How to Win Akali vs Draven Counter Matchup Akali is in the b tier of champions

Akali vs Draven

How to Beat Draven as Akali in LoL Draven is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Draven as Akali

based on 5,246 Akali vs Draven matchups
Win Rate
47.2 %
K/D/A
2.41
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League games that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Draven as Akali came out of an evaluation of 5246 ranked games where both champs clashed against one another. This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Akali encounters Draven in only 4.1% of her rounds.

Akali vs Draven Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Akali does a below average job of beating Draven. On average, she wins a lowly 47.2% of games the champions battle one another in. In Akali against Draven rounds, Akali’s team is 0.2% less probable to get first blood, indicating that she most likely won't be able to get first blood against Draven.

Best Akali vs Draven Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Dark SealHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Akali Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassMorellonomiconVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Resolve Second WindOvergrowth
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Akali's passive ability p
Akali q ability q
Akali w ability w
Akali e ability e
Akali's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
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
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Draven as Akali

Tips for Playing as Akali against Draven

Akali excels at killing fragile champions. Let your team initiate and then strike at the people in the back.

Twilight Shroud offers safety in even the most dangerous situations. Use that time to save up energy for a quick strike later.

Advice to Win Against Draven

Launch skillshots toward the landing position of Draven's Spinning Axes.

Disrupt Draven with the goal of making him drop his axes. If you do, his power drops dramatically.

Akali vs Draven Counter Stats

Akali Image
Win Rate
47.2 %
VS
Win Rate
52.8 %
Draven Image
7.8
< Kills >
8.2
5.4
< Deaths >
6.7
5.2
< Assists >
6
1.75
< Killing Sprees >
1.87
140
< Minions Killed >
165
0.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.26
0.32
< Inhibitors >
0.54
1,358
< Physical Damage >
22,478
18,340
< Magic Damage >
213
1,099
< True Damage >
756
20,798
< Damage Dealt >
23,447
25,510
< Damage Taken >
21,742
10,759
< Gold Earned >
13,591
1.27
< Towers >
2.49
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
2,510
< Total Healing >
3,191
13,249
< Experience >
12,106
16
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
7
57
< Time Dealing CC >
83

How to Counter Draven with Akali in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several critical Akali versus Draven counter stats that can help you explain the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Akali’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Draven’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Akali may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Draven..

Akali often has a similar longest killing spree as her matchup does. On average, she receives more damage than Draven. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Akali and Draven

Damage Types Compared

Akali
Draven
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Akali
Draven

Who is Better, Akali or Draven?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Akali usually loses when facing off against Draven, with a 47.2% win rate. Therefore, Akali makes a bad counter for Draven.

While Akali does have a lower winrate than Draven, when on opposite teams, Akali also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less challenging character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Akali into Dravenas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Akali has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Draven. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Akali vs Draven matchups, Draven is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Akali is a terribly counter to Draven. You will do well by focussing your actions on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Akali against Draven.

Additional Information for Akali Players

How We Calculated Our Akali vs Draven Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Draven as Akali, we analyzed 5,246 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Draven as Akali comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Akali in order to counter Draven during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Akali typically picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Draven. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Akali versus Draven build consist of Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Akali used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs Draven than with most other typical builds. In fact, Akali had an average winrate of 47.2% when playing against Draven with this build.

To have the best probability of vanquishing Draven as Akali, you should take the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Second Wind, and Overgrowth runes from the Domination and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Akali vs Draven fights, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 47.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Draven as Akali are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.