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

Aphelios vs Draven

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

based on 1,483 Aphelios vs Draven matchups
Win Rate
42.3 %
K/D/A
1.95
Pick Rate
4.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends games that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Draven as Aphelios came out of an examination of 1483 ranked games where both champions faced each other. This particular champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Aphelios encounters Draven in only 4.2% of his rounds.

Aphelios vs Draven Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a awful job of countering Draven. Typically, he wins a lowly 42.3% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Aphelios versus Draven matches, Aphelios’s team is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Draven.

Best Aphelios vs Draven Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

BloodthirsterThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork OverhealLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Aphelios's passive ability p
Aphelios q ability q
Aphelios w ability w
Aphelios e ability e
Aphelios's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
Q
3
Q
4
E
5
Q
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E
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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E
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W
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W

Guide to Countering Draven as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Draven

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.

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.

Aphelios vs Draven Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
42.3 %
VS
Win Rate
57.7 %
Draven Image
6
< Kills >
8.2
6.3
< Deaths >
6.2
6.3
< Assists >
6.1
1.38
< Killing Sprees >
1.86
159
< Minions Killed >
167
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.3
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.57
16,650
< Physical Damage >
21,380
1,189
< Magic Damage >
185
823
< True Damage >
722
18,663
< Damage Dealt >
22,288
18,205
< Damage Taken >
21,048
11,128
< Gold Earned >
13,542
2.08
< Towers >
2.66
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
3,481
< Total Healing >
3,134
11,636
< Experience >
11,993
17
< Vision Score >
15
8
< Wards Placed >
7
134
< Time Dealing CC >
84

How to Counter Draven with Aphelios in LoL

The stats shown here clarify some important Aphelios versus Draven matchup statistics that can help us grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Draven’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Draven..

Aphelios normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Draven. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Aphelios and Draven

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Draven
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Draven

Who is Better, Aphelios or Draven?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when playing against Draven, with a 42.3% win rate. As a result, Aphelios makes a poor counter to Draven.

While Aphelios does have a much lower winrate compared to Draven, when on opposite teams, Aphelios also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming champ to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Aphelios into Dravenas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Aphelios also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Draven. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Draven matchups, Draven is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Aphelios is a terribly counter to Draven. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aphelios against Draven.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Draven Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Draven as Aphelios, we analyzed 1,483 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 Aphelios 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 learn all of the intricacies of Aphelios to counter Draven during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios most often accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Draven. Champs who typically don't get much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Draven build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Aphelios used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs Draven than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average win rate of 42.3% battling Draven with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Draven as Aphelios, you should use the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Aphelios vs Draven counter picks, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 42.3% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Draven as Aphelios are given for all ranked divisions. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct skill level, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.