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Diana vs Anivia

How to Beat Anivia as Diana in LoL Anivia is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Mage
Mage Support

How to Beat Anivia as Diana

based on 3,097 Diana vs Anivia matchups
Win Rate
52.5 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL games every week. Within our data, Diana engaged Anivia in 3097 rounds. Including so many games with Diana vs Anivia gives us faith in our ability to provide actionable statistics and a supported build to smash Anivia. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Diana fights Anivia in only 1.9% of her matches.

Diana vs Anivia Matchup Summary

Diana has done a good job of beating Anivia. On average, she wins a terrific 52.5% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Diana versus Anivia rounds, Diana’s team is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood. This implies that she most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Anivia.

Best Diana vs Anivia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandDark Seal

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceShadowflameThornmailMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot 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 HealthScaling
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
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
16
R

Guide to Countering Anivia as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Anivia

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.

Advice to Win Against Anivia

If you're playing a ranged champion, stay far enough away from Anivia so you can dodge Flash Frost more easily.

Try to gank Anivia when she's laning. With multiple people, it is easier to ensure that her egg dies.

Try to fight Anivia in the lanes. In the jungle she can block pathways with lower ranks of Crystallize.

Diana vs Anivia Counter Stats

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

How to Counter Anivia with Diana in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some strategic Diana against Anivia matchup stats that can help you distinguish the differences between the two. For instance, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Anivia’s ratio of NaN, showing that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Anivia..

Diana often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her counter does. On average, she takes more damage than Anivia. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Anivia

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Anivia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Anivia

Who is Better, Diana or Anivia?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Diana usually wins when trying to fight Anivia, with a 52.5% win rate. As a result, Diana makes a good counter to Anivia.

While Diana does have a higher win rate compared to Anivia, when they face off with one another, Diana also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Diana into Anivia.

Furthermore, Diana has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Anivia. This 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 overall in League of Legends, in Diana vs Anivia matchups, Diana is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Diana is an above average counter for Anivia. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Diana against Anivia.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Anivia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Anivia as Diana, 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 Anivia 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

If you would like to truly master Diana to counter Anivia during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana usually picks up less CS as Anivia. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Diana versus Anivia build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Diana used at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Anivia than with many other common item sets. In fact, Diana boasted an average win rate of 52.5% when playing against Anivia with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Anivia as Diana, Diana players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Diana vs Anivia counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 52.5% win rate overall.

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