How to Win Corki vs Darius Counter Matchup Corki is in the b tier of champions

Corki vs Darius

How to Beat Darius as Corki in LoL Darius is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Darius as Corki

based on 1,358 Corki vs Darius matchups
Win Rate
46.5 %
K/D/A
2.29
Pick Rate
5.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our dataset, Corki battled Darius 1358 times. Having so many games with Corki versus Darius gives us faith in our ability to provide enlightening statistics and a supported build to defeat Darius. This particular counter matchup is somewhat uncommon. Corki encounters Darius in only 5.6% of his matches.

Corki vs Darius Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Corki has done a terrible job of countering Darius. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.5% of the time the champs battle one another in. In Corki vs Darius rounds, Corki’s team is 0.2% less expected to earn first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood against Darius.

Best Corki vs Darius Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Corki Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestMuramanaMaw of Malmortius

Optional Items

Essence ReaverShadowflameRavenous HydraVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Inspiration First Strike Magical FootwearBiscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Corki's passive ability p
Corki q ability q
Corki w ability w
Corki e ability e
Corki's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Darius as Corki

Tips for Playing as Corki against Darius

Phosphorus Bomb can be used to reveal enemy units that might be hiding in a nearby patch of brush.

Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki.

Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, so try using it for a quick escape.

Advice to Win Against Darius

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.

Corki vs Darius Counter Stats

Corki Image
Win Rate
46.5 %
VS
Win Rate
53.5 %
Darius Image
6.3
< Kills >
7.2
5.8
< Deaths >
5.7
7
< Assists >
4.3
1.44
< Killing Sprees >
1.59
182
< Minions Killed >
167
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.52
3,378
< Physical Damage >
14,971
20,255
< Magic Damage >
146
1,623
< True Damage >
3,950
25,256
< Damage Dealt >
19,067
19,495
< Damage Taken >
29,327
12,668
< Gold Earned >
12,205
1.9
< Towers >
2.54
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,025
< Total Healing >
6,150
14,403
< Experience >
14,531
19
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
178
< Time Dealing CC >
167

How to Counter Darius with Corki in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature several vital Corki vs. Darius matchup statistics that can help you distinguish the differences between the two. For instance, Corki’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Darius’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Corki may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Darius..

Corki normally has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Darius. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Corki and Darius

Damage Types Compared

Corki
Darius
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Corki
Darius

Who is Better, Corki or Darius?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Corki usually loses when playing against Darius, with a 46.5% win rate. As a result, Corki makes a poor counter for Darius.

While Corki does have a lower win rate compared to Darius, when facing one another, Corki also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more complex champion to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Corki into Darius.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Corki vs Darius matchups, Darius is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Corki is a garbage counter for Darius. Make sure you focus your play on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Corki against Darius.

Additional Information for Corki Players

How We Calculated Our Corki vs Darius Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Darius as Corki, we analyzed 1,358 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 Corki 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 Corki in order to counter Darius during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Corki usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Darius. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to use in your Corki versus Darius build consist of Luden's Tempest, Muramana, and Maw of Malmortius. When Corki incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better against Darius than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Corki boasted an average win rate of 46.5% battling Darius with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of crushing Darius as Corki, you should take the First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Inspiration and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Corki vs Darius clashes, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 46.5% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Darius as Corki are presented for every ranked division. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.