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

Anivia vs Kayn

How to Beat Kayn as Anivia in LoL Kayn is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Kayn as Anivia

based on 2,722 Anivia vs Kayn matchups
Win Rate
50.1 %
K/D/A
2.63
Pick Rate
6.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL matches that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Kayn as Anivia resulted from an evaluation of 2722 ranked rounds where both champions faced each other. This champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Anivia has to counter Kayn in only 6.4% of her games.

Anivia vs Kayn Matchup Summary

Anivia has done a ok job of beating Kayn. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.1% of games the champions face each other in. In Anivia vs Kayn games, Anivia’s team is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Kayn.

Best Anivia vs Kayn Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Anivia Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceSeraph's EmbraceShard of True IceMorellonomicon

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 MindLegend: Tenacity
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
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
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
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Q
14
W
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W
16
R

Guide to Countering Kayn as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Kayn

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 Kayn

When Kayn is in terrain near you, you will get a visual warning on the edge of the terrain he's in.

Umbral Trespass requires Kayn to damage a target first. Try to dodge Blade's Reach to deny him a long range cast of Umbral Trespass.

Damage Kayn while he's in Shadow Step to shorten its duration, or apply hard crowd control (stun, charm, knockup, etc) to end Shadow Step immediately.

Anivia vs Kayn Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
50.1 %
VS
Win Rate
49.9 %
Kayn Image
5.6
< Kills >
7.1
5.1
< Deaths >
6.2
7.8
< Assists >
7.6
1.28
< Killing Sprees >
1.59
154
< Minions Killed >
41
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
1.39
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.4
1,167
< Physical Damage >
18,799
17,608
< Magic Damage >
610
1,617
< True Damage >
1,310
20,394
< Damage Dealt >
20,720
24,020
< Damage Taken >
36,169
11,283
< Gold Earned >
12,230
2.04
< Towers >
1.35
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.29
2,344
< Total Healing >
15,560
14,081
< Experience >
13,860
23
< Vision Score >
20
11
< Wards Placed >
5
966
< Time Dealing CC >
286

How to Counter Kayn with Anivia in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several influential Anivia vs. Kayn counter stats that can help you explain the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kayn’s ratio of NaN, showing that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Kayn..

Anivia often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy does. Typically, she receives less damage than Kayn. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Anivia and Kayn

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Kayn
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Kayn

Who is Better, Anivia or Kayn?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Anivia usually fairs equally well when playing against Kayn, with a 50.1% win rate. Therefore, Anivia makes an ok counter for Kayn.

While Anivia does have a higher winrate than Kayn, when on opposite teams, Anivia also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Anivia into Kaynas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Anivia also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kayn. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Anivia vs Kayn matchups, Anivia is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Anivia is a decent counter for Kayn. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Anivia against Kayn.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Kayn Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kayn as Anivia, we analyzed 2,722 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 Kayn 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 to counter Kayn during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia usually accumulates much more CS relative to Kayn. Champs who on average don't earn much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The top items to have in your Anivia versus Kayn build include Everfrost, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Anivia combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better vs. Kayn than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Anivia had an average win rate of 50.1% when playing against Kayn with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Kayn as Anivia, Anivia players should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Anivia vs Kayn battles, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.1% win rate overall.

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