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

Darius vs Ezreal

How to Beat Ezreal as Darius in LoL Ezreal is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Marksman Mage

How to Beat Ezreal as Darius

based on 9,557 Darius vs Ezreal matchups
Win Rate
52.9 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
7.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends games each and every week. In our data, Darius engaged Ezreal 9557 times. With so many matchups for Darius vs Ezreal gives us a lot of confidence in our capability to provide useful statistics and a supported build to obliterate your foe. This champ matchup is somewhat uncommon. Darius has to counter Ezreal in only 7.4% of his rounds.

Darius vs Ezreal Matchup Summary

Darius does a good job of countering Ezreal. Normally, he wins a whopping 52.9% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Darius versus Ezreal games, Darius’s side is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Ezreal.

Best Darius vs Ezreal Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Hearthbound AxeSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerMaw of MalmortiusDeath's Dance

Optional Items

HullbreakerSterak's GageDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

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
Sorcery Nimbus CloakCelerity
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Darius's passive ability p
Darius q ability q
Darius w ability w
Darius e ability e
Darius's ultimate ability r
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W
2
E
3
Q
4
Q
5
Q
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R
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Ezreal as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Ezreal

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 Ezreal

Mystic Shot applies on-hit effects including the Crest of Cinders.

Ezreal is a very fragile champion so take the fight to him.

Ezreal is completely skill shot based, so make sure to keep minions in between you.

Darius vs Ezreal Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
52.9 %
VS
Win Rate
47.1 %
Ezreal Image
6.8
< Kills >
6.4
5.8
< Deaths >
5.5
4.4
< Assists >
7.2
1.53
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
167
< Minions Killed >
167
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.5
15,127
< Physical Damage >
15,651
143
< Magic Damage >
6,710
3,982
< True Damage >
1,007
19,252
< Damage Dealt >
23,369
29,204
< Damage Taken >
19,144
11,999
< Gold Earned >
11,769
2.44
< Towers >
2.2
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
6,137
< Total Healing >
2,401
14,392
< Experience >
12,570
18
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
163
< Time Dealing CC >
77

How to Counter Ezreal with Darius in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some strategic Darius versus Ezreal matchup stats that may help us understand the differences between the two. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ezreal’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Ezreal..

Darius usually has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Ezreal. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Darius and Ezreal

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Ezreal
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Ezreal

Who is Better, Darius or Ezreal?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Darius usually wins when facing off against Ezreal, with a 52.9% win rate. Therefore, Darius makes a good counter to Ezreal.

While Darius does have a higher winrate than Ezreal, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Darius into Ezreal.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Darius vs Ezreal matchups, Darius is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Darius is a good counter for Ezreal. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Ezreal.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Ezreal Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ezreal as Darius, we analyzed 9,557 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 Ezreal 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 in order to counter Ezreal during both the laning 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 listen to the build and tips presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius on average gets a similar amount of CS as Ezreal. Champions who on average don't earn much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to have in your Darius versus Ezreal build include Stridebreaker, Maw of Malmortius, and Death's Dance. When Darius incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed much better versus Ezreal than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Darius had an average winrate of 52.9% battling Ezreal with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Ezreal as Darius, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Nimbus Cloak, and Celerity runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Darius vs Ezreal matchups, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.9% win rate overall.

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