How to Synergize Akshan with Irelia on the Same Team Akshan is in the b tier of champions

Akshan with Irelia

How to Win With Akshan and Irelia Paired Together Irelia is in the b tier of champions
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How to Synergize Akshan and Irelia

based on 608 Akshan with Irelia pairs
Win Rate
49.2 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we download the stats from from millions of League games directly from Riot Games each week. Akshan has been on the same team as Irelia in 608 recently played, competitive matches. By accumulating so much accurate data from the hosts of League, we are confident that we can showcase robust, accurate builds to help Akshan play with Irelia. It is relatively rare for Akshan to play alongside Irelia as allies. This pairing has only taken place in about 1.6% of matches with Akshan.

Akshan Irelia Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Akshan has done a dismal job of synergizing with Irelia. On average, they wins an acceptable 49.2% of matches the champions appear on the same team. If you want to do better as Akshan when playing with Irelia by learning how to better synergize your play style with her, then review the complete build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Akshan Irelia Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Akshan Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerLord Dominik's RegardsBlade of The Ruined King

Optional Items

Wit's EndThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Resolve Shield BashBone Plating
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Akshan's passive ability p
Akshan q ability q
Akshan w ability w
Akshan e ability e
Akshan's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
E
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Q
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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 Synergizing Akshan and Irelia

Tips for Playing as Akshan with Irelia

Raising an eyebrow in the face of danger, Akshan fights evil with dashing charisma, righteous vengeance, and a conspicuous lack of shirts. He is highly skilled in the art of stealth combat, able to evade the eyes of his enemies and reappear when they least expect him. With a keen sense of justice and a legendary death-reversing weapon, he rights the wrongs of Runeterra's many scoundrels while living by his own moral code: “Don't be an ass.”

Advice to Understand How Irelia Will Play

Flawless Duet does not have a maximum travel distance, try using it in creative ways.

Defiant Dance is not interrupted by crowd control, try timing it for incoming disables.

Use Bladesurge to cover great distances by targeting low life minions on your way to champion targets.

Akshan Irelia Synergy Stats

Akshan Image
Win Rate
49.2 %
VS
Win Rate
50.8 %
Irelia Image
7.2
< Kills >
7.9
6.4
< Deaths >
6.5
5.6
< Assists >
5.8
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
1.81
159
< Minions Killed >
162
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.47
16,204
< Physical Damage >
17,244
2,515
< Magic Damage >
2,607
2,276
< True Damage >
2,386
20,996
< Damage Dealt >
22,239
20,462
< Damage Taken >
20,853
12,076
< Gold Earned >
12,436
2.1
< Towers >
2.18
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,250
< Total Healing >
2,367
13,468
< Experience >
13,762
19
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
34
< Time Dealing CC >
35

How to Play with Irelia as Akshan in LoL

The Akshan Irelia synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of their gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Irelia, compared to their overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how their gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Akshan sees a very large drop in their KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Irelia. His KDA worsened from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Irelia helps Akshan perform worse in competitive League of Legends games. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Akshan is an ally to Irelia, they sees a little decrease in their full damage output. This change may demonstrate that Irelia does not provide cover for them to deal more damage or that her allyship also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Akshan is played alongside Irelia on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when they plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that they is worse when playing with Irelia.

Additionally, when Akshan plays with Irelia on the same side, they on average receives a little less damage than when they plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could mean that Irelia does a decent job of protecting Akshan during team fights.

Synergies between Akshan and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Akshan with Irelia
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Akshan
Irelia
Synergy

Is Akshan better when played alongside Irelia?

There is no ideal synergy for Akshan that will always be their #1 teammate. Yet, Irelia is a very typical teammate for Akshan. By locking into the same side as Akshan, she decreases their win rate by -0.8% to 49.2%. This clearly indicates that there is not really a strong bond between Akshan and Irelia that results in them performing not as well together than without each other.

Irelia has a much greater difficulty compared to Akshan. That means Akshan players must be careful when lining up Irelia teammates to play with, as they will need a much greater level of skill to be able to fight well with you.

Fighting cooperatively, you will likely see an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to support your allies. Combined, these champions will help their other teammates secure a victory.

Although, by bringing Akshan and Irelia together, you will not be granting your side very much engage. Make sure to have other champs on your team that nullifies this relative gap in this pairing's capabilities.

Regardless of your Irelia ally's ability, you need to focus on maximizing your income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Akshan Players

How We Calculated Our Akshan Irelia Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Akshan and Irelia, we analyzed 608 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 Akshan with Irelia 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 Akshan to synergize with Irelia during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends games, you should continue reading to learn additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you use the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate significantly.

The most crucial items to include in your Akshan and Irelia synergy build include Kraken Slayer, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Akshan bought at least these three great items in their build, they performed significantly better when paired up with Irelia than with many other common builds. In fact, Akshan had an average winrate of 49.2% when playing alongside Irelia with these items in their kit.

To have the best chance of defeating your oponents, Akshan players should take the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players used for this champion pairing, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to pair Irelia with Akshan are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a specific rank, you can use the selection menu at the top of this page.