How to Win Darius vs Nunu & Willump Counter Matchup Darius is in the a tier of champions

Darius vs Nunu & Willump

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Darius in LoL Nunu & Willump is in the a tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Nunu & Willump as Darius

based on 2,637 Darius vs Nunu & Willump matchups
Win Rate
50.2 %
K/D/A
1.85
Pick Rate
2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League rounds every week. Within our dataset, Darius engaged Nunu & Willump in 2637 matches. Having so many games with Darius vs Nunu & Willump provides us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare actionable data and a recommended build to destroy Nunu & Willump. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Darius is forced to battle against Nunu & Willump in only 2.0% of his rounds.

Darius vs Nunu & Willump Matchup Summary

Darius does a average job of beating Nunu & Willump. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.2% of games the champions clash against each other in. In Darius vs Nunu & Willump games, Darius’s team is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Nunu & Willump.

Best Darius vs Nunu & Willump Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Hearthbound AxeSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusSterak's GageDeath's DanceThornmail

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
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W
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Q
3
E
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Q
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Q
6
R
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Nunu & Willump as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Nunu & Willump

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 Nunu & Willump

Using Summoner Flash is a surefire way to escape Absolute Zero.

Interrupting the charge up on Absolute Zero will lower the amount of damage your team takes.

Biggest Snowball Ever moves very fast but cannot turn as quickly, so don't try to escape it by running away in a straight line. Instead, make sudden, sharp turns.

Darius vs Nunu & Willump Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
50.2 %
VS
Win Rate
49.8 %
Nunu & Willump Image
6.7
< Kills >
4.3
6
< Deaths >
5.8
4.4
< Assists >
11.9
1.51
< Killing Sprees >
0.99
160
< Minions Killed >
37
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
1.55
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.43
15,266
< Physical Damage >
1,274
127
< Magic Damage >
10,623
3,687
< True Damage >
1,049
19,080
< Damage Dealt >
12,946
28,075
< Damage Taken >
32,747
11,617
< Gold Earned >
10,372
2.35
< Towers >
1.58
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.41
5,582
< Total Healing >
14,492
13,780
< Experience >
12,311
16
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
5
156
< Time Dealing CC >
378

How to Counter Nunu & Willump with Darius in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature several influential Darius versus Nunu & Willump matchup stats that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Nunu & Willump’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Nunu & Willump..

Darius normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Nunu & Willump. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Darius and Nunu & Willump

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Nunu & Willump
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Nunu & Willump

Who is Better, Darius or Nunu & Willump?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Darius usually fairs equally well when taking on Nunu & Willump, with a 50.2% win rate. Thus, Darius makes an ok counter for Nunu & Willump.

While Darius does have a higher win rate compared to Nunu & Willump, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Darius into Nunu & Willump.

Furthermore, Darius has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nunu & Willump. 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 Nunu & Willump matchups, Darius is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Darius is a decent counter for Nunu & Willump. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Darius against Nunu & Willump.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Nunu & Willump Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nunu & Willump as Darius, we analyzed 2,637 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 Nunu & Willump 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Darius in order to counter Nunu & Willump during both the lane 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 stats presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius usually accumulates much more CS compared to Nunu & Willump. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Darius versus Nunu & Willump build include Stridebreaker, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Darius combined at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Nunu & Willump than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Darius had an average win rate of 50.2% when countering Nunu & Willump with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Nunu & Willump as Darius, Darius players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets players picked for Darius vs Nunu & Willump matchups, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 50.2% winrate overall.

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