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.
Rappel has a long cooldown. Elise is vulnerable after she has used it.
Elise's Spider Form is more dangerous when you are at low health, and her Human Form more potent when you are at high health.
Rappel will only move Elise straight up and down unless she can descend upon an enemy unit.
The stats shown on this page underscore some important Diana against Elise counter statistics that may help us appreciate the distinctions between this set of champions. As an example, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Elise’s ratio of NaN, showing that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Elise..
Diana typically has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Elise. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Diana usually wins when taking on Elise, with a 54.0% win rate. Thus, Diana makes a great counter to Elise.
While Diana does have a much higher win rate compared to Elise, when facing one another, Diana also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult character to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Diana into Elise.
Additionally, Diana has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Elise. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Diana vs Elise 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 teammates during team fights.
Diana is a great counter to Elise. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Diana against Elise.
To truly master Diana in order to counter Elise during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Diana usually picks up more CS relative to Elise. Champions who typically don't earn much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. 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, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Diana versus Elise build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Diana included at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when fighting Elise than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Diana boasted an average winrate of 54.0% battling Elise with this counter build.
To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Elise 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 builds that we analyzed for Diana vs Elise clashes, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 54.0% win rate overall.
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