4

Tier

Win Rate

51.0%

Pick Rate

9.1%

Ban Rate

22.4%

Matches

216,845
Darius Runes
Core Darius Item Build Order63.4% Win Rate (82 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Plated Steelcaps

1st

Stridebreaker

2nd

Dead Man's Plate

3rd

Dead Man's Plate

4th

Sterak's Gage

5th

Stridebreaker

6th

Doran's Shield
Plated Steelcaps
Stridebreaker
Dead Man's Plate
Dead Man's Plate
Sterak's Gage
Stridebreaker

Core Darius Item Build Path

Situational

Force of Nature
Randuin's Omen
Thornmail
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Death's Dance
Kaenic Rookern
Sundered Sky

Summoner Spells

66.4% Win Rate (125 Games)
Flash
Darius Skill Order0
Hemorrhage

1

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Decimate
Crippling Strike
Apprehend
Noxian Guillotine

Darius's Counters for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.7

Discover the ultimate counters for Darius with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Darius in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Darius counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Illaoi
50.3%
42.4%
2.2%
4,273
Wukong
47.2%
43.2%
1.3%
2,572
Yorick
48.8%
44.9%
2.0%
3,828
Akali
52.3%
45.3%
1.1%
2,123
Jayce
48.4%
45.3%
2.4%
4,647

Darius's Trends for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.7

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Darius. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Darius is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

51.0%

(-0.3%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

9.1%

(-0.3%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

22.6%

(+2.1%)
vs last patch

Darius Guide for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.7

Learn Darius with our Darius guide. Learn about Darius's strengths and Darius's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Darius, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Darius
    Q
    's outer ring applies
    Darius
    P
    , deals bonus damage, and heals for 13% missing HP per enemy champion hit, up to 3 champions hit.
  • Darius
    W
    resets Darius's auto attack.
  • If
    Darius
    R
    kills its target, Darius can recast it for 20 seconds. At max rank, the cooldown is reset instead.
Strengths
  • Darius
    P
    and
    Darius
    W
    make Darius one of the strongest level 1 champions.
  • Can survive and outplay ganks/skirmishes with
    Darius
    Q
    's heal.
  • Can animation cancel
    Darius
    W
    's with other abilities to speed up his damage output.
  • Has a strong level 2/3 with
    Darius
    W
    and
    Darius
    Q
    . At level 6, he can 100-0 with
    Darius
    R
    .
  • Best with items that enhance his dueling power, tankiness, and team fight presence.
Weaknesses
  • Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
  • Needs a lead to stay ahead, and falls off if he doesn't get one.
  • Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
  • Not effective in teamfights without
    Darius
    P
    and takes too long to stack it.

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