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

Draven vs Gangplank

How to Beat Gangplank as Draven in LoL Gangplank is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Gangplank as Draven

based on 4,071 Draven vs Gangplank matchups
Win Rate
53.2 %
K/D/A
2.14
Pick Rate
4.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of ranked League matches each week. In our database, Draven faced Gangplank 4071 times. Using so many matchups for Draven vs Gangplank provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce actionable stats and a recommended build to annihilate your opposition. This particular counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Draven has to counter Gangplank in only 4.2% of his rounds.

Draven vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

Draven does a good job of countering Gangplank. Normally, he wins a fantastic 53.2% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Draven versus Gangplank rounds, Draven’s side is 0.2% more probable to gain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Gangplank.

Best Draven vs Gangplank Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenSerrated Dirk

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseBloodthirsterEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Rapid FirecannonInfinity EdgeThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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 Taste of BloodTreasure 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
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
10
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 Gangplank as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Gangplank

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 Gangplank

Once Gangplank reaches level 6, watch out for his global-range ultimate, Cannon Barrage!

Parrrley deals a high amount of physical damage. Items that grant Armor can help if an enemy Gangplank is doing well.

Draven vs Gangplank Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
53.2 %
VS
Win Rate
46.8 %
Gangplank Image
8.3
< Kills >
6.3
6.6
< Deaths >
6
5.8
< Assists >
6.3
1.88
< Killing Sprees >
1.42
173
< Minions Killed >
183
0.28
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.4
21,896
< Physical Damage >
15,729
224
< Magic Damage >
3,435
698
< True Damage >
4,169
22,819
< Damage Dealt >
23,334
22,603
< Damage Taken >
23,305
13,946
< Gold Earned >
13,421
2.54
< Towers >
1.96
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
3,250
< Total Healing >
5,048
12,562
< Experience >
14,676
17
< Vision Score >
16
8
< Wards Placed >
8
82
< Time Dealing CC >
265

How to Counter Gangplank with Draven in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here clarify several vital Draven versus Gangplank matchup stats that can help you appreciate the differences between the two. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gangplank’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Gangplank..

Draven often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Gangplank. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Draven and Gangplank

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Gangplank
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Gangplank

Who is Better, Draven or Gangplank?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Draven usually wins when taking on Gangplank, with a 53.2% win rate. As a result, Draven makes a great counter to Gangplank.

While Draven does have a higher winrate compared to Gangplank, when on opposite teams, Draven also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Draven into Gangplankas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Draven has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gangplank. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter 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 Gangplank matchups, Draven is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Draven is a great counter to Gangplank. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Draven against Gangplank.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Gangplank Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gangplank as Draven, we analyzed 4,071 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 Gangplank 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 learn all of the intricacies of Draven to counter Gangplank 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 mind the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven most often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Gangplank. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They 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, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers shown here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Draven versus Gangplank build include Eclipse, Bloodthirster, and Essence Reaver. When Draven included at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Gangplank than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average win rate of 53.2% when playing against Gangplank with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Gangplank as Draven, Draven players should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Taste of Blood, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Draven vs Gangplank LoL games, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 53.2% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Gangplank as Draven are given for all skill levels, merged. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a specific division, you may use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.