How to Win Master Yi vs Darius Counter Matchup Master Yi is in the b tier of champions

Master Yi vs Darius

How to Beat Darius as Master Yi in LoL Darius is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Fighter
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Darius as Master Yi

based on 3,572 Master Yi vs Darius matchups
Win Rate
53.9 %
K/D/A
1.99
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL games that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Darius as Master Yi came out of an analysis of 3572 ranked games where both champs fought each other. This particular champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Master Yi encounters Darius in only 4.5% of his rounds.

Master Yi vs Darius Matchup Summary

Master Yi has done a good job of beating Darius. Normally, he wins a fantastic 53.9% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Master Yi versus Darius games, Master Yi’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Darius.

Best Master Yi vs Darius Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Master Yi Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerGuardian AngelGuinsoo's Rageblade

Optional Items

Sterak's GageTitanic HydraWit's EndDeath's Dance

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Hail of Blades Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision TriumphLegend: Alacrity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Master Yi's passive ability p
Master Yi q ability q
Master Yi w ability w
Master Yi e ability e
Master Yi's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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 Darius as Master Yi

Tips for Playing as Master Yi against Darius

Wuju Style is very strong early for last hitting minions.

If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up Meditate can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than they will.

Try using Alpha Strike on a minion in front of an enemy champion so you are placed at a safe distance at the end of the spell.

Advice to Win Against Darius

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

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

Master Yi vs Darius Counter Stats

Master Yi Image
Win Rate
53.9 %
VS
Win Rate
46.1 %
Darius Image
9.3
< Kills >
7
7.3
< Deaths >
6.4
5.2
< Assists >
4.4
2.16
< Killing Sprees >
1.59
43
< Minions Killed >
154
1.58
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.49
11,591
< Physical Damage >
13,367
456
< Magic Damage >
128
7,077
< True Damage >
3,344
19,125
< Damage Dealt >
16,840
26,796
< Damage Taken >
26,759
12,737
< Gold Earned >
11,645
1.76
< Towers >
2.34
0.41
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
7,984
< Total Healing >
4,851
13,694
< Experience >
14,072
19
< Vision Score >
16
5
< Wards Placed >
8
192
< Time Dealing CC >
150

How to Counter Darius with Master Yi in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several significant Master Yi vs. Darius counter statistics that may help us distinguish the differences between the pair. Master Yi’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Darius’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Master Yi may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Darius..

Master Yi typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Darius. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Master Yi and Darius

Damage Types Compared

Master Yi
Darius
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Master Yi
Darius

Who is Better, Master Yi or Darius?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Master Yi usually wins when facing off against Darius, with a 53.9% win rate. Therefore, Master Yi makes a great counter for Darius.

While Master Yi does have a higher win rate than Darius, when they face off with one another, Master Yi also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Master Yi into Darius.

Additionally, Master Yi has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Darius. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Master Yi vs Darius matchups, Master Yi is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Master Yi is a great counter to Darius. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Master Yi against Darius.

Additional Information for Master Yi Players

How We Calculated Our Master Yi vs Darius Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Darius as Master Yi, we analyzed 3,572 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 Master Yi 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 truly master Master Yi to counter Darius 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 suggestions shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Master Yi on average gets a lot less CS relative to Darius. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Master Yi versus Darius build consist of Kraken Slayer, Guardian Angel, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Master Yi incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Darius than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Master Yi had an average winrate of 53.9% when playing against Darius with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Darius as Master Yi, Master Yi players should take the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Master Yi vs Darius counterpicks, this blending of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 53.9% win rate overall.

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