Striking killing blows on minions with Disintegrate enables Annie to farm extremely well early in the game.
Molten Shield is a good spell to cast to work up to Annie's stun, so sometimes it's beneficial to grab at least 1 rank in it early.
Storing a stun for use with her ultimate can turn the tide of a team fight.
Try placing Cannon Barrage on the path of escape to cut off fleeing enemies.
Parrrley applies On Hit effects like Frozen Mallet or Black Cleaver.
Paying attention to low-health enemies on the map can land you a surprise kill with Cannon Barrage.
The Annie Gangplank synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Gangplank, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Annie sees a very large drop in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Gangplank. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Gangplank helps Annie perform poorer in ranked League of Legends matches. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Annie tries to synergize with Gangplank, she observes a little increase in her complete damage output. This difference may demonstrate that Gangplank supports by providing protection for her to deal more damage or that his presence also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Annie is played with Gangplank on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when she plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing alongside Gangplank.
Additionally, when Annie plays with Gangplank on the same team, she usually takes a little more damage than when she fights alone. Taking more damage may indicate that Gangplank does a poor job of covering Annie in teamfights.
There is no top synergy for Annie that will always be her best synergy. Yet, Gangplank is a fantastic companion for Annie. By being on the same side as Annie, he raises their win rate by 3.6% to 52.8%. This demonstrates that there is a very real bond between Annie and Gangplank that results in them performing at the top of their game together than without each other.
Gangplank has a greater difficulty than Annie. That means Annie players should be careful when enlisting Gangplank teammates to fight alongside, as they will require a greater level of skill to be able to cooperate well with you.
Fighting alongside, Annie players should expect to observe an overall large increase in your team’s ability to deal magic damage. When paired, these champs can blast through enemies with magic damage.
Although, by grouping Annie and Gangplank together, you will not be providing your side a lot of attack damage. Make sure to pick other champs on your team that nullifies this relative disparity in this pairing's abilities.
Regardless of the skill of your Gangplank ally, you need to focus on maximizing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.
To truly master Annie in order to work well with Gangplank during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends games, you should keep reading to gather additional tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot.
The ideal finished items to build first in your Annie and Gangplank synergy build include Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Annie used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better as an ally of Gangplank than with many other common builds. In fact, Annie boasted an average win rate of 52.8% helping carry Gangplank with this build.
To have the highest probability of coming out on top against your oponents, you should take the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Absolute Focus runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for this team composition, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 52.8% winrate overall.
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