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

Darius vs Elise

How to Beat Elise as Darius in LoL Elise is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Mage Fighter

How to Beat Elise as Darius

based on 1,389 Darius vs Elise matchups
Win Rate
50 %
K/D/A
1.76
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends matches every week. In our dataset, Darius battled Elise in 1389 matches. Having so many games with Darius vs Elise provides us a lot of faith in our capability to provide actionable statistics and a pro build to smash your rival. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Darius encounters Elise in only 1.1% of his games.

Darius vs Elise Matchup Summary

Darius does a average job of countering Elise. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.0% of the time the champions face each other in. In Darius against Elise matches, Darius’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Elise.

Best Darius vs Elise Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Sterak's GageDeath's DanceMaw of MalmortiusThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerhaste summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Darius's passive ability p
Darius q ability q
Darius w ability w
Darius e ability e
Darius's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Elise as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Elise

Darius benefits greatly from enhanced survivability. The longer you can prolong a fight, the more powerful he becomes.

Noxian Guillotine does more damage the more attacks you can land prior to it. Use Noxian Might to deal maximum damage.

Decimate is a powerful harassment ability. Strike an enemy from maximum range for the greatest effect.

Advice to Win Against Elise

Rappel has a long cooldown. Elise is vulnerable after she has used it.

Elise's Spider Form is more dangerous when you are at low health, and her Human Form more potent when you are at high health.

Rappel will only move Elise straight up and down unless she can descend upon an enemy unit.

Darius vs Elise Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
50 %
VS
Win Rate
50 %
Elise Image
6.5
< Kills >
7.3
6.2
< Deaths >
5.8
4.4
< Assists >
7.6
1.45
< Killing Sprees >
1.67
163
< Minions Killed >
38
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
1.29
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.52
14,682
< Physical Damage >
1,383
123
< Magic Damage >
15,996
3,614
< True Damage >
1,472
18,420
< Damage Dealt >
18,851
28,603
< Damage Taken >
26,004
11,748
< Gold Earned >
11,216
2.37
< Towers >
1.79
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
5,615
< Total Healing >
7,924
14,037
< Experience >
12,533
17
< Vision Score >
24
8
< Wards Placed >
6
169
< Time Dealing CC >
149

How to Counter Elise with Darius in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some critical Darius against Elise matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Elise’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Elise..

Darius typically has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Elise. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Darius and Elise

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Elise
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Elise

Who is Better, Darius or Elise?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Darius usually fairs equally well when facing off against Elise, with a 50.0% win rate. Thus, Darius makes an ok counter for Elise.

While Darius does have a higher win rate compared to Elise, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging character to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Darius into Elise.

Furthermore, Darius has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Elise. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Darius vs Elise matchups, Elise is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Darius is a decent counter to Elise. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Elise.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Elise Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Elise as Darius, we analyzed 1,389 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 Elise 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Darius to counter Elise during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius most often gets much more CS compared to Elise. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Darius versus Elise build include Trinity Force, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Darius incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Elise than with many other typical builds. In fact, Darius had an average winrate of 50.0% battling Elise with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Elise as Darius, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Darius vs Elise LoL games, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.0% winrate overall.

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