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Anivia Build Guide by LVNmaster
[7.8 PATCH] Anivia, the Killer Cryophoenix (Uptade weekly)By LVNmaster | Updated on April 22, 2017
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Threats & Synergies
In platinum+ games, Annie is the biggest problem to Anivia. Her ultimate can deal a great damage on Cryophoenix, and who knows how playing with the child of demon can completly nullify Anivia's attacks. She decrees Anivia's win rate by 5.91% in platinum+ matches
In platinum games, Ziggs is the biggest problem for Anivia. Anivia is slow and Ziggs can use that to win. His Satchel Charge can also interrupt Anivia's glacial storm, the ultimate of anivia. He decrees Anivia's win rate by 7.5% in platinum matches
In gold league matches, beware Galio. Galio can clean the minion wave very fast, making Anivia lose farm (essential thing to Anivia wins) and the colossus has a big magic resist, making Anivia's attacks an infinity nothing. He decrees Anivia's win rate by 8.42%
In silver games Aurelion Sol is the biggest problem of Anivia. Both Anivia and Aurelion Sol are good against low mobility champions, but both are low mobility champions. But, the star forger has an advantage. With his passive, he can clean the minion wave without using mana. This advantage, plus Anivia's low mobility can make really bad times to the phoenix. He decrees Anivia's win rate by 4.77%
In bronze games Malzahar is the biggest problem of Anivia. Against him, you simply can't use combos! His passive (Void Shift), nullify any crowd control and resist a lot of damage after taking any dammage. All Anivia's are based in deal few damage + status and after that, deal a considerable damage. But this is only for bronzers, 'cause experience players can simply poke he and wait the passive end. After that, have a cooldown, so you can make your combo after that. Malzahar decrees Anivia's win rate by 7.07% in bronze matches
In platinum+ matches, Corki is the easiest enemy to Anivia. Corki have a really weak late game, and experience players can simply play defensibly until some minutes and be feeded by corki the rest of game. Corki increases Anivia's win rate by 8.52% in platinum plus matches.
Ryze is the punching bag of Anivia. In platinum, gold and silver games Ryze is the most countered champion of Anivia, increasing up to 11.47% her win rate! Ryze is really weak against anyone, getting 43.49% of win rate. You need a really low ping to hit his combos, else [[anivia]] can hit you with [[flash frost]] and kill you with [[frostbite]]. Yes, [[ryze]] has a really low HP, defence, and his attacks deals relative low damage.
Someone that need our countered recognition is LeBlanc. She almost beat ryze in "losing to anivia" ability in gold league. The point is, LeBlanc have considerably less range than Anivia, so the phoenix can simply auto-attack LeBlanc and, at level 2, kill her with QE combo. Besides that, Anivia can stay far from LeBlanc with the higher range, thinking that the highest range LeBlanc's attack is of 850 range, and Anivia's, 1100. Yes, its a big difference. LeBlanc is, also, slow. All Anivia's abilities needs a slow enemy. All of that, makes LeBlanc increases Anivia's win rate by 9.99% in gold league matches.
Other champion that almost reach Ryze in silver matches is Akali. Well, like LeBlanc akali have the ideal abilities for Anivia's happiness. Her Mark of the Assassin have the same range that Anivia's auto-attack (abilities have more range), her Teilight shroud can be easily countered by Glacial Storm, the Crescent Slash have the half of Anivia's auto-attack range, and the Shadow Dance... anyone can counter that. Akali increases Anivia's win rate by 6.09% in silver matches.
In bronze games, you'll be very happy if you encounter Heimerdinger. The point is that Anivia can simply use Flash Frost on his turrets and destroy then with Frostbite, but this only occours in bronze, cause who knows how playing with him put the turrets in the right place, where Anivia can't do big things. Heimerdinger can grow Anivia's win rate by 9.87% in bronze matches.
Well, Anivia is my 2nd favorite champion, cause she can make an ABSURD damage with her Frostbite, that I'll explain in 2nd chapter, when using the Glacial Storm, dealing DPS and doubled damage.
For this guide I selected an AP build, to amplify Anivia's damage and kill everybody on the Rift. The only problem is anivia's defence, but you can simply buy liandry's torment and everthing will be fine.
+ Really strong E( Frostbite)
+ Great clear wave and farming with Glacial Storm
+ Extremely Powerful
+ Good slow abilities
+ OP reviving passive
+ Low cooldown ultimate
+ Awesome combos[/color]
Anivia is a really strong champion, and her passive Rebirth its really overpowered. She returns into an egg when die and if she continues alive during 6 seconds she returns to live! Her Frostbite is another OP abbility. If anivia stun or "hit" her Glacial Storm it gets doubled damage. Using an AP build, Anivia can make this power go to extreme numbers. A lot of other things make Anivia be strong, but I don't want to extend me so much.
