How to Win Master Yi vs Annie Counter Matchup Master Yi is in the b tier of champions

Master Yi vs Annie

How to Beat Annie as Master Yi in LoL Annie is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Annie as Master Yi

based on 1,684 Master Yi vs Annie matchups
Win Rate
50.1 %
K/D/A
1.76
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League rounds that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Annie as Master Yi came out of an examination of 1684 ranked matches where both champions battled each other. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Master Yi is forced to battle against Annie in only 2.1% of his games.

Master Yi vs Annie Matchup Summary

Master Yi has done a ok job of beating Annie. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.1% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Master Yi against Annie matches, Master Yi’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Annie.

Best Master Yi vs Annie Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Master Yi Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerWit's EndDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Guardian AngelBlade of The Ruined KingGuinsoo's RagebladeThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Hail of Blades Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Precision TriumphLegend: Alacrity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Master Yi's passive ability p
Master Yi q ability q
Master Yi w ability w
Master Yi e ability e
Master Yi's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Annie as Master Yi

Tips for Playing as Master Yi against Annie

Wuju Style is very strong early for last hitting minions.

If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up Meditate can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than they will.

Try using Alpha Strike on a minion in front of an enemy champion so you are placed at a safe distance at the end of the spell.

Advice to Win Against Annie

Summoner Smite can be used to help take down Tibbers.

Annie's summoned bear, Tibbers, burns opposing units around himself. Try to keep your distance from him after he's been summoned.

Keep an eye out for a white, swirling power around Annie. It means she's ready to unleash her stun.

Master Yi vs Annie Counter Stats

Master Yi Image
Win Rate
50.1 %
VS
Win Rate
49.9 %
Annie Image
8.4
< Kills >
7.3
7.5
< Deaths >
6.1
4.8
< Assists >
7.6
1.95
< Killing Sprees >
1.66
42
< Minions Killed >
132
1.63
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.47
10,479
< Physical Damage >
791
498
< Magic Damage >
17,637
5,990
< True Damage >
1,078
16,968
< Damage Dealt >
19,508
26,988
< Damage Taken >
16,446
12,417
< Gold Earned >
10,946
1.56
< Towers >
1.9
0.38
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
7,967
< Total Healing >
1,296
13,458
< Experience >
13,567
19
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
9
195
< Time Dealing CC >
187

How to Counter Annie with Master Yi in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize some significant Master Yi vs. Annie matchup statistics that can help you understand the differences between the pair. As an example, Master Yi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Annie’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Master Yi may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Annie..

Master Yi usually has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he takes more damage than Annie. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Master Yi and Annie

Damage Types Compared

Master Yi
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Master Yi
Annie

Who is Better, Master Yi or Annie?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Master Yi usually fairs equally well when playing against Annie, with a 50.1% win rate. Therefore, Master Yi makes an ok counter for Annie.

While Master Yi does have a higher win rate than Annie, when on opposite teams, Master Yi also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Master Yi into Annie.

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

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Master Yi vs Annie matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Master Yi is a decent counter to Annie. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Master Yi against Annie.

Additional Information for Master Yi Players

How We Calculated Our Master Yi vs Annie Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Annie as Master Yi, we analyzed 1,684 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 Annie as Master Yi 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 Master Yi to counter Annie during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Master Yi on average accumulates a lot less CS relative to Annie. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Master Yi versus Annie build include Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, and Death's Dance. When Master Yi incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Annie than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Master Yi boasted an average winrate of 50.1% when playing against Annie with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of crushing Annie as Master Yi, Master Yi players should use the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Master Yi vs Annie battles, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.1% winrate overall.

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