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

Diana vs Ziggs

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

How to Beat Ziggs as Diana

based on 2,168 Diana vs Ziggs matchups
Win Rate
51.4 %
K/D/A
2.5
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Ziggs as Diana resulted from an examination of 2168 ranked matches where both champs faced off against each other. This champion matchup is relatively rare. Diana encounters Ziggs in only 1.3% of her games.

Diana vs Ziggs Matchup Summary

Diana has done a decent job of countering Ziggs. Typically, she wins a acceptable 51.4% of the time the champs face off with each other in. In Diana against Ziggs rounds, Diana’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, implying that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Ziggs.

Best Diana vs Ziggs Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Blasting WandAmplifying Tome

Core Diana Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisRabadon's DeathcapNashor's Tooth

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceShadowflameZhonya'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

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
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
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 Ziggs as Diana

Tips for Playing as Diana against Ziggs

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 Ziggs

Ziggs' ultimate, Mega Inferno Bomb, deals more damage in the center of the explosion.

Don't step on Ziggs' mines! They'll slow you and make it much easier for him to hit you with his other abiltiies.

Many of Ziggs' abilities have long cooldowns. Try catching him just after he's used his abilities.

Diana vs Ziggs Counter Stats

Diana Image
Win Rate
51.4 %
VS
Win Rate
48.6 %
Ziggs Image
7.7
< Kills >
4.8
6
< Deaths >
5.3
7.3
< Assists >
8.3
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
1.09
67
< Minions Killed >
167
1.42
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.59
2,743
< Physical Damage >
839
17,547
< Magic Damage >
22,959
1,287
< True Damage >
483
21,577
< Damage Dealt >
24,282
28,024
< Damage Taken >
16,976
12,774
< Gold Earned >
11,324
1.9
< Towers >
2.93
0.36
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
7,204
< Total Healing >
1,589
14,585
< Experience >
13,543
21
< Vision Score >
21
6
< Wards Placed >
10
169
< Time Dealing CC >
254

How to Counter Ziggs with Diana in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some vital Diana vs. Ziggs matchup statistics that can help you understand the differences and similarities between this set of champs. As an example, Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ziggs’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Ziggs..

Diana usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her opponent does. On average, she receives more damage than Ziggs. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Diana and Ziggs

Damage Types Compared

Diana
Ziggs
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Diana
Ziggs

Who is Better, Diana or Ziggs?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Diana usually wins when trying to fight Ziggs, with a 51.4% win rate. Thus, Diana makes a good counter for Ziggs.

While Diana does have a higher win rate than Ziggs, when facing one another, Diana also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more difficult champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Diana into Ziggs.

Additionally, Diana also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ziggs. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Diana vs Ziggs matchups, Diana is the better champion with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Diana is a decent counter to Ziggs. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Diana against Ziggs.

Additional Information for Diana Players

How We Calculated Our Diana vs Ziggs Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ziggs as Diana, we analyzed 2,168 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 Ziggs 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

If you would like to truly master Diana to counter Ziggs during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Diana on average gets less CS compared to Ziggs. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Diana versus Ziggs build include Sunfire Aegis, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Nashor's Tooth. When Diana bought at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when fighting Ziggs than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Diana had an average win rate of 51.4% when playing against Ziggs with this build.

To have the highest probability of defeating Ziggs 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 players used for Diana vs Ziggs counter picks, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.4% win rate overall.

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