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

Darius vs Sion

How to Beat Sion as Darius in LoL Sion is in the b tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Sion as Darius

based on 3,104 Darius vs Sion matchups
Win Rate
52.9 %
K/D/A
2.31
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds each and every week. Within our database, Darius engaged Sion in 3104 matches. Having so many games with Darius vs Sion provides us faith in our capacity to prepare enlightening data and a supported build to smash your opposition. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Darius encounters Sion in only 2.4% of his games.

Darius vs Sion Matchup Summary

Darius does a good job of countering Sion. On average, he wins a fantastic 52.9% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Darius vs Sion rounds, Darius’s side is 0.2% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Sion.

Best Darius vs Sion Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalLong Sword

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Death's DanceSterak'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: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Bone PlatingUnflinching
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
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R
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E
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E
14
W
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W
16
R

Guide to Countering Sion as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Sion

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 Sion

Use the time after Sion has died to reposition and prepare for his return.

Even if Sion still hits a Decimating Smash, making him release the charge earlier reduces its impact.

Darius vs Sion Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
52.9 %
VS
Win Rate
47.1 %
Sion Image
8.2
< Kills >
4.2
5.5
< Deaths >
7.2
4.5
< Assists >
6.3
1.81
< Killing Sprees >
0.9
174
< Minions Killed >
170
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.5
19,627
< Physical Damage >
12,164
135
< Magic Damage >
5,537
4,696
< True Damage >
905
24,459
< Damage Dealt >
18,607
30,238
< Damage Taken >
36,984
12,634
< Gold Earned >
11,667
2.47
< Towers >
2.79
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
7,306
< Total Healing >
2,908
15,211
< Experience >
14,784
18
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
8
185
< Time Dealing CC >
690

How to Counter Sion with Darius in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here highlight some vital Darius against Sion matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Sion’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Sion. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Darius usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his counter does. On average, he takes less damage than Sion. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Darius and Sion

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Sion
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Sion

Who is Better, Darius or Sion?

Both League champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Darius usually wins when taking on Sion, with a 52.9% win rate. Therefore, Darius makes a good counter for Sion.

While Darius does have a higher winrate compared to Sion, when on opposite teams, Darius also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to develop with. You don't need to be too worried when picking Darius into Sion.

Moreover, Darius also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Sion. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Darius vs Sion matchups, Darius is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Darius is an above average counter to Sion. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Darius against Sion.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Sion Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sion as Darius, we analyzed 3,104 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 Sion 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 to counter Sion during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius on average accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Sion. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Darius versus Sion build consist of Trinity Force, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Darius used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Sion than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Darius boasted an average winrate of 52.9% when countering Sion with this build.

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Sion as Darius, Darius players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Darius vs Sion fights, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.9% win rate overall.

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