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

Darius vs Soraka

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

How to Beat Soraka as Darius

based on 4,706 Darius vs Soraka matchups
Win Rate
50.8 %
K/D/A
1.88
Pick Rate
3.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Soraka as Darius came out of an evaluation of 4706 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against one another. This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Darius fights Soraka in only 3.6% of his matches.

Darius vs Soraka Matchup Summary

Darius does a average job of countering Soraka. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.8% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Darius against Soraka matches, Darius’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Soraka.

Best Darius vs Soraka Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalHearthbound Axe

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceMaw of MalmortiusDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Sterak's GageDead Man's PlateBlack CleaverSpirit Visage

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 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 Soraka as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Soraka

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 Soraka

It's easier to focus Soraka than the ally she is healing.

Take advantage of Soraka's long cooldown on Equinox if she uses it to harass.

Focus on attacking Soraka when she ever ventures to the frontline to heal her allies.

Darius vs Soraka Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
50.8 %
VS
Win Rate
49.2 %
Soraka Image
6.6
< Kills >
1
5.7
< Deaths >
5.3
4.1
< Assists >
13.6
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
0.14
162
< Minions Killed >
19
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.5
15,708
< Physical Damage >
637
148
< Magic Damage >
5,189
3,820
< True Damage >
353
19,677
< Damage Dealt >
6,179
27,887
< Damage Taken >
14,942
11,681
< Gold Earned >
7,452
2.37
< Towers >
1.99
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,745
< Total Healing >
19,304
13,963
< Experience >
10,095
17
< Vision Score >
45
8
< Wards Placed >
21
160
< Time Dealing CC >
197

How to Counter Soraka with Darius in LoL

The stats shown here feature several important Darius against Soraka counter statistics that may help us grasp the differences between the pair. Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Soraka’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Soraka. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.

Darius usually has a much larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he receives more damage than Soraka. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Darius and Soraka

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Soraka
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Soraka

Who is Better, Darius or Soraka?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Darius usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Soraka, with a 50.8% win rate. Therefore, Darius makes an ok counter for Soraka.

While Darius does have a higher win rate compared to Soraka, when facing one another, Darius also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Darius into Soraka.

Furthermore, Darius has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Soraka. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Darius is a decent counter to Soraka. Focus your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Darius against Soraka.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Soraka Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Soraka as Darius, we analyzed 4,706 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 Soraka 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 Soraka during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius typically accumulates much more CS as Soraka. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Darius versus Soraka build include Trinity Force, Maw of Malmortius, and Death's Dance. When Darius included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when fighting Soraka than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Darius had an average winrate of 50.8% when playing against Soraka with this counter build.

To have the best probability of crushing Soraka as Darius, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Darius vs Soraka LoL games, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.8% win rate overall.

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