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

based on 882 Thresh vs Annie matchups
Win Rate
42.3 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League matches that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Annie as Thresh resulted from an examination of 882 ranked rounds where both champions faced one another. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Thresh has to counter Annie in only 1.8% of his games.

Thresh vs Annie Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Thresh has done a terrible job of countering Annie. Typically, he wins a lowly 42.3% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Thresh against Annie matches, Thresh’s team is 0.2% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Annie.

Best Thresh vs Annie Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSteel Shoulderguards

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsKindlegem

Core Thresh Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariKnight's VowPauldrons of Whiterock

Optional Items

ThornmailZeke's ConvergenceBulwark of the Mountain

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration Glacial Augment Hextech FlashtraptionBiscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Thresh's passive ability p
Thresh q ability q
Thresh w ability w
Thresh e ability e
Thresh's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Annie as Thresh

Tips for Playing as Thresh against Annie

Death Sentence and Flay can be combined in either cast order for powerful combinations.

Communication is key when making use of Thresh's lantern. Let your teammates know how you like to use it.

Thresh can collect souls without needing to kill units himself. Planning your map position to be near the most deaths will help to maximize soul collection.

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.

Thresh vs Annie Counter Stats

Thresh Image
Win Rate
42.3 %
VS
Win Rate
57.7 %
Annie Image
2.1
< Kills >
6.9
6.8
< Deaths >
6.1
13.1
< Assists >
8.2
0.36
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
36
< Minions Killed >
139
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.52
967
< Physical Damage >
766
4,939
< Magic Damage >
18,356
658
< True Damage >
1,188
6,565
< Damage Dealt >
20,310
18,950
< Damage Taken >
16,273
7,938
< Gold Earned >
11,029
1.61
< Towers >
2.09
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
1,474
< Total Healing >
1,219
10,290
< Experience >
13,467
47
< Vision Score >
20
22
< Wards Placed >
9
161
< Time Dealing CC >
202

How to Counter Annie with Thresh in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify several strategic Thresh vs. Annie counter statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. Thresh’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Annie’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Thresh may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Annie. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Thresh normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Annie. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Thresh and Annie

Damage Types Compared

Thresh
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Thresh
Annie

Who is Better, Thresh or Annie?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Thresh usually loses when playing against Annie, with a 42.3% win rate. As a result, Thresh makes a poor counter for Annie.

While Thresh does have a much lower winrate than Annie, when they face off with one another, Thresh also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Thresh into Annieas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Thresh also has a lot of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Annie. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Thresh vs Annie matchups, Annie is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Thresh is a trash counter for Annie. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Thresh against Annie.

Additional Information for Thresh Players

How We Calculated Our Thresh vs Annie Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Annie as Thresh, we analyzed 882 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 Thresh 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 learn all of the intricacies of Thresh in order to counter Annie during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Thresh often gets a lot less CS as Annie. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Thresh versus Annie build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Thresh used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Annie than with many other common builds. In fact, Thresh had an average winrate of 42.3% when playing against Annie with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Annie as Thresh, you should take the Glacial Augment, Hextech Flashtraption, Biscuit Delivery, Time Warp Tonic, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Thresh vs Annie counterpicks, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 42.3% win rate overall.

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