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Annie vs Tahm Kench

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Mage
Support Tank

How to Beat Tahm Kench as Annie

based on 631 Annie vs Tahm Kench matchups
Win Rate
52.3 %
K/D/A
2.49
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our dataset, Annie faced Tahm Kench 631 times. With so many games with Annie versus Tahm Kench gives us faith in our ability to produce informative stats and a recommended build to crush your opponent. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Annie encounters Tahm Kench in only 1.8% of her rounds.

Annie vs Tahm Kench Matchup Summary

Annie has done a good job of beating Tahm Kench. Typically, she wins a fantastic 52.3% of the time the champions oppose one another in. In Annie against Tahm Kench games, Annie’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood, implying that she most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Tahm Kench.

Best Annie vs Tahm Kench 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 StaffRylai's Crystal Scepter

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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Guide to Countering Tahm Kench as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Tahm Kench

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 Tahm Kench

Watch out for Kench's Abyssal Dive - you can cancel it's channel with immobilizing crowd control effects.

When you see Tahm Kench use the shield from Thick Skin, remember that he just opted out of a good deal of healing. He will also not accumulate new gray health until Thick Skin comes off cooldown. Use this to your advantage!

Annie vs Tahm Kench Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
52.3 %
VS
Win Rate
47.7 %
Tahm Kench Image
6.3
< Kills >
4.1
5.7
< Deaths >
5.3
7.9
< Assists >
8.5
1.46
< Killing Sprees >
0.9
140
< Minions Killed >
112
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.45
896
< Physical Damage >
2,451
20,652
< Magic Damage >
12,240
1,272
< True Damage >
575
22,821
< Damage Dealt >
15,266
17,756
< Damage Taken >
31,212
10,801
< Gold Earned >
9,762
1.98
< Towers >
1.83
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,399
< Total Healing >
8,236
13,294
< Experience >
12,583
18
< Vision Score >
23
9
< Wards Placed >
11
208
< Time Dealing CC >
610

How to Counter Tahm Kench with Annie in LoL

The stats shown here highlight several important Annie vs. Tahm Kench counter stats that may help you figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Tahm Kench’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Tahm Kench..

Annie typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her enemy does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Tahm Kench. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Annie and Tahm Kench

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Tahm Kench
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Tahm Kench

Who is Better, Annie or Tahm Kench?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Annie usually wins when facing off against Tahm Kench, with a 52.3% win rate. As a result, Annie makes a good counter to Tahm Kench.

While Annie does have a higher winrate compared to Tahm Kench, when facing one another, Annie also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Annie into Tahm Kench.

Additionally, Annie also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Tahm Kench. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Annie vs Tahm Kench matchups, Annie is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Annie is a good counter for Tahm Kench. Focus your play on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Annie against Tahm Kench.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Tahm Kench Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tahm Kench as Annie, we analyzed 631 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 Tahm Kench 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 Tahm Kench during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie on average accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Tahm Kench. Champions who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Annie versus Tahm Kench build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Annie used at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better when fighting Tahm Kench than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Annie had an average winrate of 52.3% battling Tahm Kench with this counter build.

To have the best chance of crushing Tahm Kench 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 builds players used for Annie vs Tahm Kench clashes, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.3% win rate overall.

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