Nunu & Willump vs Darius Counter Build

How to Beat Darius as Nunu & Willump


We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked LoL matches each week. In our data, Nunu & Willump faced Darius in 36,501 games. Using so many matchups for Nunu & Willump versus Darius provides us faith in our ability to produce useful data and a supported build to crush your opposition.

This matchup is fairly uncommon. Nunu & Willump is forced to battle against Darius in only 5.1% of his games. Nunu & Willump does a good job of beating Darius. Normally, Nunu & Willump wins a fantastic 53.0% of matches the champions clash against each other in. In Nunu & Willump versus Darius rounds, Nunu & Willump’s side is 1.0% less likely to earn first blood, indicating that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Darius.

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Best Nunu & Willump Items to Counter Darius

The most important items to focus on in your Nunu & Willump versus Darius build include Abyssal Mask, Sunfire Aegis, and Dead Man's Plate. When Nunu & Willump incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when facing Darius than with most other typical builds.

Abyssal Mask Item Sunfire Aegis Item Dead Man's Plate Item

Best Nunu & Willump Runes to Counter Darius

To have the best chance of crushing Darius as Nunu & Willump, you should take the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Taste of Blood, and Relentless Hunter runes. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Nunu & Willump vs Darius fights, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also shown the best Darius runes to counterpick against Nunu & Willump to help you realize how he will probably be built against your champ.

Best Nunu & Willump Runes

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter

Best Darius Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Second Wind Rune Second Wind


The following tables feature several influential Nunu & Willump against Darius matchup statistics that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.8 is better than Darius’s KDA ratio of 1.8, showing that Nunu & Willump may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Darius. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Battle Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
4.4 6.5
Darius Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
5.7 6.3
Darius Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
11.3 4.8
Darius Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Nunu & Willump Stats
2.2 3.1
Darius Stats

Damage Dealt

Nunu & Willump Stats
11679 16900
Darius Stats

Damage Taken

Nunu & Willump Stats
32298 27120
Darius Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Nunu & Willump Stats
5.2 4.9
Darius Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Nunu & Willump Stats
0.9 0.8
Darius Stats

Dragons Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
2.1 1.7
Darius Stats

Barons Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
0.4 0.3
Darius Stats

Gold Earned

Nunu & Willump Stats
9722 10436
Darius Stats

Minions Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
31 135
Darius Stats

Nunu & willump normally has a significant smaller longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, Nunu & Willump receives more damage than Darius. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

In Nunu & Willump vs Darius matchups, Nunu & Willump usually takes much less CS than Darius. Champions that do not amass much CS normally do not need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their skills and stats alone. However, champs with plenty of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to top the averages shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 36501 Nunu & Willump vs Darius 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 Nunu & Willump 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.