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Darius Build Guide by Joelpink

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Joelpink

Darius: The Face melting axe swinging boss

Joelpink Last updated on May 27, 2012
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Ability Sequence

1
4
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8
9
Ability Key Q
2
7
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13
Ability Key W
3
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Ability Key E
6
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Ability Key R





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The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Sunder
Archmage
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Durability
Vigor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastermind
 

Utility: 0


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Darius!


You're not Garen! People that say ''Oh he's basically Garen'' are silly silly people.. You're a bit like Garen except more Damage oriented.


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So, Darius... Pro/Con

-Pro's Con's
You're very OP Squishy tell wriggles.
Fun to play. Stun's screw you really hard..
Strong pusher. *why mercury treads*
Can jungle.
Great mobility.
You're a Boss!


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Runes.

So these runes are a bit odd I know but it works.. I choose movement speed because it's very nice and when you chase it's easier to hit with your Decimate or grab with your Apprehend. With starting boot's its at 376 or so and with mercury treads it's 397. The armor pen is very necessary for his damage output and the armor and magic resis are basic stuff.


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Masteries..

Pretty Basic AD Carry Mastery, not really much to say here.


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Items

Okay so Items your core of every character. I start with boots for more mobility and pot's to either get that early game gank or sustain lane long enough for me to get Null-Magic Mantle or get the whole 850G for Mercury's Treads I don't go for mana pot due to his ability's being pretty decent on mana cost, you may go OOM (Out of mana.) But it doesn't happen very often (or at least not in my experience playing him). I go for Wrigglesfirst because it makes your life that much easier, great stats all around, Increases laning free ward every 3 minutes! Next Sheen It look silly on Darius at first but when you see his damage output with it you'll think twice (due to nasty combo's Triggering it.) Then HP Crystal (Health crystal for the extra survivability and onto phage. That Passive slow is awesome (Two slows a grab and jump is crazy!) Then onto dagger for the attack speed to stack your hemorrhage faster to get full stacks and destroy people's faces. (If you have gold finish TF[Trinity force]) After that you should be Mid/Late gameish Go with Health Crystal for more HP and to stay Alive a bit longer (at this point they'll most likely be focusing you due to you being a powerhouse of damage) Or if you can afford it get Giant's belt. After you finish up Warmogs Go for Atma's Impaler The armor helps quite a bit and so does the crit, plus you should have quite a bit HP by this point that it will give a nice bonus. BF sword... I've honestly never gotten this far into this build but I'd imagine it would destroy (due to people surrendering or us winning) I'm guessing that it will destroy face's even more with a passive of 43% crit and ton's of health and huge damage.


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Skill's

It's pretty simple playing this guy, His grab is deadly.. But I go with Decimate first because it will due basically true damage to people when you try to gank them..
Skill Sequence is basically random due to it being situational. But Grab then slow, then Decimate as they try to run works well..


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Summoner Spells.

I go with Ghost due to being very reliable for chasing or running away, it helps a lot. (I don't lack flash due to it sort of bugs sometimes when you try to go through walls.) And Exhaust is a must for ganking and going toe to toe with other champions also helps survivability. (Ignite isn't good due to wanting to kill people with your ult)


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First guide..

This was my first guide so let the flaming begin!