Akali Build Guide by arilord
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Shadow Dance of Uchiha Obito
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Threats to Akali with this build
Akali as Champion (Introduction)
''The Fist of Shadow strikes from the cover of death itself. Do not impede the balance.''
Akali is part of a group of shadow warriors called the Kinkou, a group that upholds the balance between light and dark, chaos and order.
Originating from the Ionian isles, Akali works with her fellow Kinkou warriors Shen and Kennen to preserve equilibrium in the world.
As a child, Akali began training with her mother. Although the training was grueling, Akali was raised on the fundamental principle of "We do that which must be done". At the age of 14 she was inducted into the Kinkou, and later took over the role of Fist of the Shadow from her mother.
Akali is Mid/Top champion and very weak before she gets ultimate( Shadow Dance). But before level 6 lets get back on early game, so normally i start with Doran's Shield for more protection, but i find sometimes using boots more useful against champions who got skill shoots.So this is how it goes:
Early game 1-6 (Tips)
- Try to dodge all spells and keep your eyes on farm!
- Make sure you don't get killed by enemy.
- Around level 5-6 go in base.
When u back in base make sure you buy Hextech Revolver or Seeker's Armguard in case you play against Zed- Talon- Yasuo
Mid game 6-12
-Once you hit level 6 make sure you stack 2-3 times ultimate Shadow Dance!
-*Combo phase*- After you get 2 Shadow Dance use your Mark of the Assassin on target and wait 3 seconds for Cooldown, use Shadow Dance on the target, right after you jump on target hit with auto attack and use your Mark of the Assassin again afterwards use Crescent Slash.
-Make sure you keep Twilight Shroud as a last chance of escape or for evading allot of damage.
-To master Akali you must first learn how to play without Twilight Shroud.
-After you back in base be sure you have Hextech Gunblade !!!
-Right after Hextech Gunblade go for Zhonya's Hourglass.
Now next items are based against who you play. If you play against Ad and you feel like you need more protection you would maybe like to buy Guardian Angel or Randuin's Omen if you feel you can handle without protection you would prefer Rabadon's Deathcap or Lich Bane.
Late game 12-18
-Since Akali is weak against CC you will need Mercury's Treads.
-Now combo i love to use in team fights with Akali .... Right after some1 engage the fight, jump with Shadow Dance and right after you get in middle of team fight use Zhonya's Hourglass while you are evading all the damage take time and look who are you going to jump first make sure hes weak against Magic damage (Aim Adc/Apc).
Choice of Runes.
Greater Glyph of Scaling Ability Power
Greater Seal of Health
Greater Seal of Armor
Greater Mark of Precision
Greater Quintessence of Spell Vamp
- Reason why i chose spell vamp is only because i feel more comfortable. - Could be really useful too.
- I find this rune most useful for Akali.
Greater Mark of Hybrid Penetration - Reason why i chose this runes is because with combination of Hextech Gunblade Akali make most dps.