How to Win Diana vs Tristana Counter Matchup Diana is in the b tier of champions

Diana vs Tristana

How to Beat Tristana as Diana in LoL Tristana is in the a tier of champions
Fighter Mage
Marksman Assassin

How to Beat Tristana as Diana

based on 4,459 Diana vs Tristana matchups
Win Rate
49.8 %
K/D/A
2.23
Pick Rate
4.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we review every week. This guide on how to beat Tristana as Diana came out of an examination of 4459 ranked matches where both champions engaged each other. This particular counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Diana encounters Tristana in only 4.8% of her games.

Diana vs Tristana Matchup Summary

Diana has done a average job of countering Tristana. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.8% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Diana against Tristana matches, Diana’s team is 0.1% less likely to gain first blood, implying that she most likely won't get first blood against Tristana.

Best Diana vs Tristana Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandHextech Alternator

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Void StaffNashor's ToothZhonya'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

Domination Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Resolve Shield BashBone Plating
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
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 Tristana as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Tristana

Landing Crescent Strike is critically important, but don't be afraid to miss. The cooldown is short and the mana cost is low.

Consider when to cast Lunar Rush without Moonlight and when to wait for another Crescent Strike.

Use Moonfall and Lunar Rush to stay on targets and activate Moonsilver Blade for extra damage.

Advice to Win Against Tristana

Stand away from your creeps in a lane to take less collateral damage from Explosive Charge.

If you see Tristana activate Rapid Fire in a fight, stun her and try to back off until the spell dissipates.

Diana vs Tristana Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
49.8 %
VS
Win Rate
50.2 %
Tristana Image
7.4
< Kills >
7.9
6.5
< Deaths >
6.2
7.1
< Assists >
6
1.73
< Killing Sprees >
1.83
66
< Minions Killed >
157
1.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.25
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.58
2,152
< Physical Damage >
13,986
15,643
< Magic Damage >
2,050
978
< True Damage >
1,684
18,774
< Damage Dealt >
17,721
23,882
< Damage Taken >
18,966
11,970
< Gold Earned >
12,504
1.9
< Towers >
2.84
0.27
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
5,830
< Total Healing >
2,597
13,643
< Experience >
12,615
20
< Vision Score >
18
6
< Wards Placed >
8
145
< Time Dealing CC >
53

How to Counter Tristana with Diana in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some critical Diana versus Tristana matchup stats that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between the two. Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Tristana’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Tristana..

Diana usually has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Tristana. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Tristana

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Tristana
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Tristana

Who is Better, Diana or Tristana?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Diana usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Tristana, with a 49.8% win rate. As a result, Diana makes an ok counter for Tristana.

While Diana does have a lower winrate compared to Tristana, when they face off with one another, Diana also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Diana into Tristana.

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

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Diana vs Tristana matchups, Tristana is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Diana is a somewhat poor counter for Tristana. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Diana against Tristana.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Tristana Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tristana as Diana, we analyzed 4,459 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 Tristana 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 to counter Tristana during both the lane 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 tips presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana most often accumulates less CS as Tristana. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't require 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, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Diana versus Tristana build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Diana incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better when facing Tristana than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Diana had an average win rate of 49.8% when countering Tristana with these items in her kit.

To have the highest likelihood of beating Tristana as Diana, you should take the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Shield Bash, and Bone Plating runes from the Domination and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Diana vs Tristana counters, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.8% winrate overall.

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