Anivia Build Guide by ThatsAToad
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Threats & Synergies
Really hard to play against. You need to dodge her charm or else you're already dead. If you don't think you can dodge her E, then by all means, do not activate your ult. It will get canceled immediately. Also, if you know her ult is up, then try to stay behind minions or more than 2 dash lengths away so you can Q and leave.
Either an easy lane or the worst experience of your life. No in between. When she uses her W, use a quick estimate to determine if she has ult up. If you know it's up, place your ult dead center in her W to get her out of there. If her ult is up, don't. Her first R will cancel your ult and the timing of her E can make your stun miss.
You're not going to get counter-picked LOL (Pick malz if you actually do. He's easy and hard counters her with Q and R)
Relatively easy since you can survive her initial burst. If you try going in on her and her stun is up/almost up, place your ult down and wall off her path towards you. Unless she's low and running away, then block her escape.
His roaming potential far outmatches yours and his movespeed can make hitting your stun a huge hassle. To add onto that, your W doesn't disrupt his W. Save your stun for when he uses his W. Also, he is most likely going to cheese farm early, but will not have mana to harass later, so tank the damage from minions to prevent CS loss when he out wave clears you
A very bad husband. He can poke you from a safe distance and his ult disrupts yours. Not to mention his E makes your Q hard to hit. Try zoning him out with your ult. Also you can cancel his E with very precise W placement. Engage if you know his E is down.
Why did I go against this in ranked? Idk. He's easy to deal with so I'm not complaining. Just dodge R, I guess?
His harass on W and E is super hard to deal with. His stun is also really easy to land compared to yours. Always go in if he blows his Q and just dodge his W.
You don't need to be facing her to deal damage, since your R is on regardless. Her W is also useless on you since your as mobile as an actual egg anyways. She's constantly stopping to use her E, so use Q in that gap. Also, she's just as mana hungry as you.
Corki is an endangered species in any game mode, so I can't comment on it. But if he's picked in rank, they know what they're doing. Go in once he blows W. He also has to face you to do damage with E, so take advantage by throwing Q once his W is gone.
Pre 6, she's no threat to you. If she tries to close the distance she will get a face full of Q. Once she gets ult, this should be obvious, but don't engage unless A: her ult is down B: she's charging at you (in which case fire your Q right in front and detonate almost immediately)
He's a really big threat levels 2-6. After that, you can zone him away from you. ALSO: do not use Q unless he uses E
His point and click fear is your only enemy. Other than that, he litterally has to stand next to you and/or be still to damage you. Oh, also his silence is annoying too, I guess
He counters you in every aspect. He can push pre 6, can dodge your Q with his E, can go over your wall with his E, and completely deletes you with his Q R animation cancel. Play passively after he hits level 2. Harass as much as you can pre 2
Taunt is pretty annoying. His free magic shield is not the most fun either. Other than that, easy pickings. Dodge his E and he is very vulnerable.
He's a one trick. Or Q before he makes contact with you when he Es you. You'll both be stunned
The second easiest matchup IMO. His turrets mean nothing once you get 6 and hes to immobile to dodge your Q.
Dodge his Q's and hes free for the picking. Your W disrupts his ult.
His point and click silence cancels your ult. Save q for after he uses his, not when he flas... Ults towards you. Harass pre 6 as much as possible.
She is easy to counter if you can disrupt her ult properly with W. Save Q for when her shunpo is down. Harass pre 6.
If you lose against a Kayle, please don't try Anivia again. (I'm just kidding i love it when people play Anivia)
His ult is devastating. Only Q while he has E and R active. He will go straight for you.
Her W is your arch enemy. Use Q to get her to W again so her E doesn't proc.
Just watch for her ult. Don't get poked out of lane.
Dodge her E in lane and don't get caught by her ult and you're good.
Uninstall and cry I'm not joking. If he has a brain and is going AP, Omae wa mou, shinderu.
