Akali AP Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Akali Item Build Order

54.8% Win Rate (59,813 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Sorcerer's Shoes

1st

Lich Bane

2nd

Shadowflame

3rd

Shadowflame

4th

Zhonya's Hourglass

5th

Stormsurge

6th

Doran's Shield
Sorcerer's Shoes
Lich Bane
Shadowflame
Shadowflame
Zhonya's Hourglass
Stormsurge

Core Akali Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Hextech Rocketbelt
Void Staff
Mejai's Soulstealer
Banshee's Veil
Liandry's Torment
Riftmaker

Summoner Spells

Flash
131,529 Games54%
103249 Games56%

Akali Skill Order

0
Assassin's Mark

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Five Point Strike
Twilight Shroud
Shuriken Flip
Perfect Execution

Akali Guide

Learn Akali with our Akali guide. Learn about Akali's strengths and Akali's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Akali, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Akali is temporarily revealed in
    Akali
    W
    after attacking, using an ability, or being hit by an ability that grants True Sight.
  • Akali
    W
    also increases Akali's max Energy by 100 for the duration.
  • Akali
    E
    can be used on
    Akali
    W
    to mark the shroud and dash back to it.
  • Akali
    R
    's first cast requires a target, but the second cast doesn't.
Strengths
  • Can out-resource most enemies in lane.
  • Has consistently high burst damage.
  • Has a strong level 2/3 with
    Akali
    Q
    's with
    Akali
    P
    . At level 6, she can 100-0 with
    Akali
    R
    .
  • Has a lot of outplay potential with
    Akali
    W
    /
    Akali
    E
    /
    Akali
    R
    .
  • Best with items enhancing burst damage and mobility.
Weaknesses
  • Extremely high skill champion that requires a lot of well-timed ability casts and outplays to perform well. One misplay can severely cost her.
  • Akali
    Q
    is her waveclear and her trade tool. When used for one, she can't do the other.
  • Akali
    W
    has longer cooldown of 20 seconds. Once used, she can be punished.
  • Akali
    R
    has a 100 second cooldown at rank 1. Once used, her strength diminishes in fights.