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Darius Build Guides, Runes and Items

Darius The Hand of Noxus

Find the best Darius build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.4. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Darius build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Darius' abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 14 Guides // Patch 14.4
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

[14.4] JUST1KB'S DARIUS GUIDE! (in progress!)

Guide by Justkb updated February 26, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Baby Driver's Guide to Darius (The God-King)

Guide by Baby_Driver updated February 22, 2024
Season 14 Guides // Patch 14.3
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

THE DUNK MAN IN ANY ROLE 1.3MIL | COWARDICE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED

Guide by Belle19 updated February 20, 2024
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Season 14 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

SEASON 14 GIGACHAD DARIUS [MASTER ELO]

Guide by ytDARIBOY updated January 25, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

[14.2] Byku`s Guide for Darius | DARIUS MAIN 500K

Guide by Byku2506 updated January 27, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Darius Guide

Guide by Vin Livesel updated January 22, 2024
Season 14 Builds // Patch 14.4
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

FULL TENACITY DARIUS (ADV. PLAYERS ONLY) TOP

Build by Hunter23 updated February 22, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Darius 3

Build by Guest updated February 25, 2024
Season 14 Builds // Patch 14.3
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

It's Time to Duel!

Build by WilsorBR updated February 19, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

URF UNDYING DARIUS

Build by Furkisk updated February 13, 2024
Season 14 Builds // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Darius Gaming

Build by Guest updated February 7, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Season 14 Tanky Darius guide (don't forget to comments to share your ideas)

Build by Guest updated February 2, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

[S13.24] LETHALITY DARIUS

Build by Pulgontes updated February 2, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Letharius

Build by WilsorBR updated January 26, 2024
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Season 13 Guides
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Platinum pisslow guide to Darius V13.24

Guide by Guest updated January 3, 2024
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Darius Guide

Guide by PlasmaFox1 updated December 1, 2023
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

[13.22] The complete CHALLENGER Darius guide (Tips on every matchup!)

Guide by BurritoTopKing updated November 19, 2023
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Darius Top (by a Bronze Player)

Guide by Sarkulum updated October 27, 2023
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

Dari2Splashy : A Masterclass Darius guide

Guide by Bernardian updated October 20, 2023
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LoL Champion Darius Build Guide
LoL Champion Darius Build Guide

DARIUS FULL GUIDE PATCH 13.19

Guide by Poljca2 updated October 4, 2023
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Darius Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Darius we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Darius, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Darius this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 14.4. However, if you are a new Darius player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Darius!

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Darius's Runes

Darius's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 75% Pickrate

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Precision
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Resolve
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Second Best

Darius's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 21% Pickrate

Precision
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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Third Best

Darius's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 3% Pickrate

Precision
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Darius's Summoner Spells

Darius's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 93% Pickrate

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Second Best

Darius's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 44%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Darius's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Darius's Starters

Darius's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 64% Pickrate

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Darius's Core Items

Darius's Best Core Items 61%

Win Rate 11% Pickrate

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Darius Counters

Learn Darius' counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Darius guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Darius TOP in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Darius. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Darius Skins

Darius' Abilities

Darius's Hemorrhage
Hemorrhage Darius's Passive Darius's Passive
Self
Darius's Passive
Darius's Passive
Darius aims his attacks strategically, causing his target to bleed for 12 (+1 per champion level) (+0.3 per bonus attack damage) physical damage over 5 seconds. This effect stacks up to five times. Darius deals 300% damage to all monsters.

Reaching 5 stacks or killing an enemy champion with Noxian Guillotine activates Noxian Might for 5 seconds. During Noxian Might, Darius gains 30-230 bonus attack damage and applies max Hemorrhage stacks to enemies with basic attacks or Decimate's blade (depending on level).
Q
Darius's Decimate
Decimate Darius's Q Ability
460
25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45
9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5
Darius hefts his axe then swings it around, dealing 50 / 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 (+1.0 / 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.4 per attack damage) physical damage with the edge and 17.5 / 28 / 38.5 / 49 / 59.5 (+0.35 / 0.385 / 0.42 / 0.455 / 0.49 per attack damage) physical damage with the handle. Enemies hit with the handle do not take a Hemorrhage stack.

