xayah's attacks and abilities leave Feathers on the ground that she can later recall for massive area damage and control.

Xayah can use Featherstorm to dodge almost any ability while also creating a ton of Feathers. Try to utilize the offensive and defensive aspects of this ability.

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.

Xayah vs Akali Counter Stats

Xayah Image
Win Rate
51.4 %
VS
Win Rate
48.6 %
Akali Image
6.5
< Kills >
8.6
6.2
< Deaths >
5.9
7.3
< Assists >
5.1
1.51
< Killing Sprees >
1.96
171
< Minions Killed >
144
0.3
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.34
19,456
< Physical Damage >
1,292
445
< Magic Damage >
18,362
530
< True Damage >
1,146
20,432
< Damage Dealt >
20,801
17,755
< Damage Taken >
25,140
11,884
< Gold Earned >
11,391
2.42
< Towers >
1.37
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
1,868
< Total Healing >
2,310
12,791
< Experience >
13,983
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
66
< Time Dealing CC >
61

How to Counter Akali with Xayah in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some important Xayah against Akali counter statistics that can help you grasp the differences between the pair. Xayah’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Akali’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Xayah may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Akali..

Xayah normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her opponent does. On average, she receives less damage than Akali. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Xayah and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Xayah
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Xayah
Akali

Who is Better, Xayah or Akali?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Xayah usually wins when trying to fight Akali, with a 51.4% win rate. Therefore, Xayah makes a good counter for Akali.

While Xayah does have a higher win rate compared to Akali, when they face off with one another, Xayah also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Xayah into Akali.

Additionally, Xayah also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akali. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Xayah vs Akali matchups, Xayah is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Xayah is a decent counter to Akali. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Xayah against Akali.

Additional Information for Xayah Players

How We Calculated Our Xayah vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Xayah, we analyzed 3,513 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 Xayah 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 truly master Xayah to counter Akali during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Xayah most often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Akali. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Xayah versus Akali build include Eclipse, Maw of Malmortius, and Serylda's Grudge. When Xayah used at least these three items in her build, she did much better against Akali than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Xayah boasted an average winrate of 51.4% when playing against Akali with these items in her kit.

To have the best probability of beating Akali as Xayah, Xayah players should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Absolute Focus, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Xayah vs Akali face-offs, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.4% win rate overall.

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