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Diana vs Viktor

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Fighter Mage
Mage

How to Beat Viktor as Diana

based on 7,303 Diana vs Viktor matchups
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
2.5
Pick Rate
4.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked LoL rounds each week. In our database, Diana faced Viktor in 7303 games. Having so many matchups for Diana versus Viktor gives us confidence in our capacity to produce useful stats and a solid build to destroy your foe. This champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Diana encounters Viktor in only 4.4% of her matches.

Diana vs Viktor Matchup Summary

Diana has done a decent job of countering Viktor. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.0% of games the champions clash against each other in. In Diana versus Viktor rounds, Diana’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Viktor.

Best Diana vs Viktor Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandDark Seal

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisRabadon's DeathcapDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

ShadowflameVoid StaffZhonya'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
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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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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 Viktor as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Viktor

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 Viktor

Be aware of how many augments Viktor has upgraded by looking at the color of the light on his staff (purple, yellow, blue, red).

Be careful about how close you let Viktor get to you. Viktor's control of the battlefield increases with his proximity to his opponent.

Diana vs Viktor Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Viktor Image
7.3
< Kills >
5.7
5.8
< Deaths >
5.4
7.2
< Assists >
7.2
1.66
< Killing Sprees >
1.27
65
< Minions Killed >
179
1.41
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.46
2,595
< Physical Damage >
648
16,644
< Magic Damage >
22,667
1,206
< True Damage >
1,076
20,446
< Damage Dealt >
24,392
27,110
< Damage Taken >
17,680
12,506
< Gold Earned >
11,875
1.92
< Towers >
1.92
0.37
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
6,856
< Total Healing >
1,145
14,201
< Experience >
14,355
22
< Vision Score >
19
5
< Wards Placed >
9
165
< Time Dealing CC >
247

How to Counter Viktor with Diana in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some significant Diana versus Viktor counter statistics that may help us distinguish the differences between the pair. For instance, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Viktor’s ratio of NaN, showing that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Viktor..

Diana often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her counter does. Typically, she receives more damage than Viktor. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Diana and Viktor

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Viktor
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Viktor

Who is Better, Diana or Viktor?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Diana usually wins when playing against Viktor, with a 51.0% win rate. Thus, Diana makes a good counter for Viktor.

While Diana does have a higher win rate than Viktor, when facing one another, Diana also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Diana into Viktor.

Moreover, Diana has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Viktor. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

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

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Viktor Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Viktor as Diana, we analyzed 7,303 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 Viktor 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 Viktor during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana most often accumulates less CS compared to Viktor. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Diana versus Viktor build consist of Sunfire Aegis, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Demonic Embrace. When Diana combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better countering Viktor than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Diana had an average winrate of 51.0% battling Viktor with this build.

To have the greatest probability of beating Viktor 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 Viktor face-offs, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.0% win rate overall.

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