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Nasus vs Anivia

How to Beat Anivia as Nasus in LoL Anivia is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Mage Support

How to Beat Anivia as Nasus

based on 1,465 Nasus vs Anivia matchups
Win Rate
47 %
K/D/A
1.9
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League games that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Anivia as Nasus came out of an examination of 1465 ranked matches where both champs engaged each other. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Nasus fights Anivia in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Nasus vs Anivia Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nasus has done a below average job of beating Anivia. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.0% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Nasus against Anivia games, Nasus’s team is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Anivia.

Best Nasus vs Anivia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Cloth ArmorHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSheen

Core Nasus Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererFrozen HeartGargoyle Stoneplate

Optional Items

Force of NatureThornmailSpirit Visage

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerhaste summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindUnflinching
CDRScaling MagicRes MagicRes
Nasus's passive ability p
Nasus q ability q
Nasus w ability w
Nasus e ability e
Nasus's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Anivia as Nasus

Tips for Playing as Nasus against Anivia

Paying attention to last hitting with Siphoning Strike will have a large impact at the end of a game.

If you're solo, Spirit Fire is a great way to farm a lane. It can be bad if you're in a lane with 2 and you push too far. Find the right balance between Siphoning Strike last hits and AoE farming.

If you have low defenses, people will focus you down even during your ultimate. Try buying some survivability items even in your DPS builds.

Advice to Win Against Anivia

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

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.

Nasus vs Anivia Counter Stats

Nasus Image
Win Rate
47 %
VS
Win Rate
53 %
Anivia Image
4.7
< Kills >
5.8
5.2
< Deaths >
4.7
5.2
< Assists >
7.7
1.08
< Killing Sprees >
1.31
158
< Minions Killed >
154
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.55
12,831
< Physical Damage >
1,150
5,214
< Magic Damage >
18,658
432
< True Damage >
1,406
18,477
< Damage Dealt >
21,215
35,071
< Damage Taken >
23,315
11,429
< Gold Earned >
11,377
2.49
< Towers >
2.22
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
4,653
< Total Healing >
2,387
14,643
< Experience >
14,228
15
< Vision Score >
22
7
< Wards Placed >
11
440
< Time Dealing CC >
991

How to Counter Anivia with Nasus in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several strategic Nasus versus Anivia counter stats that may help you realize the distinctions between these two champs. Nasus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Anivia’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Nasus may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Anivia..

Nasus normally has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Anivia. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Nasus and Anivia

Damage Types Compared

Nasus
Anivia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nasus
Anivia

Who is Better, Nasus or Anivia?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Nasus usually loses when taking on Anivia, with a 47.0% win rate. Therefore, Nasus makes a poor counter for Anivia.

While Nasus does have a lower win rate compared to Anivia, when they face off with one another, Nasus also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Nasus into Anivia.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Nasus vs Anivia matchups, Anivia is the better champ with a much lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Nasus is a garbage counter for Anivia. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Nasus against Anivia.

Additional Information for Nasus Players

How We Calculated Our Nasus vs Anivia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Anivia as Nasus, we analyzed 1,465 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 Nasus 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 Nasus to counter Anivia during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nasus typically picks up a similar amount of CS as Anivia. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The best items to use in your Nasus versus Anivia build consist of Divine Sunderer, Frozen Heart, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. When Nasus used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs Anivia than with many other typical builds. In fact, Nasus had an average win rate of 47.0% battling Anivia with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of defeating Anivia as Nasus, you should take the Fleet Footwork, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Nasus vs Anivia matchups, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 47.0% win rate overall.

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