Darius Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

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Our Darius builds result from our examination of 151,776 recently ranked Darius rounds. Only the highest win rate Darius builds that are also in common use are suggested. Since we have so many games in our database, we are absolutelyconfident that we can produce the highest quality builds to help you win your next game!

To get more focused build advice and strategies, you should read our tips farther down on the page. Additionally, Darius builds dedicated to a particular skill division can be viewed by selecting a different division from the dropdown menu located above. The best Darius build will be focused on that division’s meta.

Best Darius Runes

If you are fighting a well-mixed enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting Darius the Prototype: Omnistone, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his rounds when using these runes. Yet, if you are playing a more homogenous enemy team composition, such as an AP centric or a CC heavy team, you should instead look down and to the right to find the best Darius runes to defeat your particular enemy team.


Prototype: Omnistone Rune Prototype: Omnistone
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Versus Selected Team Comp
Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Demolish Rune Demolish
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

Best Items for Your Darius Build

The most critical items to include in your Darius build are: Stridebreaker, Guardian Angel, Black Cleaver, and Dead Man's Plate. Yet, like our rune advice, you can also find great, focused, Darius item builds further down for the specific enemy team composition you are playing in your ongoing game. Players who included these items in their gear had a better win rate than players who went for other Darius builds.

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Randuin's OmenLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Death's Dance

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Force of Nature

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Death's Dance

Guide to Playing with Darius

  • Make sure to hit enemy champions with Decimate as it will deal damage to enemies and heal Darius.
  • Purchase items to increase survivability in teamfights.