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

Anivia vs Xin Zhao

How to Beat Xin Zhao as Anivia in LoL Xin Zhao is in the b tier of champions
Mage Support
Fighter Assassin

How to Beat Xin Zhao as Anivia

based on 532 Anivia vs Xin Zhao matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches every week. Within our dataset, Anivia faced Xin Zhao in 532 rounds. With so many matchups for Anivia versus Xin Zhao gives us faith in our capacity to produce informative data and a recommended build to annihilate Xin Zhao. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Anivia is forced to battle against Xin Zhao in only 1.3% of her rounds.

Anivia vs Xin Zhao Matchup Summary

Anivia does a ok job of beating Xin Zhao. Typically, she wins a acceptable 50.2% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Anivia versus Xin Zhao matches, Anivia’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood versus Xin Zhao.

Best Anivia vs Xin Zhao Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Anivia Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostSeraph's EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

MorellonomiconDemonic Embrace

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
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R

Guide to Countering Xin Zhao as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Xin Zhao

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 Xin Zhao

Xin Zhao is a powerful initiator with both his charge and ultimate dealing damage to all units around him. Try having your team stay spread out until he's used his ultimate.

Xin Zhao relies heavily on his Three Talon Strikes for damage and cooldown resets, so preventing him from finishing his combo will have a dramatic effect.

Anivia vs Xin Zhao Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Xin Zhao Image
5.5
< Kills >
6.3
5.1
< Deaths >
6.5
7.8
< Assists >
7.8
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.54
148
< Minions Killed >
46
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
1.47
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.46
1,075
< Physical Damage >
16,412
16,291
< Magic Damage >
1,635
1,405
< True Damage >
1,135
18,772
< Damage Dealt >
19,183
23,533
< Damage Taken >
32,992
10,919
< Gold Earned >
11,280
2.02
< Towers >
1.75
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.33
2,141
< Total Healing >
13,244
13,557
< Experience >
12,882
22
< Vision Score >
21
10
< Wards Placed >
6
955
< Time Dealing CC >
432

How to Counter Xin Zhao with Anivia in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here underscore some significant Anivia against Xin Zhao counter statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between the two. As an example, Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Xin Zhao’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Xin Zhao..

Anivia normally has a similar longest killing spree as her matchup does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Xin Zhao. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Anivia and Xin Zhao

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Xin Zhao
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Xin Zhao

Who is Better, Anivia or Xin Zhao?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Anivia usually fairs equally well when taking on Xin Zhao, with a 50.2% win rate. Thus, Anivia makes an ok counter for Xin Zhao.

While Anivia does have a higher win rate compared to Xin Zhao, when they face off with one another, Anivia also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Anivia into Xin Zhaoas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Anivia has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Xin Zhao. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Anivia vs Xin Zhao matchups, Anivia is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Anivia is a decent counter to Xin Zhao. Focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Anivia against Xin Zhao.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Xin Zhao Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Xin Zhao as Anivia, we analyzed 532 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 Xin Zhao 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Anivia to counter Xin Zhao during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia typically accumulates much more CS compared to Xin Zhao. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Anivia versus Xin Zhao build include Everfrost, Seraph's Embrace, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Anivia used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better vs Xin Zhao than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Anivia boasted an average winrate of 50.2% battling Xin Zhao with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Xin Zhao as Anivia, you 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 picked for Anivia vs Xin Zhao counters, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.2% win rate overall.

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