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

Draven vs Gnar

How to Beat Gnar as Draven in LoL Gnar is in the b tier of champions
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Fighter Tank

How to Beat Gnar as Draven

based on 2,032 Draven vs Gnar matchups
Win Rate
52.4 %
K/D/A
2.09
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of ranked League matches that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Gnar as Draven resulted from an analysis of 2032 ranked rounds where both champions engaged one another. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Draven has to counter Gnar in only 2.1% of his games.

Draven vs Gnar Matchup Summary

Draven does a good job of beating Gnar. Normally, he wins a whopping 52.4% of the time the champs battle each other in. In Draven against Gnar matches, Draven’s side is 0.2% more expected to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Gnar.

Best Draven vs Gnar Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSheen

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Rapid FirecannonBloodthirsterLord Dominik's RegardsEssence Reaver

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: BloodlineCoup de Grace
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
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Gnar as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Gnar

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 Gnar

Gnar's animations and resource bar change as he gets closer to transforming.

Gnar's ultimate stuns if he hits you into a wall. Be careful when fighting him near one.

Gnar can't gain Rage for 15 seconds after he turns from big to little. Use this chance to engage on his team.

Draven vs Gnar Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
52.4 %
VS
Win Rate
47.6 %
Gnar Image
7.9
< Kills >
4.5
6.5
< Deaths >
5.5
5.7
< Assists >
6.1
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.03
170
< Minions Killed >
163
0.24
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.56
< Inhibitors >
0.44
21,818
< Physical Damage >
16,133
218
< Magic Damage >
2,931
717
< True Damage >
383
22,753
< Damage Dealt >
19,448
21,710
< Damage Taken >
25,969
13,598
< Gold Earned >
10,910
2.52
< Towers >
2.26
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,889
< Total Healing >
4,297
12,152
< Experience >
14,066
16
< Vision Score >
17
7
< Wards Placed >
8
83
< Time Dealing CC >
393

How to Counter Gnar with Draven in LoL

The stats provided here clarify some influential Draven versus Gnar matchup statistics that can help us distinguish the differences between the two. Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gnar’s ratio of NaN, showing that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Gnar. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.

Draven typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. On average, he takes less damage than Gnar. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Draven and Gnar

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Gnar
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Gnar

Who is Better, Draven or Gnar?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Draven usually wins when playing against Gnar, with a 52.4% win rate. As a result, Draven makes a good counter for Gnar.

While Draven does have a higher winrate compared to Gnar, when facing one another, Draven also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Draven into Gnaras his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Draven also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Gnar. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Draven vs Gnar matchups, Draven is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Draven is an above average counter for Gnar. Focus your play on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Draven against Gnar.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Gnar Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gnar as Draven, we analyzed 2,032 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 Gnar 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

If you would like to truly master Draven in order to counter Gnar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven typically accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Gnar. Champs who on average don't get much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Draven versus Gnar build include Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Draven used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better against Gnar than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average win rate of 52.4% when countering Gnar with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of annihilating Gnar as Draven, Draven players should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Draven vs Gnar face-offs, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 52.4% winrate overall.

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