How to Win Ziggs vs Akshan Counter Matchup Ziggs is in the s tier of champions

Ziggs vs Akshan

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

based on 713 Ziggs vs Akshan matchups
Win Rate
48 %
K/D/A
2.27
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Akshan as Ziggs resulted from an examination of 713 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Ziggs has to counter Akshan in only 2.6% of his rounds.

Ziggs vs Akshan Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ziggs has done a poor job of beating Akshan. On average, he wins a lowly 48.0% of games the champs fight one another in. In Ziggs versus Akshan games, Ziggs’s side is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably won't get first blood against Akshan.

Best Ziggs vs Akshan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Ziggs Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapSeraph's EmbraceMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Ziggs's passive ability p
Ziggs q ability q
Ziggs w ability w
Ziggs e ability e
Ziggs's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Akshan as Ziggs

Tips for Playing as Ziggs against Akshan

Even if you're far from a fight you can still help from afar with Mega Inferno Bomb.

Slowing your enemies with Hexplosive Minefield makes it easier to land other abilities.

Knocking yourself over walls with Satchel Charge can be great when chasing after or escaping from enemies.

Ziggs vs Akshan Counter Stats

Ziggs Image
Win Rate
48 %
VS
Win Rate
52 %
Akshan Image
5.6
< Kills >
9
6.3
< Deaths >
6.7
8.7
< Assists >
5.8
1.29
< Killing Sprees >
2.09
161
< Minions Killed >
162
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.59
< Inhibitors >
0.53
739
< Physical Damage >
16,660
22,032
< Magic Damage >
2,702
520
< True Damage >
2,156
23,291
< Damage Dealt >
21,520
17,007
< Damage Taken >
20,575
11,578
< Gold Earned >
12,991
2.94
< Towers >
2.17
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,674
< Total Healing >
1,427
13,639
< Experience >
14,522
20
< Vision Score >
19
10
< Wards Placed >
9
245
< Time Dealing CC >
37

How to Counter Akshan with Ziggs in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several important Ziggs against Akshan matchup stats that can help you appreciate the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Ziggs’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akshan’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Ziggs may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Akshan..

Ziggs typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he receives less damage than Akshan. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ziggs and Akshan

Damage Types Compared

Ziggs
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ziggs
Akshan

Who is Better, Ziggs or Akshan?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ziggs usually loses when taking on Akshan, with a 48.0% win rate. As a result, Ziggs makes a poor counter to Akshan.

While Ziggs does have a lower winrate compared to Akshan, when on opposite teams, Ziggs also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Ziggs into Akshan.

Additionally, Ziggs also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Akshan. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ziggs vs Akshan matchups, Akshan is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Ziggs is a bad counter for Akshan. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Ziggs against Akshan.

Additional Information for Ziggs Players

How We Calculated Our Ziggs vs Akshan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akshan as Ziggs, we analyzed 713 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 Ziggs 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 Ziggs to counter Akshan 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 shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ziggs on average picks up a similar amount of CS as Akshan. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Ziggs versus Akshan build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Ziggs used at least these three items in his build, he performed much better versus Akshan than with most other common builds. In fact, Ziggs boasted an average win rate of 48.0% when playing against Akshan with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Akshan as Ziggs, Ziggs players should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Ziggs vs Akshan counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 48.0% win rate overall.

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