Akali Build Guide by Linesward
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Akali is a basic assasin champion that focuses on jumping in and out of battles while dealing tons of damage.
Her ultimate is a great chasing tool and a great ability to harass or even escape.
Her stealth can be used to deceive enemies on whether u are retaliating or keep battling stealthily.
I chose flashas it can be a great spell for escaping inside ur stealth or catching up to your enemies.
Exhaustcan be used to also catch up to your enemies or lower their damage in fights along with a mobility problem.
Start of with a dorans bladeto activate her physical damage passive.
With mark of the assasin, can be a great tool of harrassment just by throwing it at them. Only activate the mark if u are close to the target or to ensure a kill, but early levels, try using it only *** a harrasment tool. Your Q ability can also be used to last hit minions very effectively so feel free to use it since you dont use mana.
Right at level 6 get your ultimate and a much better harrasment method has opened. Try marking your target with your Q ability and ult it to trigger the mark with a basic attack.
Try getting mejais soulstealeras soon as you can as a good akali should be able to stack pretty well.
Mid game just try getting as many kills as you can as you should get stacked ASAP. Along with early game, keep farming as many minions as you can with your Q and your E ability. Buy sorcerer's shoesbefore any other item,as magic penetration and mobility will be very needed. Buy Rylais crystal scepteras your first mayor item as its passive/AP/health will be very needed. After this, buy Rabadons deathcapas its AP boost will be extremely helpful.
Late game akali owns :) IF you are properly fed, you should have above 10 stacks on your mejais. Buy hextech gunbladeas your next item since AP/AD/Lifesteal/Spell vamp will be really needed in large fights. as your last item, buy Lich bane, you should be able to destroy any target that comes to you with extreame ease with this item combined with your others.
As an assasin, you should be able to deny that carry you always hate the other team has XD. Just wait for the team fight to form and go for that last guy standing at the back of the team. Pop in your stealth and you should be able to kill it. If you are not stacking so well, you can always go for a zhonyas hourglasswich is also great for its armor, wooping 100 ap and a great 2 second stasis which can help you greatly in those difficult moments. If you do things right, are properly fed, and kill the one you gotta kill, akali should win the game :) good luck out there.