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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


  • Classic Skin Skingallerybutton
  • Lord Darius Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 23-May-2012
  • Bioforge Darius Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 13-Nov-2012
  • Woad King Darius Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 17-June-2013


  • Darius was designed by CertainlyT.
  • Darius was voiced by Chuck Kourouklis
  • Darius' name derives from the Persian word "dariush", which means "kingly".
  • Darius was the name of a Persian king who was also called "Darius the Great".
  • Darius is the first champion to have a special animation while using Recall.png Recall or Teleport.png Teleport in which he lifts his axe upward and looks up.
  • Darius and his brother DravenSquare.png Draven are the first related champions to be released back to back. Coincidentally, they both have the same level of attack speed to indicate their brotherhood.
  • Darius is one of the 8 champions who do not have a single skill that scales off ability power; along with ZedSquare.png Zed, DravenSquare.png Draven, GarenSquare.png Garen, OlafSquare.png Olaf, RivenSquare.png Riven, TalonSquare.png Talon and VayneSquare.png Vayne.


  • When his ultimate, Noxian Guillotine.png Noxian Guillotine, is used, the model of his classic skin will change to be spattered with blood.
  • Darius' Noxian Guillotine.png Noxian Guillotine is referred to as "Sudden Death" within the game's files.
  • Darius' Crippling Strike.png Crippling Strike is referred to as "Hamstring" or "Noxian Tactics" in some cases within the game's files. 
  • There used to be a buff icon when Darius' movement speed was increased through Hemorrhage.png Hemorrhage, with the following text: "Aggression - The carnage of war enlivens Darius, increasing his movement speed."


  • Both of Darius' jokes have him trying to spin while shouting "Noxus!" as a reference to GarenSquare.png Garen and the popular "Spin-To-Win" joke. However, Darius has difficulty performing the move and, in one of said jokes, wonders how Garen does it.
  • Darius shares a quote with QuinnSquare.png Quinn. "Stay alert."


DariusSquare.png Original Darius [S|L]
  • In his splash art, Beatrice (SwainSquare.png Swain's raven) appears in the battlefield.
  • In Darius' classic splash art, a shadowy figure can be seen who resembles AatroxSquare.png Aatrox.
  • Though this can also be a regular Noxian soldier, as the ones illustrated in the Journal of Justice look very similar to the figure.
DariusSquare.png Bioforge Darius [S|L]
  • This skin gives off a green glow whenever he uses an ability.
DariusSquare.png Woad King Darius [S|L]


  • Darius has formed an alliance with SwainSquare.png Jericho Swain, the Master Tactician, seeing him as a leader with the mind and determination to bring Noxus to glory. With Swain, Darius works to unite the nation behind his vision of true Noxian strength. However, it is unknown whether Darius knows about Swain's past with the Black Rose organization.
  • Darius is DravenSquare.png Draven's older brother. The two together were known as "The Blood Brothers".


Darius' Theme

Darius League Of Legends Login Screen With Music01:11

Darius League Of Legends Login Screen With Music

Login Screen

League of legends Dunk Master Darius preview06:07

League of legends Dunk Master Darius preview

Art Spotlight

Darius Champion Spotlight06:34

Darius Champion Spotlight

Champion Spotlight

League of Legends Cinematic A New Dawn06:27

League of Legends Cinematic A New Dawn

A New Dawn


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