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

Diana vs Ryze

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

How to Beat Ryze as Diana

based on 924 Diana vs Ryze matchups
Win Rate
58.2 %
K/D/A
2.54
Pick Rate
0.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Ryze as Diana came out of an evaluation of 924 ranked rounds where both champs engaged each other. This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Diana encounters Ryze in only 0.8% of her matches.

Diana vs Ryze Matchup Summary

Diana does a great job of beating Ryze. On average, she wins a whopping 58.2% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Diana versus Ryze matches, Diana’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Ryze.

Best Diana vs Ryze Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Recurve BowAmplifying Tome

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisNashor's ToothShadowflame

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

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 Armor
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 Ryze as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Ryze

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 Ryze

Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.

Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.

Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.

Diana vs Ryze Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
58.2 %
VS
Win Rate
41.8 %
Ryze Image
7.5
< Kills >
5.1
5.9
< Deaths >
5.7
7.5
< Assists >
6.7
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
1.16
62
< Minions Killed >
175
1.36
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.37
2,796
< Physical Damage >
963
17,348
< Magic Damage >
18,262
1,211
< True Damage >
385
21,355
< Damage Dealt >
19,610
26,441
< Damage Taken >
23,919
12,643
< Gold Earned >
11,348
2.14
< Towers >
1.73
0.4
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
6,842
< Total Healing >
2,778
14,183
< Experience >
14,104
22
< Vision Score >
19
5
< Wards Placed >
9
163
< Time Dealing CC >
119

How to Counter Ryze with Diana in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize some valuable Diana versus Ryze counter stats that can help you realize the differences and similarities between this set of champs. For instance, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Ryze’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Ryze..

Diana typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. Commonly, she receives a similar amount of damage to Ryze. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Ryze

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Ryze
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Ryze

Who is Better, Diana or Ryze?

Both League 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 Ryze, with a 58.2% win rate. Thus, Diana makes a fantastic counter to Ryze.

While Diana does have a much higher winrate compared to Ryze, when they face off with one another, Diana also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult character to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Diana into Ryze.

Additionally, Diana has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ryze. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Diana vs Ryze 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 allies during team fights.

Diana is a great counter to Ryze. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Diana against Ryze.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Ryze Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ryze as Diana, we analyzed 924 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 Ryze 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 Ryze during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana often gets less CS as Ryze. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Diana versus Ryze build include Sunfire Aegis, Nashor's Tooth, and Shadowflame. When Diana combined at least these three items in her build, she did much better vs Ryze than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Diana had an average winrate of 58.2% when playing against Ryze with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Ryze as Diana, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Diana vs Ryze counterpicks, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 58.2% win rate overall.

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