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.
Kill all of Zac's bloblets when he splits apart to stop him from reforming.
Silences, stuns, roots and knockups will all interrupt Zac when he is charging Elastic Slingshot.
Zac heals from the goo that separates from him. You can crush the goo pieces by stepping on them.
The stats shown on this page feature several important Diana versus Zac matchup stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Zac’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Zac..
Diana usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her matchup does. On average, she receives less damage than Zac. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Diana usually fairs equally well when facing off against Zac, with a 49.0% win rate. As a result, Diana makes an ok counter to Zac.
While Diana does have a lower winrate than Zac, when facing one another, Diana also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Diana into Zac.
Furthermore, Diana also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Zac. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Diana vs Zac matchups, Zac is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Diana is a somewhat poor counter to Zac. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Diana against Zac.
To learn all of the intricacies of Diana in order to counter Zac 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 pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Diana usually racks up a similar amount of CS as Zac. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The ideal items to prioritize in your Diana versus Zac build include Sunfire Aegis, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Diana combined at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better when facing Zac than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Diana had an average winrate of 49.0% when playing against Zac with this build.
To have the highest chance of defeating Zac as Diana, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Diana vs Zac matchups, this sequence of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 49.0% winrate overall.
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