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

Darius vs Thresh

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

How to Beat Thresh as Darius

based on 3,501 Darius vs Thresh matchups
Win Rate
54.2 %
K/D/A
1.98
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League rounds each week. Within our dataset, Darius fought Thresh in 3501 rounds. Having so many matchups for Darius versus Thresh provides us faith in our capability to provide informative stats and a pro build to destroy Thresh. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Darius fights Thresh in only 2.7% of his games.

Darius vs Thresh Matchup Summary

Darius has done a great job of beating Thresh. On average, he wins a whopping 54.2% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Darius against Thresh games, Darius’s team is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood against Thresh.

Best Darius vs Thresh Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Hearthbound AxeSheen

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Black CleaverSterak's GageDeath's DanceMaw 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 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
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Q
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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 Thresh as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Thresh

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 Thresh

Intentionally breaking a wall of The Box can allow a vulnerable ally to escape unscathed.

Thresh's Death Sentence has a long cast time. Watch for the cast to begin to take evasive actions.

Thresh relies on collecting souls for a portion of his defense and damage. Try punishing him when he moves to collect them.

Darius vs Thresh Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
54.2 %
VS
Win Rate
45.8 %
Thresh Image
6.8
< Kills >
1.9
5.7
< Deaths >
6.2
4.5
< Assists >
13.3
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
0.31
164
< Minions Killed >
37
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.45
14,897
< Physical Damage >
1,120
148
< Magic Damage >
5,512
3,794
< True Damage >
801
18,840
< Damage Dealt >
7,434
27,683
< Damage Taken >
19,695
11,804
< Gold Earned >
7,733
2.47
< Towers >
1.66
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,701
< Total Healing >
1,658
13,992
< Experience >
10,059
17
< Vision Score >
47
8
< Wards Placed >
22
160
< Time Dealing CC >
154

How to Counter Thresh with Darius in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several valuable Darius against Thresh counter stats that may help you appreciate the differences and similarities between this set of champs. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Thresh’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Thresh. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Darius usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Thresh. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Darius and Thresh

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Thresh
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Thresh

Who is Better, Darius or Thresh?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Darius usually wins when taking on Thresh, with a 54.2% win rate. As a result, Darius makes a great counter to Thresh.

While Darius does have a much higher winrate than Thresh, when on opposite teams, Darius also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult champion to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Darius into Thresh.

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

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Darius vs Thresh 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 team members during team fights.

Darius is a great counter for Thresh. Focus your play on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Darius against Thresh.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Thresh Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Thresh as Darius, we analyzed 3,501 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 Thresh 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 in order to counter Thresh during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius usually gets much more CS as Thresh. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Darius versus Thresh build consist of Stridebreaker, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Darius bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better versus Thresh than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Darius boasted an average winrate of 54.2% when playing against Thresh with this build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Thresh 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. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Darius vs Thresh matchups, this combination of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 54.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Thresh as Darius are shown for all ranked divisions. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to an individual division, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.