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Akali
tier-4
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Orianna
42.7%
LeBlanc
43.8%
Lux
44.3%
Diana
44.4%
Cassiopeia
45.3%
Fizz
45.8%
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Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Shield
Health Potion
Warding Totem (Trinket)

Core Build Path: 47.08% Win Rate (1921 Games)

Hextech Revolver
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Boots of Speed
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Bilgewater Cutlass
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Hextech Gunblade
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Sorcerer's Shoes
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Seeker's Armguard
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Fiendish Codex
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Stopwatch
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Zhonya's Hourglass

Core Final Build: 47.08% Win Rate (718 Games)

Hextech Gunblade
Sorcerer's Shoes
Zhonya's Hourglass
Liandry's Torment
Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff

Runes: 46.35% Win Rate (1601 Games)

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Skill Order

Q

E

W

Damage Breakdown

80% AP

15%

Akali's Matchups

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Win Rate
46.3%
(-0.5%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
8.6%
(-1.0%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
21.1%
(-0.7%)
vs last patch

Playing against Akali

Key Insights
When
Q
is maxed, it deals 25% bonus damage to minions/monsters.
Akali is temporarily revealed in
W
after attacking, using an ability, or being hit by an ability that grants True Sight.
E
can be used on
W
to mark the shroud and dash back to it for escapes and outplays.
R
's first cast requires a target, but the second cast doesn't.
Power Spike
Has a strong level 2/3 if she can combo
Q
's with
P
.
W
lets Akali be nimble whenever she uses it, offering outplay potential.
At level 6, her all-in potential spikes due to
R
's mobility and execution damage on the second cast.
Has a spike at
Hextech Revolver
, followed by a huge spike at
Hextech Gunblade
.
Stopwatch
/
Zhonya's Hourglass
are good purchases that buy her time in fights alongside
W
.
Vulnerable
Too reliant on energy and cooldowns.
Her combos cannot be successful without consistently proc'ing
P
.
Has to choose between using
Q
for trades or waveclear.
W
has long cooldown of 20 seconds. Once used, she'll be vulnerable to ganks for a while.
R
has a 100 second cooldown at rank 1. Once used, her strength diminishes in fights.
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