Darius, the Hand of Noxus
Battle-hardened and terrifying Darius – is an example Noxian strength. He was orphaned early and since childhood has been forced to fight desperately for their lives and to protect his younger brother. By the time of accession to the Noxian troops Darius could be compared in strength and martial prowess with the veterans. The first test of his military spirit became a fierce battle against Demacia. Noxian army suffered a crushing defeat, and the soldiers of the latest attack by enemy forces, many times greater than their numbers. Led the battle of the officer gave the signal to retreat, but the indignant such cowardice, Darius refused to obey orders. He left the order, went to the commander and with a swipe of his huge ax beheaded him. Admiration and fear fueled the fighting spirit of Noxian soldiers. With renewed vigor, covered unprecedented fury, they followed Darius into a bloody battle and won.
On the day Darius deserved infinite devotion to each of his soldiers. After completing a successful campaign against Demacia, he turned his attention to the house – and saw a Noxus, weakened by greed and pettiness Spesivykh aristocrats. Darius decided in whatever was to return his country’s former greatness. First, he took up the government: those who were not worthy of his rank, he quickly and firmly dismissed from their positions. Of course, an attempt to raise Noxus Darius from his knees was regarded as the seizure of power. However, in terms of the soldier royal throne was not listed. Darius had long watched with interest Jericho Swain, young man, tirelessly and successfully fought their way to the top. Assessing intelligence and dedication boys, he thought Jericho worthy to lead the new government Noxus. With the leader of the country will get a chance to rise from the ashes again and shine in the light of well-deserved fame. Stern warrior Darius and brilliant strategist Svein an alliance, the outcome of which should be the unification of the nation and the revival of true Noxian spirit.
” Joint Noxus could rule the world, and deservedly so. ” – Darius
Darius aims his attacks strategically, causing his target to bleed for 9 (+1 per champion level) (+0.3 per bonus attack damage) physical damage over 5 seconds. This effect stacks up to five times.
Reaching 5 stacks or killing an enemy champion with Noxian Guillotine activates Noxian Might for 5 seconds. During Noxian Might, Darius gains 30-200 (based on level) bonus Attack Damage and applies max Hemorrhage stacks to enemies with basic attacks or Decimate’s Blade.
After a 0.75 second delay, Darius swings his axe in a wide circle. Enemies struck by the blade take 40 / 70 / 100 / 130 / 160 (+1.0 / 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.4 per attack damage) physical damage and receive a stack of Hemorrhage. Enemies struck by the shaft take 35% damage and do not receive a stack of Hemorrhage.
Darius also heals himself for 12% of his missing Health for each enemy champion hit by Decimate’s blade, up to a maximum of 36%.
CRIPPLING STRIKE (W)
Darius’s next attack severs a crucial artery, dealing 40% additional physical damage and slowing his target by 90% for 1 second.
If the target dies, the mana cost of Crippling Strike is refunded and the cooldown is halved.
Passive: Darius hones his axe, granting him 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25% armor penetration.
Active: Darius sweeps up his enemies with his axe’s hook, pulling them to him while briefly granting vision in the area around the pull. Enemies pulled by Apprehend are slowed by 40% for 1 second.
NOXIAN GUILLOTINE (R)
Darius leaps to an enemy Champion and strikes a lethal blow, dealing 100 / 200 / 300 (+0.75 per bonus attack damage) true damage. This damage increases by 20% for each stack of Hemorrhage on the target up to a maximum of 200 / 400 / 600 (+1.5 per bonus attack damage) true damage.
If Noxian Guillotine is a killing blow, Darius causes all nearby minions and monsters to flee in terror and he can recast the ability for free within the next 20 seconds. This can occur multiple times in succession. At maximum rank, the cooldown will completely reset on kill.