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

Darius vs Karma

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

How to Beat Karma as Darius

based on 3,345 Darius vs Karma matchups
Win Rate
53.7 %
K/D/A
1.93
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League rounds every week. In our dataset, Darius engaged Karma in 3345 rounds. With so many games with Darius vs Karma provides us confidence in our ability to prepare useful stats and a pro build to suppress Karma. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Darius has to counter Karma in only 2.6% of his rounds.

Darius vs Karma Matchup Summary

Darius has done a good job of countering Karma. Typically, he wins a fantastic 53.7% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Darius versus Karma matches, Darius’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood against Karma.

Best Darius vs Karma Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceSterak's GageDead Man's Plate

Optional Items

Death's DanceForce of NatureMaw of MalmortiusBlack Cleaver

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 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
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
E
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Q
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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 Karma as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Karma

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 Karma

Karma's passive lowers her Mantra cooldown when she hits enemy champions with abilities and basic attacks. Deny her from getting free hits on you.

Karma's Soulflare erupts for bonus damage in the area in which it's placed. React quickly and escape the circle to avoid taking heavy damage.

Focused Resolve is a strong disengage tool. Create distance to avoid being rooted and seek to engage afterwards.

Darius vs Karma Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
53.7 %
VS
Win Rate
46.3 %
Karma Image
6.6
< Kills >
2.3
5.6
< Deaths >
5.4
4.2
< Assists >
12.1
1.49
< Killing Sprees >
0.48
165
< Minions Killed >
41
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.48
14,534
< Physical Damage >
929
127
< Magic Damage >
10,458
3,691
< True Damage >
793
18,353
< Damage Dealt >
12,181
27,594
< Damage Taken >
16,708
11,695
< Gold Earned >
8,313
2.44
< Towers >
1.9
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,630
< Total Healing >
2,447
13,971
< Experience >
10,583
17
< Vision Score >
48
8
< Wards Placed >
22
157
< Time Dealing CC >
211

How to Counter Karma with Darius in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize several significant Darius against Karma counter stats that may help you explain the differences between these two champs. Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Karma’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Karma. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Darius typically has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Karma. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champion with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Darius and Karma

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Karma
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Karma

Who is Better, Darius or Karma?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Darius usually wins when taking on Karma, with a 53.7% win rate. Therefore, Darius makes a great counter to Karma.

While Darius does have a higher winrate than Karma, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Darius into Karma.

Additionally, Darius has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Karma. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Darius vs Karma 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 allied champions during teamfights.

Darius is a great counter to Karma. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Karma.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Karma Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Karma as Darius, we analyzed 3,345 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 Karma 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 learn all of the intricacies of Darius to counter Karma 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 listen to the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius on average gets much more CS as Karma. Champions who on average don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Darius versus Karma build include Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, and Dead Man's Plate. When Darius combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs. Karma than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Darius had an average win rate of 53.7% when playing against Karma with this build.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Karma as Darius, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Darius vs Karma battles, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 53.7% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Karma as Darius are given for all skill levels, merged. To scope the stats and builds to a particular skill level, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.