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

Darius vs Veigar

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

How to Beat Veigar as Darius

based on 5,432 Darius vs Veigar matchups
Win Rate
49.2 %
K/D/A
1.87
Pick Rate
4.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Veigar as Darius resulted from an analysis of 5432 ranked matches where both champions faced off against one another. This counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Darius has to counter Veigar in only 4.2% of his rounds.

Darius vs Veigar Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Darius does a below average job of beating Veigar. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.2% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Darius against Veigar matches, Darius’s side is 0.2% more expected to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Veigar.

Best Darius vs Veigar 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 GageDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Spirit VisageBlack CleaverMaw of MalmortiusForce of Nature

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
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 Veigar as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Veigar

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 Veigar

Dark Matter deals very high damage, but it can be avoided. Pay attention to the sound and visual indicator to be aware of when and where the spell will land.

Veigar's ultimate deals increased damage based on your missing health.

Event Horizon only stuns units on the edge. If you're inside the spell, you can still move and attack.

Darius vs Veigar Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
49.2 %
VS
Win Rate
50.8 %
Veigar Image
6.9
< Kills >
6.8
6
< Deaths >
5.7
4.3
< Assists >
6.7
1.56
< Killing Sprees >
1.55
162
< Minions Killed >
157
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.5
14,979
< Physical Damage >
766
131
< Magic Damage >
19,380
3,831
< True Damage >
633
18,942
< Damage Dealt >
20,779
29,257
< Damage Taken >
19,183
11,915
< Gold Earned >
11,483
2.35
< Towers >
2.05
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
5,760
< Total Healing >
1,717
14,302
< Experience >
13,787
17
< Vision Score >
21
8
< Wards Placed >
11
162
< Time Dealing CC >
93

How to Counter Veigar with Darius in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show some important Darius vs. Veigar counter stats that can help us realize the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Veigar’s ratio of NaN, showing that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Veigar..

Darius often has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Veigar. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Darius and Veigar

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Veigar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Veigar

Who is Better, Darius or Veigar?

Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Darius usually fairs equally well when facing off against Veigar, with a 49.2% win rate. As a result, Darius makes an ok counter to Veigar.

While Darius does have a lower winrate than Veigar, when facing one another, Darius also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to learn. You should be careful when picking Darius into Veigar.

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

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Darius vs Veigar matchups, Veigar is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Darius is a somewhat poor counter to Veigar. Focus your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Veigar.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Veigar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Veigar as Darius, we analyzed 5,432 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 Veigar 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 Veigar during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius typically racks up a similar amount of CS as Veigar. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions 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 several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Darius versus Veigar build include Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage, and Death's Dance. When Darius used at least these three items in his build, he did much better against Veigar than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Darius had an average winrate of 49.2% when playing against Veigar with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of crushing Veigar as Darius, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Darius vs Veigar fights, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 49.2% win rate overall.

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