Annie

The Dark Child

Annie INFO

  • Annie was released on 21 February 2009 and can be purchased from the Riot Store for 450 IP or 260 RP.
  • Annie was one of the first six characters designed, along with Singed, Sivir, Sion, Twisted Fate, and Lee Sin.
  • Annie, Gragas, Jax, Ryze and Twisted Fate are currently the only champions to have ten skins.
  • Annie is the second champion to have her skill icons remade together with a Visual Upgrade. The first being Katarina.
  • Annie's Summon: Tibbers currently is the ability with the highest ability power ratio in the game, with a maximum ratio of 980% AP counting initial cast and the target taking damage from all 45 ticks of Tibbers' aura damage.
  • Annie is the first champion to be based around a fire theme, the second being Brand.

Annie Skins

Annie Pros

  • High area of effect burst damage.
  • Controllable Tibbers (R) who can be used to block skill shots and scout for you as well as providing additional AoE DPS.
  • Great engage potential.
  • Easy to kill creeps with and farm due to her Disintegrate (Q) last hitting creeps for no mana cost to Annie.

Annie Cons

  • A lot of assassins and poke champions can beat Annie in lane.
  • She isn't very mobile, relies on flash to land her utlimate effectively most of the time.
  • Easily ganked as she has no escapes.

Annie Counter Tips

  • Stay away from her when she has her stun ready.
  • Keep a close eye on her passive stacks, when she hits 3 stacks, she can land a surprise stun by activating her E before her Q reaches its target.
  • Stay away from Tibbers when it's summoned, as it deals AOE damage.
  • Long range casters will have an easier time against her due to her short ranged abilities.

Annie DEV INFO

  • Riot's Gameplay Producer's girlfriend is named Annie. She owns a teddy bear named Tibbers.
  • Annie is voiced by Cristina Ulloa who also voices Amumu and Nunu.
  • Annie was designed by Ezreal and Guinsoo, with some help from Zileas.
  • Annie's last name, Hastur, is a reference to the Great Old One Hastur of the Cthulhu Mythos.
  • A possible inspiration for Annie might be Frederica Tenjuin from the Psyren manga, as another young girl with pyrokinetic powers and bear-themed clothing.
  • Annie received an early visual upgrade in the Philippine servers, complete with new particles, icons and quotes, but not her new artworks.
  • The visual effects designer for Panda Annie's log-in screen was Anthony Possobon.

Annie IS STRONG AGAINST

AhriFizzAkaliKatarinaLeBlancKayleYasuo

Annie IS WEAK AGAINST

BrandOriannaLuxMorganaKassadinLeBlancSyndra

Annie IS GOOD WITH

JinxAmumuLucianCaitlynEzrealBlitzcrankJarvan IV

Annie IS EVEN WITH

Twisted FateEzrealDianaMalzaharTwisted FateNidaleeSwain

ANNIE STORY

There have always been those within Noxus who did not agree with the evils perpetrated by the Noxian High Command. The High Command had just put down a coup attempt from the self-proclaimed Crown Prince Raschallion, and a crackdown on any form of dissent against the new government was underway. These political and social outcasts, known as the Gray Order, sought to leave their neighbors in peace as they pursued dark arcane knowledge.

The leaders of this outcast society were a married couple: Gregori Hastur, the Gray Warlock, and his wife Amoline, the Shadow Witch. Together they led an exodus of magicians and other intelligentsia from Noxus, resettling their followers beyond the Great Barrier to the northern reaches of the unforgiving Voodoo Lands. Though survival was a challenge at times, the Gray Order’s colony managed to thrive in a land where so many others would have failed.

Years after the exodus, Gregori and Amoline had a child: Annie. Early on, Annie’s parents knew there was something special about their daughter. At the age of two, Annie miraculously ensorcelled a shadow bear – a ferocious denizen of the petrified forests outside the colony – turning it into her pet. To this day she keeps her bear “Tibbers” by her side, often keeping him spellbound as a stuffed doll to be carried like a child’s toy. The combination of Annie’s lineage and the dark magic of her birthplace have given this little girl tremendous arcane power.

Annie Abilities

Pyromania

After casting 4 spells, Annie's next offensive spell will stun the target for a short duration.

Disintegrate

Annie hurls a Mana infused fireball, dealing damage and refunding the Mana cost if it destroys the target.

Incinerate

Annie casts a blazing cone of fire, dealing damage to all enemies in the area.

Molten Shield

Increases Annie's Armor and Magic Resist and damages enemies who hit Annie with basic attacks.

Summon: Tibbers

Annie wills her bear Tibbers to life, dealing damage to units in the area. Tibbers can attack and also burns enemies that stand near him.