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

Annie vs Akshan

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

based on 772 Annie vs Akshan matchups
Win Rate
50 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL games every week. In our data, Annie battled Akshan in 772 matches. Having so many games with Annie vs Akshan provides us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare useful stats and a recommended build to destroy Akshan. This particular champ matchup is somewhat rare. Annie encounters Akshan in only 2.2% of her games.

Annie vs Akshan Matchup Summary

Annie has done a ok job of beating Akshan. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.0% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Annie vs Akshan rounds, Annie’s side is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that she most likely won't get first blood versus Akshan.

Best Annie vs Akshan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Annie Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassVoid StaffRylai'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
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W
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W
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W
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W
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Akshan as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Akshan

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.

Annie vs Akshan Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
50 %
VS
Win Rate
50 %
Akshan Image
6.8
< Kills >
8
6
< Deaths >
6.6
8
< Assists >
5.6
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
1.82
144
< Minions Killed >
164
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.51
758
< Physical Damage >
16,298
20,105
< Magic Damage >
2,672
1,209
< True Damage >
2,319
22,073
< Damage Dealt >
21,290
18,683
< Damage Taken >
21,514
11,180
< Gold Earned >
12,640
1.92
< Towers >
2.24
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
1,440
< Total Healing >
1,795
13,790
< Experience >
14,042
19
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
8
213
< Time Dealing CC >
36

How to Counter Akshan with Annie in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some strategic Annie against Akshan matchup statistics that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between these two champions. For instance, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akshan’s ratio of NaN, showing that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Akshan..

Annie normally has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Akshan. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Annie and Akshan

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Akshan

Who is Better, Annie or Akshan?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Annie usually fairs equally well when playing against Akshan, with a 50.0% win rate. Thus, Annie makes an ok counter for Akshan.

While Annie does have a higher win rate compared to Akshan, when facing one another, Annie also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more time consuming character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Annie into Akshan.

Additionally, Annie has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akshan. 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 overall in League of Legends, in Annie vs Akshan matchups, Akshan 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 late stage team fights.

Annie is a decent counter for Akshan. Focus your play on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Annie against Akshan.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Akshan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akshan as Annie, we analyzed 772 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 Akshan 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Annie in order to counter Akshan during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie on average picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Akshan. Champs who on average don't take much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Annie versus Akshan build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Annie combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better versus Akshan than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Annie had an average win rate of 50.0% when playing against Akshan with this build.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Akshan as Annie, you should take the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Absolute Focus runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Annie vs Akshan clashes, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.0% winrate overall.

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