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.
Zoe's Paddle Star deals more damage the further it has flown.
Zoe must return to her starting point after casting Portal Jump, making her vulnerable to a counterattack.
Sleepy Trouble Bubble travels further over walls. Stop Zoe from hiding in fog of war to prevent her from setting the spell up.
The stat comparisons provided here emphasize some valuable Diana vs. Zoe matchup stats that can help you figure out the distinctions between the two. Diana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Zoe’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Diana may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Zoe..
Diana normally has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Zoe. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Diana usually wins when facing off against Zoe, with a 53.5% win rate. Thus, Diana makes a great counter to Zoe.
While Diana does have a higher win rate than Zoe, when on opposite teams, Diana also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less challenging character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Diana into Zoe.
Moreover, Diana has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Zoe. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Diana vs Zoe matchups, Diana is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Diana is a great counter to Zoe. Make sure you focus your play on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Diana against Zoe.
To learn all of the intricacies of Diana in order to counter Zoe during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Diana usually gets less CS as Zoe. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The best items to use in your Diana versus Zoe build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Nashor's Tooth, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Diana included at least these three items in her build, she performed much better versus Zoe than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Diana boasted an average win rate of 53.5% when countering Zoe with this build.
To have the best chance of defeating Zoe as Diana, Diana players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes we have analyed for Diana vs Zoe clashes, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 53.5% win rate overall.
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