How to Synergize Annie with Xerath on the Same Team Annie is in the s tier of champions

Annie with Xerath

How to Win With Annie and Xerath Paired Together Xerath is in the a tier of champions
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How to Synergize Annie and Xerath

based on 583 Annie with Xerath pairs
Win Rate
53.7 %
K/D/A
2.29
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We pull the results of from millions of League of Legends rounds straight from Riot Games each week. Annie has gone into battle with Xerath in 583 recent, ranked matches. By gathering so much relevant data directly from the publishers of LoL, we are sure that we can give you high-quality, usable builds to help Annie synergize with Xerath. It is relatively rare for Annie to play with Xerath on the same team. This pairing has only occurred in approx. 2.1% of matches with Annie.

Annie Xerath Synergy Summary

Annie does a good job of playing alongside Xerath. Normally, she wins a whopping 53.7% of rounds the champs fight together on the same side. If you want to play better as Annie when fighting on the same team as Xerath by figuring out how to better synergize your gameplay with him, then look into the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Annie Xerath Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Annie Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffRabadon's DeathcapHorizon Focus

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandAbsolute Focus
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Annie's passive ability p
Annie q ability q
Annie w ability w
Annie e ability e
Annie'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 Synergizing Annie and Xerath

Tips for Playing as Annie with Xerath

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.

Advice to Understand How Xerath Will Play

It's easier to land Arcanopulse on an enemy when they're moving toward or away from you, rather than side to side.

Eye of Destruction will make landing Arcanopulse easier as the target will be slowed.

If you stun an enemy with Shocking Orb, follow up with a guaranteed center hit on Eye of Destruction.

Annie Xerath Synergy Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
53.7 %
VS
Win Rate
46.3 %
Xerath Image
6.1
< Kills >
6.3
6.2
< Deaths >
5.9
8.1
< Assists >
7.8
1.44
< Killing Sprees >
1.43
142
< Minions Killed >
140
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.45
832
< Physical Damage >
846
18,949
< Magic Damage >
19,369
1,282
< True Damage >
1,236
21,064
< Damage Dealt >
21,451
18,420
< Damage Taken >
17,943
10,913
< Gold Earned >
10,795
1.83
< Towers >
1.84
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,488
< Total Healing >
1,402
13,715
< Experience >
13,310
19
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
9
203
< Time Dealing CC >
204

How to Play with Xerath as Annie in LoL

The Annie Xerath synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Xerath, 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 Xerath. His KDA worsened from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Xerath helps Annie perform not as well in competitive LoL games. Yet, the small difference indicates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Annie is paired with Xerath, she observes a small decrease in her total damage output. This may demonstrate that Xerath does not support by providing protection for her to deal more damage or that his support also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Annie is played together with Xerath on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when she plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing synergisticly with Xerath.

Moreover, when Annie plays with Xerath on the same team, she usually receives a little more damage than when she fights alone. Getting dealt more damage could indicate that Xerath does a poor job of protecting Annie during teamfights.

Synergies between Annie and Xerath

Damage Types Compared

Annie with Xerath
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Annie
Xerath
Synergy

Is Annie better when played alongside Xerath?

There is no top synergy for Annie that will 100% of the time be her best teammate. However, Xerath is a decent companion for Annie. By being on the same team as Annie, he raises their win rate by 2.9% to 53.7%. This demonstrates that there is pretty good synergy between Annie and Xerath that results in them performing at the top of their game together than alone.

Xerath has a greater difficulty than Annie. That means you must be careful when enlisting Xerath comrades to go into battle on the same side as, as they will require a greater level of skill to do well with you.

Fighting on the same side, you will likely observe an overall large increase in your team’s capability to deal magical damage. When paired, these champs are able to dish out a surprising amount of magic type damage.

In contrast, by bringing Annie and Xerath together, you probably will not be giving your team much AD. Plan to bring other champions on your team that nullifies this relative hole in their kit.

Regardless of the ability of your Xerath ally, you should focus on maximizing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and clearing objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you will do well anyway.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie Xerath Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Annie and Xerath, we analyzed 583 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Annie with Xerath comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Annie to work well with Xerath during both the laning and mid / late game phases of LoL matches, you should keep reading to master additional lessons on this champion pairing. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly.

The best items to use in your Annie and Xerath synergy build consist of Luden's Tempest, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Annie combined at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better as an ally of Xerath than with most other typical builds. In fact, Annie had an average win rate of 53.7% helping carry Xerath with this build.

To have the best likelihood of defeating your oponents, Annie players should use the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Absolute Focus runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Annie and Xerath pairings, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 53.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to pair Xerath with Annie are given for every ranked division. To scope the statistics and builds to a distinct skill level, you can use the selection menu located at the top of this page.