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Hello i am going to be showing you Akali players my way to build Akali, the fist of shadows.
i go for an AP build with magic penetration and cooldowns.
you will see how effective this build can be against anyone.
Have fun using my build and Good Luck.
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Greater Mark Of Insight: x9
Greater Seal Of Potency: x9
Greater Glyph Of Focus: x9
Greater Quint Of Insight: x3
For my masteries, i have a 9/21/0 setup. My Offense column includes the following: 3/3 ability power, 1/3 critical damage, 4/4 cooldown reduction and 1/1 magic penetration. For my Defense column i have 3/3 armor, 3/3 magic resist, 4/4 dodge chance, 3/3 damage blocked, 4/4 max heath, 3/3 attack speed and AP, and 1/1 Damage reduced to you. and no masteries in utility column.
The first item i get for Akali is the ruby crystal just to be safe in the beginning of the match so you wont die and feed. :P Next item would be the long sword for damage and to get up to buying the Phage. After that, i would normally buy a Zeal for attack speed. Next you wait off the sheen and get Scorcerer's shoes for magic penetration. Now you get a sheen witch makes your Mark of the Assassin very powerful. Go for the Trinity force Next. At this point you are probably already Over Powered and yet you only have 2 full items. :) next is Guinsoo's Rageblade i would go for the ability power half of it first to make Akali's abilities strong instead of flat damage. After that, we get a lich blade Akali benefits much from this item you will be very strong one you have these 4 items. Up next, is the defensive items Akali is a bit squishy with only these 4 items so i recommend getting a frozen mallet or something then a Gaurdian Angel just in case you get ganked in mid game or something. you will Revive and have another shot at killing the other team.
Akali's first ability is Mark Of The Assassin. I upgrade this first because it is a very good tool to harass with. You can use Mark Of The Assassin as many times as you want because of her energy. unlike mana, you regenerate energy really fast. all ninjas have energy =D.then i upgrade Twilight Shroud. this is really good to sneak on someone or escape. Akali's "E" spell is Crescent Slash. It is an areal damage atack. It is good for farming minions or jungling. Her ultimate is Shadow Dance, it allows her to dash to an enemy and deal great damage one you use your ultimate you can spam all of your other abilities and she will do geat damage because she is a nuker. You can use Shadow Dance 3 times and then wait 28.2 seconds to do it again, this has 3 stacks you do the math.
My two favorite summoner spells to use are Flash and Ignite. The reason i use flash is because Akali cannot dash without hitting an enemy, therefore you need flash to get out of sticky situations. For example, three champions try to gank you, you could just flash through the wall to safety. i have prevented many deaths by using this helpful spell. Ignite increases Akali's damage by a lot because she is a nuker, you could use Ignite with her combo to take down such as a tank of some sort. I have been recently successful with these summoner spells. Your outcome may be Less death and More Kills!!!
So remember all of the things about this guide if you have read it. Akali is a very strong nuker. she is AP so get ability power for her and magic penetration. Offense and Defense masteries only, 9/12/0 setup.
Akali guide made by Mason Truong.