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

Yuumi vs Akali

How to Beat Akali as Yuumi in LoL Akali is in the b tier of champions
Support Mage
Assassin

How to Beat Akali as Yuumi

based on 3,570 Yuumi vs Akali matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
4.19
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League rounds each and every week. In our database, Yuumi engaged Akali in 3570 rounds. Using so many games with Yuumi vs Akali provides us confidence in our capacity to prepare enlightening statistics and a pro build to smash Akali. This matchup is fairly uncommon. Yuumi is forced to battle against Akali in only 4.7% of her games.

Yuumi vs Akali Matchup Summary

Yuumi does a average job of beating Akali. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.2% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Yuumi vs Akali rounds, Yuumi’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood against Akali.

Best Yuumi vs Akali Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Faerie CharmDark Seal

Core Yuumi Items

~22 Mins
Moonstone RenewerChemtech PutrifierArdent Censer

Optional Items

Staff of Flowing WaterShard of True Ice

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandAbsolute FocusGathering Storm
Precision Presence of MindCut Down
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Yuumi's passive ability p
Yuumi q ability q
Yuumi w ability w
Yuumi e ability e
Yuumi's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
E
4
Q
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Akali as Yuumi

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.

Yuumi vs Akali Counter Stats

Yuumi Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Akali Image
1.9
< Kills >
7.8
4.2
< Deaths >
5.6
15.7
< Assists >
5.1
0.36
< Killing Sprees >
1.74
6
< Minions Killed >
139
0.01
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.36
864
< Physical Damage >
1,287
6,422
< Magic Damage >
16,862
765
< True Damage >
1,069
8,052
< Damage Dealt >
19,219
8,472
< Damage Taken >
23,380
7,781
< Gold Earned >
10,820
2.2
< Towers >
1.44
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
11,845
< Total Healing >
2,025
10,742
< Experience >
13,276
35
< Vision Score >
17
18
< Wards Placed >
7
39
< Time Dealing CC >
58

How to Counter Akali with Yuumi in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several valuable Yuumi versus Akali matchup stats that can help you figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. Yuumi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Akali’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Yuumi may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Akali. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Yuumi normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her counter does. Typically, she receives less damage than Akali. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Yuumi and Akali

Damage Types Compared

Yuumi
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Yuumi
Akali

Who is Better, Yuumi or Akali?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Yuumi usually fairs equally well when facing off against Akali, with a 50.2% win rate. Thus, Yuumi makes an ok counter to Akali.

While Yuumi does have a higher win rate than Akali, when they face off with one another, Yuumi also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Yuumi into Akali.

Additionally, Yuumi has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Akali. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Yuumi is a decent counter for Akali. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Yuumi against Akali.

Additional Information for Yuumi Players

How We Calculated Our Yuumi vs Akali Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akali as Yuumi, we analyzed 3,570 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 Yuumi 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 Yuumi in order to counter Akali during both the laning 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 listen to the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Yuumi often racks up a lot less CS relative to Akali. Champions who typically don't take much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Yuumi versus Akali build include Moonstone Renewer, Chemtech Putrifier, and Ardent Censer. When Yuumi bought at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better against Akali than with many other common item sets. In fact, Yuumi had an average winrate of 50.2% when playing against Akali with this build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Akali as Yuumi, Yuumi players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Absolute Focus, Gathering Storm, Presence of Mind, and Cut Down runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Yuumi vs Akali face-offs, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.2% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Akali as Yuumi are shown for all ranked divisions combined. To scope the stats and builds to a distinct rank, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.