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

Darius vs Illaoi

How to Beat Illaoi as Darius in LoL Illaoi is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Illaoi as Darius

based on 4,157 Darius vs Illaoi matchups
Win Rate
47.3 %
K/D/A
1.9
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League rounds every week. In our data, Darius fought Illaoi in 4157 games. Using so many matchups for Darius vs Illaoi provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce actionable data and a supported build to smash Illaoi. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Darius has to counter Illaoi in only 3.2% of his games.

Darius vs Illaoi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Darius does a dismal job of countering Illaoi. On average, he wins a lowly 47.3% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Darius vs Illaoi matches, Darius’s side is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood against Illaoi.

Best Darius vs Illaoi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Hearthbound AxeSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerForce of NatureDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Sterak's GageThornmailMaw of MalmortiusDead Man's Plate

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 Second WindUnflinching
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
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Illaoi as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Illaoi

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 Illaoi

Killing Tentacles whenever possible will make it much easier to win a fight against Illaoi.

When your spirit gets pulled out, fight back if you can. Dealing damage to Illaoi reduces the spirit's duration.

Avoid grouping up for Leap of Faith to reduce the number of Tentacles available to Illaoi.

Darius vs Illaoi Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
47.3 %
VS
Win Rate
52.7 %
Illaoi Image
6.9
< Kills >
5.4
6
< Deaths >
6.6
4.5
< Assists >
4.3
1.54
< Killing Sprees >
1.23
158
< Minions Killed >
187
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.65
15,443
< Physical Damage >
23,684
151
< Magic Damage >
530
4,258
< True Damage >
714
19,852
< Damage Dealt >
24,928
29,800
< Damage Taken >
31,853
11,664
< Gold Earned >
12,045
2.04
< Towers >
2.96
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,171
< Total Healing >
7,661
14,409
< Experience >
15,086
16
< Vision Score >
17
7
< Wards Placed >
8
158
< Time Dealing CC >
59

How to Counter Illaoi with Darius in LoL

The stats shown on this page show some significant Darius versus Illaoi matchup stats that can help you realize the distinctions between the two. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Illaoi’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Illaoi..

Darius normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Illaoi. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Darius and Illaoi

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Illaoi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Illaoi

Who is Better, Darius or Illaoi?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Darius usually loses when playing against Illaoi, with a 47.3% win rate. Thus, Darius makes a poor counter for Illaoi.

While Darius does have a lower winrate compared to Illaoi, when facing one another, Darius also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Darius into Illaoi.

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

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Darius vs Illaoi matchups, Illaoi is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Darius is a bad counter to Illaoi. Make sure you focus your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Illaoi.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Illaoi Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Illaoi as Darius, we analyzed 4,157 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 Illaoi 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

If you would like to truly master Darius in order to counter Illaoi during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Illaoi. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Darius versus Illaoi build include Stridebreaker, Force of Nature, and Death's Dance. When Darius used at least these three items in his build, he did much better vs. Illaoi than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Darius had an average winrate of 47.3% when countering Illaoi with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of defeating Illaoi as Darius, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players used for Darius vs Illaoi counter picks, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 47.3% win rate overall.

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