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Diana vs Lulu

How to Beat Lulu as Diana in LoL Lulu is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Mage
Support Mage

How to Beat Lulu as Diana

based on 6,427 Diana vs Lulu matchups
Win Rate
52.2 %
K/D/A
2.41
Pick Rate
3.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Lulu as Diana came out of an examination of 6427 ranked games where both champs faced off against each other. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Diana encounters Lulu in only 3.9% of her games.

Diana vs Lulu Matchup Summary

Diana does a good job of countering Lulu. Normally, she wins a terrific 52.2% of the time the champions oppose one another in. In Diana vs Lulu matches, Diana’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Lulu.

Best Diana vs Lulu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandHextech Alternator

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisRabadon's DeathcapNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceShadowflameZhonya's HourglassThornmail

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: TenacityLast 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 Lulu as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Lulu

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 Lulu

Lulu excels when opponents heavily commit. Don't give her this chance! Use heavy harass tactics instead to force Lulu and her partner out of lane.

The shots from Lulu's faerie can be intercepted - hide behind your minions to avoid the additional Faerie attacks.

Diana vs Lulu Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
52.2 %
VS
Win Rate
47.8 %
Lulu Image
6.8
< Kills >
1.4
5.8
< Deaths >
4.9
7.2
< Assists >
14
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
0.25
62
< Minions Killed >
18
1.4
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.49
2,507
< Physical Damage >
971
16,025
< Magic Damage >
4,021
1,165
< True Damage >
387
19,698
< Damage Dealt >
5,379
25,607
< Damage Taken >
14,284
12,159
< Gold Earned >
7,605
2.02
< Towers >
2.05
0.37
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
6,460
< Total Healing >
1,739
13,731
< Experience >
10,249
21
< Vision Score >
49
5
< Wards Placed >
23
165
< Time Dealing CC >
221

How to Counter Lulu with Diana in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some vital Diana vs. Lulu counter stats that may help you interpret the distinctions between this pair of champions. For instance, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Lulu’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Lulu. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Diana normally has a much larger longest kill spree than her foe does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Lulu. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Lulu

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Lulu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Lulu

Who is Better, Diana or Lulu?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Diana usually wins when facing off against Lulu, with a 52.2% win rate. Therefore, Diana makes a good counter to Lulu.

While Diana does have a higher winrate than Lulu, when on opposite teams, Diana also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Diana into Lulu.

Furthermore, Diana has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lulu. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Diana vs Lulu matchups, Diana is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Diana is an above average counter to Lulu. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Diana against Lulu.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Lulu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lulu as Diana, we analyzed 6,427 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 Lulu 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 truly master Diana in order to counter Lulu during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana typically gets much more CS as Lulu. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Diana versus Lulu build include Sunfire Aegis, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Diana combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better when fighting Lulu than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Diana had an average win rate of 52.2% when countering Lulu with these items in her kit.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Lulu as Diana, Diana players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Diana vs Lulu counterpicks, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.2% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lulu as Diana are given for every ranked division. If you would like to scope the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.