Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.
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.”
The Aphelios Akshan synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Akshan, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Aphelios sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Akshan. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Akshan helps Aphelios perform not as well in competitive League of Legends rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Aphelios is an ally to Akshan, he gets a little decrease in his full damage dealt. This may signal that Akshan doesn't help protection for him to deal more damage or that their presence on the team also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Aphelios is played together with Akshan on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing with Akshan.
Additionally, when Aphelios plays with Akshan on the same side, he on average takes a little more damage than when he fights alone. Taking more damage may mean that Akshan does a poor job of protecting Aphelios during team fights.
There is no ideal ally for Aphelios that will always be his best synergy. Yet, Akshan is a very typical teammate for Aphelios. By playing on the same side as Aphelios, they improves their win rate by 0.7% to 47.5%. This proves that there is a weak strategic relationship between Aphelios and Akshan that allows them to perform better together than without each other.
Akshan has a much lower diffuclty than Aphelios. That means you don't need to be cautious when lining up Akshan comrades to fight alongside, as they will have to have a much lower level of skill to fight well with you.
Playing together, you should observe an overall large increase in your team’s capacity to buff allies and debuff enemies. Together, these two should be able to manipulate the pace of team fights.
In contrast, by bringing Aphelios and Akshan together, you probably will not be granting your side much AP. We recommend you bring other champs on your team that helps cover this relative hole in this pairing's capabilities.
Regardless of your Akshan ally's ability, you should focus on increasing your gold income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you should do well, regardless.
To truly master Aphelios to pair well with Akshan during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League, you should keep reading to pick up some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly.
The most important finished items to include in your Aphelios and Akshan synergy build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios used at least these three great items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting alongside Akshan than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average winrate of 47.5% when playing alongside Akshan with these items in his kit.
To have the highest likelihood of annihilating your oponents, you should take the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ingenious Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Aphelios and Akshan pairings, this sequence of runes yielded the top win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.5% win rate overall.
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