Playstyle: Darius Builds

  1. Fighter & Engage

    14,781 Games

    Conqueror
    Resolve
    Stridebreaker

    51%

  2. Fighter & Empowered Autos

    5,170 Games

    Conqueror
    Resolve
    Trinity Force

    53%

Core Darius Item Build Order

Doran's Shield

Starting

Stridebreaker
Ironspike Whip
Hearthbound Axe
Kindlegem

1st

Plated Steelcaps
Boots
Cloth Armor

2nd

Dead Man's Plate
Winged Moonplate
Ruby Crystal
Chain Vest

3rd

Sterak's Gage
Pickaxe
Phage
Ruby Crystal

4th

Death's Dance
Pickaxe
Chain Vest
Caulfield's Warhammer

5th

Force of Nature
Negatron Cloak
Ruby Crystal
Winged Moonplate

6th

Doran's Shield

Starting

Stridebreaker
Ironspike Whip
Hearthbound Axe
Kindlegem

1st

Plated Steelcaps
Boots
Cloth Armor

2nd

Dead Man's Plate
Winged Moonplate
Ruby Crystal
Chain Vest

3rd

Sterak's Gage
Pickaxe
Phage
Ruby Crystal

4th

Death's Dance
Pickaxe
Chain Vest
Caulfield's Warhammer

5th

Force of Nature
Negatron Cloak
Ruby Crystal
Winged Moonplate

6th

Core Darius Item Build Path

Doran's Shield
Kindlegem
Ironspike Whip
Hearthbound Axe
Stridebreaker
Boots
Cloth Armor
Plated Steelcaps
Winged Moonplate
Ruby Crystal
Chain Vest
Dead Man's Plate

Situational

Thornmail
Black Cleaver
Spirit Visage
The Collector
Maw of Malmortius
Randuin's Omen
Essence Reaver

Summoner Spells

FlashGhost

Damage Breakdown

Darius Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
DemolishFont of LifeShield Bash
ConditioningSecond WindBone Plating
OvergrowthRevitalizeUnflinching
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lol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Healthlol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
Hemorrhage

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Decimate

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Crippling Strike

W

W

W

W

W

Apprehend

E

E

E

E

E

Noxian Guillotine

R

R

R

Darius Skill Order

Q

E

W

Darius Guide

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
.
Synergizes well with
Trinity Force
,
Black Cleaver
,
Sterak's Gage
,
Dead Man's Plate
,
Spirit Visage
, and
Titanic Hydra
. Can opt for
Stridebreaker
,
Goredrinker
, or
Divine Sunderer
when needed.
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.