How to Win Diana vs Akshan Counter Matchup Diana is in the a tier of champions

Diana vs Akshan

How to Beat Akshan as Diana in LoL Akshan is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Mage
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How to Beat Akshan as Diana

based on 3,487 Diana vs Akshan matchups
Win Rate
50.4 %
K/D/A
2.4
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we evaluate each and every week. This guide on how to beat Akshan as Diana came out of an examination of 3487 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This champ matchup is somewhat rare. Diana has to counter Akshan in only 2.1% of her rounds.

Diana vs Akshan Matchup Summary

Diana has done a ok job of countering Akshan. On average, she wins a acceptable 50.4% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Diana versus Akshan rounds, Diana’s team is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood, indicating that she most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Akshan.

Best Diana vs Akshan Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandDark Seal

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflameZhonya's HourglassNashor's Tooth

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Diana's passive ability p
Diana q ability q
Diana w ability w
Diana e ability e
Diana's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Akshan as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Akshan

Consider when to cast Lunar Rush without Moonlight and when to wait for another Crescent Strike.

Landing Crescent Strike is critically important, but don't be afraid to miss. The cooldown is short and the mana cost is low.

Use Moonfall and Lunar Rush to stay on targets and activate Moonsilver Blade for extra damage.

Diana vs Akshan Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
50.4 %
VS
Win Rate
49.6 %
Akshan Image
7.5
< Kills >
7.8
6.2
< Deaths >
6.2
7.4
< Assists >
5.9
1.71
< Killing Sprees >
1.78
66
< Minions Killed >
163
1.31
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.47
2,693
< Physical Damage >
16,664
16,699
< Magic Damage >
2,648
1,115
< True Damage >
2,264
20,508
< Damage Dealt >
21,577
26,599
< Damage Taken >
20,222
12,442
< Gold Earned >
12,324
1.93
< Towers >
2.19
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
6,446
< Total Healing >
1,752
14,060
< Experience >
13,763
20
< Vision Score >
18
5
< Wards Placed >
8
162
< Time Dealing CC >
34

How to Counter Akshan with Diana in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some vital Diana versus Akshan matchup stats that may help you interpret the differences between the pair. For instance, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Akshan’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Akshan..

Diana often has a similar longest killing spree as her counter does. Typically, she takes more damage than Akshan. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Akshan

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Akshan
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Akshan

Who is Better, Diana or Akshan?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Diana usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Akshan, with a 50.4% win rate. As a result, Diana makes an ok counter to Akshan.

While Diana does have a higher win rate than Akshan, when on opposite teams, Diana also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Diana into Akshan.

Furthermore, Diana has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Akshan. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Diana vs Akshan matchups, Diana is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Diana is a decent counter to Akshan. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Diana against Akshan.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Akshan Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Akshan as Diana, we analyzed 3,487 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 Akshan as Diana 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 Diana in order to counter Akshan during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana usually accumulates less CS relative to Akshan. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Diana versus Akshan build consist of Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Demonic Embrace. When Diana bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better against Akshan than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Diana had an average winrate of 50.4% when playing against Akshan with this build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Akshan as Diana, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Diana vs Akshan counter picks, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.4% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Akshan as Diana are presented for all skill levels, merged. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to an individual rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.