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Diana vs Shen

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Fighter Mage
Tank

How to Beat Shen as Diana

based on 4,641 Diana vs Shen matchups
Win Rate
50.3 %
K/D/A
2.21
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Shen as Diana came out of an analysis of 4641 ranked games where both champs clashed against each other. This matchup is somewhat rare. Diana has to counter Shen in only 2.8% of her rounds.

Diana vs Shen Matchup Summary

Diana does a average job of countering Shen. Typically, she wins a acceptable 50.3% of games the champions fight each other in. In Diana vs Shen matches, Diana’s side is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Shen.

Best Diana vs Shen 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

Rabadon's DeathcapDemonic EmbraceZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

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

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
E
3
W
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 Shen as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Shen

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 Shen

Be ready to dodge Shen's taunt and punish him if he misses.

Once Shen reaches level 6, watch out for his global-range ultimate, which can turn fights quickly.

Diana vs Shen Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
50.3 %
VS
Win Rate
49.7 %
Shen Image
6.7
< Kills >
4.3
6.3
< Deaths >
4.8
7.2
< Assists >
10.7
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
0.99
63
< Minions Killed >
129
1.28
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.4
2,538
< Physical Damage >
6,555
16,474
< Magic Damage >
6,875
1,099
< True Damage >
1,152
20,112
< Damage Dealt >
14,584
26,793
< Damage Taken >
25,855
12,243
< Gold Earned >
9,978
1.92
< Towers >
1.67
0.33
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
6,525
< Total Healing >
2,846
13,831
< Experience >
13,760
21
< Vision Score >
18
5
< Wards Placed >
9
168
< Time Dealing CC >
611

How to Counter Shen with Diana in LoL

The stats shown here underscore some critical Diana versus Shen counter statistics that can help you interpret the distinctions between this set of champs. As an example, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Shen’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Shen..

Diana normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her foe does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Shen. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Shen

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Shen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Shen

Who is Better, Diana or Shen?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Diana usually fairs equally well when playing against Shen, with a 50.3% win rate. Thus, Diana makes an ok counter for Shen.

While Diana does have a higher win rate than Shen, when facing one another, Diana also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more difficult champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Diana into Shen.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Diana vs Shen matchups, Diana is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Diana is a decent counter for Shen. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Diana against Shen.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Shen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Shen as Diana, we analyzed 4,641 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 Shen 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 learn all of the intricacies of Diana in order to counter Shen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana most often accumulates less CS as Shen. Champs who typically don't get much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, 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 surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Diana versus Shen build include Sunfire Aegis, Nashor's Tooth, and Shadowflame. When Diana included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better vs. Shen than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Diana had an average win rate of 50.3% when playing against Shen with this build.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Shen 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. Of all the rune sets players picked for Diana vs Shen face-offs, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.3% winrate overall.

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