Enjoy it while it last! There's always someone out there who is a little faster than you are, and sooner or later there are going to catch up!
~ Darius

Darius is a central character and the hidden main antagonist in Need for Speed: Carbon.

He is the leader of the Stacked Deck Crew and at first seemed friendly towards the protagonist, until it was revealed that he set him and Nikki up in the past and towards then. During the final confrontation, he recruits three assistants who are revealed to be the player's previous enemies and victims who Darius had set up in the past, all of whom are Angie, Kenji and Wolf.


Before Carbon took place (in the timeline of Need for Speed: Underground), the hero escaped custody from the Palmont City Police Department in Darius' Toyota Supra after all the 3 racers were arrested. After Most Wanted, two years have passed and he in his BMW M3 GTR drove back to Palmont City, only to be bumped by Officer Cross bribed by Darius to tell him that he was out town racing. The hero is dragged out of his now totalled BMW. Darius tells him that he requires assistance defeating the three bosses in the various areas of Palmont, afterwards the hero confronts Darius again… but Cross was along for a takedown, he then receive a call telling that Nikki betrayed him by make a deal with Cross that make also Cross betrayed him. Darius then hired his bosses that the protagonist fought before for his own team. Eventually, Darius loses to the hero and tells him that he himself has always been faster. Darius then rides with David's Jaguar XKR away from Palmont City, never to be seen again.