How to Win Annie vs Ahri Counter Matchup Annie is in the s tier of champions

Annie vs Ahri

How to Beat Ahri as Annie in LoL Ahri is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Ahri as Annie

based on 1,358 Annie vs Ahri matchups
Win Rate
53.3 %
K/D/A
2.45
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each week. Within our dataset, Annie did battle with Ahri in 1358 matches. Including so many games with Annie versus Ahri gives us faith in our capacity to provide informative stats and a pro build to defeat Ahri. This matchup is relatively rare. Annie has to counter Ahri in only 3.8% of her matches.

Annie vs Ahri Matchup Summary

Annie does a good job of beating Ahri. On average, she wins a terrific 53.3% of games the champs battle one another in. In Annie vs Ahri rounds, Annie’s side is 0.1% less likely to gain first blood, implying that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Ahri.

Best Annie vs Ahri Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Annie Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapVoid StaffHorizon FocusRylai's Crystal Scepter

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Annie to level up q
>
Second ability for Annie to level up w
>
Last skill for Annie to max out e

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandAbsolute Focus
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Annie's passive ability p
Annie q ability q
Annie w ability w
Annie e ability e
Annie's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Ahri as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Ahri

Molten Shield is a good spell to cast to work up to Annie's stun, so sometimes it's beneficial to grab at least 1 rank in it early.

Striking killing blows on minions with Disintegrate enables Annie to farm extremely well early in the game.

Storing a stun for use with her ultimate can turn the tide of a team fight.

Advice to Win Against Ahri

Ahri's survivability is dramatically reduced when her Ultimate, Spirit Rush, is down.

Stay behind minions to make Charm difficult to land, this will reduce Ahri's damage potential significantly.

Annie vs Ahri Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
53.3 %
VS
Win Rate
46.7 %
Ahri Image
6.3
< Kills >
5.7
5.6
< Deaths >
5.3
7.4
< Assists >
7.4
1.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.34
143
< Minions Killed >
157
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.46
699
< Physical Damage >
1,215
19,131
< Magic Damage >
13,020
1,235
< True Damage >
4,720
21,065
< Damage Dealt >
18,956
17,498
< Damage Taken >
19,448
10,839
< Gold Earned >
10,900
1.94
< Towers >
1.91
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,341
< Total Healing >
4,211
13,413
< Experience >
13,585
19
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
9
205
< Time Dealing CC >
71

How to Counter Ahri with Annie in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify some influential Annie against Ahri matchup statistics that may help us understand the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Ahri’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Ahri..

Annie typically has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Ahri. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Annie and Ahri

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Ahri
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Ahri

Who is Better, Annie or Ahri?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Annie usually wins when playing against Ahri, with a 53.3% win rate. As a result, Annie makes a great counter for Ahri.

While Annie does have a higher winrate than Ahri, when facing one another, Annie also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champ to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Annie into Ahri.

Additionally, Annie has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ahri. 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 in League of Legends, in Annie vs Ahri matchups, Annie is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Annie is a great counter to Ahri. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Annie against Ahri.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Ahri Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ahri as Annie, we analyzed 1,358 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 Ahri as Annie 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 Annie in order to counter Ahri during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie usually gets a similar amount of CS compared to Ahri. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Annie versus Ahri build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Annie included at least these three items in her build, she performed much better when fighting Ahri than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Annie had an average winrate of 53.3% when countering Ahri with these items in her kit.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Ahri as Annie, Annie players should use the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Absolute Focus runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Annie vs Ahri fights, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 53.3% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Ahri as Annie are given for all skill levels combined. To narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.