Akali Build Guide by coffe1559
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Akali The fist of shadow
There exists an ancient order originating in the Ionian Isles dedicated to the preservation of balance. Order, chaos, light, darkness -- all things must exist in perfect harmony for such is the way of the universe. This order is known as the Kinkou and it employs a triumvirate of shadow warriors to uphold its causes in the world. Akali is one of these shadow warriors, entrusted with the sacred duty of Pruning the Tree - eliminating those who threaten the equilibrium of Valoran.
A prodigal martial artist, Akali began training with her mother as soon as she could make a fist. Her mother's discipline was relentless and unforgiving, but predicated on the fundamental principle: ''We do that which must be done.'' When the Kinkou inducted her into the order at the age of fourteen, she could slice a dangling chain with a chop of her hand. There was no question - she would succeed her mother as the Fist of Shadow. She has had to do much in this role which others might find morally questionable, but to her it is in service of her mother's inviolable doctrine. She now works with her fellows Shen and Kennen to enforce the balance of Valoran. This hallowed pursuit has unsurprisingly led the triumvirate to the Fields of Justice.
I use these runes because of that you get a little bit of health, which may be useful at the start of a game. As the marks I wanted pure damage and Magic Penentration to turn her passive on and get a little Magic Pen. becuse you have abilities that go through the opponent's magic resistance. As The Seals, I wanted to get health so that I have an advantage the higher level I am. I also took AP glyph so that I can turn her passive easier. As Quintessence, I took one with Health and the rest with the AP.
I use this iteams becuse u get alot of spellwamp from Will of the Ancinets. You can use Hextech gunblade as a alternative but you don't get the high spell wamp and share to ur ally. You must have Lich Bane for the high amont of extra damage for the Q spell (mark of the assassin). To take of escaping enemys u need speed and thats why u got Boots of Quickness. An alternative is to get Mercuty's treads. Void staff is opitional for you to get a even higher amount of damage.
Tips & Tricks
Through levels 1-5 be sure to strictly farm and harass when you can, once you are/reach level 6 you can start playing aggressively. (Unless your enemy sucks.)
If you have the chance to solo top or middle lane always take it! Top lanes' brush and its layout - although similar to bottoms' - is better, and if you are in middle harassing correctly and farming you can deprive the enemy.
Always try to obtain the Red buff whenever you can, the slow and extra damage can help a lot when you don't have Rylai's Crystal Scepter yet.
Make sure to grab an Elixir of Fortitude whenever you have extra gold lying around, with the extra Health and attack damage, you gain survivability and more damage for Crescent Slash[E].
Well i don't know what to say so i just have to wish you good luck and use Mark of the Assassin mostly.