How to Synergize Aphelios with Darius on the Same Team Aphelios is in the b tier of champions

Aphelios with Darius

How to Win With Aphelios and Darius Paired Together Darius is in the a tier of champions
Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Synergize Aphelios and Darius

based on 1,677 Aphelios with Darius pairs
Win Rate
46.2 %
K/D/A
2.02
Pick Rate
5.4 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

We download the results of from millions of League matches directly from Riot Games each and every week. Aphelios has gone into battle with Darius in 1677 recent, competitive games. By gathering so much relevant data straight from the makers of League of Legends, we are sure that we can provide you with robust, accurate builds to help Aphelios synergize with Darius. It is somewhat uncommon for Aphelios to play with Darius on the same team. This pairing has only occurred in approx. 5.4% of matches with Aphelios.

Aphelios Darius Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a pathetic job of playing alongside Darius. On average, he wins a lowly 46.2% of the time the champs fight alongside one another. If you want to win more matches as Aphelios when playing alongside Darius by learning how to better synergize your strategy with him, then dig into the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Aphelios Darius Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
DaggerNoonquiver

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

Runaan's HurricaneThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork OverhealLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Aphelios's passive ability p
Aphelios q ability q
Aphelios w ability w
Aphelios e ability e
Aphelios's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
Q
3
Q
4
E
5
Q
6
E
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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E
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E
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W
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W
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W
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W

Guide to Synergizing Aphelios and Darius

Tips for Playing as Aphelios with Darius

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.

Advice to Understand How Darius Will Play

Darius benefits greatly from enhanced survivability. The longer you can prolong a fight, the more powerful he becomes.

Decimate is a powerful harassment ability. Strike an enemy from maximum range for the greatest effect.

Noxian Guillotine does more damage the more attacks you can land prior to it. Use Noxian Might to deal maximum damage.

Aphelios Darius Synergy Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
46.2 %
VS
Win Rate
53.8 %
Darius Image
6.1
< Kills >
6.4
6.3
< Deaths >
6.4
6.6
< Assists >
6.3
1.39
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
166
< Minions Killed >
167
0.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.5
17,902
< Physical Damage >
18,135
1,242
< Magic Damage >
1,269
866
< True Damage >
890
20,011
< Damage Dealt >
20,295
18,773
< Damage Taken >
19,074
11,572
< Gold Earned >
11,743
2.34
< Towers >
2.34
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
3,960
< Total Healing >
4,038
12,200
< Experience >
12,291
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
9
142
< Time Dealing CC >
141

How to Play with Darius as Aphelios in LoL

The Aphelios Darius synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Darius, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Aphelios sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Darius. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Darius helps Aphelios perform poorer in ranked League matches. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Aphelios is paired with Darius, he observes a small decrease in his total damage output. This could demonstrate that Darius does not provide protection for him to dish out more damage or that his support also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Aphelios is played together with Darius on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Darius.

Moreover, when Aphelios plays with Darius on the same side, he usually takes a little less damage than when he plays alone. Taking not as much damage may mean that Darius does a decent job of protecting Aphelios during team fights.

Synergies between Aphelios and Darius

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios with Darius
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Aphelios
Darius
Synergy

Is Aphelios better when played alongside Darius?

There is no perfect champion pairing for Aphelios that will always be his ideal teammate. Yet, overall, Darius is a very typical teammate for Aphelios. By being on the same team as Aphelios, he drops their win rate by -0.6% to 46.2%. This demonstrates that there is not really a strong bond between Aphelios and Darius that results in them performing worse together than without each other.

Darius has a much lower diffuclty than Aphelios. That means Aphelios players don't need to be careful when lining up Darius teammates to play with, as they will have to have a much lower level of skill to be able to do well with you.

When playing together, you will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s capability to destroy wih physical damage. When paired, these two can provide a great amount of sustained physical damage.

In contrast, by bringing Aphelios and Darius together, you may not be providing your side enough AP. Make sure to have other champions on your team that offsets this disparity in their capabilities.

Regardless of the skill of your Darius teammate, you should focus on maximizing your gold income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you should do well, regardless.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios Darius Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Aphelios and Darius, we analyzed 1,677 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Aphelios with Darius comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To learn all of the intricacies of Aphelios in order to pair well with Darius during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League, you should keep reading to gather some more lessons on this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you should grow your win rate significantly.

The ideal items to have in your Aphelios and Darius synergy build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Aphelios included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when paired up with Darius than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average winrate of 46.2% when synergizing his build and playstyle to Darius with these items in his kit.

To have the highest likelihood of beating your oponents, Aphelios players should equip the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for this champion pairing, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 46.2% winrate overall.

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