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

Darius vs Yorick

How to Beat Yorick as Darius in LoL Yorick is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Yorick as Darius

based on 3,407 Darius vs Yorick matchups
Win Rate
47 %
K/D/A
1.94
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Darius faced Yorick in 3407 matches. Having so many games with Darius vs Yorick provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce enlightening data and a pro build to wreck your foe. This pairing is relatively rare. Darius fights Yorick in only 2.6% of his games.

Darius vs Yorick Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Darius does a poor job of beating Yorick. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.0% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Darius against Yorick rounds, Darius’s team is 0.1% more expected to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Yorick.

Best Darius vs Yorick Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordPlated Steelcaps

Core Darius Items

~22 Mins
StridebreakerDead Man's PlateDeath's Dance

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusForce of NatureThornmailSterak's Gage

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 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
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
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W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Yorick as Darius

Tips for Playing as Darius against Yorick

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 Yorick

You can attack Dark Procession to break the wall down.

Try to thin out Yorick's minions before you engage him, Mist Walkers will die from a basic attack or a single target spell.

You can cast Smite on Mist Walkers and the Maiden of the Mist to damage or kill them.

Darius vs Yorick Counter Stats

Darius Image
Win Rate
47 %
VS
Win Rate
53 %
Yorick Image
6.2
< Kills >
4.3
5.3
< Deaths >
5.1
4.1
< Assists >
4.1
1.4
< Killing Sprees >
0.97
168
< Minions Killed >
181
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.91
13,963
< Physical Damage >
12,540
120
< Magic Damage >
7,018
3,592
< True Damage >
792
17,675
< Damage Dealt >
20,351
28,004
< Damage Taken >
26,121
11,577
< Gold Earned >
12,127
2.09
< Towers >
3.97
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
5,806
< Total Healing >
5,576
14,245
< Experience >
15,011
16
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
8
182
< Time Dealing CC >
190

How to Counter Yorick with Darius in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize several strategic Darius against Yorick matchup stats that may help you realize the differences between this set of champions. For instance, Darius’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Yorick’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Darius may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Yorick..

Darius often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Yorick. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Darius and Yorick

Damage Types Compared

Darius
Yorick
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Darius
Yorick

Who is Better, Darius or Yorick?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Darius usually loses when trying to fight Yorick, with a 47.0% win rate. Thus, Darius makes a poor counter for Yorick.

While Darius does have a lower win rate than Yorick, when on opposite teams, Darius also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Darius into Yorick.

Moreover, Darius also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Yorick. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Darius is a trash counter for Yorick. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Darius against Yorick.

Additional Information for Darius Players

How We Calculated Our Darius vs Yorick Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Yorick as Darius, we analyzed 3,407 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 Yorick 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 to counter Yorick during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Darius usually accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Yorick. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Darius versus Yorick build include Stridebreaker, Dead Man's Plate, and Death's Dance. When Darius incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Yorick than with most other common builds. In fact, Darius had an average winrate of 47.0% battling Yorick with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Yorick as Darius, Darius players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Darius vs Yorick counterpicks, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 47.0% win rate overall.

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