Diana vs Gangplank Counter Build

How to Beat Gangplank as Diana


We produce our counter stats from the millions of ranked League rounds that we analyze every week. This Diana vs Gangplank counter review came out of an examination of 16,664 ranked games where both champions faced off against one another.

This champion matchup is fairly common. Diana has to counter Gangplank in 17.7% of her games. Diana has done a great job of countering Gangplank. On average, she wins a whopping 58.0% of games the champions fight one another in. In Diana versus Gangplank games, Diana’s team is 1.0% less likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that she probably won't get first blood against Gangplank.

Matchups Analyzed


Team First Blood


Win Rate


Best Diana Items to Counter Gangplank

The top items to have in your Diana versus Gangplank build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Night Harvester. When Diana incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Gangplank than with most other commonly used builds.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Lich Bane Item Night Harvester Item

Best Diana Runes to Counter Gangplank

To have the best probability of crushing Gangplank as Diana, Diana players should equip the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Scorch runes. Out of all the runes players used for Diana vs Gangplank battles, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also included the best Gangplank runes to fend off Diana to help you recognize how he will likely be played to try to beat you.

Best Diana Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Absolute Focus Rune Absolute Focus
Scorch Rune Scorch

Best Gangplank Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic


The subsequent tables show some significant Diana against Gangplank matchup statistics that can help you explain the distinctions between the two. As an example, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is similar to Gangplank’s KDA ratio of 2.1, demonstrating that Diana may be just as central to her team's team fighting potential than Gangplank.

Battle Stats


Diana Stats
7.7 5.3
Gangplank Stats


Diana Stats
6.1 5.9
Gangplank Stats


Diana Stats
6.5 6.8
Gangplank Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Diana Stats
3.5 2.4
Gangplank Stats

Damage Dealt

Diana Stats
21233 18953
Gangplank Stats

Damage Taken

Diana Stats
21359 22921
Gangplank Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Diana Stats
5.8 4.8
Gangplank Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Diana Stats
1 0.7
Gangplank Stats

Dragons Killed

Diana Stats
2.1 1.9
Gangplank Stats

Barons Killed

Diana Stats
0.5 0.4
Gangplank Stats

Gold Earned

Diana Stats
11390 11729
Gangplank Stats

Minions Killed

Diana Stats
135 167
Gangplank Stats

Diana typically has a much larger longest killing spree than her counter does. On average, Diana takes a similar amount of damage to Gangplank. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Diana commonly gets fewer minion kills than Gangplank. Champions that don't finish with many minion kills normally do not require much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities alone. However, champions with tons of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to pass the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 16664 Diana vs Gangplank 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 Gangplank 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.