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Elise vs Darius

How to Beat Darius as Elise in LoL Darius is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Darius as Elise

based on 1,389 Elise vs Darius matchups
Win Rate
50 %
K/D/A
2.57
Pick Rate
5.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Darius as Elise came out of an evaluation of 1389 ranked rounds where both champs engaged one another. This particular champion matchup is relatively uncommon. Elise fights Darius in only 5.6% of her rounds.

Elise vs Darius Matchup Summary

Elise has done a ok job of beating Darius. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.0% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Elise against Darius games, Elise’s side is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Darius.

Best Elise vs Darius Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterVoid StaffShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneZhonya's HourglassMorellonomiconNashor's Tooth

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Elise to level up q
>
Second ability for Elise to level up w
>
Last skill for Elise to max out e

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision TriumphCoup de Grace
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Darius as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Darius

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

Advice to Win Against Darius

Darius's ability to escape from fights is limited. If you have an advantage against him, press your lead.

When Darius's axe grab is on cooldown, he is vulnerable to harassment attacks.

Elise vs Darius Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
50 %
VS
Win Rate
50 %
Darius Image
7.3
< Kills >
6.5
5.8
< Deaths >
6.2
7.6
< Assists >
4.4
1.67
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
38
< Minions Killed >
163
1.29
< Dragons Killed >
0.13
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.48
1,383
< Physical Damage >
14,682
15,996
< Magic Damage >
123
1,472
< True Damage >
3,614
18,851
< Damage Dealt >
18,420
26,004
< Damage Taken >
28,603
11,216
< Gold Earned >
11,748
1.79
< Towers >
2.37
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
7,924
< Total Healing >
5,615
12,533
< Experience >
14,037
24
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
149
< Time Dealing CC >
169

How to Counter Darius with Elise in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here feature some vital Elise versus Darius matchup statistics that can help us figure out the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Darius’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Darius..

Elise normally has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Darius. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Elise and Darius

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Darius
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Darius

Who is Better, Elise or Darius?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Elise usually fairs equally well when facing off against Darius, with a 50.0% win rate. Thus, Elise makes an ok counter for Darius.

While Elise does have a higher win rate compared to Darius, when facing one another, Elise also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more time consuming character to learn. You should be careful when picking Elise into Dariusas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

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

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Elise vs Darius matchups, Darius is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Elise is a decent counter for Darius. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Elise against Darius.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Darius Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Darius as Elise, we analyzed 1,389 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 Darius as Elise 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 Elise in order to counter Darius during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise often racks up a lot less CS relative to Darius. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Elise versus Darius build include Night Harvester, Void Staff, and Shadowflame. When Elise incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better against Darius than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Elise boasted an average winrate of 50.0% battling Darius with these items in her kit.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Darius as Elise, Elise players should use the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Elise vs Darius matchups, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.0% win rate overall.

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