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

Lucian vs Anivia

How to Beat Anivia as Lucian in LoL Anivia is in the s tier of champions
Marksman
Mage Support

How to Beat Anivia as Lucian

based on 2,580 Lucian vs Anivia matchups
Win Rate
48.2 %
K/D/A
2.21
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL games each week. In our dataset, Lucian fought Anivia in 2580 matches. With so many games with Lucian vs Anivia provides us confidence in our capacity to prepare useful data and a supported build to defeat Anivia. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Lucian fights Anivia in only 1.6% of his matches.

Lucian vs Anivia Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Lucian does a dismal job of beating Anivia. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.2% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Lucian against Anivia games, Lucian’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will get first blood versus Anivia.

Best Lucian vs Anivia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxeDagger

Core Lucian Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Navori QuickbladesRapid FirecannonThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Press the Attack Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Attack Speed Adaptive Force Armor
Lucian's passive ability p
Lucian q ability q
Lucian w ability w
Lucian e ability e
Lucian's ultimate ability r
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W
2
E
3
Q
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Anivia as Lucian

Tips for Playing as Lucian against Anivia

Once you have chosen an angle for The Culling, you cannot change it. Pick your moment well!

For optimal burst, try to combine Relentless Pursuit into Piercing Light.

Because of Lightslinger, Lucian benefits more from Attack Damage than he does from Attack Speed.

Ardent Blaze actually explodes in a star pattern. Try to line it up so the spokes hit enemy champions.

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.

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

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

Lucian vs Anivia Counter Stats

Lucian Image
Win Rate
48.2 %
VS
Win Rate
51.8 %
Anivia Image
7.8
< Kills >
5.4
6.3
< Deaths >
5.1
6.1
< Assists >
7.6
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.22
171
< Minions Killed >
146
0.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.5
18,087
< Physical Damage >
1,166
2,811
< Magic Damage >
16,911
1,245
< True Damage >
1,215
22,143
< Damage Dealt >
19,293
21,100
< Damage Taken >
24,946
12,383
< Gold Earned >
10,857
2.29
< Towers >
2.01
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,734
< Total Healing >
3,200
12,834
< Experience >
14,351
19
< Vision Score >
24
9
< Wards Placed >
11
31
< Time Dealing CC >
968

How to Counter Anivia with Lucian in LoL

The stats shown on this page feature several valuable Lucian against Anivia counter stats that may help you realize the differences between this set of champions. Lucian’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Anivia’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Lucian may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Anivia..

Lucian often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Anivia. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Lucian and Anivia

Damage Types Compared

Lucian
Anivia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Lucian
Anivia

Who is Better, Lucian or Anivia?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Lucian usually loses when playing against Anivia, with a 48.2% win rate. Thus, Lucian makes a bad counter to Anivia.

While Lucian does have a lower win rate compared to Anivia, when facing one another, Lucian also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Lucian into Anivia.

Additionally, Lucian also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Anivia. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Lucian vs Anivia matchups, Anivia is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Lucian is a somewhat poor counter for Anivia. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Lucian against Anivia.

Additional Information for Lucian Players

How We Calculated Our Lucian vs Anivia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Anivia as Lucian, we analyzed 2,580 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 Lucian 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 learn all of the intricacies of Lucian to counter Anivia 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 shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Lucian typically picks up a similar amount of CS as Anivia. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Lucian versus Anivia build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Essence Reaver. When Lucian incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs Anivia than with most other typical builds. In fact, Lucian boasted an average win rate of 48.2% when playing against Anivia with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Anivia as Lucian, Lucian players should take the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Lucian vs Anivia fights, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.2% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Anivia as Lucian are shown for all skill levels combined. To filter the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.