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

Darius vs Sylas

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

How to Beat Sylas as Darius

based on 5,411 Darius vs Sylas matchups
Win Rate
51.1 %
K/D/A
1.88
Pick Rate
4.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL rounds each week. Within our database, Darius battled Sylas in 5411 games. Including so many games with Darius versus Sylas gives us faith in our capability to provide enlightening statistics and a solid build to counter Sylas. This particular champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Darius encounters Sylas in only 4.2% of his matches.

Darius vs Sylas Matchup Summary

Darius has done a decent job of beating Sylas. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.1% of games the champs face each other in. In Darius against Sylas matches, Darius’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood against Sylas.

Best Darius vs Sylas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalHearthbound Axe

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Sterak's GageMaw of MalmortiusDeath's DanceBlack Cleaver

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 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
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Sylas as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Sylas

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 Sylas

Sylas's healthbar can be deceptive, watch out for his Kingslayer!

Try to fight Sylas when he isn't able to take your ultimate.

Darius vs Sylas Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
51.1 %
VS
Win Rate
48.9 %
Sylas Image
6.7
< Kills >
7.1
6
< Deaths >
6.5
4.6
< Assists >
6.8
1.53
< Killing Sprees >
1.59
162
< Minions Killed >
132
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.4
15,357
< Physical Damage >
516
146
< Magic Damage >
18,280
3,794
< True Damage >
1,456
19,298
< Damage Dealt >
20,253
27,825
< Damage Taken >
29,775
11,691
< Gold Earned >
10,875
2.38
< Towers >
1.54
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
5,584
< Total Healing >
6,796
13,895
< Experience >
13,082
17
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
156
< Time Dealing CC >
301

How to Counter Sylas with Darius in LoL

The stats shown here feature several important Darius vs. Sylas counter stats that may help you explain the differences between this pair of champions. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Sylas’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Sylas..

Darius typically has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Sylas. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Darius and Sylas

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Sylas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Sylas

Who is Better, Darius or Sylas?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Darius usually wins when playing against Sylas, with a 51.1% win rate. Therefore, Darius makes a good counter for Sylas.

While Darius does have a higher winrate than Sylas, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Darius into Sylas.

Furthermore, Darius has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Sylas. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Darius vs Sylas matchups, Darius is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Darius is a decent counter to Sylas. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Sylas.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Sylas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Sylas as Darius, we analyzed 5,411 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 Sylas 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 to counter Sylas during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius most often accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Sylas. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Darius versus Sylas build include Stridebreaker, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Darius used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better against Sylas than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Darius boasted an average win rate of 51.1% when playing against Sylas with this build.

To have the greatest chance of crushing Sylas 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 chose for Darius vs Sylas LoL games, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.1% winrate overall.

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