Anivia Build Guide by Gargoyle Junior
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Threats & Synergies
She can't really out trade you pre 6 and that means that every time she wants to cs... You've taken half her health with your Q-E combo. And if your jungler is around that should be a free kill since you can block her W passway and force her to other sides.
Oriana will out trade you hard if you miss your Q, So if you're not confident with your skill shots. Try to play it safe and farm up and wait for your jungler to gank, Oriana has no escape except for her flash, So just W her and Q towards the way that she's running. Should be a free kill.
This little thing will destroy you when he gets his ult, So you need to outplay him early on in order to win against him, Since u have no escapes and if you get stunned your ult will go on cooldown (His R will stun you for a moment) you will die. Try to plat super aggressive against him to put him behind, Ask for a jungler to gank and bait his E before your jungler comes.
Mostly a skill/outplay matchup. If the Zed player knows what he's doing you are screwed and you'll be getting one shotted over the course of the game. The only thing that you can do against him is rush early zhonyas and farm as much as you can. And do not let him roam, if he does, push the wave with your R and then teleport to the lane he has ganked and save the day.
It's really easy for an Azir player to outplay and kill you, But he doesn't have much of an power before his ult so try to kill him pre 6 to get an advantage.
If she stuns you when you throw your Q, You won't be able to recast it and you've easily lost the trade, and if you try to Q from afar she will easily dodge it, So you better get that jungler in your lane
Easy lane if you play it correctly. When he uses his E and is about to come toward you, You can easily land a Q and out trade him, And if your jungler is around. Oh hey... A free kill.
STAY AWAY from kassadin if you're a new Anivia player. He will give you a bad time. His Q actually cancels your ult because of the silence, And he will easily dodge your Q and hop over your W with his ult and kill you since you have no Q or W left and have no escapes. Although the only good side to this matchup is that you are way more useful in team fights than him, And you will be able to kill him later in the game.
pre 6 should be an easy and friendly lane since you both trade the same amount. Although when she reaches 6, She will destroy you. So the only thing that you can do to be more useful than her is to constantly push the lane and roam.
There's not much to explain, You Crush Karthus.
Katarina is easy to play against, you can cancel her ult with your Q or W and then kill her. Although do not let her roam and get fed because she will crush you in late game
When Velkoz players want to combo you, they cant really move that much and they will have to stay in one place for a couple of seconds, great opportunity for you to use your combo and then kill them since they have no escapes. And you can also cancel their ult with your Q and W
Yasuo is really easy to play around if you know what you're doing, Try to bait their W, After they use it, They most likely E through the minions to get to you, Use your Q and stun them and they should be dead, Although be careful not to destroy your Q by throwing it too soon
The reason beyond taking Manaflow is obvious, You suffer from low mana early on. and when the game starts, you have a free stack on Manaflow, Which means you can either get 3 melee minions with your Q, Or get a free trade with the enemy while they try to Farm.
Well... Anivia loves CDR, And this will keep you from wasting an item slot for another CDR item. Just keep spamming that E.
a great trading tool.
you will really enjoy this stopwatch, Getting ganked? Turn your R on and Q E The enemy, And then stopwatch, They will either die in your ult or will back off and have to recall.
CDR my friend... CDR.
So I haven't seen many Anivia mains buy Morellonomicon these days, Which is a mistake, This item will give you an easier time, The CDR will get you to 35% with your Transcendence rune, Which means that you won't overcap the CDR and you will have 45% by buying Zhonya's. Great item overall, You can also go Void staff if you find it more useful but i personally prefer Morell.
Zhonya is one of the best items for Anivia, You are the dominant champion in team fights, The only thing you have to do is put your ult either for zoning the enemy or crushing the tanks in the front line, Just pop zhonyas if they want to all in you or stun you.
Well, You haven't been stacking that Tear for no reason right? This may not be my favorite item of all time but the shield will keep you alive and the Ap is high and the mana is great.
and Well at this point you've got your defensive items and your team fight items, Now you're gonna need to oneshot those adcs and crush those tanks, So this two items will do just that ^^
I almost always take Teleport, Not because I can teleport back to lane. Because I can tp top or bot and surprise the enemy, or counter gank the enemy jungler.
I only take ignite against easy matchups like Yasuo and Karthus and Katarina, But still Teleport is a better option.
Take this against Zed/Fizz/Syndra and other burst champions.
Take this against Twisted Fate/Zoe/Annie
+Very high damage output
+One of the best mid laners for teamfighting
+Can outplay the opponents
+High rewarding champion
+Good for catching people and blocking paths
-Can become useless if behind
-Can be countered by certain champions
-High skill cap
In the early game, your goal is to get your Catalyst and Tear as soon as possible, So you can either farm for the first 1850g or be a bit more aggressive and go for risky plays and earn some money that way. Other than that, You shouldn't try to do much else.
You're a little stronger now, And you most have your Morell by now, so that means that you've got some damage, Try to get someone team fights rolling in the jungle/River (Since you can block pathways with your W and catch the enemy) And also try to separate the front line from the back line using your W And then Q the way that the enemy is running for a free kill.
You are now the beast that you're supposed to be. You can oneshot the adc if you get a Q off, So that's something to look for. You want to do everything you did in mid game, But now you have your zhonyas so you have to be more careful on where you place your R so it wouldn't go to waste when you're in zhonyas
Your all in combo is going to be Q-W-R-Q-E this one is a little harder but puts out a lot of damage, try to force them into your Q with your W.
In teamfights you should be looking forward to W the front line from the back line in order to get some time and kill the tanks in front. So R-W-Q(Toward the place they're forced to)-Q-E-Zhonyas if neccessery
You can Also Q-E-Q But you have to time it right in order for your E to do the double damage.