Akali Runes explained
There's one set of runes for Akali on patch
11.8that is the clear favorite for LoL players and pros alike. The best Akali Runes on the position Mid are
Precision as the primary path and
Domination as the secondary path with a pick rate of 47%. Besides runes you should take a look on Akali Build and if you are interested in pro matches take a look at Akali Probuilds. If you want to discuss
Akali then you should visit the champion subreddit.
Primary path on Akali
Precision improves attack and sustained damage on Akali troughout the match. Most of high elo players – and our LoL pros in the the major regions – have agreed that
Conqueror is the best keystone rune to run on
Akali. This keystone rune provides additional power in the later stages of a game. As soon as
Conqueror is fully charged, Akali deals additional damage and gains life steal. This is usually followed up by taking
Presence of Mind,
Legend: Tenacity and
Presence of Mind helps Akali with the mana problems by restoring missing mana, if a champion is killed. Akali gains extra Tenacity with every additional stage of
Legend: Tenacity. With
Last Stand you deal more damage while you are at low health.
Secondary path on Akali
When it comes to your secondary path, most
Akali players prefer to go with
Domination improves burst damage and assassination tools on Akali. On the
Domination path, the best runes for Akali are
Taste of Blood and
Taste of Blood heals Akali as soon as you damage an opposing champion.
Ravenous Hunter is the final rune of the
Domination path. This rune gives some survivability during short fights and damage trades during the laning phase. The additional health is nothing to scoff at and can mean the difference between winning or losing a battle.