Consider carefully when to use Thick Skin's active. Sometimes shielding early to avoid further damage is good, but sometimes the healing is more beneficial.
Your most important function as a support is to keep fragile allies safe. Keep Devour's range and cooldown in mind and position accordingly!
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.
The stat comparisons provided here underscore several significant Tahm Kench versus Anivia counter statistics that may help us realize the differences between the two. For instance, Tahm Kench’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Anivia’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Tahm Kench may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Anivia..
Tahm Kench typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Anivia. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Tahm Kench usually fairs equally well when taking on Anivia, with a 49.5% win rate. Thus, Tahm Kench makes an ok counter for Anivia.
While Tahm Kench does have a lower winrate compared to Anivia, when facing one another, Tahm Kench also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Tahm Kench into Anivia.
Furthermore, Tahm Kench has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Anivia. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Tahm Kench vs Anivia matchups, Anivia is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Tahm Kench is a somewhat poor counter for Anivia. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Tahm Kench against Anivia.
To truly master Tahm Kench to counter Anivia during both the early game 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 pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Tahm Kench on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Anivia. Champions who typically don't take much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale 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 several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.
The best items to use in your Tahm Kench versus Anivia build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Spirit Visage, and Thornmail. When Tahm Kench included at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting Anivia than with most other typical builds. In fact, Tahm Kench had an average win rate of 49.5% when playing against Anivia with this counter build.
To have the greatest probability of beating Anivia as Tahm Kench, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Second Wind, Unflinching, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Tahm Kench vs Anivia matchups, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.5% winrate overall.
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