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Akali Build Guide by DabiDabi

Middle *BEST* S11 Akali Runes/Builds Guide For Beginners

By DabiDabi | Updated on March 3, 2021
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Runes: Conqueror (Ideal)

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Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace

Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter

+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+6 Armor


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LoL Summoner Spell: Flash


LoL Summoner Spell: Ignite


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*BEST* S11 Akali Runes/Builds Guide For Beginners

By DabiDabi
So you are a new player and you want to main Akali. This is the most simple and easy guide to follow. I'll be going over Akali's Abilities, combos and gameplay.
Akali's Abilities Back to Top
Akali's ability damage against enemy champions creates a ring around them for 4 seconds and grants her 40 / 50 / 60 / 70% (based on level) bonus movement speed for 2 seconds while moving away from them. Subsequent ability damage while a ring is active will only refresh its duration.

If Akali leaves the ring within its duration, she regains the bonus movement speed towards enemy champions for 2 seconds and gains Swinging Kama for 4 seconds.

SWINGING KAMA: Akali's next basic attack is ranged and is doubled, deals 39 − 180 (based on level) (+ 60% bonus AD) (+ 50% AP) bonus magic damage and restores 10 / 15 / 20 (based on level) energy.

Akali throws a flurry of kunais in the target direction, dealing magic damage to enemies hit. Enemies hit at maximum range are also slowed by 50% for 0.5 seconds.

Akali restores 80 energy, gains bonus movement speed that decays over 2 seconds, and detonates a smoke bomb a fixed distance away in the target direction, creating a circular shroud that expands over the next 5 seconds into a ring. The shroud does not permeate terrain. Akali is also invisible while in shroud and can only be revealed by attacking enemies and by true vision.

Akali flips in the opposite direction and fires a shuriken in the target direction that stops upon hitting an enemy, dealing them magic damage. Shuriken Flip marks an enemy or the last Twilight Shroud section hit for 3 seconds. Recasting Shuriken Fliplets Akali run towards the marked target or Twilight Shroud section hit, regardless of the distance, dealing magic damage upon arrival.

Akali dashes 675-825 units toward enemy champions dealing physical damage to any enemy champions in her way. Recasting Perfect Execution, Akali dashes in the target direction dealing magic damage to all enemies in her path. Damage is increased by 0% to 200% (based on target's missing health).
Akali Combo's Back to Top
There isn't a lot combos for Akali that is really important. So I will only be showing y'all the important and common ones.

1. Q, AA, Q, AA

2. Q, W, AA, Q, AA

3. E, E2, AA, Q, W, Q, AA

Pretty easy right? Ight lets do some more complicated combos.

1. R, E (backwards), E2, Q, AA, W, Q, AA, R2, AA

2. R, E+Q (backwards), E2,Q, AA, W, Q, AA, R2, AA

3. R, E+Q (forwards), AA, E2, Q, W, AA, R2, AA, Q, AA

Also, remember to use ignite to secure kills if needed.
Early Game Back to Top
For early game, you ideally want to snowball your lane. You'll usually win trades level 3. By level 6, that's Akali's power spike. She gets really strong at 6 and will almost usually win lane fights. If you get your lane frozen by enemy, feel free to go to the side lanes and help your team win their lane. If all of your team are winning their lanes, try taking objectives and play for lane prio. Remember, if you are losing early laning phase just keep farming, you can still come back in game.
Mid Game Back to Top
Mid game is usually marked when a bot turret falls. When this happens trade lanes with your bot lane or rotate top if your top lane goes to bot or mid. When doing this, always try to get a solo kill on enemy champions if possible. When split pushing, Akali can not be stopped by one enemy champion sent to prevent you from pushing since she will almost always win 1v1's if the enemy is not supar fed. In teamfights, try not to be the one who engages. Akali is good at turning or winning teamfights, since you have a lot of dashes and you can most likely one shot the enemy team squishies.
Late Game Back to Top
Akali still do damage in the late game, but as a reminder, the enemy ADC and TOP will scale. You should commit to a split push on the side lanes, or group with your team. If the enemy team split pushes, either pressure for the win, but if you and your team cannot win a 5v4, then defend and take objectives.
Ending Back to Top
Welp here is my Akali guide, hope it is clear and understandable... Thanks for cruising through my guide page and have fun playing Akali.
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