How to Win Garen vs Anivia Counter Matchup Garen is in the a tier of champions

Garen vs Anivia

How to Beat Anivia as Garen in LoL Anivia is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Anivia as Garen

based on 1,740 Garen vs Anivia matchups
Win Rate
52 %
K/D/A
1.95
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Anivia as Garen resulted from an evaluation of 1740 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another. This champ pairing is relatively rare. Garen is forced to battle against Anivia in only 1.8% of his games.

Garen vs Anivia Matchup Summary

Garen does a good job of beating Anivia. On average, he wins a terrific 52.0% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Garen vs Anivia rounds, Garen’s side is 0.1% less expected to get first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Anivia.

Best Garen vs Anivia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsIronspike Whip

Core Garen Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerHullbreakerDead Man's Plate

Optional Items

Mortal ReminderBlack CleaverForce of NatureThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Garen to level up e
>
Second ability for Garen to level up q
>
Last skill for Garen to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Garen's passive ability p
Garen q ability q
Garen w ability w
Garen e ability e
Garen's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Anivia as Garen

Tips for Playing as Garen against Anivia

Garen's regeneration greatly increases if he can avoid receiving damage for several seconds.

Garen is only constrained by cooldowns, making items such as Black Cleaver very effective for him.

Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. For effective trading, try to position such that only the enemy champion is hit.

Advice to Win Against Anivia

Try to gank Anivia when she's laning. With multiple people, it is easier to ensure that her egg dies.

Try to fight Anivia in the lanes. In the jungle she can block pathways with lower ranks of Crystallize.

If you're playing a ranged champion, stay far enough away from Anivia so you can dodge Flash Frost more easily.

Garen vs Anivia Counter Stats

Garen Image
Win Rate
52 %
VS
Win Rate
48 %
Anivia Image
6.5
< Kills >
6.1
5.5
< Deaths >
5.4
4.2
< Assists >
7.4
1.48
< Killing Sprees >
1.36
174
< Minions Killed >
151
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.65
< Inhibitors >
0.52
13,141
< Physical Damage >
1,034
215
< Magic Damage >
15,948
4,361
< True Damage >
1,234
17,717
< Damage Dealt >
18,218
27,447
< Damage Taken >
22,092
12,366
< Gold Earned >
11,373
2.93
< Towers >
1.97
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,485
< Total Healing >
2,234
15,281
< Experience >
14,090
17
< Vision Score >
23
8
< Wards Placed >
11
175
< Time Dealing CC >
946

How to Counter Anivia with Garen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature some vital Garen versus Anivia counter statistics that may help us realize the distinctions between the two. As an example, Garen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Anivia’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Garen may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Anivia..

Garen usually has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Anivia. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Garen and Anivia

Damage Types Compared

Garen
Anivia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Garen
Anivia

Who is Better, Garen or Anivia?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Garen usually wins when taking on Anivia, with a 52.0% win rate. Therefore, Garen makes a good counter for Anivia.

While Garen does have a higher winrate than Anivia, when they face off with one another, Garen also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Garen into Anivia.

Additionally, Garen also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Anivia. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Garen vs Anivia matchups, Garen is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Garen is a decent counter to Anivia. Make sure you focus your strategy 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 Garen against Anivia.

Additional Information for Garen Players

How We Calculated Our Garen vs Anivia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Anivia as Garen, we analyzed 1,740 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 Anivia as Garen 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 truly master Garen in order to counter Anivia during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Garen typically picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Anivia. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Garen versus Anivia build include Stridebreaker, Hullbreaker, and Dead Man's Plate. When Garen incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better against Anivia than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Garen boasted an average win rate of 52.0% when countering Anivia with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Anivia as Garen, Garen players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Garen vs Anivia face-offs, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.0% win rate overall.

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