Darius restores 15-45% missing health per enemy champion and large jungle monster hit with the edge. The handle will not heal him nor apply a Hemorrhage stack.
W
Darius's Crippling Strike
Crippling Strike Darius's W Ability
Self
40
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Darius' next attack deals 140 / 145 / 150 / 155 / 160% attack damage as physical damage and slows by 90% for 1 second.

This ability refunds its mana cost and reduces its cooldown by 50% if it kills the target. This ability triggers spell effects upon dealing damage.
E
Darius's Apprehend
Apprehend Darius's E Ability
535
70 / 60 / 50 / 40 / 30
24 / 21.5 / 19 / 16.5 / 14
Passive: Darius gains 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 / 40% armor penetration.

Active: Darius hooks with his axe, pulling, knocking up and slowing the target by 40% for 2 seconds.
R
Darius's Noxian Guillotine
Noxian Guillotine Darius's Ultimate (R) Ability
475
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120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
Darius leaps to an enemy and strikes a lethal blow, dealing 125 / 250 / 375 (+0.75 per bonus attack damage) true damage. For each Hemorrhage on the target, this ability deals an additional 0-100% damage, up to a max of 25 / 50 / 75 (+0.15 per bonus attack damage).

If this kills the target, Darius may recast this ability once within 20 seconds. At rank 3, this ability has no mana cost and kills refresh the cooldown completely.
Darius's Noxian Might
Noxian Might Darius's Passive Darius's Passive
Self
Darius's Passive
Darius's Passive
Reaching 5 stacks of Hemorrhage or killing an enemy champion with Noxian Guillotine activates Noxian Might for 5 seconds. During Noxian Might, Darius gains 30-230 (based on level) bonus Attack Damage and applies max Hemorrhage stacks to enemies with basic attacks or Decimate's blade.

Questions About Darius

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Help With Darius

Ok, so I really struggle with playing against Darius. If anyone has tactics for playing against him and winning and most importantly, having fun that have been TESTED AND PROVEN TO WORK against him, I would EXTREMELY GRATEFUL.

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How to Play early game as A top laner (Darius)

Same as the title says

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guiarme

quiero aprender a jugar LEAGUE OF LEGENDS pero no lo entiendo

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how do comment on people's guide

how do i coment on giudes like darius

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Darius vs Riven

I have serious trouble against Riven top as Darius is there and tips and or strategies to defeat her? please let me know if there is, because she is the one champion i fear top

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Who to buy? Darius or Kha'zix?

I am a lv 23 player that is wondering who to buy next as for some reason I can't decide. Both characters (Darius and Kha'zix) seem to fit my play style and look awesome at the same time. I am also a jungle assassin main that like burst damage, but...

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how to beat darius

how do you best [[darius]] as [[jax]] in top lane?? everytime i go vs a darius i always get beat really hard and i don't know what to do. i play safe i give up cs and i just really don't know how to beat him as [[jax]]

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Critical chance and life steal Darius?

Is There any critical chance and life steal Darius build out there for season 6 that can one shot squishy targets like adcs?

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Carry top laners

what are some good carry top laners that arn't perma bans like fiora gp or darius?

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What's a better item for Darius in the top lane?

Hi. :) Just wanted to ask if Triforce or the new Black Cleaver is viable building on darius? Usually i build him as an ad-bruiser because of his kit which makes him as an offtank/bruiser with tons of damage. :)

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darius vs azir

hi guys... i tried searching for a youtube video showing darius vs azir top since i had this match-up yesterday, and i can tell you honestly, it was hell, probably a good azir player but wth, I couldnt do ****, just watched him farm early game,...

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darius vs teemo

ok, i play darius ranked top, and every time i see a teemo i slap myself... please suggest, should i go straight for MR or build damage and just kill him? im still confused

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Woad king darius?

Anybody know when this woad king darius skin is being released?

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as darius viable?

i had the idea to build an attack speed darius to make his passive stack really fast. (my idea for a build was something like 2 phantom dancer, booots, wits end, malaydy, frozen mallet. is there anybody who tried or is willing to try this(i dont...

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