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Diana vs Darius

How to Beat Darius as Diana in LoL Darius is in the a tier of champions
Fighter Mage
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How to Beat Darius as Diana

based on 9,041 Diana vs Darius matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
5.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Darius as Diana resulted from an evaluation of 9041 ranked games where both champs faced each other. This champ matchup is somewhat uncommon. Diana encounters Darius in only 5.5% of her matches.

Diana vs Darius Matchup Summary

Diana does a average job of countering Darius. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.6% of games the champs face one another in. In Diana versus Darius games, Diana’s team is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood. This implies that she probably won't get first blood versus Darius.

Best Diana vs Darius 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 EmbraceShadowflameThornmailVoid Staff

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: AlacrityLast Stand
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
W
3
E
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 Darius as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Darius

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 Darius

Darius's ability to escape from fights is limited. If you have an advantage against him, press your lead.

When Darius's axe grab is on cooldown, he is vulnerable to harassment attacks.

Diana vs Darius Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Darius Image
7.2
< Kills >
6.9
6.1
< Deaths >
5.8
7.4
< Assists >
4.5
1.65
< Killing Sprees >
1.56
63
< Minions Killed >
165
1.31
< Dragons Killed >
0.14
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.48
2,644
< Physical Damage >
14,975
16,648
< Magic Damage >
129
1,365
< True Damage >
3,866
20,657
< Damage Dealt >
18,971
26,334
< Damage Taken >
27,992
12,301
< Gold Earned >
11,815
1.91
< Towers >
2.36
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
6,398
< Total Healing >
5,746
13,874
< Experience >
14,118
20
< Vision Score >
17
5
< Wards Placed >
8
160
< Time Dealing CC >
159

How to Counter Darius with Diana in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here feature several vital Diana versus Darius matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the differences and similarities between this set of champions. As an example, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Darius’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Darius..

Diana normally has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Darius. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Diana and Darius

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Darius
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Darius

Who is Better, Diana or Darius?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Diana usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Darius, with a 49.6% win rate. Therefore, Diana makes an ok counter to Darius.

While Diana does have a lower winrate than Darius, when facing one another, Diana also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more complex character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Diana into Darius.

Additionally, Diana also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Darius. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Diana vs Darius matchups, Darius is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Diana is a somewhat poor counter to Darius. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Diana against Darius.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Darius Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Darius as Diana, we analyzed 9,041 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 Darius 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 to counter Darius during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana often racks up less CS compared to Darius. Champs who typically don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Diana versus Darius build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Diana combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better vs. Darius than with many other common builds. In fact, Diana boasted an average winrate of 49.6% battling Darius with this build.

To have the best chance of beating Darius as Diana, Diana players should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Diana vs Darius counter picks, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.6% winrate overall.

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