Zone him off when his ult is up. Its range is shorter than you think. One important counter tip: if his passive is up, you can still stun him (without Qing, ulting, then detonating). Throw your Q, wait until a bit after it hits him, then detonate. The first hit will rid the shield.
Depends on how good he is. Harass him when he goes for CS though.
She punishes an immobile mage like you. Farm from a safe distance and Q her if she goes in for CS. E then leave if it hits.
Not a mid laner, but she will shit on you late game and you can't do anything but run. Or hope your top won.
He's more mana hungry than you. Harass him during all times. He has to stand still for his combos.
This matchup is in your favor. He has to be near you to hurt you. Just dodge his E and watch even more for ganks.
Her stun is easy to land and she will destroy you before you can hurt her. Just play passively. Unless she's bad. Burn her E and engage.
Her W punishes you way harder than I would like it to. Dodge that and your good though. But it's kinda hard too since your a flying freezer. Shove when she ults bot or top
Pretty easy. Ult yourself if he ults, and Q him if he Qs you. Shove when he roams tho. Don't attack the turret if you don't know where he is though.
In lane, it's a standstill. He outroams you though, and you need to shove when he does so you can get ahead on CS. Ping his lvl 6 the second he hits it.
He has to be near you to get his damage off. Just dodge his W and don't run into his E. He's slower than you.
Dodge his E. Your wall disrupts him.
His damage is insane. Always be moving to dodge his skill shots. Wall him off if he ults you, since you ulting him is a hindrance to you. You can't move far away from it, or it'll cancel. That's what he wants. (No wait, ThatsAToad)
Early game, its all yours. If hes fed, you're screwed tho. So your responsibility is to ping and don't suck
Get your dodging shoes on
Windwall. Just keep that in mind. He will use it after Eing to you. other wise his W can't block your R. Guess your ult is superior
His damage is insane. However you have one upside: Him ulting you is a death sentence. He always ends up behind you, so throw your Q, E him, and place ult on where he came from.
W is your only threat. Can cancel your ult or get him out of it. Also just dodge Qs
Dodge his Q's and youre good.
Just easy. No explanation needed. Dodge E.
Nunu & Willump
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Hello fellow Anivia wannabe
First of all, I respect you for playing Anivia. Plain and simple. Not enough play Anivia IMO, so here's my attempt to help people play her better.
Who am I?
Nobody special. I'm an Anivia one trick who climbed to plat in less than a year of ranked play and would probably be in diamond if I didn't keep trying to branch off every time I have a bad game.
I have a twitch but don't use it lol.
I might duo with you if you want and have plt mmr (mmr not rank)
First of all: Why Anivia?
Incredible amount of CC
Passive is godlike early and good late (with good peel/positioning)
The fee for passing your wall is their flash
Great at stalling
W can win the game
Ult is a 4th ability
Very susceptible to CC
Q is very slow
W can lose you the game
Hard to master
Cheap shot for the extra damage
Eyeball for the extra damage
Ravenous because your constantly dealing damage
Relentless is a good alternative if you want to roam more
The sorcery tree should be obvious
You can use teleport before procing passive to continue the tp
If your about to die, flash under turret if possible so that they can't finish you off
If they have no more burst left, then don't bother. Just spam mastery as they fail to rekill you
You can wait before detonating to proc things like Malz passive
Aim lower than where you think they will be. The hitbox is wonky
Can cancel dashes if timed right
Leave a small opening in your wall so that you can still chase if they have flash
Don't if you know they can't get across
Block off jg path if you aren't getting ganked from bush
Use behind ult to wall them in
Angle your wall to force them to walk a certain direction, making Q easier to hit
Use your Q, then E, then detonate Q to minimize time in your burst. Only if you know it's connecting though
Use as an empowered auto if every one of your minions decide to suddenly attack the low cannon
Otherwise only use if they are chilled
Farm, farm, farm, and farm with it
Use in base if you're waiting for health so you can stack tear quicker
Place down first so that you can hit Q easily
Stand inside it if you are getting collapsed on (by a zed or yasuo) to make them choose: get hurt to hurt you, or back off