Anivia vs Zilean Counter Build

How to Win Anivia vs Zilean Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Zilean as Anivia in LoL

How to Beat Zilean as Anivia

2,657 Anivia vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked LoL rounds each and every week. In our data, Anivia did battle with Zilean in 2657 matches. Including so many matchups for Anivia versus Zilean provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to provide enlightening stats and a recommended build to annihilate Zilean This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Anivia fights Zilean in only 1.9% of her games.

Unfortunately, Anivia does a poor job of countering Zilean. Normally, she wins a acceptable 48.8% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Anivia vs Zilean matches, Anivia’s team is 0.2% more expected to get first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood against Zilean.

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Best Anivia Items to Counter Zilean

The best items to use in your Anivia versus Zilean build include Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Anivia used at least these three items in her build, she did much better countering Zilean than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Anivia had an average winrate of 60.5% battling Zilean with these items in her kit.

Best Anivia Runes to Counter Zilean

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Zilean as Anivia, Anivia players should take the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Anivia vs Zilean battles, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 55.1% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the top Zilean runes to fight back against Anivia to help you recognize how he will likely be built to try to beat your champ.


6.1 | Anivia Zilean | 2.7


5.5 | Anivia Zilean | 5.1


7 | Anivia Zilean | 12.7

Anivia vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here highlight some critical Anivia against Zilean matchup stats that can help us explain the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is not as good as Zilean’s KDA ratio of 3.0, indicating that Anivia may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Anivia usually has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes more damage than Zilean. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Anivia often earns much more CS than Zilean. Champions that don't amass many minion kills normally don't need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off of their skills and stats alone. However, champs with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to best the values shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.38 | Anivia Zilean | 0.56

Largest Multi-Kill

1.34 | Anivia Zilean | 0.94

Damage Dealt

20,038 | Anivia Zilean | 11,956

Damage Taken

20,516 | Anivia Zilean | 16,176

Healing Done

1,693 | Anivia Zilean | 6,227

Vision Score

23 | Anivia Zilean | 45

Gold Earned

11,206 | Anivia Zilean | 8,708

Minions Killed

151 | Anivia Zilean | 55

Dragons Killed

0.16 | Anivia Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.06 | Anivia Zilean | 0.01


1.9 | Anivia Zilean | 2.02


0.47 | Anivia Zilean | 0.54

CC Duration (sec)

922 | Anivia Zilean | 165

Experience Earned

13,819 | Anivia Zilean | 11,961

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,657 Anivia vs Zilean 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 Zilean 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.