Akshan Guide

Key Insights
Akshan
Q
reveals struck champions.
Akshan
Q
's will continue granting Akshan bonus movespeed as long as it keeps hitting champions.
Akshan
W
lasts indefinitely while Akshan is near terrain or inside brush.
Akshan
E
's cooldown resets on Takedowns.
Akshan
R
can be cast again to end prematurely and fire less shots.
Strengths
Has very high mobility.
Reviving allies with
Akshan
W
can swing extended fights and singlehandedly win games.
Excels in open areas where
Akshan
R
cannot be blocked by other units and near terrain corners where
Akshan
E
can be used freely.
Synergizes well with
Kraken Slayer
,
Essence Reaver
,
Infinity Edge
,
Wit's End
, and
Lord Dominik's Regards
. Can opt for
Immortal Shieldbow
,
Trinity Force
, or
Galeforce
when needed.
Weaknesses
Very reliant on gold and levels.
Akshan
W
's enemy trails, bonus movespeed, and bonus mana regen are only granted while hunting Scoundrels.
Has consistently low damage output in fights until
Akshan
E
can be safely used.
Akshan
R
can be blocked by any non-friendly unit in the game, including minions, monsters, and turrets.