Work with your allies to stack Concussive Blows, encourage them to basic attack marked targets.
Leap in front of squishy friends and shield them from projectiles with Unbreakable.
Glacial Fissure leaves a powerful slow zone, position it well to split teamfights and slow the enemy approach.
Darius's ability to escape from fights is limited. If you have an advantage against him, press your lead.
When Darius's axe grab is on cooldown, he is vulnerable to harassment attacks.
The stats shown on this page emphasize some critical Braum vs. Darius counter stats that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Braum’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Darius’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Braum may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Darius. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Braum normally has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Darius. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Braum usually loses when playing against Darius, with a 47.5% win rate. Thus, Braum makes a bad counter to Darius.
While Braum does have a lower win rate than Darius, when facing one another, Braum also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champ to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Braum into Darius.
Furthermore, Braum has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Darius. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Braum vs Darius matchups, Darius is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Braum is a garbage counter to Darius. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Braum against Darius.
If you would like to truly master Braum to counter Darius during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Braum usually gets a lot less CS relative to Darius. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.
The most important items to use in your Braum versus Darius build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Knight's Vow, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Braum bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better when fighting Darius than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Braum had an average winrate of 47.5% when playing against Darius with this build.
To have the greatest likelihood of beating Darius as Braum, you should take the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Braum vs Darius counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 47.5% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Darius as Braum are given for all skill levels, merged. To narrow the statistics and builds to an individual skill level, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.