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How to Beat Annie as Vladimir

based on 1,075 Vladimir vs Annie matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.23
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends games that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Annie as Vladimir came out of an evaluation of 1075 ranked games where both champs opposed each other. This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Vladimir encounters Annie in only 1.6% of his matches.

Vladimir vs Annie Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Vladimir has done a dismal job of beating Annie. Typically, he wins a acceptable 48.5% of games the champions clash against one another in. In Vladimir vs Annie games, Vladimir’s side is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood versus Annie.

Best Vladimir vs Annie Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Fiendish CodexHextech Alternator

Core Vladimir Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffCosmic Drive

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerhaste summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Phase Rush Nimbus CloakTranscendenceGathering Storm
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Adaptive HealthScaling
Vladimir's passive ability p
Vladimir q ability q
Vladimir w ability w
Vladimir e ability e
Vladimir's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
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 Vladimir

Tips for Playing as Vladimir against Annie

Transfusion instantly deals damage to the enemy before healing Vladimir, making it one of the best last hitting tools in the game.

Cast Hemoplague where it will afflict the most units.

Sanguine Pool pops incoming missiles, so it can be used to dodge disables.

Advice to Win Against Annie

Annie's summoned bear, Tibbers, burns opposing units around himself. Try to keep your distance from him after he's been summoned.

Summoner Smite can be used to help take down Tibbers.

Keep an eye out for a white, swirling power around Annie. It means she's ready to unleash her stun.

Vladimir vs Annie Counter Stats

Vladimir Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Annie Image
6.4
< Kills >
5.8
5.3
< Deaths >
5.6
5.4
< Assists >
7.5
1.38
< Killing Sprees >
1.37
180
< Minions Killed >
144
0.09
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.46
689
< Physical Damage >
941
21,566
< Magic Damage >
19,954
748
< True Damage >
1,255
23,003
< Damage Dealt >
22,151
29,428
< Damage Taken >
17,729
11,614
< Gold Earned >
10,582
1.89
< Towers >
1.93
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
24,416
< Total Healing >
1,433
14,241
< Experience >
13,124
17
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
9
96
< Time Dealing CC >
202

How to Counter Annie with Vladimir in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several valuable Vladimir versus Annie counter statistics that can help us understand the distinctions between the two. Vladimir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Annie’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Vladimir may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Annie..

Vladimir typically has a similar longest kill spree as his foe does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Annie. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Vladimir and Annie

Damage Types Compared

Vladimir
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Vladimir
Annie

Who is Better, Vladimir or Annie?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Vladimir usually loses when taking on Annie, with a 48.5% win rate. Therefore, Vladimir makes a poor counter to Annie.

While Vladimir does have a lower winrate compared to Annie, when facing one another, Vladimir also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Vladimir into Annieas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Vladimir has only a small amount of utility and CC, 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 isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Vladimir vs Annie matchups, Annie is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Vladimir is a somewhat poor counter for Annie. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Vladimir against Annie.

Additional Information for Vladimir Players

How We Calculated Our Vladimir vs Annie Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Annie as Vladimir, we analyzed 1,075 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 Vladimir 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 learn all of the intricacies of Vladimir in order to counter Annie during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Vladimir most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Annie. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Vladimir versus Annie build include Night Harvester, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Vladimir included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better countering Annie than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Vladimir had an average win rate of 48.5% when countering Annie with this build.

To have the best probability of annihilating Annie as Vladimir, you should take the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Vladimir vs Annie fights, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 48.5% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Annie as Vladimir are given for all ranked divisions. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a specific division, you may use the selection menu at the top of this page.