Malzahar vs Diana Counter Build

How to Win Malzahar vs Diana Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Diana as Malzahar in LoL

How to Beat Diana as Malzahar

24,157 Malzahar vs Diana Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Malzahar Items to Counter Diana

The best items to focus on in your Malzahar versus Diana build consist of Rylai's Crystal Scepter, Demonic Embrace, and Liandry's Anguish. When Malzahar included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs. Diana than with most other common item sets.


4.8 | Malzahar Diana | 7.4


5.8 | Malzahar Diana | 6.1


7.7 | Malzahar Diana | 7

Best Malzahar Runes to Counter Diana

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Future's Market Rune Future's Market
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
To have the highest chance of beating Diana as Malzahar, Malzahar players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Future's Market, and Magical Footwear runes. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Malzahar vs Diana clashes, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the top Diana runes to fend off Malzahar to help you understand how she will likely be built against your champ.

Runes Diana Will Likely Use to Counter Malzahar

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
Second Wind Rune Second Wind

Malzahar vs Diana Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here emphasize several influential Malzahar against Diana matchup stats that can help us explain the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Malzahar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Diana’s KDA ratio of 2.4, showing that Malzahar may be just as central to his team's team fighting capacity than Diana.

Malzahar often has a significant smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, Malzahar receives less damage than Diana. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

In Malzahar vs Diana matchups, Malzahar typically tallies many more minion kills than Diana. Champs who on average do not amass very much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their abilities alone. However, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be useful. In either case, work to beat the values presented here to do well.

By default, Malzahar vs Diana tips, stats, and build suggestions are presented for all skill levels, merged. To filter the statistics and builds to a particular division, you should use the selection menu located earlier on the page.

Killing Spree

2.2 | Malzahar Diana | 3.4

Damage Dealt

18,947 | Malzahar Diana | 18,654

Damage Taken

14,940 | Malzahar Diana | 23,308

Gold Earned

11,151 | Malzahar Diana | 11,780

Minions Killed

169 | Malzahar Diana | 79


5.5 | Malzahar Diana | 5.6

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Malzahar Diana | 2.1

Barons Killed

0.5 | Malzahar Diana | 0.5


1 | Malzahar Diana | 1

Malzahar vs Diana Matchup Summary

We generate our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze each week. This Malzahar versus Diana matchup guide came out of an evaluation of 24,157 ranked games where both champions faced off against each other.

This counter pairing is fairly common. Malzahar encounters Diana in 29.9% of his games. Malzahar does a ok job of countering Diana. On average, Malzahar wins a acceptable 50.0% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Malzahar versus Diana matches, Malzahar’s side is 2.0% less probable to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Diana.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 24,157 Malzahar vs Diana 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 Diana as Malzahar 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.