Darius Build

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

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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.


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
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Conditioning Rune Conditioning

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.

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Death's Dance

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Gargoyle StoneplateLoL Item Death's Dance

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Force of NatureLoL Item Death's Dance

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item ThornmailLoL 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.