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

Darius vs Taliyah

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

How to Beat Taliyah as Darius

based on 3,203 Darius vs Taliyah matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
1.83
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL games each week. In our data, Darius faced Taliyah 3203 times. Including so many games with Darius vs Taliyah provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to provide informative statistics and a recommended build to obliterate your rival. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Darius is forced to battle against Taliyah in only 2.5% of his matches.

Darius vs Taliyah Matchup Summary

Darius does a ok job of beating Taliyah. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.5% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Darius vs Taliyah matches, Darius’s team is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Taliyah.

Best Darius vs Taliyah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Hearthbound AxeSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
Trinity ForceSterak's GageDead Man's Plate

Optional Items

Force of NatureThornmailSpirit VisageMaw of Malmortius

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 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
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
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E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Taliyah as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Taliyah

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 Taliyah

When Taliyah casts Unraveled Earth in the lane, be on the lookout for Seismic Shove. If she throws you into her minefield, the throws and stones will break your bones.

Taliyah's Threaded Volley is locked into a direction. If she's throwing rocks at you, dodge to the side!

Darius vs Taliyah Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Taliyah Image
6.7
< Kills >
6
5.9
< Deaths >
6.4
4.1
< Assists >
8.7
1.53
< Killing Sprees >
1.37
168
< Minions Killed >
116
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.51
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.45
14,548
< Physical Damage >
801
125
< Magic Damage >
20,061
3,767
< True Damage >
1,652
18,441
< Damage Dealt >
22,515
28,463
< Damage Taken >
20,385
11,931
< Gold Earned >
11,742
2.37
< Towers >
1.68
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.14
5,783
< Total Healing >
2,957
14,231
< Experience >
13,651
17
< Vision Score >
22
8
< Wards Placed >
9
160
< Time Dealing CC >
543

How to Counter Taliyah with Darius in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some strategic Darius against Taliyah matchup stats that may help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Taliyah’s ratio of NaN, showing that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Taliyah..

Darius typically has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Taliyah. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Darius and Taliyah

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Taliyah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Taliyah

Who is Better, Darius or Taliyah?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Darius usually fairs equally well when playing against Taliyah, with a 50.5% win rate. Therefore, Darius makes an ok counter for Taliyah.

While Darius does have a higher win rate than Taliyah, when on opposite teams, Darius also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Darius into Taliyah.

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

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

Darius is a decent counter to Taliyah. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Darius against Taliyah.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Taliyah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Taliyah as Darius, we analyzed 3,203 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 Taliyah 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Darius to counter Taliyah during both the early game 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 mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius usually accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Taliyah. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Darius versus Taliyah build consist of Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, and Dead Man's Plate. When Darius combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Taliyah than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Darius had an average win rate of 50.5% when countering Taliyah with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of crushing Taliyah as Darius, you 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 Taliyah LoL games, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.5% win rate overall.

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