Darius
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Jax
47.6%
Riven
47.6%
Irelia
47.7%
Kled
49.4%
Fiora
50.8%
Ornn
51.2%
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Ranked Solo/Duo
Platinum+
10.1
Win Rate
50.5%
(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
12.1%
(+0.3%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
28.2%
(+0.4%)
vs last patch
Playing against Darius
Key Insights
The outer ring of
Q
does extra damage and heals. If you’re melee, try to hug him when fighting.
Avoid prolonged trades as his bleed stack
P
gives him an edge.
With
, he can hit a minion for increased MS and use
E
to catch you.
Once Darius fully stacks
P
on an enemy or kills them with
R
, he can instantly apply full stacks on another enemy by hitting them.
Power Spike
Watch out for brush cheeses before minion spawn (lvl 1). Avoid going to lane through river.
All-in potentials at lvl 3 with
E
+
W
+
Q
, and at lvl 6:
R
massive damage boost means an easy 1v1 kill.
is a strong power spike as it increases catch potential.
Item spike:
and
is his core build, followed by situational tank items such as
,
or
.
Vulnerable
He's immobile with no escapes. Look for ganks and burst opportunities as he has innate sustain with
Q
during prolonged trades.