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Darius
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Toughest Matchups:
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49.1%
Shen
49.1%
Riven
49.2%
Jax
50.2%
Ornn
50.6%
Irelia
51.0%
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10.10
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Win Rate
50.7%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
9.8%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
38.6%
(0.0%)
vs last patch

Playing against Darius

Key Insights
Avoid extended trades, as a fully stacked
gives him a massive AD spike and will apply max
stacks through normal means instead of one stack for 5 seconds.
The outer ring of
deals bonus damage, heals for 15% missing HP (up to 3 champions hit), and applies
. If you’re melee, try to hug him when fighting.
resets Darius's auto attack.
deals bonus damage per
stack and can be re-cast for 20 seconds if it kills its target. At max rank, it resets its cooldown instead.
Power Spike
Has one of the strongest level 1's in the game because he can run an enemy down with
and can easily stack
.
Can survive and outplay ganks/skirmishes with
's heal.
Strong all-in potentials at level 3 with his fast combo (
+ auto
+
), and at level 6 with
.
Can handily take over teamfights after fully stacking
and using
over and over.
is his first item spike, as it increases his catch and all-in potential with its bonus movespeed on auto attacks.
Spikes hard at
/
and
/
due to the cooldown reduction and survivability offered respectively.
Vulnerable
Completely immobile, leaving him exposed to ganks.
Extremely vulnerable to being kited by ranged champions or champions with high mobility.
Not very effective in teamfights without
and takes too long to stack it.
Needs a lead to stay ahead, and quickly falls off if he doesn't have one.
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