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.
Command: Dissonance is a very powerful escape tool if Orianna has the Ball. The combination of speed and leaving a slowing obstacle can be quite powerful.
Command: Protect can be used on yourself to return the Ball back to you quickly. Combine this with Command: Attack for a quick harassment.
Command: Shockwave can be used to drag enemies towards you or away from you if you position the Ball properly.
The Akali Orianna synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Orianna, 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 Orianna. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This fall shows that Orianna helps Akali perform worse in ranked League games. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is only marginal.
When Akali is an ally to Orianna, she observes a little decrease in her total damage dealt. This could signal that Orianna doesn't help cover for her to dish out more damage or that her presence on the team also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Akali is played with Orianna on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing synergisticly with Orianna.
Additionally, when Akali plays with Orianna on the same team, she usually takes a little less damage than when she plays alone. Taking not as much damage may indicate that Orianna does a decent job of protecting Akali during team fights.
There is no universally accepted best synergy for Akali that will 100% of the time be her top teammate. Yet, Orianna is a superb ally for Akali. By locking into the same side as Akali, she raises their win rate by 9.9% to 58.5%. This proves that there is a very real strategic relationship between Akali and Orianna that allows them to perform at the top of their game together than without each other.
Orianna has a lower difficulty than Akali. That means Akali players don't need to be cautious when lining up Orianna teammates to fight alongside, as they will require a lower level of skill to be able to cooperate well with you.
When playing together, you will likely observe an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magic damage. Together, these two can deal quite a lot of AP type damage.
Conversely, by grouping Akali and Orianna together, you probably will not be granting your side very much engage. Make sure to include other champions on your team that helps cover this relative gap in this pairing's playstyle.
Regardless of your Orianna ally's skill level, you need to focus on maximizing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you will do well anyway.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Akali in order to pair well with Orianna during both the lane and mid / late game phases of LoL matches, you should continue reading to pick up additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you use the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot.
The most crucial items to include in your Akali and Orianna synergy build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Akali incorporated at least these three great items in her build, she did much better when fighting alongside Orianna than with many other typical builds. In fact, Akali had an average win rate of 58.5% helping carry Orianna with this build.
To have the highest probability of beating your oponents, Akali players should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Domination and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for this team composition, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 58.5% win rate overall.
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