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

Draven vs Aphelios

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

based on 933 Draven vs Aphelios matchups
Win Rate
55.2 %
K/D/A
2.27
Pick Rate
1.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked LoL games each week. Within our database, Draven faced Aphelios in 933 rounds. Having so many games with Draven vs Aphelios provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare informative statistics and a solid build to wreck your enemy. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Draven fights Aphelios in only 1.7% of his matches.

Draven vs Aphelios Matchup Summary

Draven has done a great job of beating Aphelios. On average, he wins a terrific 55.2% of games the champs fight each other in. In Draven against Aphelios rounds, Draven’s team is 0.1% more expected to obtain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Aphelios.

Best Draven vs Aphelios Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordVampiric Scepter

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseEssence ReaverThe Collector

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeBloodthirsterLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Draven's passive ability p
Draven q ability q
Draven w ability w
Draven e ability e
Draven's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Aphelios as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Aphelios

If Draven doesn't move, Spinning Axe will fall near his present location. It will fall directly on him, or just to the right or left.

If Draven does move after attacking, Spinning Axe will lead him in the direction of his movement. Use this to control where the Spinning Axe will go.

Advice to Win Against Aphelios

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different weaknesses, try to exploit the ones that work best for your champion. Watch out for the purple Gravity gun, it can root you.

Draven vs Aphelios Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
55.2 %
VS
Win Rate
44.8 %
Aphelios Image
8.2
< Kills >
6.4
6.3
< Deaths >
6.4
6.1
< Assists >
6.5
1.89
< Killing Sprees >
1.47
167
< Minions Killed >
161
0.29
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.59
< Inhibitors >
0.47
21,695
< Physical Damage >
17,783
207
< Magic Damage >
1,182
883
< True Damage >
1,003
22,786
< Damage Dealt >
19,969
21,406
< Damage Taken >
19,029
13,665
< Gold Earned >
11,503
2.66
< Towers >
2.23
0.1
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
1,842
< Total Healing >
3,289
12,322
< Experience >
12,070
16
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
86
< Time Dealing CC >
136

How to Counter Aphelios with Draven in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize some critical Draven vs. Aphelios matchup stats that can help us explain the distinctions between the two. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Aphelios’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Aphelios..

Draven normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Aphelios. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Draven and Aphelios

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Aphelios
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Aphelios

Who is Better, Draven or Aphelios?

Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Draven usually wins when playing against Aphelios, with a 55.2% win rate. Thus, Draven makes a fantastic counter to Aphelios.

While Draven does have a much higher winrate than Aphelios, when on opposite teams, Draven also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champion to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Draven into Apheliosas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Draven has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aphelios. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Draven vs Aphelios matchups, Draven is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Draven is a great counter for Aphelios. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Draven against Aphelios.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Aphelios Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aphelios as Draven, we analyzed 933 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 Aphelios as Draven 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 truly master Draven to counter Aphelios during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven on average racks up a similar amount of CS as Aphelios. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Draven versus Aphelios build include Eclipse, Essence Reaver, and The Collector. When Draven incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Aphelios than with most other common builds. In fact, Draven had an average winrate of 55.2% when countering Aphelios with this build.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Aphelios as Draven, Draven players should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Draven vs Aphelios counterpicks, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 55.2% win rate overall.

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