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

Annie vs Aphelios

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

based on 488 Annie vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
52.9 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Aphelios as Annie came out of an evaluation of 488 ranked rounds where both champs engaged each other. This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Annie fights Aphelios in only 1.4% of her rounds.

Annie vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Annie does a good job of countering Aphelios. Typically, she wins a terrific 52.9% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Annie versus Aphelios games, Annie’s side is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood, implying that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Annie vs Aphelios 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 TempestZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapVoid Staff

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
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Q
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R
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Q
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Aphelios

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 Aphelios

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different weaknesses, try to exploit the ones that work best for your champion. Watch out for the purple Gravity gun, it can root you.

Annie vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
52.9 %
VS
Win Rate
47.1 %
Aphelios Image
6.6
< Kills >
6.3
5.6
< Deaths >
6.3
8
< Assists >
6.3
1.5
< Killing Sprees >
1.55
144
< Minions Killed >
168
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.51
892
< Physical Damage >
17,302
20,137
< Magic Damage >
1,254
1,285
< True Damage >
895
22,315
< Damage Dealt >
19,452
17,726
< Damage Taken >
19,209
10,977
< Gold Earned >
11,825
1.94
< Towers >
2.39
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,464
< Total Healing >
3,809
13,538
< Experience >
12,398
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
9
206
< Time Dealing CC >
143

How to Counter Aphelios with Annie in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several critical Annie against Aphelios counter statistics that may help you interpret the differences between the two. As an example, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Aphelios’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Aphelios..

Annie typically has a similar longest killing spree as her enemy does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Aphelios. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Annie and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Aphelios

Who is Better, Annie or Aphelios?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Annie usually wins when playing against Aphelios, with a 52.9% win rate. Therefore, Annie makes a good counter to Aphelios.

While Annie does have a higher win rate than Aphelios, when they face off with one another, Annie also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champ to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Annie into Aphelios.

Moreover, Annie also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Annie vs Aphelios matchups, Annie is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Annie is an above average counter to Aphelios. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Annie against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Annie, we analyzed 488 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 Aphelios 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 truly master Annie to counter Aphelios during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie on average gets a similar amount of CS as Aphelios. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling 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 exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Annie versus Aphelios build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Annie included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better when fighting Aphelios than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Annie boasted an average win rate of 52.9% when playing against Aphelios with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of defeating Aphelios as Annie, Annie players 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 rune sets players chose for Annie vs Aphelios face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.9% win rate overall.

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