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How to Beat Diana as Anivia

based on 3,097 Anivia vs Diana matchups
Win Rate
47.5 %
K/D/A
2.59
Pick Rate
7.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated League matches that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Diana as Anivia came out of an analysis of 3097 ranked games where both champions engaged each other. This particular counter matchup is somewhat uncommon. Anivia encounters Diana in only 7.3% of her games.

Anivia vs Diana Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Anivia has done a below average job of beating Diana. On average, she wins a lowly 47.5% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Anivia versus Diana matches, Anivia’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Diana.

Best Anivia vs Diana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Anivia Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceShadowflameMorellonomiconSeraph's Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Anivia to level up e
>
Second ability for Anivia to level up q
>
Last skill for Anivia to max out w

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Anivia's passive ability p
Anivia q ability q
Anivia w ability w
Anivia e ability e
Anivia's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Diana as Anivia

Tips for Playing as Anivia against Diana

Timing Flash Frost with Frostbite can lead to devastating combinations.

It can be very difficult for enemy champions to kill her egg early in game. Seize the advantage by playing aggressively.

Anivia is extremely reliant on Mana for Glacial Storm. Try getting items with Mana or going for a Crest of the Ancient Golem buff on Summoner's Rift.

Advice to Win Against Diana

Pale Cascade orbs only last a few seconds. Avoid Diana and engage her after the shield dissipates.

Diana can play very aggressively if she uses Lunar Rush without Moonlight, but you can punish her by slowing or stunning her when she has no way to get back into position.

Dodge Crescent Strike, or move to safety if you are affected by Moonlight.

Anivia vs Diana Counter Stats

Anivia Image
Win Rate
47.5 %
VS
Win Rate
52.5 %
Diana Image
5.4
< Kills >
7.3
5.1
< Deaths >
6
7.8
< Assists >
7.5
1.25
< Killing Sprees >
1.67
153
< Minions Killed >
66
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
1.39
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.54
1,091
< Physical Damage >
2,880
16,267
< Magic Damage >
17,949
1,221
< True Damage >
1,230
18,580
< Damage Dealt >
22,060
23,391
< Damage Taken >
26,794
11,037
< Gold Earned >
12,500
1.84
< Towers >
2
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.36
2,131
< Total Healing >
6,659
13,845
< Experience >
14,213
22
< Vision Score >
21
11
< Wards Placed >
5
970
< Time Dealing CC >
166

How to Counter Diana with Anivia in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some critical Anivia versus Diana counter stats that can help us understand the differences between the pair. As an example, Anivia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Diana’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Anivia may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Diana..

Anivia often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her foe does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Diana. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Anivia and Diana

Damage Types Compared

Anivia
Diana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Anivia
Diana

Who is Better, Anivia or Diana?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Anivia usually loses when trying to fight Diana, with a 47.5% win rate. As a result, Anivia makes a poor counter to Diana.

While Anivia does have a lower win rate compared to Diana, when facing one another, Anivia also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Anivia into Dianaas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Anivia has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Diana. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Anivia vs Diana matchups, Diana is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Anivia is a trash counter for Diana. Focus your play on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Anivia against Diana.

Additional Information for Anivia Players

How We Calculated Our Anivia vs Diana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Diana as Anivia, we analyzed 3,097 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Diana as Anivia comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Anivia to counter Diana during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Anivia often gets more CS as Diana. Champs who on average don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Anivia versus Diana build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Anivia incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better countering Diana than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Anivia had an average winrate of 47.5% battling Diana with these items in her kit.

To have the best probability of annihilating Diana as Anivia, Anivia players should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune builds players chose for Anivia vs Diana battles, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 47.5% win rate overall.

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