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

Darius vs Lulu

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

How to Beat Lulu as Darius

based on 4,893 Darius vs Lulu matchups
Win Rate
51.4 %
K/D/A
1.88
Pick Rate
3.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked LoL games each week. Within our database, Darius battled Lulu 4893 times. Including so many matchups for Darius versus Lulu gives us a lot of faith in our capability to provide useful statistics and a pro build to counter your opponent. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Darius is forced to battle against Lulu in only 3.8% of his games.

Darius vs Lulu Matchup Summary

Darius does a decent job of countering Lulu. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.4% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Darius vs Lulu rounds, Darius’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Lulu.

Best Darius vs Lulu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Hearthbound AxeSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceMaw of MalmortiusDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Black CleaverSterak'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: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindUnflinching
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
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 Lulu as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Lulu

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 Lulu

Lulu excels when opponents heavily commit. Don't give her this chance! Use heavy harass tactics instead to force Lulu and her partner out of lane.

The shots from Lulu's faerie can be intercepted - hide behind your minions to avoid the additional Faerie attacks.

Darius vs Lulu Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
51.4 %
VS
Win Rate
48.6 %
Lulu Image
6.4
< Kills >
1.4
5.6
< Deaths >
4.9
4.1
< Assists >
13.9
1.45
< Killing Sprees >
0.25
165
< Minions Killed >
18
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.52
14,207
< Physical Damage >
1,009
127
< Magic Damage >
4,158
3,561
< True Damage >
467
17,895
< Damage Dealt >
5,635
27,153
< Damage Taken >
14,407
11,673
< Gold Earned >
7,680
2.44
< Towers >
2.13
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,451
< Total Healing >
1,749
13,921
< Experience >
10,245
17
< Vision Score >
50
8
< Wards Placed >
23
158
< Time Dealing CC >
220

How to Counter Lulu with Darius in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several significant Darius against Lulu matchup statistics that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between the two. Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lulu’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Lulu. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Darius typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Lulu. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Darius and Lulu

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Lulu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Lulu

Who is Better, Darius or Lulu?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Darius usually wins when trying to fight Lulu, with a 51.4% win rate. Thus, Darius makes a good counter to Lulu.

While Darius does have a higher win rate compared to Lulu, when on opposite teams, Darius also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Darius into Lulu.

Furthermore, Darius has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Lulu. 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 for every situation in League of Legends, in Darius vs Lulu matchups, Darius is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Darius is a decent counter for Lulu. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Darius against Lulu.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Lulu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lulu as Darius, we analyzed 4,893 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 Lulu 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 Lulu during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius usually gets much more CS relative to Lulu. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions 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 shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Darius versus Lulu build include Trinity Force, Maw of Malmortius, and Death's Dance. When Darius incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when facing Lulu than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Darius boasted an average winrate of 51.4% battling Lulu with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Lulu 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 Lulu face-offs, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 51.4% win rate overall.

If you would like to view Darius x Lulu tips and builds for a an individual skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the stats and guides displayed are calculated using all games with data with both champs.