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Diana vs Nunu & Willump

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Diana in LoL Nunu & Willump is in the a tier of champions
Fighter Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Diana

based on 3,636 Diana vs Nunu & Willump matchups
Win Rate
54.3 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League games that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Nunu & Willump as Diana resulted from an analysis of 3636 ranked rounds where both champs clashed against one another. This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Diana is forced to battle against Nunu & Willump in only 2.2% of her rounds.

Diana vs Nunu & Willump Matchup Summary

Diana has done a great job of countering Nunu & Willump. Typically, she wins a fantastic 54.3% of games the champions fight one another in. In Diana versus Nunu & Willump games, Diana’s side is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood. This implies that she probably won't get first blood versus Nunu & Willump.

Best Diana vs Nunu & Willump Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandDark Seal

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisNashor's ToothShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapDemonic EmbraceZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

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: AlacrityLast 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
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 Nunu & Willump as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Nunu & Willump

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 Nunu & Willump

Using Summoner Flash is a surefire way to escape Absolute Zero.

Interrupting the charge up on Absolute Zero will lower the amount of damage your team takes.

Biggest Snowball Ever moves very fast but cannot turn as quickly, so don't try to escape it by running away in a straight line. Instead, make sudden, sharp turns.

Diana vs Nunu & Willump Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
54.3 %
VS
Win Rate
45.7 %
Nunu & Willump Image
7.4
< Kills >
4.3
5.7
< Deaths >
5.8
7.5
< Assists >
11.9
1.68
< Killing Sprees >
0.97
63
< Minions Killed >
39
1.3
< Dragons Killed >
1.47
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.39
2,801
< Physical Damage >
1,306
17,326
< Magic Damage >
10,569
1,149
< True Damage >
866
21,276
< Damage Dealt >
12,741
25,693
< Damage Taken >
32,999
12,262
< Gold Earned >
10,282
1.98
< Towers >
1.47
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0.36
6,436
< Total Healing >
14,765
13,743
< Experience >
12,268
20
< Vision Score >
19
5
< Wards Placed >
5
165
< Time Dealing CC >
385

How to Counter Nunu & Willump with Diana in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize several significant Diana against Nunu & Willump counter statistics that can help you figure out the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nunu & Willump’s ratio of NaN, showing that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Nunu & Willump. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Diana typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. Typically, she receives less damage than Nunu & Willump. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Diana and Nunu & Willump

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Nunu & Willump
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Nunu & Willump

Who is Better, Diana or Nunu & Willump?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Diana usually wins when playing against Nunu & Willump, with a 54.3% win rate. As a result, Diana makes a great counter for Nunu & Willump.

While Diana does have a much higher win rate than Nunu & Willump, when on opposite teams, Diana also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Diana into Nunu & Willump.

Furthermore, Diana also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nunu & Willump. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Diana vs Nunu & Willump matchups, Diana is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Diana is a great counter for Nunu & Willump. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Diana against Nunu & Willump.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Nunu & Willump Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nunu & Willump as Diana, we analyzed 3,636 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 Nunu & Willump 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Diana to counter Nunu & Willump during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana often accumulates more CS relative to Nunu & Willump. Champions who on average don't earn much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Diana versus Nunu & Willump build include Sunfire Aegis, Nashor's Tooth, and Shadowflame. When Diana used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Nunu & Willump than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Diana boasted an average winrate of 54.3% battling Nunu & Willump with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Nunu & Willump as Diana, Diana players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Diana vs Nunu & Willump fights, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 54.3% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Nunu & Willump as Diana are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.