How to Win Diana vs Kennen Counter Matchup Diana is in the a tier of champions

Diana vs Kennen

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

How to Beat Kennen as Diana

based on 1,101 Diana vs Kennen matchups
Win Rate
52.8 %
K/D/A
2.31
Pick Rate
0.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently rated LoL games that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Kennen as Diana came out of an examination of 1101 ranked matches where both champions fought each other. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Diana is forced to battle against Kennen in only 0.7% of her rounds.

Diana vs Kennen Matchup Summary

Diana has done a good job of countering Kennen. Typically, she wins a whopping 52.8% of the time the champs face each other in. In Diana against Kennen rounds, Diana’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Kennen.

Best Diana vs Kennen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandRecurve Bow

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceNashor's Tooth

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite 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
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 Kennen as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Kennen

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 Kennen

Kennen is flimsy by nature - turn and attack him if he gets careless with Lightning Rush.

Consider playing a bit more cautiously around Kennen when you have a Mark of the Storm debuff. If he hits you with 3 Marks of the Storm, you will get stunned.

Diana vs Kennen Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
52.8 %
VS
Win Rate
47.2 %
Kennen Image
7.1
< Kills >
5.3
6.2
< Deaths >
5.6
7.2
< Assists >
6.7
1.6
< Killing Sprees >
1.22
64
< Minions Killed >
152
1.27
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.42
2,464
< Physical Damage >
2,325
16,378
< Magic Damage >
17,486
1,117
< True Damage >
733
19,960
< Damage Dealt >
20,544
26,647
< Damage Taken >
20,828
12,376
< Gold Earned >
10,799
1.97
< Towers >
1.84
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,403
< Total Healing >
2,306
14,095
< Experience >
13,823
21
< Vision Score >
18
5
< Wards Placed >
9
158
< Time Dealing CC >
61

How to Counter Kennen with Diana in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize several vital Diana against Kennen counter statistics that can help us understand the differences and similarities between the two. Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kennen’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Kennen..

Diana often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her counter does. On average, she receives more damage than Kennen. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Kennen

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Kennen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Kennen

Who is Better, Diana or Kennen?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Diana usually wins when trying to fight Kennen, with a 52.8% win rate. Therefore, Diana makes a good counter to Kennen.

While Diana does have a higher win rate than Kennen, when they face off with one another, Diana also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Diana into Kennen.

Additionally, Diana also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kennen. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Diana vs Kennen matchups, Diana is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Diana is an above average counter for Kennen. Make sure you focus your tactics on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Diana against Kennen.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Kennen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kennen as Diana, we analyzed 1,101 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 Kennen 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 Kennen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana often gets less CS compared to Kennen. Champs who on average don't earn much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Diana versus Kennen build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Diana bought at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when facing Kennen than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Diana boasted an average winrate of 52.8% when playing against Kennen with this build.

To have the greatest probability of annihilating Kennen 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. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Diana vs Kennen LoL games, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.8% winrate overall.

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