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

Anivia vs Karthus

How to Beat Karthus as Anivia in LoL Karthus is in the b tier of champions
Mage Support
Mage

How to Beat Karthus as Anivia

based on 621 Anivia vs Karthus matchups
Win Rate
51.9 %
K/D/A
2.67
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Karthus as Anivia came out of an evaluation of 621 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against each other. This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Anivia fights Karthus in only 1.5% of her matches.

Anivia vs Karthus Matchup Summary

Anivia does a decent job of countering Karthus. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.9% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Anivia against Karthus rounds, Anivia’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This indicates that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Karthus.

Best Anivia vs Karthus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeTear of the Goddess

Core Anivia Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishSeraph's EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflameMorellonomiconDemonic Embrace

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 MagicRes
Anivia's passive ability p
Anivia q ability q
Anivia w ability w
Anivia e ability e
Anivia's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
E
4
W
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Karthus as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Karthus

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 Karthus

Karthus can cast spells for a short duration after he is killed. Move away from his corpse to be safe.

Make sure you always have enough health to survive Requiem, even if you have to go back to the base more frequently to heal.

Anivia vs Karthus Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
51.9 %
VS
Win Rate
48.1 %
Karthus Image
6.1
< Kills >
7.2
5.2
< Deaths >
7.3
7.8
< Assists >
9.1
1.37
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
160
< Minions Killed >
100
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.81
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.3
1,091
< Physical Damage >
245
17,708
< Magic Damage >
30,644
1,428
< True Damage >
1,839
20,227
< Damage Dealt >
32,729
25,994
< Damage Taken >
25,670
11,587
< Gold Earned >
12,778
1.91
< Towers >
1.21
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.22
2,738
< Total Healing >
5,012
14,578
< Experience >
14,590
24
< Vision Score >
19
11
< Wards Placed >
7
987
< Time Dealing CC >
194

How to Counter Karthus with Anivia in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show several influential Anivia against Karthus matchup statistics that may help you realize the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. For instance, Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Karthus’s ratio of NaN, showing that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Karthus..

Anivia normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Karthus. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Anivia and Karthus

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Karthus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Karthus

Who is Better, Anivia or Karthus?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Anivia usually wins when taking on Karthus, with a 51.9% win rate. Thus, Anivia makes a good counter for Karthus.

While Anivia does have a higher win rate than Karthus, when on opposite teams, Anivia also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex character to learn. You should be careful when picking Anivia into Karthusas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Anivia has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Karthus. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Anivia is a decent counter to Karthus. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Anivia against Karthus.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Karthus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karthus as Anivia, we analyzed 621 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 Karthus 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 truly master Anivia to counter Karthus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia on average racks up more CS compared to Karthus. Champs who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Anivia versus Karthus build include Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Anivia combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better countering Karthus than with most other common builds. In fact, Anivia boasted an average winrate of 51.9% battling Karthus with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Karthus as Anivia, Anivia players should take the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Anivia vs Karthus battles, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.9% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Karthus as Anivia are shown for all skill levels combined. If you would like to filter the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.