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How to Beat Orianna as Annie

based on 398 Annie vs Orianna matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League matches that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Orianna as Annie resulted from an examination of 398 ranked rounds where both champions battled each other. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Annie is forced to battle against Orianna in only 1.1% of her games.

Annie vs Orianna Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Annie has done a dismal job of beating Orianna. On average, she wins a acceptable 48.5% of games the champions battle each other in. In Annie against Orianna rounds, Annie’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood against Orianna.

Best Annie vs Orianna Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

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
1
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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R

Guide to Countering Orianna as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Orianna

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 Orianna

Orianna can only affect the area the Ball is around. Use this to your advantage.

Watch out for Orianna's Ball returning to her due to leashing. This may cause some unexpected situations.

Annie vs Orianna Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Orianna Image
5.7
< Kills >
5
5.9
< Deaths >
5.2
7.5
< Assists >
9.6
1.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.18
147
< Minions Killed >
166
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.53
708
< Physical Damage >
868
18,675
< Magic Damage >
18,718
1,202
< True Damage >
464
20,586
< Damage Dealt >
20,051
18,382
< Damage Taken >
18,413
10,729
< Gold Earned >
11,199
1.77
< Towers >
2.25
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
1,293
< Total Healing >
2,020
13,359
< Experience >
13,956
19
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
10
218
< Time Dealing CC >
340

How to Counter Orianna with Annie in LoL

The stats provided here underscore some vital Annie vs. Orianna counter statistics that may help us explain the differences between the pair. As an example, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Orianna’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Orianna..

Annie often has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Orianna. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Annie and Orianna

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Orianna
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Orianna

Who is Better, Annie or Orianna?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Annie usually loses when facing off against Orianna, with a 48.5% win rate. Thus, Annie makes a poor counter to Orianna.

While Annie does have a lower winrate compared to Orianna, when facing one another, Annie also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Annie into Orianna.

Additionally, Annie also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Orianna. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Annie is a somewhat poor counter for Orianna. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Annie against Orianna.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Orianna Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Orianna as Annie, we analyzed 398 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 Orianna 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 Orianna during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie on average picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Orianna. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Annie versus Orianna build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Annie bought at least these three items in her build, she performed much better vs Orianna than with most other common item sets. In fact, Annie boasted an average winrate of 48.5% when countering Orianna with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Orianna 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. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Annie vs Orianna counters, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.5% winrate overall.

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