- Really fragile without items
- Weak early game
- Hard to learn playing
- REEEEEEEEEEEEEALY slow
- W ( Crystallize) is weak
- Depends of passive ( Rebirth)[/color]
Despite being strong, Anivia needs the late game to start giving her best. In early game she is weak, fragile and need to farm. You need to win the lane phase to be really strong in game. How we make this? Waiting level six. There are no other way to win the game there are not poking the enemy and trying to don't lose farm to your tower. Other thing that's not good for our Phoenix is her dependency of passive. Anivia is fragile, so her Rebirth is essential to stay alive.
Level 1-5: In the early game Anivia is very weak, but can make some damage. We need to upgrade her Frostbite and Flash Frost to survive this start. The Flash Frost for the start is to slow and stun the mid laners, and clean the minion waves. The Frostbite is good to poke the enemies and/or deal a good damage (if you stun an enemy with Flash Frost). Try to poke your enemy and farm during this part.
Level 6-10: On these levels you'll start to get stronger. With the ultimate Glacial Storm is really easy to double the Frostbite damage. We need to upgrade the E to cause a lot of damage. Flash Frost stun + Frostbite doubled damage + Glacial Storm DPS + Flash Frost stun + Another Frostbite = kill the most enemy champions. W upgrade isn't important, cause only make the wall width be bigger. Gank other lanes, kill enemies, and the most important, farm with the Glacial Storm.
Level 11-18: In good cases, your team is probably winning during this part. Your Q and E are maximed and you need only to upgrade your W. This is the part that you help your team and destroy the last turrets.
Flash is a great spell to do everthing. Persue enemies, flee enemies, pass throught walls... Almost every champion needs that. Flee enemies is the most important part. You can also use teleport, to return to lane faster, and use a trick. When you use teleport and someone kill you, your passive gets active and your egg keeps teleporting! This is a really good thing.
Ignite is another GREAT spell to deal final damage, when the Frostbite is recharging and the enemy is trying to flee. The real damage that ignite deal helps TO MUCH to kill and kill a lot. As reposition, you can also use Heal, that I used before test ignite. Seriously, ignite looks like a bad option for anivia, but if you test it, you'll see de potencial of that.
|This item is really necessary to start in game. Rod of Ages provides an AP boost to deal damage, a health boost to Anivia become less fragile, and a mana boost to make the Glacial Storm stay active for more time. The rod's passives makes Anivia really more strong|
|Sorcerer's shoes is another good item to buy. The movement speed that it provides a speed up to Anivia's return to lane. Then magic penetration of the item starts to transform our CryoPhoenix into a killing machine.|
|More mana and more ability power... everthing that anivia need. Archangel's staff its a really good item for all mages. For Anivia is the same. The frostbite keeps growing...|
|The Infinity Edge for casters. It's INCREDIBLE ability power that the cap provides makes the ice bird be a Talon 2.0. Let's make counts. If you only buy the rabadon's deathcap, you have 120 AP. Plus the Rod of Ages bonus you have 180 AP. Plus archangel staff you have 260 AP. Plus the cap passive you have 351 AP. The Frostbite will deal 501 damage when doubled, and per second, Glacial Storm deal 125 damage. Now think. In some seconds Frostbite will be ready again, and you'll deal more 501 damage. Only think :)|
|With this item, Anivia is unbeatable. She has 3 lives. One normally, another with the Rebirth and another with guardian angel's passive. You can also buy Liandry's Torment to be protected, you can decide|
More damage and magic penetration. TOO MUCH DAMAGE!!! After that, your Anivia is complete.
Unbeatable, strong, and reviving, of course
-Q ( Flash Frost)(try to stun)
-W ( Crystallize)(in back of enemy)
-E ( Frostbite)
-R ( Glacial Storm)
At this part, your oponent just die. With the high AP build, the most abilities of anivia deal more than 400 damage. Probably with Glacial Storm your oponent will die really fast. If then enemy don't die, repeat the process.
In teamfights, the combo is a bit different.
-W ( Crystallize) (in the back)
-R ( Glacial Storm)
-E ( Frostbite)
-Use Q ( Flash Frost) to stun fleeing enemies and repeat the process
I think that the algortmh is auto-explained.
When you're trying to flee a fight, use this:
-W ( Crystallize)(front of enemy)
-Q ( Flash Frost) (to slow enemies)
- Flash (if necessary)
crystalize has an incredible "stoping enemies ability". If you're in the jungle, you can also completly block the paths. Flash Frost helps too, and the Flash... everybody knows!
Blue: AP based attacks
Red: AD based attacks
Yellow: Summoner Spells
-Try do not miss your Crystallize, cause if you put in the wrong place, you can be imobilized.
-Help team mates with anivia power. Stay only in mid lane the entirely game is really bad
- Anivia is a champion that need ability from the summoner, so train a lot with she before think that you'll win all the games.