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

Anivia vs Samira

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

How to Beat Samira as Anivia

based on 2,059 Anivia vs Samira matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
2.76
Pick Rate
4.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League matches each week. Within our data, Anivia did battle with Samira 2059 times. Including so many matchups for Anivia versus Samira gives us confidence in our capability to provide enlightening stats and a recommended build to counter Samira. This counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Anivia fights Samira in only 4.9% of her games.

Anivia vs Samira Matchup Summary

Anivia does a good job of beating Samira. On average, she wins a terrific 52.2% of matches the champions face one another in. In Anivia versus Samira matches, Anivia’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Samira.

Best Anivia vs Samira 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 AnguishSeraph's EmbraceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassShadowflameMorellonomiconShard 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
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Q
2
E
3
E
4
W
5
E
6
R
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E
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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 Samira as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Samira

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.

Anivia vs Samira Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Samira Image
5.7
< Kills >
8.7
5
< Deaths >
6.7
8.1
< Assists >
5.9
1.29
< Killing Sprees >
1.93
149
< Minions Killed >
166
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.46
1,096
< Physical Damage >
19,062
17,006
< Magic Damage >
2,708
1,347
< True Damage >
631
19,450
< Damage Dealt >
22,402
22,570
< Damage Taken >
23,357
10,986
< Gold Earned >
12,725
2.01
< Towers >
2.16
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,031
< Total Healing >
2,587
13,607
< Experience >
12,216
21
< Vision Score >
17
10
< Wards Placed >
8
945
< Time Dealing CC >
24

How to Counter Samira with Anivia in LoL

The stats provided here feature some strategic Anivia vs. Samira matchup stats that can help you understand the distinctions between the two. Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Samira’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Samira..

Anivia typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her counter does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Samira. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Anivia and Samira

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Samira
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Samira

Who is Better, Anivia or Samira?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Anivia usually wins when playing against Samira, with a 52.2% win rate. Thus, Anivia makes a good counter to Samira.

While Anivia does have a higher winrate compared to Samira, when facing one another, Anivia also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Anivia into Samiraas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Anivia vs Samira 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 allied champions during teamfights.

Anivia is a good counter for Samira. Make sure you focus your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Anivia against Samira.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Samira Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Samira as Anivia, we analyzed 2,059 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 Samira 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 in order to counter Samira during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia often accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Samira. Champions 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 skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Anivia versus Samira build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Demonic Embrace. When Anivia included at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better versus Samira than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Anivia had an average winrate of 52.2% battling Samira with these items in her kit.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Samira 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 rune combinations players picked for Anivia vs Samira clashes, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Samira as Anivia are given for all skill levels, merged. To narrow the stats and builds to a particular rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.