Darius vs Malphite Counter Build

How to Win Darius vs Malphite Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Malphite as Darius in LoL

How to Beat Malphite as Darius

7,378 Darius vs Malphite Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked LoL matches each and every week. Within our data, Darius faced off against Malphite in 7378 matches. Using so many games with Darius vs Malphite gives us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce enlightening data and a pro build to defeat Malphite This particular counter matchup is somewhat rare. Darius encounters Malphite in only 3.5% of his games.

Unfortunately, Darius does a poor job of countering Malphite. On average, he wins a lowly 48.1% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Darius versus Malphite matches, Darius’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Malphite.

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Best Darius Items to Counter Malphite

The most important items to have in your Darius versus Malphite build include Stridebreaker, Sterak's Gage, and Black Cleaver. When Darius combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when fighting Malphite than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Darius had an average winrate of 64.9% when countering Malphite with this counter build.

Best Darius Runes to Counter Malphite

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Second Wind Rune Second Wind

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Malphite as Darius, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Unflinching, and Second Wind runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Darius vs Malphite counter picks, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 58.6% win rate overall.

We have also included the top Malphite runes to fight Darius in order to help you recognize how he will likely be kitted out against you.


6.5 | Darius Malphite | 4.9


6.3 | Darius Malphite | 5.7


5.1 | Darius Malphite | 8.8

Darius vs Malphite Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here emphasize some influential Darius vs. Malphite matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences between the pair. Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.8 is less than Malphite’s KDA ratio of 2.4, showing that Darius may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Malphite..

Darius usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Malphite. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Darius often earns much more CS than Malphite. Champs who on average don't earn much CS usually don't require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to top the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.48 | Darius Malphite | 1.1

Largest Multi-Kill

1.62 | Darius Malphite | 1.2

Damage Dealt

16,598 | Darius Malphite | 16,694

Damage Taken

29,047 | Darius Malphite | 19,121

Healing Done

6,593 | Darius Malphite | 2,099

Vision Score

18 | Darius Malphite | 21

Gold Earned

11,384 | Darius Malphite | 9,779

Minions Killed

151 | Darius Malphite | 104

Dragons Killed

0.15 | Darius Malphite | 0.15

Barons Killed

0.04 | Darius Malphite | 0.04


2.26 | Darius Malphite | 1.76


0.46 | Darius Malphite | 0.45

CC Duration (sec)

179 | Darius Malphite | 629

Experience Earned

13,711 | Darius Malphite | 12,873

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,378 Darius vs Malphite 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 Malphite 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.