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Akali Build Guides, Runes and Items

Akali The Rogue Assassin

Find the best Akali build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Akali build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Akali's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 3 Guides
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

The true playstyle of Akali

Guide by Klumpkurre updated December 5, 2012
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Guide by legendarymech updated May 20, 2013
4.5
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali - Fist of Shadow, In-depth BURST Guide (OVERHAULED!)

Guide by bloodydivide updated December 21, 2012
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali guide - "How to become a true assassin"

Guide by noname00 updated July 7, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali - The Hybrid Assassin

Guide by LividPlanett updated September 27, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali Build Season Three, No Runes/Masteries or GUNBLADE Way

Guide by dippyboy updated February 8, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Green Ninja

Guide by Shrik11 updated July 7, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali [MID LANE] [S3]

Guide by Sufistics updated February 21, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali top in-depth

Guide by elwal updated May 31, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali, Energy Empowerment Indepth Energy Runes.

Guide by vinexx updated August 20, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali- The Top Lane Vampire

Guide by blobz54 updated June 29, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali Build Guide[S3] - schizoBotKiLa

Guide by schizoBotKiLa updated April 8, 2013
Season 3 Builds
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

The Blood Moon is rising.... Akali quide S3

Build by TOUNI updated October 14, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

The Undead Akali [ BUILD ONLY ]

Build by PehCarmine updated February 8, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

[Mid Lane] [Akali build]

Build by sNordinFTW updated April 1, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali the Shadow Dancer

Build by NowaKDarK updated October 13, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali: Just try it

Build by Beetator updated August 19, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akalali the Creepy Ninja -S3- (GER)

Build by D3liyd updated August 10, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Build Akali (3.10) (Ap) Mid

Build by GodLeper updated August 1, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali: The Guide How To Kill People

Build by b0xyb0b1g updated July 23, 2013
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Akali Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Akali we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Akali, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Akali this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.1. However, if you are a new Akali player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Akali!

Patch 13.1: 576169 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Akali's Runes

Akali's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 17643 Games

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 30224 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 7520 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Akali's Summoner Spells

Akali's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 110367 Games

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Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 8086 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 4831 Games

Teleport Ignite

Akali's Starters

Akali's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 76909 Games

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Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 30057 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 9885 Games

Dark Seal Refillable Potion

Trinket

Akali's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 36940 Games

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Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 16670 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 70457 Games

Stealth Ward
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Patch 13.1: 576170 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Akali's Runes

Akali's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 6392 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 4021 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 4027 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Akali's Summoner Spells

Akali's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 18945 Games

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Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 13871 Games

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 7605 Games

Flash Teleport

Akali's Starters

Akali's Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 25233 Games

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Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 10145 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 2627 Games

Dark Seal Refillable Potion

Trinket

Akali's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 25571 Games

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Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 9285 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 5747 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Akali Counters

Learn Akali's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Akali guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Akali Mid in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Akali. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Akali Skins

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Akali's Abilities

Akali's Assassin's Mark
Assassin's Mark Akali's Passive Akali's Passive
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Akali's Passive
Akali's Passive
When Akali hits an enemy champion with an ability, she reveals a ring around them for 4 seconds and gains 30 / 40 / 50 / 60% movement speed towards the ring. Crossing the ring causes Akali's next attack to have doubled range and deal an additional 35-182 (+55% of ability power) (+0.6 per bonus attack damage) magic damage.
Q
Akali's Five Point Strike
Five Point Strike Akali's Q Ability
500
130 / 115 / 100 / 85 / 70
1.5
Akali slings kunai in an arc, dealing 30 / 55 / 80 / 105 / 130 (+60% of ability power) (+0.65 of attack damage) magic damage and slowing enemies at the tip by 50% for 0.5 seconds.
W
Akali's Twilight Shroud
Twilight Shroud Akali's W Ability
250
0
20
Akali drops a smoke bomb, unleashing a spreading cover of smoke lasting 5 / 5.5 / 6 / 6.5 / 7 seconds and granting herself 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% movement speed decaying over 2 seconds.

Akali increases her energy by 100 while the shroud is active. While inside the smoke, Akali is invisible.
E
Akali's Shuriken Flip
Shuriken Flip Akali's E Ability
825
30
16 / 14.5 / 13 / 11.5 / 10
Akali flips backwards as she throws a shuriken, dealing 30 / 56.25 / 82.5 / 108.75 / 135 (+36% of ability power) (+0.255 per attack damage) magic damage and marking the first enemy or smoke cloud hit. Akali can recast this once to dash to the marked target, dealing 70 / 131.25 / 192.5 / 253.75 / 315 (+84% of ability power) (+0.595 per attack damage) magic damage.
R
Akali's Perfect Execution
Perfect Execution Akali's Ultimate (R) Ability
675
0
100 / 80 / 60 / 60 / 60
Akali vaults over an enemy champion, dealing 80 / 220 / 360 (+30% of ability power) (+0.5 per bonus attack damage) magic damage to all enemies in her path.

Akali can recast after 2.5 seconds to execute a piercing thrust, dashing and dealing 60 / 130 / 200 (+30% of ability power) to 180 / 390 / 600 (+90% of ability power) magic damage depending on missing health.

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