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.
Taric's ultimate, Cosmic Radiance, has a long delay before its effect. Try to quickly assess whether to disengage the fight or attempt to kill his allies before it goes off.
Taric reduces his spell cooldowns by basic attacking enemies with Bravado. Try to kite him in teamfights and punish him for approaching the minion wave in lane.
The stat comparisons provided here highlight some significant Darius versus Taric matchup stats that may help you figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Taric’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Taric. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.
Darius often has a much larger longest killing spree than his counter does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Taric. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Darius usually loses when taking on Taric, with a 47.9% win rate. As a result, Darius makes a bad counter to Taric.
While Darius does have a lower win rate than Taric, when they face off with one another, Darius also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex character to learn. You may get destroyed when picking Darius into Taric.
Furthermore, Darius has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Taric. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Darius vs Taric matchups, Taric is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Darius is a trash counter for Taric. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Taric.
To learn all of the intricacies of Darius in order to counter Taric during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Darius often gets much more CS relative to Taric. Champions who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.
The ideal items to focus on in your Darius versus Taric build include Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, and Death's Dance. When Darius included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better vs. Taric than with many other common item sets. In fact, Darius boasted an average winrate of 47.9% when countering Taric with this counter build.
To have the greatest chance of beating Taric 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 rune builds that we analyzed for Darius vs Taric LoL games, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.9% win rate overall.
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