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

Poppy vs Annie

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

based on 457 Poppy vs Annie matchups
Win Rate
47.9 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League games every week. Within our database, Poppy faced Annie 457 times. Having so many matchups for Poppy vs Annie provides us confidence in our ability to prepare informative stats and a recommended build to counter your opposition. This matchup is relatively rare. Poppy fights Annie in only 1.6% of her rounds.

Poppy vs Annie Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Poppy has done a dismal job of beating Annie. On average, she wins a lowly 47.9% of games the champs face each other in. In Poppy against Annie games, Poppy’s side is 0.2% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood against Annie.

Best Poppy vs Annie Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSheen

Core Poppy Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery CelerityWaterwalking
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Poppy's passive ability p
Poppy q ability q
Poppy w ability w
Poppy e ability e
Poppy's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
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 Annie as Poppy

Tips for Playing as Poppy against Annie

Iron Ambassador tends to land near walls, try to take advantage of this with Heroic Charge.

Keeper's Verdict can be released immediately to send the enemy straight up, take advantage of this in duels.

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.

Poppy vs Annie Counter Stats

Poppy Image
Win Rate
47.9 %
VS
Win Rate
52.1 %
Annie Image
5.6
< Kills >
6.6
6.1
< Deaths >
6.4
8.1
< Assists >
7.3
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.53
62
< Minions Killed >
134
0.93
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.45
11,458
< Physical Damage >
796
2,184
< Magic Damage >
17,817
1,005
< True Damage >
1,028
14,648
< Damage Dealt >
19,642
25,768
< Damage Taken >
16,985
10,581
< Gold Earned >
10,761
1.56
< Towers >
1.77
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
6,165
< Total Healing >
1,324
13,011
< Experience >
13,293
23
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
9
601
< Time Dealing CC >
195

How to Counter Annie with Poppy in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some strategic Poppy vs. Annie counter stats that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Poppy’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Annie’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Poppy may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Annie..

Poppy usually has a similar longest killing spree as her counter does. On average, she receives more damage than Annie. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Poppy and Annie

Damage Types Compared

Poppy
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Poppy
Annie

Who is Better, Poppy or Annie?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Poppy usually loses when playing against Annie, with a 47.9% win rate. Therefore, Poppy makes a poor counter for Annie.

While Poppy does have a lower win rate than Annie, when facing one another, Poppy also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Poppy into Annie.

Additionally, Poppy also has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Annie. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Poppy vs Annie matchups, Annie is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Poppy is a garbage counter for Annie. You will do well by focussing your play on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Poppy against Annie.

Additional Information for Poppy Players

How We Calculated Our Poppy vs Annie Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Annie as Poppy, we analyzed 457 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 Poppy 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 Poppy to counter Annie during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Poppy most often racks up less CS relative to Annie. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Poppy versus Annie build include Divine Sunderer, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Poppy incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did much better against Annie than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Poppy had an average winrate of 47.9% when playing against Annie with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Annie as Poppy, Poppy players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Poppy vs Annie counters, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.9% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Annie as Poppy are shown for all skill levels combined. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a distinct division, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.