League of Legends Champion Graves Graves is in the b tier of champions

Graves

Marksman
Graves is a marksman Role marksman
Difficulty Easy
Power Spike Late-Game
New Destiny ability p
End of the Line ability q
Smoke Screen ability w
Quickdraw ability e
Collateral Damage ability r
jungle

Graves Build

based on 90,819 matches
Win Rate
49.4 %
Pick Rate
9.1 %
Ban Rate
5.8 %

How We Come Up with Our Graves Builds

We process over 1 Million League of Legends games every day to bring you the most accurate Graves build so you can destroy your enemies and improve you win rate. We've broken down our Graves builds by rank, position, and enemy team type, so you can find the most accurate set of Graves core items and runes for any situation.

Graves Build Summary

Graves is a a decent jungle champion in League of Legends. His best rune sets are Precision Domination. Including the selected runes shown below in your Graves build will give you the additional bonuses to guarantee he plays well through the laning phase of the match and into the late game. You should start by leveling up his q ability first.

Best Build for Graves

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeControl Ward

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsUmbral Glaive

Core Graves Items

~22 Mins
EclipseYoumuu's GhostbladeUmbral GlaiveMercury's Treads

Optional Items

Guardian AngelEdge of NightPhantom DancerRapid Firecannon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Graves to level up q
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Second ability for Graves to level up e
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Last skill for Graves to max out w

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Zombie WardRelentless Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
Graves's passive ability p
Graves q ability q
Graves w ability w
Graves e ability e
Graves's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
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Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
14
W
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W
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R

Graves Matchups Overview

More Gameplay Tips for Graves Players

Tips and Tricks

Use Quickdraw to get in close and then follow up with Buckshot to deal a ton of damage.

Smoke Screen can be used as an initiating or escape mechanism, because it applies nearsight to all enemies within the cloud.

Additional Graves Build Insights

League of Legends Graves players could find him to be a complex character to build out properly. You'll notice that his build varies when he is up against either diversified or homogenous team compositions, demonstrating you shouldn't select the same Graves build every game of League of Legends

The most essential items to include in your champion's build include: Eclipse, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Umbral Glaive. Those who included these pieces in their builds had a higher winrate than those who utilized other Graves builds. Likewise, if you are playing a varied enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing him the Precision, and Domination runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his rounds when built with these runes.

We came up with our Graves build recommendations by analyzing 90,819 recently ranked League games with him in them. We only recommend the top winrate Graves builds that were used by ranked League players enough times for us to advise them. With so many rounds in our dataset, we are quite confident in our recommended builds.