Shrewd use of Black Shield can determine the outcome of team fights.
Tormented Shadow is an excellent farming tool if you're by yourself in a lane.
Items that provide survivability allow Morgana to become extremely difficult to kill in conjunction with Black Shield and Soul Shackles.
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.
The stats shown on this page underscore several influential Morgana against Annie counter statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between the pair. As an example, Morgana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Annie’s ratio of NaN, showing that Morgana may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Annie. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.
Morgana typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her foe does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Annie. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Morgana usually loses when facing off against Annie, with a 48.9% win rate. As a result, Morgana makes a bad counter to Annie.
While Morgana does have a lower win rate compared to Annie, when on opposite teams, Morgana also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less difficult champ to learn. You should be careful when picking Morgana into Annie.
Moreover, Morgana has a very large amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Annie. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Morgana vs Annie matchups, Annie is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.
Morgana is a somewhat poor counter to Annie. Focus your play on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Morgana against Annie.
If you would like to truly master Morgana in order to counter Annie during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Morgana often picks up less CS as Annie. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.
The best items to use in your Morgana versus Annie build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Morgana included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better countering Annie than with many other common builds. In fact, Morgana had an average winrate of 48.9% when playing against Annie with these items in her kit.
To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Annie as Morgana, Morgana players should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Perfect Timing, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Morgana vs Annie battles, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.9% winrate overall.
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