How to Win Caitlyn vs Darius Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Darius

How to Beat Darius as Caitlyn in LoL Darius is in the a tier of champions
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Fighter Tank

How to Beat Darius as Caitlyn

based on 4,491 Caitlyn vs Darius matchups
Win Rate
49.1 %
K/D/A
2.19
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Darius as Caitlyn resulted from an examination of 4491 ranked matches where both champions battled one another. This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Caitlyn fights Darius in only 4.5% of her rounds.

Caitlyn vs Darius Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn does a poor job of countering Darius. Typically, she wins a acceptable 49.1% of games the champs battle each other in. In Caitlyn against Darius games, Caitlyn’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood against Darius.

Best Caitlyn vs Darius Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
PickaxeNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceLord Dominik's RegardsStormrazor

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeMortal ReminderThe CollectorRapid Firecannon

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Caitlyn to level up q
>
Second ability for Caitlyn to level up w
>
Last skill for Caitlyn to max out e

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Darius as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Darius

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Advice to Win Against Darius

When Darius's axe grab is on cooldown, he is vulnerable to harassment attacks.

Darius's ability to escape from fights is limited. If you have an advantage against him, press your lead.

Caitlyn vs Darius Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
49.1 %
VS
Win Rate
50.9 %
Darius Image
6.7
< Kills >
7
6.2
< Deaths >
6.2
6.9
< Assists >
4.1
1.51
< Killing Sprees >
1.59
162
< Minions Killed >
159
0.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.49
15,815
< Physical Damage >
13,834
1,268
< Magic Damage >
119
918
< True Damage >
3,566
18,001
< Damage Dealt >
17,520
17,167
< Damage Taken >
27,167
11,762
< Gold Earned >
11,830
2.55
< Towers >
2.44
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,642
< Total Healing >
5,227
12,297
< Experience >
14,243
18
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
68
< Time Dealing CC >
154

How to Counter Darius with Caitlyn in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several vital Caitlyn against Darius counter stats that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Darius’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Darius..

Caitlyn normally has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. On average, she takes less damage than Darius. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Darius

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Darius
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Darius

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Darius?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually fairs equally well when facing off against Darius, with a 49.1% win rate. As a result, Caitlyn makes an ok counter to Darius.

While Caitlyn does have a lower winrate than Darius, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging champ to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Caitlyn into Darius.

Furthermore, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Darius. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Darius matchups, Darius is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter to Darius. Focus your strategy on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Darius.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

How We Calculated Our Caitlyn vs Darius Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Darius as Caitlyn, we analyzed 4,491 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Darius as Caitlyn comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Caitlyn to counter Darius during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn often picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Darius. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Caitlyn versus Darius build include Galeforce, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Stormrazor. When Caitlyn included at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better versus Darius than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn boasted an average winrate of 49.1% when playing against Darius with these items in her kit.

To have the highest probability of defeating Darius as Caitlyn, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Caitlyn vs Darius face-offs, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.1% win rate overall.

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