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

Darius vs Neeko

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

How to Beat Neeko as Darius

based on 1,878 Darius vs Neeko matchups
Win Rate
47.6 %
K/D/A
1.79
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League rounds each week. In our dataset, Darius did battle with Neeko in 1878 matches. Including so many games with Darius versus Neeko gives us confidence in our ability to prepare actionable stats and a solid build to wreck your opponent. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Darius has to counter Neeko in only 1.5% of his matches.

Darius vs Neeko Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Darius has done a poor job of countering Neeko. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.6% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Darius against Neeko rounds, Darius’s side is 0.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Neeko.

Best Darius vs Neeko Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsRuby Crystal

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerForce of NatureDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Dead Man's PlateSterak's GageMaw of MalmortiusThornmail

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 Bone PlatingUnflinching
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
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
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
16
R

Guide to Countering Neeko as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Neeko

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 Neeko

Pop Blossom's warning visuals are invisible if Neeko is disguised.

Standing behind minions against Neeko is very dangerous as Tangle-Barbs become stronger.

Darius vs Neeko Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
47.6 %
VS
Win Rate
52.4 %
Neeko Image
6.6
< Kills >
5.4
6.1
< Deaths >
5.7
4.3
< Assists >
7.8
1.46
< Killing Sprees >
1.21
156
< Minions Killed >
122
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.52
14,597
< Physical Damage >
2,061
134
< Magic Damage >
15,831
3,558
< True Damage >
1,263
18,290
< Damage Dealt >
19,156
28,844
< Damage Taken >
19,502
11,596
< Gold Earned >
10,402
2.24
< Towers >
2.15
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
5,632
< Total Healing >
1,723
14,008
< Experience >
12,833
17
< Vision Score >
27
8
< Wards Placed >
13
160
< Time Dealing CC >
184

How to Counter Neeko with Darius in LoL

The stats shown here show several strategic Darius vs. Neeko matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Neeko’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Neeko..

Darius usually has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Neeko. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Darius and Neeko

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Neeko
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Neeko

Who is Better, Darius or Neeko?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Darius usually loses when trying to fight Neeko, with a 47.6% win rate. Therefore, Darius makes a bad counter for Neeko.

While Darius does have a lower win rate than Neeko, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less complex champion to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Darius into Neeko.

Furthermore, Darius also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Neeko. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Darius vs Neeko matchups, Neeko is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Darius is a terribly counter for Neeko. Focus your play on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Darius against Neeko.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Neeko Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Neeko as Darius, we analyzed 1,878 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 Neeko 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 to counter Neeko during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius often accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Neeko. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Darius versus Neeko build consist of Stridebreaker, Force of Nature, and Death's Dance. When Darius used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better against Neeko than with many other common item sets. In fact, Darius boasted an average win rate of 47.6% battling Neeko with this build.

To have the best likelihood of crushing Neeko as Darius, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players picked for Darius vs Neeko face-offs, this mixture of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.6% win rate overall.

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