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

Annie vs Zac

How to Beat Zac as Annie in LoL Zac is in the s tier of champions
Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Zac as Annie

based on 964 Annie vs Zac matchups
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
2.19
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends rounds each and every week. Within our data, Annie did battle with Zac in 964 rounds. Having so many matchups for Annie versus Zac provides us confidence in our ability to produce actionable stats and a recommended build to counter your opposition. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Annie fights Zac in only 2.7% of her rounds.

Annie vs Zac Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Annie has done a below average job of beating Zac. Typically, she wins a acceptable 48.7% of the time the champs face off with each other in. In Annie against Zac matches, Annie’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This indicates that she probably won't get first blood against Zac.

Best Annie vs Zac Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Annie Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassRylai's Crystal ScepterVoid StaffMorellonomicon

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
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 Zac as Annie

Tips for Playing as Annie against Zac

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 Zac

Kill all of Zac's bloblets when he splits apart to stop him from reforming.

Silences, stuns, roots and knockups will all interrupt Zac when he is charging Elastic Slingshot.

Zac heals from the goo that separates from him. You can crush the goo pieces by stepping on them.

Annie vs Zac Counter Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Zac Image
5.8
< Kills >
5.2
6.3
< Deaths >
4.9
8
< Assists >
11
1.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.18
143
< Minions Killed >
48
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
1.25
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.45
870
< Physical Damage >
1,102
19,764
< Magic Damage >
14,515
1,655
< True Damage >
1,433
22,289
< Damage Dealt >
17,050
18,683
< Damage Taken >
37,922
10,758
< Gold Earned >
10,977
1.79
< Towers >
1.5
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.33
1,354
< Total Healing >
36,008
13,260
< Experience >
13,167
19
< Vision Score >
22
9
< Wards Placed >
6
208
< Time Dealing CC >
483

How to Counter Zac with Annie in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several critical Annie against Zac matchup statistics that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between the two. Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Zac’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Zac..

Annie normally has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Zac. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Annie and Zac

Damage Types Compared

Annie
Zac
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Annie
Zac

Who is Better, Annie or Zac?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Annie usually loses when facing off against Zac, with a 48.7% win rate. As a result, Annie makes a bad counter to Zac.

While Annie does have a lower winrate than Zac, when they face off with one another, Annie also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less complex champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Annie into Zac.

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

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

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

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie vs Zac Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zac as Annie, we analyzed 964 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 Zac 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 to counter Zac during both the laning 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 stats presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Annie often picks up more CS as Zac. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Annie versus Zac build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Annie bought at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better against Zac than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Annie had an average winrate of 48.7% battling Zac with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Zac as Annie, you should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Absolute Focus runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Annie vs Zac matchups, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.7% winrate overall.

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