How to Win Yasuo vs Akshan Counter Matchup Yasuo is in the a tier of champions

Yasuo vs Akshan

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

based on 2,500 Yasuo vs Akshan matchups
Win Rate
52.3 %
K/D/A
1.87
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Akshan as Yasuo came out of an evaluation of 2500 ranked matches where both champs clashed against one another. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Yasuo encounters Akshan in only 1.8% of his games.

Yasuo vs Akshan Matchup Summary

Yasuo has done a good job of countering Akshan. Normally, he wins a terrific 52.3% of games the champs fight each other in. In Yasuo vs Akshan matches, Yasuo’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Akshan.

Best Yasuo vs Akshan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Yasuo Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowGuardian AngelInfinity Edge

Optional Items

Death's DanceBlade of The Ruined KingPhantom DancerMortal Reminder

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Yasuo's passive ability p
Yasuo q ability q
Yasuo w ability w
Yasuo e ability e
Yasuo's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Akshan as Yasuo

Tips for Playing as Yasuo against Akshan

Last Breath can be cast on any target that is knocked Airborne, even by one of your allies.

Dash through a minion to have Sweeping Blade available to chase your opponent should they flee; Dash directly to your opponent to preserve a minion as your escape route.

At level 18, Yasuo's Steel Tempest reaches its Attack Speed cap with 55% Attack Speed from items.

Yasuo vs Akshan Counter Stats

Yasuo Image
Win Rate
52.3 %
VS
Win Rate
47.7 %
Akshan Image
6.9
< Kills >
7.5
6.8
< Deaths >
6.5
5.8
< Assists >
6.2
1.58
< Killing Sprees >
1.73
176
< Minions Killed >
159
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.46
16,710
< Physical Damage >
15,932
1,422
< Magic Damage >
2,312
1,068
< True Damage >
2,307
19,202
< Damage Dealt >
20,552
23,645
< Damage Taken >
20,322
12,387
< Gold Earned >
12,153
2.3
< Towers >
2.09
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
2,564
< Total Healing >
2,246
14,195
< Experience >
13,633
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
135
< Time Dealing CC >
32

How to Counter Akshan with Yasuo in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some significant Yasuo versus Akshan matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences and similarities between these two champs. For instance, Yasuo’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akshan’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Yasuo may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Akshan..

Yasuo typically has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. Typically, he receives more damage than Akshan. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Yasuo and Akshan

Damage Types Compared

Yasuo
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Yasuo
Akshan

Who is Better, Yasuo or Akshan?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Yasuo usually wins when facing off against Akshan, with a 52.3% win rate. Thus, Yasuo makes a good counter to Akshan.

While Yasuo does have a higher win rate compared to Akshan, when facing one another, Yasuo also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Yasuo into Akshanas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Yasuo also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akshan. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Yasuo vs Akshan matchups, Yasuo is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Yasuo is an above average counter for Akshan. Focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Yasuo against Akshan.

Additional Information for Yasuo Players

How We Calculated Our Yasuo vs Akshan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akshan as Yasuo, we analyzed 2,500 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 Yasuo 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 Yasuo in order to counter Akshan during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Yasuo on average gets a similar amount of CS as Akshan. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Yasuo versus Akshan build consist of Immortal Shieldbow, Guardian Angel, and Infinity Edge. When Yasuo included at least these three items in his build, he did much better versus Akshan than with most other common builds. In fact, Yasuo boasted an average winrate of 52.3% when playing against Akshan with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Akshan as Yasuo, Yasuo players should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players picked for Yasuo vs Akshan face-offs, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.3% winrate overall.

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