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

Darius vs Shaco

How to Beat Shaco as Darius in LoL Shaco is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Shaco as Darius

based on 4,646 Darius vs Shaco matchups
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
1.82
Pick Rate
3.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Shaco as Darius resulted from an examination of 4646 ranked games where both champs faced each other. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Darius encounters Shaco in only 3.6% of his games.

Darius vs Shaco Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Darius does a below average job of countering Shaco. Typically, he wins a acceptable 48.7% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Darius against Shaco rounds, Darius’s side is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Shaco.

Best Darius vs Shaco Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalHearthbound Axe

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceThornmailDead Man's Plate

Optional Items

Sterak's GageSpirit VisageBlack CleaverForce 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 Armor
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
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Shaco as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Shaco

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 Shaco

If Shaco uses Deceive to enter a fight he won't be able to quickly use it again to get away. Work with your team to quickly focus him down.

If Shaco is doing well early-game, it is worth the investment to place Stealth Wards near his Jungle camps.

Darius vs Shaco Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Shaco Image
6.8
< Kills >
7.1
6.1
< Deaths >
5.7
4.3
< Assists >
8.4
1.54
< Killing Sprees >
1.64
170
< Minions Killed >
36
0.14
< Dragons Killed >
1.16
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.44
15,510
< Physical Damage >
5,502
144
< Magic Damage >
11,786
3,762
< True Damage >
2,198
19,417
< Damage Dealt >
19,487
30,609
< Damage Taken >
23,804
12,174
< Gold Earned >
11,391
2.35
< Towers >
1.33
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
6,342
< Total Healing >
5,526
14,763
< Experience >
13,144
18
< Vision Score >
27
8
< Wards Placed >
8
172
< Time Dealing CC >
656

How to Counter Shaco with Darius in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page feature some strategic Darius against Shaco matchup statistics that can help you realize the distinctions between the two. Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Shaco’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Shaco..

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

Differences between Darius and Shaco

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Shaco
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Shaco

Who is Better, Darius or Shaco?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Darius usually loses when taking on Shaco, with a 48.7% win rate. Therefore, Darius makes a poor counter to Shaco.

While Darius does have a lower win rate than Shaco, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Darius into Shaco.

Moreover, Darius has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Shaco. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Darius vs Shaco matchups, Shaco is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Darius is a somewhat poor counter for Shaco. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Shaco.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Shaco Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Shaco as Darius, we analyzed 4,646 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 Shaco 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 learn all of the intricacies of Darius in order to counter Shaco during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius most often gets much more CS compared to Shaco. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Darius versus Shaco build include Trinity Force, Thornmail, and Dead Man's Plate. When Darius combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs Shaco than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Darius had an average win rate of 48.7% battling Shaco with these items in his kit.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Shaco 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 used for Darius vs Shaco matchups, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 48.7% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Shaco as Darius are displayed for all ranked divisions. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.