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

Anivia vs Maokai

How to Beat Maokai as Anivia in LoL Maokai is in the s tier of champions
Mage Support
Tank Mage

How to Beat Maokai as Anivia

based on 479 Anivia vs Maokai matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
2.62
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL rounds that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Maokai as Anivia came out of an evaluation of 479 ranked rounds where both champions opposed one another. This champion matchup is fairly rare. Anivia is forced to battle against Maokai in only 1.1% of her matches.

Anivia vs Maokai Matchup Summary

Anivia has done a good job of beating Maokai. Normally, she wins a whopping 52.2% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Anivia against Maokai matches, Anivia’s side is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood against Maokai.

Best Anivia vs Maokai 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
EverfrostSeraph's EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapDemonic EmbraceShard of True Ice

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 Maokai as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Maokai

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 Maokai

The cooldown on Maokai's self healing is heavily gated on how many time you hit him with spells. Careful about wasting abilities on him.

Maokai will avoid taking damage while he's using Twisted Advance, so don't waste your spells.

Saplings will chase the first enemy that gets too close, but detonate after a few seconds or if they collide with other enemies. Be especially careful around brush sapling, as they are much more dangerous.

Anivia vs Maokai Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Maokai Image
5.5
< Kills >
2.5
5.2
< Deaths >
6.5
8.1
< Assists >
11.4
1.23
< Killing Sprees >
0.48
152
< Minions Killed >
48
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.36
1,113
< Physical Damage >
1,377
17,516
< Magic Damage >
14,815
1,396
< True Damage >
1,050
20,026
< Damage Dealt >
17,242
24,337
< Damage Taken >
25,086
11,307
< Gold Earned >
8,637
2.02
< Towers >
1.21
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
2,379
< Total Healing >
6,127
14,130
< Experience >
11,128
23
< Vision Score >
41
11
< Wards Placed >
18
974
< Time Dealing CC >
384

How to Counter Maokai with Anivia in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show several strategic Anivia against Maokai matchup stats that can help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. As an example, Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Maokai’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Maokai. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Anivia normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Maokai. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Anivia and Maokai

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Maokai
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Maokai

Who is Better, Anivia or Maokai?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Anivia usually wins when taking on Maokai, with a 52.2% win rate. Thus, Anivia makes a good counter to Maokai.

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

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

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Anivia vs Maokai 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 teammates during late stage team fights.

Anivia is an above average counter for Maokai. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Anivia against Maokai.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Maokai Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Maokai as Anivia, we analyzed 479 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 Maokai 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 Maokai during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia typically racks up much more CS compared to Maokai. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Anivia versus Maokai build include Everfrost, Seraph's Embrace, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Anivia included at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better when facing Maokai than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Anivia had an average win rate of 52.2% when playing against Maokai with these items in her kit.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Maokai 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. Of all the runes players chose for Anivia vs Maokai counters, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.2% win rate overall.

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