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

Darius vs Gragas

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

How to Beat Gragas as Darius

based on 2,143 Darius vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
55.3 %
K/D/A
2.02
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League games that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Gragas as Darius came out of an evaluation of 2143 ranked rounds where both champs clashed against each other. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Darius has to counter Gragas in only 1.7% of his games.

Darius vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Darius has done a great job of countering Gragas. On average, he wins a terrific 55.3% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Darius vs Gragas games, Darius’s team is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Gragas.

Best Darius vs Gragas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Sterak's GageMaw of MalmortiusDeath's DanceThornmail

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: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
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
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 Gragas as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Gragas

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 Gragas

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Darius vs Gragas Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
55.3 %
VS
Win Rate
44.7 %
Gragas Image
6.8
< Kills >
4.7
5.6
< Deaths >
5.5
4.5
< Assists >
7.5
1.54
< Killing Sprees >
1.05
168
< Minions Killed >
119
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.35
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.35
15,476
< Physical Damage >
1,365
130
< Magic Damage >
15,945
3,914
< True Damage >
1,076
19,520
< Damage Dealt >
18,388
28,741
< Damage Taken >
27,319
12,022
< Gold Earned >
10,601
2.52
< Towers >
1.37
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
5,999
< Total Healing >
9,445
14,368
< Experience >
13,346
18
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
9
164
< Time Dealing CC >
374

How to Counter Gragas with Darius in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore several valuable Darius versus Gragas counter statistics that can help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gragas’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Gragas..

Darius often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Gragas. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Darius and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Gragas

Who is Better, Darius or Gragas?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Darius usually wins when taking on Gragas, with a 55.3% win rate. As a result, Darius makes a fantastic counter to Gragas.

While Darius does have a much higher win rate than Gragas, when on opposite teams, Darius also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging champ to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Darius into Gragas.

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

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Darius vs Gragas 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 great counter to Gragas. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Darius against Gragas.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Darius, we analyzed 2,143 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 Gragas 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 learn all of the intricacies of Darius to counter Gragas during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius on average picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Gragas. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Darius versus Gragas build consist of Trinity Force, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Darius used at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Gragas than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Darius boasted an average win rate of 55.3% when playing against Gragas with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Gragas as Darius, Darius players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Darius vs Gragas fights, this blending of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 55.3% winrate overall.

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