How to Win Anivia vs Kalista Counter Matchup Anivia is in the s tier of champions

Anivia vs Kalista

How to Beat Kalista as Anivia in LoL Kalista is in the a tier of champions
Mage Support
Marksman

How to Beat Kalista as Anivia

based on 708 Anivia vs Kalista matchups
Win Rate
57.6 %
K/D/A
2.98
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. In our data, Anivia battled Kalista 708 times. Using so many matchups for Anivia versus Kalista provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce informative statistics and a recommended build to destroy your enemy. This particular champ pairing is somewhat rare. Anivia is forced to battle against Kalista in only 1.7% of her matches.

Anivia vs Kalista Matchup Summary

Anivia does a great job of beating Kalista. Typically, she wins a fantastic 57.6% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Anivia against Kalista rounds, Anivia’s team is 0.2% less likely to obtain first blood, implying that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Kalista.

Best Anivia vs Kalista Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Anivia Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishSeraph's EmbraceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

MorellonomiconRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Anivia to level up e
>
Second ability for Anivia to level up q
>
Last skill for Anivia to max out w

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Anivia's passive ability p
Anivia q ability q
Anivia w ability w
Anivia e ability e
Anivia's ultimate ability r
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Q
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E
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E
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W
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R
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Guide to Countering Kalista as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Kalista

Timing Flash Frost with Frostbite can lead to devastating combinations.

It can be very difficult for enemy champions to kill her egg early in game. Seize the advantage by playing aggressively.

Anivia is extremely reliant on Mana for Glacial Storm. Try getting items with Mana or going for a Crest of the Ancient Golem buff on Summoner's Rift.

Advice to Win Against Kalista

If you can break line of sight from Kalista, including through brush, her basic attacks will miss you, falling harmlessly to the ground.

Kalista's mobility is dependent upon attacking. This means it is low when she is outside of her attack range and that Attack Speed slows reduce the amount of distance she can cover in an engagement.

Kalista cannot cancel her basic attack wind up. While she is very mobile, this offers a window to land spells on her if you anticipate when she will begin attacking.

Anivia vs Kalista Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
57.6 %
VS
Win Rate
42.4 %
Kalista Image
5.8
< Kills >
8.3
4.7
< Deaths >
6.4
8.2
< Assists >
5.6
1.28
< Killing Sprees >
1.87
153
< Minions Killed >
174
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
0.41
0.59
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,123
< Physical Damage >
18,036
17,400
< Magic Damage >
1,611
1,287
< True Damage >
704
19,812
< Damage Dealt >
20,351
21,896
< Damage Taken >
22,269
11,124
< Gold Earned >
12,851
2.19
< Towers >
2.26
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.19
2,106
< Total Healing >
2,716
13,722
< Experience >
12,306
21
< Vision Score >
20
10
< Wards Placed >
8
949
< Time Dealing CC >
170

How to Counter Kalista with Anivia in LoL

The stats shown here show some critical Anivia versus Kalista matchup stats that can help you appreciate the differences and similarities between these two champions. Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kalista’s ratio of NaN, showing that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Kalista..

Anivia usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Kalista. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Anivia and Kalista

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Kalista
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Kalista

Who is Better, Anivia or Kalista?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Anivia usually wins when trying to fight Kalista, with a 57.6% win rate. Therefore, Anivia makes a fantastic counter for Kalista.

While Anivia does have a much higher win rate than Kalista, when on opposite teams, Anivia also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more complex champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Anivia into Kalistaas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Anivia has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kalista. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Anivia vs Kalista matchups, Anivia is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Anivia is a great counter to Kalista. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Anivia against Kalista.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Kalista Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kalista as Anivia, we analyzed 708 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Kalista as Anivia comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Anivia in order to counter Kalista during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia typically racks up a similar amount of CS as Kalista. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Anivia versus Kalista build include Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Demonic Embrace. When Anivia used at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better versus Kalista than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Anivia had an average winrate of 57.6% when playing against Kalista with this counter build.

To have the best chance of beating Kalista as Anivia, Anivia players should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Anivia vs Kalista counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 57.6% win rate overall.

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