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

Annie vs Vayne

How to Beat Vayne as Annie in LoL Vayne is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Vayne as Annie

based on 1,700 Annie vs Vayne matchups
Win Rate
52.1 %
K/D/A
2.48
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Vayne as Annie came out of an evaluation of 1700 ranked rounds where both champions battled one another. This particular pairing is relatively uncommon. Annie has to counter Vayne in only 4.7% of her games.

Annie vs Vayne Matchup Summary

Annie has done a good job of countering Vayne. On average, she wins a whopping 52.1% of matches the champions face each other in. In Annie against Vayne games, Annie’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, indicating that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Vayne.

Best Annie vs Vayne 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

Rylai's Crystal ScepterMorellonomiconRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

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 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
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
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 Vayne as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Vayne

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 Vayne

Deny Vayne the opportunity to pin you against walls.

Vayne is fragile - turn the pressure up on her and she will be forced to play cautiously.

Annie vs Vayne Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
52.1 %
VS
Win Rate
47.9 %
Vayne Image
6.5
< Kills >
7
5.8
< Deaths >
6.6
7.9
< Assists >
5.3
1.48
< Killing Sprees >
1.65
140
< Minions Killed >
159
0.08
< Dragons Killed >
0.22
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.47
836
< Physical Damage >
12,349
19,635
< Magic Damage >
665
1,262
< True Damage >
5,794
21,734
< Damage Dealt >
18,809
17,778
< Damage Taken >
21,128
10,885
< Gold Earned >
12,081
1.96
< Towers >
2.17
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
1,330
< Total Healing >
2,525
13,427
< Experience >
12,782
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
207
< Time Dealing CC >
56

How to Counter Vayne with Annie in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several valuable Annie vs. Vayne counter statistics that can help you explain the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Vayne’s ratio of NaN, showing that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Vayne..

Annie typically has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Typically, she receives less damage than Vayne. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champ with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Annie and Vayne

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Vayne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Vayne

Who is Better, Annie or Vayne?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Annie usually wins when facing off against Vayne, with a 52.1% win rate. As a result, Annie makes a good counter for Vayne.

While Annie does have a higher winrate than Vayne, when on opposite teams, Annie also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult character to learn. You should be be fine when picking Annie into Vayne.

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

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Annie vs Vayne matchups, Annie is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Annie is a good counter to Vayne. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Annie against Vayne.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Vayne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vayne as Annie, we analyzed 1,700 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 Vayne 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 Vayne during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Vayne. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Annie versus Vayne build include Luden's Tempest, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Annie incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better vs. Vayne than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Annie boasted an average win rate of 52.1% battling Vayne with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Vayne as Annie, Annie players 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 sets players picked for Annie vs Vayne counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.1% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Vayne as Annie are presented for all skill levels, merged. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.