How to Win Ashe vs Graves Counter Matchup Ashe is in the a tier of champions

Ashe vs Graves

How to Beat Graves as Ashe in LoL Graves is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Graves as Ashe

based on 6,209 Ashe vs Graves matchups
Win Rate
52.6 %
K/D/A
2.62
Pick Rate
3.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL games each and every week. Within our database, Ashe did battle with Graves 6209 times. Having so many matchups for Ashe versus Graves gives us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce informative statistics and a recommended build to suppress your foe. This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Ashe fights Graves in only 3.5% of her matches.

Ashe vs Graves Matchup Summary

Ashe does a good job of beating Graves. Typically, she wins a terrific 52.6% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Ashe versus Graves rounds, Ashe’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood against Graves.

Best Ashe vs Graves Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpectral Sickle

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordBerserker's Greaves

Core Ashe Items

~22 Mins
Imperial MandateBlack Mist ScytheAxiom Arc

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeLord Dominik's RegardsPhantom DancerMuramana

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearApproach Velocity
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Ashe's passive ability p
Ashe q ability q
Ashe w ability w
Ashe e ability e
Ashe's ultimate ability r
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W
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
W
6
R
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W
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E
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W
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E
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R
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E
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Q
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Graves as Ashe

Tips for Playing as Ashe against Graves

Volley arrows are blocked by the first enemy they hit, so keep your distance to avoid having them all absorbed by enemy frontliners.

Hawkshot reveals units in brush. If a team fight is occuring in the jungle it can give you a significant advantage.

Try to fire Enchanted Crystal Arrow in the same direction enemies are moving, so it is more likely to hit.

Advice to Win Against Graves

Leaving the Smoke Screen's area of effect removes the harmful effect immediately.

Graves deals mostly physical damage so Armor is an effective counter.

Ashe vs Graves Counter Stats

Ashe Image
Win Rate
52.6 %
VS
Win Rate
47.4 %
Graves Image
4.4
< Kills >
6.9
5.8
< Deaths >
5.8
10.8
< Assists >
6.7
0.99
< Killing Sprees >
1.58
106
< Minions Killed >
76
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
1.27
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.49
13,424
< Physical Damage >
17,763
3,210
< Magic Damage >
880
849
< True Damage >
1,403
17,484
< Damage Dealt >
20,047
17,653
< Damage Taken >
27,198
10,208
< Gold Earned >
12,768
2.09
< Towers >
2.02
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.29
1,831
< Total Healing >
8,498
11,776
< Experience >
14,119
36
< Vision Score >
30
15
< Wards Placed >
9
564
< Time Dealing CC >
418

How to Counter Graves with Ashe in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here emphasize several vital Ashe against Graves matchup statistics that can help us distinguish the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Ashe’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Graves’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ashe may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Graves. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Ashe usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her matchup does. On average, she receives less damage than Graves. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ashe and Graves

Damage Types Compared

Ashe
Graves
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ashe
Graves

Who is Better, Ashe or Graves?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ashe usually wins when taking on Graves, with a 52.6% win rate. As a result, Ashe makes a good counter for Graves.

While Ashe does have a higher win rate than Graves, when on opposite teams, Ashe also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more complex character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Ashe into Graves.

Furthermore, Ashe also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Graves. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ashe vs Graves matchups, Ashe is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Ashe is an above average counter to Graves. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Ashe against Graves.

Additional Information for Ashe Players

How We Calculated Our Ashe vs Graves Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Graves as Ashe, we analyzed 6,209 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 Graves as Ashe 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Ashe in order to counter Graves during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ashe usually accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Graves. Champions who on average don't get much CS usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Ashe versus Graves build include Imperial Mandate, Black Mist Scythe, and Axiom Arc. When Ashe bought at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better when facing Graves than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Ashe had an average winrate of 52.6% battling Graves with this build.

To have the highest probability of defeating Graves as Ashe, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Ashe vs Graves clashes, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.6% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Graves as Ashe are given for all ranked divisions. If you want to scope the stats and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.