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Why Is Anivia Never Played?

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Kelarm

Senior Member

02-04-2013

For one thing, she's an extremely high skill cap champion, perhaps the most skillful in the game.

She also gets destroyed by assassin, bruisers, and ad mids, which is all you see in this gay meta. Basically she's just countered by this meta, both in teamfights and in lane.

She's also insanely reliant on blue buff, which is fairly easy to deny to her, especially with the mids you see these days and especially if you're ahead, making her fall further and further behind.

All things considered, it's no wonder you don't see her anymore.


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Wezz

Senior Member

02-04-2013

not to mention ziggs free week is being a bane to my anivia mid lane.


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Eagle In A Blimp

Senior Member

02-04-2013

I ONLY play her hahaha, look at my history


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Gaxxe

Senior Member

02-04-2013

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Eagle In A Blimp:
I ONLY play her hahaha, look at my history


You seem very good with her

P.S. WHY NO ARCHANGELS ON YOUR BUILDS!?!


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Ayemageyene

Senior Member

02-04-2013

Quote:
Kenshin Akira:
Cons: Mana costs, blue dependent, mana costs, very weak autoattacks, mana costs, Jarvan-Helping-Syndrome, mana costs.


Without the 5 Archangels and 1 Deathcap combo anymore, I don't see the point in playing her as a straight nuker. Grail helps but mana issues make playing her unattractive for me.


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PPPPPPPPPPPP270

Senior Member

02-04-2013

Her auto animation is even worse than Vlad's.
Her slow projectile speed and low AD makes it terrible to last hit.


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Wise Squirrel

Senior Member

02-04-2013

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Gaxxe:
Not forcing anyone to play her, I'm just wondering why more people don't play her. She does have sluggish AAs though.


Fine I'll tell you.

She is a high skill cap champion because of a variety of factors:

1) She easily runs out of mana if she doesn't itemize for it.

2) She doesn't do much damage if she doesn't ignore mana in favor of investing in pure ap.

3) Her Q is a failry slow skillshot which can be dodged by walking towards the side.

4) Her ultimate + frostbite combo became much more mana intensive since the changes made to her.

5) Egg form is not very good in solo queue since no one is going to defend (Don't kid yourself, they are not going to "help" you, so called allies).

6) Many players cannot learn unique champions, anivia is a quirky one.

Those are the reason people don't like playing as anivia.

Also, why am I getting downvoted every time I post?


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Nawar

Senior Member

02-04-2013

Quote:
Kenshin Akira:
Cons: Mana costs, blue dependent, mana costs, very weak autoattacks, mana costs, Jarvan-Helping-Syndrome, mana costs.


Oh, and one more thing. Man costs.


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