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.
Attacking LeBlanc first avoids most of her tricks, especially if she's recently used her dash, Distortion.
Stunning or silencing LeBlanc will prevent her from activating the return part of Distortion.
LeBlanc's ultimate can create fake LeBlancs during her spellcast or, rarely, at a distant position.
The fake LeBlanc created at a distance will always run at the nearest Champion, cast a harmless spell, then immediately disappear.
The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several significant Darius against LeBlanc counter stats that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than LeBlanc’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than LeBlanc..
Darius normally has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Commonly, he takes more damage than LeBlanc. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Darius usually fairs equally well when facing off against LeBlanc, with a 50.4% win rate. Thus, Darius makes an ok counter for LeBlanc.
While Darius does have a higher win rate compared to LeBlanc, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less challenging character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Darius into LeBlanc.
Furthermore, Darius also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to LeBlanc. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Darius vs LeBlanc matchups, Darius is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Darius is a decent counter to LeBlanc. Focus your strategy on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Darius against LeBlanc.
To truly master Darius to counter LeBlanc during both the early game 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 stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Darius often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to LeBlanc. Champions who on average don't earn much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.
The most crucial items to focus on in your Darius versus LeBlanc build consist of Stridebreaker, Dead Man's Plate, and Death's Dance. When Darius used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting LeBlanc than with many other common builds. In fact, Darius had an average win rate of 50.4% battling LeBlanc with this build.
To have the best chance of defeating LeBlanc as Darius, Darius players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Darius vs LeBlanc clashes, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.4% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat LeBlanc as Darius are presented for all skill levels combined. To filter the stats and builds to a distinct skill level, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.