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

Annie vs Nilah

How to Beat Nilah as Annie in LoL Nilah is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nilah as Annie

based on 2,012 Annie vs Nilah matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
5.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League matches each week. Within our database, Annie faced Nilah in 2012 games. Including so many games with Annie versus Nilah provides us faith in our capability to produce informative stats and a supported build to obliterate Nilah. This particular counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Annie encounters Nilah in only 5.6% of her matches.

Annie vs Nilah Matchup Summary

Annie has done a average job of beating Nilah. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.5% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Annie against Nilah matches, Annie’s team is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't get first blood against Nilah.

Best Annie vs Nilah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Annie Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterHorizon FocusShadowflameMorellonomicon

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 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
E
4
Q
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

Guide to Countering Nilah as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Nilah

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 Nilah Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Nilah Image
6.1
< Kills >
6.4
5.8
< Deaths >
6.9
8.3
< Assists >
7.2
1.36
< Killing Sprees >
1.49
139
< Minions Killed >
161
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.21
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.57
862
< Physical Damage >
16,134
19,401
< Magic Damage >
239
1,287
< True Damage >
561
21,551
< Damage Dealt >
16,935
17,713
< Damage Taken >
24,921
10,664
< Gold Earned >
11,914
1.87
< Towers >
2.4
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,316
< Total Healing >
4,906
13,410
< Experience >
13,122
19
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
205
< Time Dealing CC >
92

How to Counter Nilah with Annie in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show some important Annie vs. Nilah matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nilah’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Nilah..

Annie typically has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Nilah. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Annie and Nilah

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Nilah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Nilah

Who is Better, Annie or Nilah?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Annie usually fairs equally well when playing against Nilah, with a 50.5% win rate. Thus, Annie makes an ok counter for Nilah.

While Annie does have a higher winrate than Nilah, when on opposite teams, Annie also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Annie into Nilah.

Furthermore, Annie also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nilah. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Annie vs Nilah matchups, Annie is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Annie is a decent counter for Nilah. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Annie against Nilah.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Nilah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nilah as Annie, we analyzed 2,012 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 Nilah 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 Nilah during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie often gets a similar amount of CS relative to Nilah. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Annie versus Nilah build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Annie combined at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better countering Nilah than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Annie boasted an average win rate of 50.5% battling Nilah with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Nilah as Annie, you 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 runes players chose for Annie vs Nilah face-offs, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 50.5% winrate overall.

If you would like to get Annie versus Nilah tips and counter builds for a an individual skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. By default, the statistics and guides given are computed using all rounds with data with both champs.