How to Synergize Akali with Xin Zhao on the Same Team Akali is in the a tier of champions

Akali with Xin Zhao

How to Win With Akali and Xin Zhao Paired Together Xin Zhao is in the b tier of champions
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How to Synergize Akali and Xin Zhao

based on 1,176 Akali with Xin Zhao pairs
Win Rate
47.5 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
1.2 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We pull the stats from from millions of LoL games straight from Riot Games each week. Akali has fought alongside Xin Zhao in 1176 recent, competitive matches. By pooling so much accurate data from the developers of League, we have complete confidence that we can provide you with high quality, usable builds to help Akali play with Xin Zhao. It is very rare for Akali to play with Xin Zhao as teammates. This has only happened in about 1.2% of games with Akali.

Akali Xin Zhao Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Akali does a below average job of synergizing with Xin Zhao. Normally, she wins a dismal 47.5% of the time the champions fight together on the same side. If you want to play better as Akali when playing with Xin Zhao by figuring out how to better synergize your play style with him, then dig into the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Akali Xin Zhao Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalAmplifying Tome

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltVoid StaffShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapZhonya'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 Bone PlatingOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
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 Xin Zhao

Tips for Playing as Akali with Xin Zhao

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 Xin Zhao Will Play

Try to position yourself so your ultimate's knockback is most effective.

Xin Zhao is a great initiator to combat. Lead the front to start a fight and use your ultimate to do the most damage possible.

Akali Xin Zhao Synergy Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
47.5 %
VS
Win Rate
52.5 %
Xin Zhao Image
8.2
< Kills >
8.2
5.6
< Deaths >
5.7
5.2
< Assists >
5.4
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.86
139
< Minions Killed >
142
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.31
< Inhibitors >
0.34
1,339
< Physical Damage >
1,393
19,060
< Magic Damage >
19,525
1,109
< True Damage >
1,157
21,509
< Damage Dealt >
22,076
25,939
< Damage Taken >
26,667
11,002
< Gold Earned >
11,183
1.26
< Towers >
1.34
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,815
< Total Healing >
2,932
13,405
< Experience >
13,696
16
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
59
< Time Dealing CC >
60

How to Play with Xin Zhao as Akali in LoL

The Akali Xin Zhao synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Xin Zhao, 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 Xin Zhao. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This drop shows that Xin Zhao helps Akali perform poorer in competitive LoL games. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Akali tries to synergize with Xin Zhao, she sees a small decrease in her complete damage dealt. This may signal that Xin Zhao does not help cover for her to dish out more damage or that his allyship also helps increase the match's duration. Similarly, when Akali is played alongside Xin Zhao on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing with Xin Zhao.

Additionally, when Akali plays with Xin Zhao on the same side, she usually takes a little less damage than when she plays alone. Receiving not as much damage could indicate that Xin Zhao does a decent job of protecting Akali during teamfights.

Synergies between Akali and Xin Zhao

Damage Types Compared

Akali with Xin Zhao
Akali
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Akali
Xin Zhao
Synergy

Is Akali better when played alongside Xin Zhao?

There is no one best ally for Akali that will no matter what be her #1 teammate. Yet, Xin Zhao is a very typical teammate for Akali. By playing on the same team as Akali, he decreases their win rate by -1.0% to 47.5%. This demonstrates that there is only a small strategic relationship between Akali and Xin Zhao that results in them performing not as well together than alone.

Xin Zhao has a much lower diffuclty than Akali. That means you don't need to be cautious when finding Xin Zhao comrades to fight alongside, as they will require a much lower level of skill to be able to fight well with you.

Playing alongside, you should expect to observe an overall large increase in your team’s capability to deal physical damage. Combined, these champs can provide a great amount of sustained physical damage.

Although, by grouping Akali and Xin Zhao together, you may not be providing your side very much crowd control. We recommend you bring other champs on your team that helps cover this relative hole in this pairing's potential.

Regardless of your Xin Zhao ally's skill level, you should focus on maximizing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you will do well anyway.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali Xin Zhao Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Akali and Xin Zhao, we analyzed 1,176 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 Xin Zhao 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Akali in order to synergize with Xin Zhao during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends rounds, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot.

The top items to focus on in your Akali and Xin Zhao synergy build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Void Staff, and Shadowflame. When Akali included at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better as an ally of Xin Zhao than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Akali had an average winrate of 47.5% when playing alongside Xin Zhao with these items in her kit.

To have the highest probability of vanquishing your oponents, Akali players should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Coup de Grace, Bone Plating, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for this team composition, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 47.5% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to team up Xin Zhao with Akali are given for all ranked divisions. To filter the stats and builds to a particular division, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.