How to Win Nocturne vs Anivia Counter Matchup Nocturne is in the b tier of champions

Nocturne vs Anivia

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

How to Beat Anivia as Nocturne

based on 1,437 Nocturne vs Anivia matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
2.52
Pick Rate
2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Anivia as Nocturne came out of an examination of 1437 ranked rounds where both champs fought one another. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Nocturne has to counter Anivia in only 2.0% of his games.

Nocturne vs Anivia Matchup Summary

Nocturne has done a decent job of countering Anivia. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.1% of games the champions battle each other in. In Nocturne against Anivia games, Nocturne’s side is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Anivia.

Best Nocturne vs Anivia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Nocturne Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerMaw of MalmortiusDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Guardian AngelEdge of NightAxiom ArcBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Eyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Nocturne's passive ability p
Nocturne q ability q
Nocturne w ability w
Nocturne e ability e
Nocturne's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
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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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W
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R

Guide to Countering Anivia as Nocturne

Tips for Playing as Nocturne against Anivia

Duskbringer isn't only an offensive ability. It can be used to close distance out of combat or escape from certain death.

Use Shroud of Darkness in tandem with Paranoia's dash. Your opponents may panic and waste a critical disable on your spell shield.

Using Paranoia at a critical moment is well worth it even if you cannot use the dash.

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.

Nocturne vs Anivia Counter Stats

Nocturne Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Anivia Image
7.4
< Kills >
6.1
6.1
< Deaths >
5.9
8
< Assists >
7.3
1.67
< Killing Sprees >
1.38
37
< Minions Killed >
150
1.55
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.49
14,779
< Physical Damage >
982
1,335
< Magic Damage >
15,815
1,091
< True Damage >
1,385
17,206
< Damage Dealt >
18,184
30,174
< Damage Taken >
23,006
11,992
< Gold Earned >
11,329
1.57
< Towers >
1.97
0.29
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
11,724
< Total Healing >
2,274
13,691
< Experience >
14,032
21
< Vision Score >
22
6
< Wards Placed >
10
562
< Time Dealing CC >
940

How to Counter Anivia with Nocturne in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several significant Nocturne versus Anivia counter statistics that may help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Nocturne’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Anivia’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Nocturne may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Anivia..

Nocturne typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes more damage than Anivia. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Nocturne and Anivia

Damage Types Compared

Nocturne
Anivia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nocturne
Anivia

Who is Better, Nocturne or Anivia?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Nocturne usually wins when trying to fight Anivia, with a 51.1% win rate. Thus, Nocturne makes a good counter to Anivia.

While Nocturne does have a higher winrate compared to Anivia, when on opposite teams, Nocturne also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Nocturne into Anivia.

Additionally, Nocturne 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 isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Nocturne vs Anivia matchups, Nocturne is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Nocturne is a decent counter to Anivia. Make sure you focus your play on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Nocturne against Anivia.

Additional Information for Nocturne Players

How We Calculated Our Nocturne vs Anivia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Anivia as Nocturne, we analyzed 1,437 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 Nocturne 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 Nocturne in order to counter Anivia during both the early game 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 mind the build and stats shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nocturne most often gets a lot less CS relative to Anivia. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well 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 situation, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Nocturne versus Anivia build consist of Stridebreaker, Maw of Malmortius, and Death's Dance. When Nocturne incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Anivia than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Nocturne had an average winrate of 51.1% when countering Anivia with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Anivia as Nocturne, you should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Eyeball Collection, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Nocturne vs Anivia counter picks, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 51.1% winrate overall.

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