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.
Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.
Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show several vital Draven vs. Gragas counter statistics that can help you realize the differences between this pair of champions. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Gragas’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Gragas. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.
Draven often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, he receives less damage than Gragas. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Draven usually wins when taking on Gragas, with a 55.9% win rate. Therefore, Draven makes a fantastic counter for Gragas.
While Draven does have a much higher winrate compared to Gragas, when they face off with one another, Draven also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Draven into Gragasas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Draven has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Gragas. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting 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 Gragas matchups, Draven is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Draven is a great counter for Gragas. Focus your tactics on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Draven against Gragas.
To truly master Draven to counter Gragas during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Draven usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Gragas. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.
The ideal items to focus on in your Draven versus Gragas build include Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Draven included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs Gragas than with most other common builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average winrate of 55.9% when playing against Gragas with this counter build.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating Gragas as Draven, you should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Taste of Blood, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Draven vs Gragas counterpicks, this combination of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 55.9% win rate overall.
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