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

Diana vs Xayah

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

How to Beat Xayah as Diana

based on 2,867 Diana vs Xayah matchups
Win Rate
51.5 %
K/D/A
2.41
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League games that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Xayah as Diana resulted from an analysis of 2867 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Diana has to counter Xayah in only 1.7% of her matches.

Diana vs Xayah Matchup Summary

Diana does a decent job of beating Xayah. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.5% of matches the champs clash against one another in. In Diana versus Xayah rounds, Diana’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This indicates that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Xayah.

Best Diana vs Xayah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandRecurve Bow

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: AlacrityLast 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
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 Xayah as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Xayah

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 Xayah

Xayah's Bladecaller will only root targets hit by 3 or more returning Feathers.

Make sure you are ready when you go for the kill. Untargetability from Featherstorm can quickly turn an ambush in Xayah's favor.

Long fights in the same area with Xayah will allow her to drop a lot of Feathers. Try to stay on the move!

Diana vs Xayah Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
51.5 %
VS
Win Rate
48.5 %
Xayah Image
7.2
< Kills >
6.8
6.1
< Deaths >
5.7
7.5
< Assists >
7.2
1.66
< Killing Sprees >
1.56
64
< Minions Killed >
175
1.36
< Dragons Killed >
0.3
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.52
2,658
< Physical Damage >
18,668
17,063
< Magic Damage >
673
1,202
< True Damage >
813
20,923
< Damage Dealt >
20,155
26,921
< Damage Taken >
19,457
12,429
< Gold Earned >
12,082
1.93
< Towers >
2.38
0.36
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
6,575
< Total Healing >
2,496
14,104
< Experience >
12,712
21
< Vision Score >
19
5
< Wards Placed >
9
165
< Time Dealing CC >
46

How to Counter Xayah with Diana in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize some significant Diana against Xayah counter stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Xayah’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Xayah..

Diana usually has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. Commonly, she receives more damage than Xayah. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Diana and Xayah

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Xayah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Xayah

Who is Better, Diana or Xayah?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Diana usually wins when taking on Xayah, with a 51.5% win rate. As a result, Diana makes a good counter for Xayah.

While Diana does have a higher winrate than Xayah, when facing one another, Diana also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less complex champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Diana into Xayah.

Furthermore, Diana has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Xayah. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Diana is a decent counter for Xayah. Focus your tactics on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Diana against Xayah.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Xayah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Xayah as Diana, we analyzed 2,867 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 Xayah 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 Xayah during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana usually picks up less CS compared to Xayah. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The best items to use in your Diana versus Xayah build include Sunfire Aegis, Nashor's Tooth, and Shadowflame. When Diana included at least these three items in her build, she performed much better vs. Xayah than with most other typical builds. In fact, Diana boasted an average win rate of 51.5% battling Xayah with this build.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Xayah as Diana, you should take 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 Xayah counters, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.5% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Xayah as Diana are given for all ranked divisions. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to an individual rank, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.