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

Annie vs Sylas

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

based on 1,400 Annie vs Sylas matchups
Win Rate
52.4 %
K/D/A
2.31
Pick Rate
3.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Sylas as Annie resulted from an analysis of 1400 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This champ pairing is relatively rare. Annie is forced to battle against Sylas in only 3.9% of her matches.

Annie vs Sylas Matchup Summary

Annie does a good job of countering Sylas. Typically, she wins a whopping 52.4% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Annie against Sylas matches, Annie’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood. This indicates that she probably won't get first blood versus Sylas.

Best Annie vs Sylas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Annie Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapVoid StaffRylai's Crystal ScepterMorellonomicon

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 Taste of BloodEyeball 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
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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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E
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R

Guide to Countering Sylas as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Sylas

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 Sylas

Sylas's healthbar can be deceptive, watch out for his Kingslayer!

Try to fight Sylas when he isn't able to take your ultimate.

Annie vs Sylas Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
52.4 %
VS
Win Rate
47.6 %
Sylas Image
6.2
< Kills >
7.6
6.2
< Deaths >
6.6
8.1
< Assists >
6.4
1.4
< Killing Sprees >
1.74
135
< Minions Killed >
134
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.39
987
< Physical Damage >
539
20,073
< Magic Damage >
18,847
1,282
< True Damage >
1,100
22,343
< Damage Dealt >
20,487
17,521
< Damage Taken >
30,020
10,592
< Gold Earned >
11,167
1.91
< Towers >
1.58
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,200
< Total Healing >
6,501
12,989
< Experience >
13,247
19
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
197
< Time Dealing CC >
305

How to Counter Sylas with Annie in LoL

The stats provided here feature some significant Annie vs. Sylas counter stats that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Sylas’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Sylas..

Annie normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her matchup does. Typically, she takes less damage than Sylas. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Annie and Sylas

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Sylas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Sylas

Who is Better, Annie or Sylas?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Annie usually wins when taking on Sylas, with a 52.4% win rate. Thus, Annie makes a good counter to Sylas.

While Annie does have a higher winrate than Sylas, when facing one another, Annie also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more difficult champion to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Annie into Sylas.

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

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Annie vs Sylas matchups, Annie is the better champion with a noticably higher 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 good counter for Sylas. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Annie against Sylas.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Sylas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sylas as Annie, we analyzed 1,400 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 Sylas 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 Sylas during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie usually gets a similar amount of CS as Sylas. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't have to have 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 large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Annie versus Sylas build consist of Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Annie combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better vs Sylas than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Annie boasted an average winrate of 52.4% when playing against Sylas with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Sylas as Annie, Annie players should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Absolute Focus runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Annie vs Sylas counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 52.4% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Sylas as Annie are presented for all ranked divisions combined. To filter the stats and builds to a distinct player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.