|Champion||Background||Strategy||Skins & Trivia|
- Akali was designed by Coronach.
- Akali is voiced by .
- In Japanese, Akali is read as Akari (明), which means "Light, Bright, Cheerful," contrasting to her title, "The Fist of Shadow".
- In Sikhism, Akali is a word that is used for referring to someone or something that is "Divine".
- Akali's Shadow Dance, was originally a skill shot rather than the point-and-click skill.
- Akali was one of the champions chosen for the Ionian pool available during the Ionia vs. Noxus match. However, she was not one of the selected champions.
- Akali carries a pair of into battle.
- Akali's dance is a direct reference to here. . A side-by-side comparison can be seen
- Akali is currently the only Energy-based champion to have any associated cost on their Ultimate ability (1x Essence of Shadow).
- Akali's joke is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the criticism towards the matchmaking system, often matching up teams of wildly varying levels, causing lower-leveled players to be swiftly defeated by higher-level ones.
- Akali is one of only champions that says the word "noob".
- Before relaunch, Sion was another one.
- Akali's quote: "Tread lightly." is similar to Shen's quote: "Tread carefully."
- She resembles from the series.
- This skin received an update in patch V4.16.
- This skin, along with the soccer skins for other champions, appeared just before the 2010 World Cup started, and were removed from the store on October 31, 2010.
- The masks they are wearing are a reference to the masks worn at the Japanese theater.
- She shares this theme with Elise, Kalista, Shen, Thresh and Zilean.
- Also resembles from the series.
- The Chinese Splash Art for her Nurse skin can be found in The Journal of Justice.
- Surgeon Shen can be seen in a frame above Akali in the splash art.
- Nurse Akali was proposed by the community.
- She shares this theme with Kennen and Shen.
- She resembles from the game series.
- She shares a striking resemblance to Nightblade Irelia in design.
- She resembles the main character from movie, , hence her blood spattered yellow clothing and weapons.
- It is likely a reference to from the aforementioned , as her costume and color scheme are similar, as well as the fact that scorpions have stingers.
- Akali is a member of the Kinkou Order along with Kennen and Shen. The three shadow warriors work together in order to preserve the balance in Valoran.
- Akali and her fellow ninjas are at war with Zed and his Order of Shadows.
- During a contagion outbreak at the Institute of War, Akali volunteered as a nurse and can be seen administering a mandatory shot to Amumu.
- Akali may have another, more personal connection with Zed. Perhaps she is former member of Order of Shadows - RiotRunaan pointed out her title (the Fist of Shadow) and passive Twin Disciplines, and mentioned that Zed once had a favourite student who left his Order, but there was no official statement. It is also mentioned that despite appearances, she has capacity for violence and cruelty.
- Despite this, or perhaps in some way due to it, Akali is apparently the least disposed of the Kinkou triumvirate towards forgiving Zed in any way, believing that only death is suitable for him, in contrast with Kennen, who believes that there is a possibility for Zed to be redeemed (while Shen is undecided).