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Diana vs Skarner

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

How to Beat Skarner as Diana

based on 951 Diana vs Skarner matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
2.33
Pick Rate
0.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each week. In our data, Diana faced off against Skarner 951 times. With so many games with Diana versus Skarner provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to provide useful statistics and a recommended build to destroy your foe. This pairing is relatively rare. Diana encounters Skarner in only 0.6% of her rounds.

Diana vs Skarner Matchup Summary

Diana has done a ok job of beating Skarner. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.2% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Diana versus Skarner games, Diana’s side is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood against Skarner.

Best Diana vs Skarner Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandRecurve Bow

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflameNashor'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: 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
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Skarner as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Skarner

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 Skarner

Skarner is especially dangerous when inside Crystal Spire zones his team controls. Try to capture them ahead of time if a fight may break out around them.

Skarner can't harm you very much outside of short range, so stay away from him!

Skarner's Move Speed is increased as long as his shield, Crystalline Exoskeleton, persists. Attack him to lower his speed.

Diana vs Skarner Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Skarner Image
6.8
< Kills >
4.5
6.1
< Deaths >
4.8
7.4
< Assists >
9.8
1.57
< Killing Sprees >
1.05
64
< Minions Killed >
44
1.33
< Dragons Killed >
1.29
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.4
2,558
< Physical Damage >
7,083
16,282
< Magic Damage >
4,600
1,107
< True Damage >
1,088
19,948
< Damage Dealt >
12,772
26,195
< Damage Taken >
26,526
12,187
< Gold Earned >
10,581
1.88
< Towers >
1.58
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
6,396
< Total Healing >
6,187
13,726
< Experience >
12,949
20
< Vision Score >
21
5
< Wards Placed >
6
164
< Time Dealing CC >
687

How to Counter Skarner with Diana in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several valuable Diana versus Skarner counter statistics that may help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Skarner’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Skarner..

Diana normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Skarner. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Diana and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Skarner
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Skarner

Who is Better, Diana or Skarner?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Diana usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Skarner, with a 50.2% win rate. Therefore, Diana makes an ok counter to Skarner.

While Diana does have a higher win rate compared to Skarner, when they face off with one another, Diana also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champ to learn. You should be careful when picking Diana into Skarner.

Additionally, Diana also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Skarner. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Diana is a decent counter for Skarner. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Diana against Skarner.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Skarner Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Skarner as Diana, we analyzed 951 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 Skarner 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 to counter Skarner during both the early game 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 stats shown here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana on average accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Skarner. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Diana versus Skarner build include Sunfire Aegis, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Diana incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did much better when facing Skarner than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Diana had an average win rate of 50.2% when countering Skarner with this build.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Skarner as Diana, you should use 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 builds players picked for Diana vs Skarner counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.2% winrate overall.

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