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Akali - Hybrid Theory for Advanced Players

By MrKânackê | Updated on April 14, 2011

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Spells:

LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

LoL Summoner Spell: Ignite

Ignite

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Introduction

This is an own Akali build which i want to show you more detailled.
Please dont Vote for the Build before you tried it!

Akali may seems like an easy noob Character, but with any competent Stun u may get some problems.
When u play and mastered this Champion maybe some idiots call you an Ks'ing Noob/*****/Motherf*cker or something.. but say **** you, and Smile ;)

ADDITIONAL: Please dont Flame *ooh 2 stackable items* You will get stacks ( assists & kills ) and you will deal very much damage, and with Rylais and Gunblade you got enough survivability!


2. Pros&Cons
3. Masteries
4. Summoner Spells
5. Runes explanation
6. Skill rotation
7. Items
8. Some useful hints.
9. Summary
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Pros / Cons

Pros

- Pretty good Farmer
- Nice Ganker
- High Dmg Output
- Nice escape Mechanism
- Moderate Gameplay when Focused
More Following soon.


Cons

- No CC's ( 1 Slow.. but c'mon ^^ )
- Stun = Most cases �¢ï¿½� 
- Low Early Game Hp
- Start a bit difficult
- Mostly dead when Ganked
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Masteries

For the Masteries i took an 11/19/0 Hybrid Build.

The last Skill on Defensive is so Useless for Akali, so i did it for the Penetration.

a Second Mastery Build 9/0/21 is possible too, but i prefer to take the 11/19/0 one.
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Summoner Spells

The Summoner Spells which i take:
&

Other Useful spells:
Exhaust - Slow, less Dmg etc.
More Mobility ( Maybe for a Premade Team for Ganks, etc. )
Heavy CC's: say **** you :D run away ;)


Okay too, but not recommended:
Ghost: More Speed. but when ur Sword of the Occult is full stacked, pretty useless.
Smite: Only for Jungle Akali, but we dont jungle in this Guide.


Absolutely No-Go's:
Heal: U got Spellvamp. -> USELESS!
Revive: C'mon.... no Please-.- ****ING USELESS!! we dont plan to Feed! ^^
Fortify: Leave it to Tanks please..
Clarity: WTF since when is Akali an MP-Support? Completely Useless.
Rally: No please dont do it.. this is useless.
Clairvoyance: Nice Support Spell, for Janna or someone.. But useless for You!
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Runes

For Marks i Take:
- Greater Mark of Insight -> Each 0.95 MPen.

For Seals i take:
- Greater Seal of Fortitude

>>>>>>>>> OR <<<<<<<<<<
- Greater Seal of Vitality

This is really your choice which ones you take.
Early Game: Fortitude
Constant: Vitality


For Glyph's i Take:
- Greater Glyph of Focus: Each one -0.95 Cooldowns ;)

For Quintessence's i Take:
- Greater Quintessence of Desolation: Each one 3.33 APen -> 9.99 at all
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Skill Rotation

you will Open with Q ()
Then Rush in with your R ()
Then you let her do an Auto Attack, which Activates the Q skill, which deals extra Damage to your Enemy.
When more Mates of them come to help: W () and Let them Play Hide&Seek, while you Run / Flash / Ult out of them ;)
When noone of them Come to help your Enemy: use your E () This is a little AoE skill which scales at AP and AD :)
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Items

Start with an Longsword( 10 Attack Dmg, so the one Passive will be Activated, our Spellvamp ) & a Health Potion
[ i Prefer to go Mid-Lane due to more Experience ]

After the first Recall you should buy the Sword of the Occultand Boots of Speed.
When u got Enough Gold take a Amplifying Tomewhich u will Upgrade to Mejai's Soulstealerlater.

After Mejais you Have the choice, which Boots you gonna buy.

If you Notice that the enemys are really Stupid and easy to kill, finish them with Sorcerer Boots.
If they are Heavy CC ( 3 or More ) Take Mercury Treads.
If they are all Nice Dps chars which make problems to you, simply take Ninja-Tabi.


The next Item will be Rylai's crystall scepter. But we�´re to Squishy now so we Buy the Giant's Beltfirst.

After Rylais we will buy Guinsoos Rageblade. It doesnt matter here which item you�´re gonna buy first.

Last but not Lease you should buy the Hextech-GunbladeWhich gives us more survivability. In this item i would buy the Hextech-RevolverFirst. ( More spellvamp ).
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Useful Hints

Here are some Hints which i Promised to you ;)
Note: The Videos belong to GiRLSTAR

Ways to Use your W & Escape Mechanism:
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Summary

Thank you for Reading my Akali Guide.

I hope this helped you to be a successful Akali-Player.
for any suggestions PM me on Mobafire or in League of Legends Europe ( Mr K�¢nack�ª or Lonestar 699.
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