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Diana vs Zac

How to Beat Zac as Diana in LoL Zac is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Mage
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Zac as Diana

based on 5,172 Diana vs Zac matchups
Win Rate
49 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Zac as Diana resulted from an evaluation of 5172 ranked games where both champs fought one another. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Diana encounters Zac in only 3.1% of her games.

Diana vs Zac Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Diana does a dismal job of countering Zac. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.0% of games the champions battle one another in. In Diana against Zac matches, Diana’s side is 0.0% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood against Zac.

Best Diana vs Zac Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandDark Seal

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisRabadon's DeathcapNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceZhonya's HourglassShadowflameThornmail

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: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed 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
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Zac as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Zac

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 Zac

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.

Diana vs Zac Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
49 %
VS
Win Rate
51 %
Zac Image
7.1
< Kills >
5.4
6.1
< Deaths >
4.6
7.5
< Assists >
11.3
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
1.2
65
< Minions Killed >
47
1.38
< Dragons Killed >
1.21
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.44
2,737
< Physical Damage >
1,150
17,636
< Magic Damage >
14,617
1,738
< True Damage >
1,355
22,112
< Damage Dealt >
17,122
27,136
< Damage Taken >
36,639
12,470
< Gold Earned >
10,895
1.93
< Towers >
1.46
0.34
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
6,757
< Total Healing >
35,894
14,033
< Experience >
13,119
21
< Vision Score >
21
5
< Wards Placed >
6
171
< Time Dealing CC >
480

How to Counter Zac with Diana in LoL

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.

Differences between Diana and Zac

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Zac
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Zac

Who is Better, Diana or Zac?

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.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Zac Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Zac as Diana, we analyzed 5,172 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 Zac 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 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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