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Runes: Standard Scaling
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
Ability Order Lane ability max
Threats & Synergies
If you're top permaban him. If you are forced to lane into Renekton, stay back and farm with q. Don't be too close to lane so he can e -> w all in. If he gets a kill it's over, but you crush him late game.
If you get e'd you flash or die, its actually that simple.
You can't burst him and he wins all trades. Farm and scale.
His early game power is super super high. He will out poke you off of wave, shove you into turret, and then harass you there. In melee fights he just AA Q E's you in hammer form and you can't do anything. He will win every fight until like 3 items unless he has no mana.
He can easily out trade you pre 6. You don't have a good way of getting out of his w unless you ult out. He crushes you in short trades and extended ones, all you can do is poke. You only kill if he has no R.
You have no kill pressure into her and she pokes you out. But she can't really solo kill you either, just harass. You can't trade into her if she has aftershock up, but if its down (especcially if her e, w, or r is also on CD) you can take melee trades with ult.
Malz sucks to fight, he will out poke you, out shove you, then poke you under turret. His ult counters your all ins and his passive makes it hard to poke or mark him. Just farm and survive to the best of your ability.
Mundo is famously good into ap mathchups. He's too tanky to burst down and will win any extended trade into you. He can run you down if you over extend, but can't really kill you otherwise. Just farm up and you're fine.
Hard for Diana, you cant dash through his cage, and if you get stuck in it you lose like all your health.
Her range of engage is really high and she will win trades with passive and e.
It's hard for you to deal with her since she kites you so well with e and w. You outscale her though, the turning point is around 2-3 items.
Her combo makes it really hard to trade into her, and her ult can easily kill you. However you can kill her if her e is down, also late game you out scale her.
Hard for Diana, his stun is oppressive to deal with and his ult makes it nearly impossible to one shot him.
No one likes fighting illaoi. It's not as bad for Diana as it is for other toplaners though because she's more mobile and can farm with q. Just survive the lane and out roam her. Giving up farm to deny her harass is worth usually.
She outpokes and her ult makes her win all ins when its up.
Hard matchup for her, you can't poke him out with q because of passive and wind wall, and you get out traded by him. If you pop the passive you can win short trades if you engage with e then q.
Volatile matchup. Both of you scale and snowball super hard. When one gets the lead they win pretty much forever.
Vel does better into you than most mages; skill matchup. If he lands an e he can combo you for half your health if not kill you, if he wastes it you combo him for half of HIS health.
Skill matchup. Before w changes she countered you, but now you can just keep hitting her while she's in w. If she lands a stun she all ins and wins, if you land a q, you all in and win if she has no stun.
Similar to fizz, both snowbally scaling (albeit ekko doesn't scale as hard as fizz or you) assassins. The player that gets the lead will win for most of the game.
Annie has strong cc thats point and click, which is very hard for diana to deal with sometimes. You can't dodge her q and w r are both near instant. That said, she's still squishy, if she BURNS (heh) her stun too early it's fine.
Skill matchup, pressure him until he's forced to pool, back up, then kill him.
Skill matchup, if she hits charm she will out trade you, and she can kite you with ult. If you get into melee range of her though you hard out trade her.
She can be annoying to fight because of her poke, and her w is good at winning trades and kiting you. If you get within melee range when her w down its really easy to fight her though.
He's pretty mobile and has a ton of poke. All-ining when he has w is a pretty big mistake early. If he wastes it you can ult on to him though. Careful of package roams too.
She can be irritating to deal with because of her poke, and if you waste ult she can trap you and burn your flash (if not kill you). But post 6 you can just all in and she can't do too much about it if you play your cards right. (You also have a ton of sustained DPS too so burning down the egg isnt very hard)
Heim is suprisingly easy for Diana. You can mark and ult to his turrets. You can also all in him better than most other assassins can since your q r range is so high.
Pokes you out but does nothing in an all in. Falls of really hard too so :/
You counter Orianna post 6. Pre 6 is kinda annoying because of her harass, but post 6 she has no real escape you can just kill her.
His all in is pretty good but its super easy to get out of his w and he has no escapes.
It's decently easy to deal with gp on diana, you burst him super easily and he can't cleanse anything of yours (outside of e)
Farm lane, don't let him q you and dont engage when low because of his ult. Out side of that you can kinda bully him.
Diana is good into kat. You will win extended melee trades into her 100% of the time. As long as you dont step on a dagger you're fine.
Zoe is annoying and will chunk you if she lands a sleep. Otherwise walk up if she ults, and q r (or e if you get to melee range) her when she returns back.
It's pretty easy for Diana to win into Neeko. She lacks mobility and is squishy.
Scales well and pokes you decently If you get in melee range he has to R, Shuffle, Flash, or you just kill him
You win early trades but he's one of the few champs in the game that outscales you.
Diana crushes Aurelion Sol. Literally you q r onto him and he has to ult you, then you can just r him again. Your e can also pull him into you to dodge his stars and q.
You hard counter akali, she's in a terrible spot overall, but even if she were good you destroy her. Your q is really good at spotting her out of shroud (even if she's untargetable), and your e can pull her out of it. Your q outranges hers, and you win extended trades. The only way you ever lose this lane is if she takes burst trades and one shots you with ult.
He has no range and no early game like just kill him. He scales super hard and be careful of ult, thats basically it.
Same as xerath but easier because of her short range.
Just like, kill her she does negative damage omegalul.