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

Anivia vs Leona

How to Beat Leona as Anivia in LoL Leona is in the a tier of champions
Mage Support
Tank Support

How to Beat Leona as Anivia

based on 1,084 Anivia vs Leona matchups
Win Rate
53 %
K/D/A
2.75
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League of Legends games each and every week. Within our data, Anivia engaged Leona in 1084 games. Including so many matchups for Anivia vs Leona provides us confidence in our ability to produce useful statistics and a pro build to suppress Leona. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Anivia is forced to battle against Leona in only 2.6% of her matches.

Anivia vs Leona Matchup Summary

Anivia has done a good job of countering Leona. Typically, she wins a whopping 53.0% of matches the champs face off with one another in. In Anivia versus Leona games, Anivia’s team is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, implying that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Leona.

Best Anivia vs Leona Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Anivia Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Seraph's EmbraceRabadon's DeathcapShadowflameMorellonomicon

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
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Q
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E
3
E
4
W
5
E
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R
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R

Guide to Countering Leona as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Leona

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 Leona

When Leona activates Eclipse, you have three seconds to get away from her before she deals damage.

Only foes in the center of Solar Flare get stunned, so you can often avoid this if you're quick.

Anivia vs Leona Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
53 %
VS
Win Rate
47 %
Leona Image
5.5
< Kills >
1.8
5.1
< Deaths >
6.4
8.5
< Assists >
12.6
1.29
< Killing Sprees >
0.3
151
< Minions Killed >
35
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.4
1,108
< Physical Damage >
2,425
17,275
< Magic Damage >
4,204
1,390
< True Damage >
813
19,774
< Damage Dealt >
7,443
23,094
< Damage Taken >
21,646
11,169
< Gold Earned >
7,781
2.12
< Towers >
1.31
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,055
< Total Healing >
1,923
13,835
< Experience >
10,314
22
< Vision Score >
48
10
< Wards Placed >
21
970
< Time Dealing CC >
115

How to Counter Leona with Anivia in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several important Anivia against Leona matchup statistics that can help us understand the differences between the two. For instance, Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Leona’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Leona. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Anivia typically has a much larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Leona. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Anivia and Leona

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Leona
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Leona

Who is Better, Anivia or Leona?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Anivia usually wins when playing against Leona, with a 53.0% win rate. Therefore, Anivia makes a good counter for Leona.

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

Additionally, Anivia also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Leona. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Anivia vs Leona matchups, Anivia is the better champion 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 an above average counter to Leona. Focus your actions on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Anivia against Leona.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Leona Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Leona as Anivia, we analyzed 1,084 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 Leona 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 Leona during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia most often gets much more CS compared to Leona. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Anivia versus Leona build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Anivia bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Leona than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Anivia boasted an average winrate of 53.0% when countering Leona with this build.

To have the best chance of annihilating Leona as Anivia, Anivia players should use 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 sets players used for Anivia vs Leona counters, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 53.0% winrate overall.

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