How to Synergize Akali with Rakan on the Same Team Akali is in the b tier of champions

Akali with Rakan

How to Win With Akali and Rakan Paired Together Rakan is in the b tier of champions
Assassin
Support

How to Synergize Akali and Rakan

based on 1,261 Akali with Rakan pairs
Win Rate
46.2 %
K/D/A
2.41
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we take in the stats from from millions of LoL rounds straight from Riot Games each and every week. Akali has gone into battle with Rakan in 1261 recent, competitive games. By amassing so much complete data straight from the developers of League, we feel confident that we can give you robust, insightful builds to help Akali synergize with Rakan. It is very rare for Akali to play with Rakan as allies. This pairing has only taken place in approx. 1.2% of rounds with Akali.

Akali Rakan Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Akali has done a terrible job of synergizing with Rakan. Normally, she wins a poor 46.2% of games the champions play on the same team. If you want to do better as Akali when fighting on the same team as Rakan by learning how to better synergize your play style with him, then look into the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Akali Rakan Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsHextech Alternator

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror Presence of MindLegend: TenacityCoup de Grace
Resolve Second WindOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Akali's passive ability p
Akali q ability q
Akali w ability w
Akali e ability e
Akali'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 Synergizing Akali and Rakan

Tips for Playing as Akali with Rakan

Twilight Shroud offers safety in even the most dangerous situations. Use that time to save up energy for a quick strike later.

Akali excels at killing fragile champions. Let your team initiate and then strike at the people in the back.

Advice to Understand How Rakan Will Play

Danger is as fun as you let it be.

Rakan requires allies near him to make the most out of his tools.

Rakan's dash speeds increase with his Move Speed. Use the extra speed to surprise your enemies!

Akali Rakan Synergy Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
46.2 %
VS
Win Rate
53.8 %
Rakan Image
8.2
< Kills >
8.1
5.6
< Deaths >
5.7
5.3
< Assists >
5.3
1.87
< Killing Sprees >
1.84
144
< Minions Killed >
142
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.3
< Inhibitors >
0.34
1,416
< Physical Damage >
1,370
19,848
< Magic Damage >
19,275
1,145
< True Damage >
1,120
22,409
< Damage Dealt >
21,766
25,922
< Damage Taken >
26,325
11,091
< Gold Earned >
11,078
1.32
< Towers >
1.32
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,820
< Total Healing >
2,825
13,481
< Experience >
13,594
16
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
61
< Time Dealing CC >
60

How to Play with Rakan as Akali in LoL

The Akali Rakan synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Rakan, 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 large worsening in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Rakan. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Rakan helps Akali perform worse in ranked League matches. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is only marginal.

When Akali tries to synergize with Rakan, she observes a little increase in her full damage dealt. This could signal that Rakan helps provide cover for her to dish out more damage or that his allyship also helps increase the round's duration. Similarly, when Akali is played with Rakan on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when she plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing synergisticly with Rakan.

Additionally, when Akali plays with Rakan on the same side, she usually takes a little less damage than when she plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could indicate that Rakan does a decent job of covering Akali in team fights.

Synergies between Akali and Rakan

Damage Types Compared

Akali with Rakan
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Akali
Rakan
Synergy

Is Akali better when played alongside Rakan?

There is no ideal companion for Akali that will 100% of the time be her #1 ally. Yet, overall, Rakan is a relatively poor companion for Akali. By being on the same side as Akali, he decreases their win rate by -2.5% to 46.2%. This signals that there is a negative synergy between Akali and Rakan that allows them to perform not as well together than alone.

Rakan has a lower difficulty than Akali. That means you don't need to be cautious when enlisting Rakan comrades to play with, as they will require a lower level of skill to work well with you.

Working cooperatively, you should expect to see an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to deal magical damage. Together, these two can blast through enemies with magic damage.

Conversely, by bringing Akali and Rakan together, you may not be granting your side a great deal of sustained damage output. Make sure to include other champs on your team that neutralizes this relative disparity in this pairing's abilities.

Regardless of your Rakan ally's ability, you should focus on maximizing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali Rakan Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Akali and Rakan, we analyzed 1,261 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Akali with Rakan comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

If you would like to truly master Akali to pair well with Rakan during both the early game and mid / late game phases of LoL rounds, you should keep reading to learn additional tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly.

The best items to prioritize in your Akali and Rakan synergy build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Akali included at least these three finished items in her build, she did much better as an ally of Rakan than with many other common item sets. In fact, Akali boasted an average win rate of 46.2% when synergizing her build and playstyle to Rakan with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing your oponents, Akali players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for this champion pairing, this combo of runes resulted in the top win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 46.2% win rate overall.

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