Akali excels at killing fragile champions. Let your team initiate and then strike at the people in the back.
Twilight Shroud offers safety in even the most dangerous situations. Use that time to save up energy for a quick strike later.
Maokai's passive makes him extremely durable against focus fire from spells - so long as he can still basic attack something.
Try looking for flanks or other situations where Nature's Grasp is unavoidable or takes enemies by surprise.
Saplings can be tossed into brush for empowered effect - but don't stack well.
The Akali Maokai synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Maokai, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Akali sees a very large drop in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Maokai. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Maokai helps Akali perform not as well in ranked League of Legends rounds. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.
When Akali is an ally to Maokai, she gets a marginal improvement in her total damage output. This difference could signal that Maokai provides protection for her to dish out more damage or that his support also helps increase the round's duration. Similarly, when Akali is played together with Maokai on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when she plays without Maokai. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing with Maokai.
Additionally, when Akali plays with Maokai on the same side, she usually receives a little more damage than when she fights alone. Receiving more damage may indicate that Maokai does a poor job of protecting Akali during team fights.
There is no one best synergy for Akali that will always be her top teammate. However, Maokai is a great ally for Akali. By being on the same team as Akali, he raises their win rate by 4.4% to 53.0%. This signals that there is an important synergy between Akali and Maokai that allows them to perform at the top of their game together than without each other.
Maokai has a much lower diffuclty than Akali. That means Akali players don't need to be cautious when finding Maokai allies to go into battle on the same side as, as they will need a much lower level of skill to cooperate well with you.
Playing on the same side, you will likely see an overall large increase in your team’s capability to to do a lot of AP damage. Combined, these champions can blast through enemies with magic damage.
In contrast, by pairing Akali and Maokai together, you may not be giving your other teammates enough AD. Make sure to have other champions on your team that nullifies this gap in their kit.
Regardless of your Maokai ally's skill level, you should focus on maximizing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you should do well, regardless.
To truly master Akali in order to synergize with Maokai during both the early game and mid / late game phases of LoL matches, you should continue reading to gather some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly.
The most important items to get in your Akali and Maokai synergy build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Akali used at least these three great items in her build, she performed significantly better as an ally of Maokai than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Akali boasted an average winrate of 53.0% when playing alongside Maokai with these items in her kit.
To have the best likelihood of annihilating your oponents, Akali players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Overgrowth, and Second Wind runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for this champion pairing, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.0% win rate overall.
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