The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Darius builds come out of our evaluation of 874,192 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 data, we are quite confident that we can provide the highest quality builds to help you win your next game!
If you would like more focused build tips and tactics, you should read our tips at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to view Darius builds tailored to a particular skill level, choose a different division from the dropdown menu found above. If you select a different division, the proposed Darius build will reflect that division's meta.
Best Darius Runes
If you are playing a varied enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing Darius the Prototype: Omnistone, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes. In recent matches, he won the largest percentage of his rounds when using these runes. Yet, if you are trying to beat a more single focused enemy team comp, such as an AD focused or a CC heavy team, you should instead look further down to view the best Darius runes to defeat your particular enemy team.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Darius Build
The most critical items to use in your Darius build are: Stridebreaker, Sterak's Gage, Ravenous Hydra, and Death's Dance. Additionally, similar to our rune suggestions, you can also find quality, dedicated, Darius item builds farther down for the specific enemy team composition you are playing in your current match. Players who added these items in their setups had a higher win rate than those who went for other builds for Darius.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
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.