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How to Beat Annie as Soraka

based on 1,369 Soraka vs Annie matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2.59
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Annie as Soraka resulted from an evaluation of 1369 ranked games where both champs battled one another. This particular champ pairing is relatively rare. Soraka has to counter Annie in only 1.8% of her games.

Soraka vs Annie Matchup Summary

Soraka does a average job of countering Annie. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.4% of games the champions face each other in. In Soraka vs Annie matches, Soraka’s side is 0.0% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood versus Annie.

Best Soraka vs Annie Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Soraka Items

~22 Mins
Moonstone RenewerWarmog's ArmorShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Chemtech PutrifierRedemptionBulwark of the Mountain

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceGathering Storm
Resolve Bone PlatingRevitalize
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Soraka's passive ability p
Soraka q ability q
Soraka w ability w
Soraka e ability e
Soraka's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Annie as Soraka

Tips for Playing as Soraka against Annie

Soraka is a powerful ally in battle, using her strong healing to keep the party moving forward.

You can use Wish on your allies from across the map to save them from otherwise fatal events.

Equinox can be used as a powerful zoning tool to keep enemies at bay.

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.

Soraka vs Annie Counter Stats

Soraka Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Annie Image
1.1
< Kills >
6.3
5.6
< Deaths >
5.9
13.4
< Assists >
6.8
0.15
< Killing Sprees >
1.42
19
< Minions Killed >
137
0.03
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.44
556
< Physical Damage >
805
4,630
< Magic Damage >
18,031
230
< True Damage >
1,138
5,417
< Damage Dealt >
19,975
13,741
< Damage Taken >
15,822
7,534
< Gold Earned >
10,551
2.03
< Towers >
1.84
0
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
18,959
< Total Healing >
1,216
10,101
< Experience >
13,038
43
< Vision Score >
18
20
< Wards Placed >
8
197
< Time Dealing CC >
192

How to Counter Annie with Soraka in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify some valuable Soraka against Annie matchup stats that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Soraka’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Annie’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Soraka may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Annie. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Soraka usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than her opponent does. Typically, she takes a similar amount of damage to Annie. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Soraka and Annie

Damage Types Compared

Soraka
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Soraka
Annie

Who is Better, Soraka or Annie?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Soraka usually fairs equally well when taking on Annie, with a 50.4% win rate. As a result, Soraka makes an ok counter to Annie.

While Soraka does have a higher winrate compared to Annie, when they face off with one another, Soraka also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less challenging champ to develop with. You should be careful when picking Soraka into Annie.

Moreover, Soraka also has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Annie. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Soraka vs Annie matchups, Soraka is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Soraka is a decent counter to Annie. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Soraka against Annie.

Additional Information for Soraka Players

How We Calculated Our Soraka vs Annie Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Annie as Soraka, we analyzed 1,369 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 Soraka 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 Soraka 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 tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Soraka usually racks up a lot less CS as Annie. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Soraka versus Annie build include Moonstone Renewer, Warmog's Armor, and Shard of True Ice. When Soraka included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better vs. Annie than with most other common builds. In fact, Soraka boasted an average winrate of 50.4% when playing against Annie with this build.

To have the best chance of defeating Annie as Soraka, Soraka players should take the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Soraka vs Annie fights, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 50.4% winrate overall.

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