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Runes: Runes I normally take
+8 ability haste
+10% Attack Speed
+10% Attack Speed
Ability Order Standard
Threats & Synergies
You don't win this. If it's a bad darius and you get kills early then you're fine you can snowball him but you should never assume your opponent will be bad. His bleed draws tower aggro so you can get away with some cheesy kills if you let him poke you with a Q, wait a second for him to feel safe then flash and ult him under tower. Even with a wave the bleed will get him killed. Still don't plan to win this.
A good Aatrax will space you out but it's not impossible to win. His Q animation locks him up unless he dashes so you have small chances you can land an E-Flash-Ult. Hard to time as its a very small window.
He should never win the lane but obviously he is just looking to be useful in teamfights. This is the case for MOST tanks in these matchup. You have to be aggressive to snowball otherwise he just outscales you by being more useful in fights.
Most tanks AP skarner destroys but cho has good tools to shut you down. Pretty even until he scales late game and becomes a monster.
This is actually one of my favorite matchups. Fiora has the edge and should win but the bluffing game you play to get her to waste riposte is super fun
I just hate fighting nasus. Snoozefest. I'll win the game but felt like I did nothing for 20 minutes.
Kind of similar to aatrox where you have toi bait out his abilities and find the right window to go in. If you miss the window he will just destroy you. Not many Mordes have the reaction time to ult when you flash-ult so you can't make it obvious. Have to bide your time and be constantly ready for him to take 1 step too far.
If you know the skarner ult trick where you "spin" people around at the last second to put them behind you, remember that sett WANTS you to do that. He will just ult you back towards the direction you pulled him from. One of the few people you don't want to do this trick on. besides that it;s not a good matchup. He can bully you out easily and stand far enough forward that you can't E the minions for cd reduction.
You have no good way to deal with the ghouls and his cage easily traps you if you attempt to go for an ult.
Another snoozefest. The oranges obviously counter your ult but that's actually not completely true. Your not looking to lock him down with you ult your looking to lock him down with multiple E procs. Let him waste oranges on ult then stick to him before he can set up barrels or poke you out.