How to Win Diana vs Kai'Sa Counter Matchup Diana is in the a tier of champions

Diana vs Kai'Sa

How to Beat Kai'Sa as Diana in LoL Kai'Sa is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Mage
Marksman

How to Beat Kai'Sa as Diana

based on 11,010 Diana vs Kai'Sa matchups
Win Rate
53.8 %
K/D/A
2.41
Pick Rate
6.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. Within our data, Diana did battle with Kai'Sa 11010 times. Having so many games with Diana versus Kai'Sa gives us confidence in our capability to produce useful data and a pro build to annihilate your foe. This counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Diana has to counter Kai'Sa in only 6.7% of her rounds.

Diana vs Kai'Sa Matchup Summary

Diana has done a good job of countering Kai'Sa. Typically, she wins a fantastic 53.8% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Diana vs Kai'Sa games, Diana’s team is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood, implying that she probably won't be able to get first blood against Kai'Sa.

Best Diana vs Kai'Sa Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Recurve BowDark Seal

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

Lich BaneDemonic EmbraceShadowflameZhonya's Hourglass

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

Domination Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Resolve Shield BashBone Plating
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
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Kai'Sa as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Kai'Sa

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 Kai'Sa

Kai'Sa is very vulnerable to getting outranged by mages and long range carries.

Make sure to place wards in your blind spots so you can see Kai'Sa coming.

Kai'Sa is very good at picking off isolated enemies. Stick together against her.

Diana vs Kai'Sa Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
53.8 %
VS
Win Rate
46.2 %
Kai'Sa Image
7.2
< Kills >
7.7
6.1
< Deaths >
5.8
7.5
< Assists >
6.2
1.65
< Killing Sprees >
1.77
65
< Minions Killed >
175
1.37
< Dragons Killed >
0.26
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.48
2,652
< Physical Damage >
12,631
16,709
< Magic Damage >
5,143
1,198
< True Damage >
1,702
20,560
< Damage Dealt >
19,477
26,491
< Damage Taken >
19,113
12,430
< Gold Earned >
12,621
2.03
< Towers >
2.15
0.35
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
6,480
< Total Healing >
2,802
14,113
< Experience >
12,591
21
< Vision Score >
18
5
< Wards Placed >
8
163
< Time Dealing CC >
30

How to Counter Kai'Sa with Diana in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here underscore several critical Diana versus Kai'Sa matchup statistics that may help you explain the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kai'Sa’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Kai'Sa..

Diana normally has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. On average, she takes more damage than Kai'Sa. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Kai'Sa

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Kai'Sa
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Kai'Sa

Who is Better, Diana or Kai'Sa?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Diana usually wins when facing off against Kai'Sa, with a 53.8% win rate. Thus, Diana makes a great counter for Kai'Sa.

While Diana does have a higher win rate than Kai'Sa, when on opposite teams, Diana also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less challenging champion to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Diana into Kai'Sa.

Furthermore, Diana also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kai'Sa. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Diana vs Kai'Sa 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 teamfights.

Diana is a great counter for Kai'Sa. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Diana against Kai'Sa.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Kai'Sa Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kai'Sa as Diana, we analyzed 11,010 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 Kai'Sa 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 learn all of the intricacies of Diana to counter Kai'Sa during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana typically racks up less CS compared to Kai'Sa. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities 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 case, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Diana versus Kai'Sa build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Diana used at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better when fighting Kai'Sa than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Diana had an average win rate of 53.8% when playing against Kai'Sa with this build.

To have the best chance of annihilating Kai'Sa as Diana, you should take the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Domination and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Diana vs Kai'Sa fights, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 53.8% win rate overall.

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