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Akali
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Toughest Matchups:
Renekton
46.2%
Volibear
46.8%
Irelia
47.7%
Darius
48.6%
Garen
48.8%
Shen
48.8%
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10.13
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Win Rate
46.3%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
2.4%
(-0.3%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
4.4%
(-0.5%)
vs last patch

Playing against Akali

Key Insights
Her combos rely heavily upon dealing bonus damage and restoring energy with
.
has very high energy costs early on, but drops per rank.
When
is maxed, it deals 25% bonus damage to minions/monsters.
Akali is invisible inside
, and is temporarily revealed after attacking or using an ability. You can also reveal her with abilities that grant True Sight, and can still damage her with AoE spells or skillshots.
can be used on
to mark the shroud and dash back to it for escapes and outplays.
's first cast requires a target, but the second cast doesn't.
Power Spike
Akali has a very strong level 2/3 if she can combo
with
.
At level 6, her all-in power spikes because of
's mobility and execution damage on the second cast.
allows Akali to be extremely nimble whenever she uses it, offering a lot of outplay potential.
Has a decent spike at
, followed by a powerful spike at
.
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are huge purchases that allow her to buy a lot of time in fights alongside
.
Vulnerable
Extremely reliant on energy and cooldowns.
Has to choose between using
for trades or waveclear.
has long cooldown of 20 seconds. Once used, she'll be vulnerable to ganks for a while.
Limited mobility before level 6 with
being a 16 second cooldown early on.
has a long cooldown of 100 seconds at level 1. Once used, her strength in fights is heavily weakened.
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