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LoL Champion Build Guides: Akali

Akali The Rogue Assassin

Find the best Akali build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.20. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Akali build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Akali's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

akali op guide mid

Build by raggeh updated May 1, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

OP AKALI

Build by raggeh updated May 1, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

AP Akali, kills quicker than light travels S3

Build by valentino076 updated April 29, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Learn the Shadow Dance

Build by Final Memories updated April 28, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali That heal and Burst

Build by kriks94 updated April 24, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

for akali

Build by Guest updated April 24, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Leave Your Shadows so I can kill you

Build by tiagograca updated April 24, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

the shadow assassin

Build by cunhalp updated April 23, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali - No Escape

Build by Elit3Nuk3r updated April 23, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

อาคาริ Top

Build by Guest updated April 22, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali pro tiaguin

Build by Mylk updated April 22, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Ultimate Akali MID OP Guide

Build by Bonsai1110 updated April 22, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali OP Build

Build by AikoKuroi updated April 22, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

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Build by Guest updated April 21, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

akali in da house by QualityRAPE

Build by QualityRAPE updated April 21, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

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Build by Guest updated April 19, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Spectacular Support Akali

Build by Chameleonhooves updated April 17, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

OP Akali | Top or Bot

Build by Waiben updated April 17, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

Akali - Mid

Build by schmitlasbou updated April 16, 2013
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LoL Champion Akali Build Guide
LoL Champion Akali Build Guide

(あかぃ外伝) Akali Gaiden

Build by Kyuketsuki updated April 16, 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 LeagueSpy's 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 11.20. 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 11.20: 300658 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Akali's Top Items

Akali's Runes

Akali's Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 84 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: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 67 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: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 54 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
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Akali's Summoner Spells

Akali's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 9202 Games

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Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 1970 Games

Teleport Ignite

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 1607 Games

Flash Teleport

Akali's Starters

Akali's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 2896 Games

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Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 1700 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 433 Games

Dark Seal Refillable Potion

Trinket

Akali's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 7352 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 3667 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 1847 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Top Akali Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Akali Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.20: 300670 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Akali's Top Items

Akali's Runes

Akali's Best Runes 58%

Win Rate 62 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: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 561 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

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 282 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: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
More Akali Runes

Akali's Summoner Spells

Akali's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 2325 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 1977 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1070 Games

Flash Ignite

Akali's Starters

Akali's Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 1246 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 166 Games

Dark Seal Refillable Potion

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 618 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Trinket

Akali's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 3398 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Akali's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 1249 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Akali's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 748 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Akali Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Akali Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Akali Counters

Learn '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
500
Akali's Passive
Akali's Passive
Akali's damaging abilities against enemy champions will mark a ring around them for 4 seconds, granting her 30 / 40 / 50 / 60% bonus movement speed for 2 seconds while moving away from them (depending on level). Subsequent damaging abilities against enemy champions while a ring is active will only refresh its duration.

If Akali leaves the ring within its duration, she regains the bonus movement speed while moving towards enemy champions for 2 seconds and gains Swinging Kama for 4 seconds, during which she cannot create another ring.

SWINGING KAMA: Akali's next basic attack's range is doubled and deals 29−170 (+0.6% bonus attack damage) (+40% of ability power) bonus magic damage (depending on level).
Q
Akali's Five Point Strike
Five Point Strike Akali's Q Ability
500
130 / 115 / 100 / 85 / 70
1.5
Akali unleashes kunais in a cone in the target direction, dealing 30 / 55 / 80 / 105 / 130 (+65% of attack damage) (+60% of ability power) magic damage to enemies hit. Targets at maximum range are also Slow icon.png slowed by 50% for 0.5 seconds.
W
Akali's Twilight Shroud
Twilight Shroud Akali's W Ability
250
0
20
Akali restores 80 energy over 0.4 seconds, gains 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% bonus movement speed that decays over 2 seconds, and detonates a smoke bomb for 5 / 5.5 / 6 / 6.5 / 7 seconds 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. While the shroud is active, Akali's maximum energy is increased by 80.

Entering the shroud renders Akali invisible, unless she is dashing.

Akali's basic attacks and abilities will break the invisibility and prevent her from entering it for 1−0.625 seconds, refreshing on subsequent attacks and casts (depending on minutes).

The marked section of Twilight Shroud's will linger for the mark's duration, even after the shroud ends.
E
Akali's Shuriken Flip
Shuriken Flip Akali's E Ability
825
30
16 / 14.5 / 13 / 11.5 / 10
Akali flips in the opposite direction and fires a shuriken in the target direction that stops upon hitting an enemy, dealing them 30 / 56.25 / 82.5 / 108.75 / 135 (+0.255% attack damage) (+36% of ability power) magic damage.

The shuriken marks the enemy or the last smoke section hit for 3 seconds, revealing them for the duration. While the target or smoke section is marked, Akali can reactivate Shuriken Flip.

RECAST: Akali dashes towards the marked target or smoke section, consuming the mark, regardless of distance. Against enemies it deals 70 / 131.25 / 192.5 / 253.75 / 315 (+0.595% attack damage) (+84% of ability power) magic damage upon arrival.

Akali will not flip backwards while she is immobilized or grounded.
R
Akali's Perfect Execution
Perfect Execution Akali's Ultimate (R) Ability
750
0
100 / 80 / 60 / 60 / 60
Akali dashes 750 units in the direction of the target enemy champion, dealing 80 / 220 / 360 (+0.5% bonus attack damage) (+30% of ability power) magic damage to enemies she passes through.

If Akali hits an enemy, she flips over them, continuing the dash up to its normal 750 range but at least another 150 units, for a total maximum dash distance of 900 units if the first enemy she hit was at the maximum dash range. Perfect Execution can be recast after 2.5 seconds within 10 seconds of the first activation.

RECAST: Akali dashes 800 units in the target direction, dealing 60 / 130 / 200 (+30% of ability power) magic damage to enemies she passes through, increased by 0−200% (depending on target's missing health).

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