For beginners starting out in the League of Legends world; Anivia will seem like an unjust champion, as his passive «rebirth» literally allows him to revive any lethal damage he receives. As long as she’s not destroyed in her egg form, and her skills can turn her into a tough opponent on the Mid line, if you’re one of those people who think this champion is broken, you can rest easy, because here you’ll find everything you need to counter an Anivia.
The best thing you can do against an Anivia is to ask for help from your jungle; ambushes are the most effective tactics to finish off this champion, if you want to fight in a versus you must do it taking into account her passive and if possible in a line; because this ice bird has a «W» called «crystallization» which will create an ice wall that allows her to escape or position herself in the best way, always keep that in mind.
Anivia counter champions
Anivia can be annoying but not invincible; with these champions you can easily prove it, however each represents a different style of play, so try to choose the one that best suits your mode of play.
This fish has a clear advantage in the Mid line against an Anivia; with Fizz you can easily get in and out of fights and even look for one-on-one fights, allowing you to play aggressively with its «Q» and its «E». With a few swaps you can remove her passive or kill her easily depending on the occasion; an excellent choice for those who have a repressed trauma against this Mid champion.
With Diana you can trust a lot if you get to play in duo with a jungle; you only need a few ganks to get the advantage you need, because for an Anivia is almost impossible to escape this champion, when he is thrown over to use his combo could be considered as dead, unless he has his passive and his flash.
This could be the safest option of all; since a Kassadin should not die in the hands of an Anivia, thanks to the fact that it has a kit of skills that make it a real nuisance in the Mid line. If you are in lower leagues of gold this champion could assure you several victories, with little suffering so take it into account for your next games.
The mechanical lady known as Orianna can easily win the line to an Anivia; to the point of not even letting her bluff, the weak point that this champion has is that pressing her opponent so much usually receives more gankeos from the enemy jungle. So if you have the ability to play this champion is very important to place sentinels in your line, to avoid disturbance in your game and you can easily suppress this bird.
Items (Objects) that counter an Anivia
When you start a game in League of Legends; you shouldn’t arm yourself thinking only about the champion you’re going to face, if that’s what you need to take into account but it’s not the most important thing. Always try to arm the first essential item for your character; depending on the situation you can arm yourself to play more offensive or defensive, if you are defensive against an Anivia you could use the following items.
If you want to cause a lot of damage this object will help you to achieve it; with the Morellonomicon you will have mana regeneration and a good damage, which will allow you to be ready for a fight against this bird, either to remove its passive or kill it definitively.
Death Fairy Veil (Banshee Veil)
League of Legends ItemsThis is also an excellent option; the death fairy’s veil grants a shield of spells that blocks the first enemy ability, an item that can offer you excellent protection against Anivia’s powers.
The best spells against an Anivia
It’s a good idea to choose the summoner spells you’re most comfortable with your champion with; if you feel confident to fight and win the Anivia line, go with your ignite, but if you feel insecure, go with a barrier. It’s all up to you so don’t worry so much about it.
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Anivia isn’t the only Mid champion you want to counter; I’ll leave you a list of champions you’ll probably face on the centerline: