How to Win Anivia vs Vel'Koz Counter Matchup Anivia is in the s tier of champions

Anivia vs Vel'Koz

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Anivia in LoL Vel'Koz is in the s tier of champions
Mage Support
Mage

How to Beat Vel'Koz as Anivia

based on 1,097 Anivia vs Vel'Koz matchups
Win Rate
46.8 %
K/D/A
2.46
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League matches every week. In our dataset, Anivia engaged Vel'Koz in 1097 matches. Having so many games with Anivia vs Vel'Koz gives us faith in our ability to provide actionable stats and a recommended build to obliterate your opposition. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Anivia has to counter Vel'Koz in only 2.6% of her rounds.

Anivia vs Vel'Koz Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Anivia does a pathetic job of beating Vel'Koz. Normally, she wins a lowly 46.8% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Anivia against Vel'Koz rounds, Anivia’s team is 0.1% more probable to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Vel'Koz.

Best Anivia vs Vel'Koz Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Anivia Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishSeraph's EmbraceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

ShadowflameRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

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
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E
4
W
5
E
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R
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Guide to Countering Vel'Koz as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Vel'Koz

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 Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early.

Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks.

Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups.

Anivia vs Vel'Koz Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
46.8 %
VS
Win Rate
53.2 %
Vel'Koz Image
5.6
< Kills >
5.2
5.2
< Deaths >
5.7
7.2
< Assists >
8.9
1.28
< Killing Sprees >
1.22
161
< Minions Killed >
101
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.52
1,002
< Physical Damage >
549
17,069
< Magic Damage >
19,685
1,413
< True Damage >
5,312
19,484
< Damage Dealt >
25,548
25,438
< Damage Taken >
16,652
11,474
< Gold Earned >
10,485
1.88
< Towers >
1.86
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,544
< Total Healing >
1,436
14,454
< Experience >
12,752
23
< Vision Score >
40
11
< Wards Placed >
19
1,014
< Time Dealing CC >
204

How to Counter Vel'Koz with Anivia in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify several influential Anivia against Vel'Koz counter statistics that may help us interpret the differences between this set of champs. For instance, Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vel'Koz’s ratio of NaN, showing that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Vel'Koz..

Anivia usually has a similar longest kill spree as her opponent does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Vel'Koz. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Anivia and Vel'Koz

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Vel'Koz
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Vel'Koz

Who is Better, Anivia or Vel'Koz?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Anivia usually loses when taking on Vel'Koz, with a 46.8% win rate. As a result, Anivia makes a poor counter to Vel'Koz.

While Anivia does have a lower winrate than Vel'Koz, when on opposite teams, Anivia also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more difficult character to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Anivia into Vel'Kozas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Anivia has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vel'Koz. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Anivia vs Vel'Koz matchups, Vel'Koz is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Anivia is a terribly counter for Vel'Koz. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Anivia against Vel'Koz.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Vel'Koz Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vel'Koz as Anivia, we analyzed 1,097 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 Vel'Koz 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 in order to counter Vel'Koz during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia on average gets more CS as Vel'Koz. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts 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 on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Anivia versus Vel'Koz 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 when fighting Vel'Koz than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Anivia had an average win rate of 46.8% when countering Vel'Koz with this build.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Vel'Koz 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 sets players used for Anivia vs Vel'Koz clashes, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 46.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Vel'Koz as Anivia are presented for every ranked division. To scope the stats and builds to a specific rank, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.