Darius vs Ekko Counter Build

How to Win Darius vs Ekko Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Ekko as Darius in LoL

How to Beat Ekko as Darius

10,490 Darius vs Ekko Matchups Analyzed

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Ekko as Darius came out of an examination of 10490 ranked rounds where both champions battled each other. This champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Darius is forced to battle against Ekko in only 5.0% of his rounds.

Unfortunately, Darius has done a awful job of beating Ekko. On average, he wins a lowly 46.4% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Darius vs Ekko matches, Darius’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Ekko.

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Best Darius Items to Counter Ekko

The ideal items to focus on in your Darius versus Ekko build include Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, and Dead Man's Plate. When Darius bought at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better countering Ekko than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Darius boasted an average winrate of 63.3% when countering Ekko with this build.

Best Darius Runes to Counter Ekko

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the highest probability of defeating Ekko as Darius, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Darius vs Ekko counter picks, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.8% win rate overall.

We have also included the top Ekko runes to duel Darius in order to help you recognize how he will likely be setup versus you.


6.3 | Darius Ekko | 7.6


6.2 | Darius Ekko | 5.7


4.8 | Darius Ekko | 6.7

Darius vs Ekko Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some vital Darius against Ekko counter stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.8 is not as good as Ekko’s KDA ratio of 2.5, indicating that Darius may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Ekko..

Darius often has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Ekko. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Darius commonly totals many more minion kills than Ekko. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are able to scale fully off their skills and stats alone. Although, champions with tons of CS, such as carries, usually need a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, work to pass the averages presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.42 | Darius Ekko | 1.7

Largest Multi-Kill

1.56 | Darius Ekko | 1.54

Damage Dealt

17,110 | Darius Ekko | 18,594

Damage Taken

27,685 | Darius Ekko | 26,996

Healing Done

6,298 | Darius Ekko | 9,299

Vision Score

17 | Darius Ekko | 19

Gold Earned

11,177 | Darius Ekko | 11,349

Minions Killed

154 | Darius Ekko | 90

Dragons Killed

0.13 | Darius Ekko | 0.81

Barons Killed

0.03 | Darius Ekko | 0.16


2.14 | Darius Ekko | 1.96


0.42 | Darius Ekko | 0.51

CC Duration (sec)

165 | Darius Ekko | 353

Experience Earned

13,567 | Darius Ekko | 13,291

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 10,490 Darius vs Ekko 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 Ekko as Darius 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.