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

Annie vs Garen

How to Beat Garen as Annie in LoL Garen is in the s tier of champions
Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Garen as Annie

based on 2,266 Annie vs Garen matchups
Win Rate
46.3 %
K/D/A
2.29
Pick Rate
6.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Annie battled Garen 2266 times. Using so many games with Annie vs Garen gives us confidence in our capability to produce useful statistics and a supported build to crush Garen. This matchup is fairly uncommon. Annie fights Garen in only 6.3% of her matches.

Annie vs Garen Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Annie does a awful job of beating Garen. Typically, she wins a lowly 46.3% of the time the champions fight one another in. In Annie against Garen matches, Annie’s side is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood against Garen.

Best Annie vs Garen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Annie Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapRylai's Crystal ScepterHorizon FocusShadowflame

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 TranscendenceGathering Storm
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
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
Q
4
E
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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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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R

Guide to Countering Garen as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Garen

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 Garen

Stack armor items to lower the large amount of physical damage that Garen deals out.

Be careful about attacking Garen in brush. It often will lead to taking full damage from Judgment.

Try to run away from Garen as your health gets lower, as he can execute you quickly with Demacian Justice.

Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. If getting out of its radius isn't possible, move through allied minions to reduce damage taken.

Annie vs Garen Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
46.3 %
VS
Win Rate
53.7 %
Garen Image
5.9
< Kills >
6.5
5.9
< Deaths >
4.9
7.6
< Assists >
4.2
1.33
< Killing Sprees >
1.46
141
< Minions Killed >
175
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.66
896
< Physical Damage >
13,558
18,930
< Magic Damage >
268
1,238
< True Damage >
4,654
21,065
< Damage Dealt >
18,481
18,029
< Damage Taken >
29,185
10,665
< Gold Earned >
12,432
1.77
< Towers >
2.92
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,344
< Total Healing >
2,483
13,359
< Experience >
15,238
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
207
< Time Dealing CC >
188

How to Counter Garen with Annie in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show several strategic Annie versus Garen matchup stats that can help us figure out the differences between the two. As an example, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Garen’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Garen..

Annie often has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. On average, she takes less damage than Garen. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Annie and Garen

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Garen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Garen

Who is Better, Annie or Garen?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Annie usually loses when taking on Garen, with a 46.3% win rate. As a result, Annie makes a bad counter for Garen.

While Annie does have a lower winrate than Garen, when facing one another, Annie also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more complex character to learn and master. You should be very concerned when picking Annie into Garen.

Moreover, Annie has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Garen. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Annie vs Garen matchups, Garen is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Annie is a garbage counter for Garen. Make sure you focus your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Annie against Garen.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Garen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Garen as Annie, we analyzed 2,266 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 Garen 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 in order to counter Garen during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie most often racks up a similar amount of CS relative to Garen. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Annie versus Garen build include Luden's Tempest, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Annie used at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better countering Garen than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Annie boasted an average winrate of 46.3% battling Garen with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Garen as Annie, you should use the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Transcendence, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Annie vs Garen clashes, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 46.3% winrate overall.

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