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

Draven vs Gwen

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

based on 2,107 Draven vs Gwen matchups
Win Rate
53.8 %
K/D/A
2.17
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Gwen as Draven came out of an examination of 2107 ranked matches where both champs faced one another. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Draven is forced to battle against Gwen in only 2.2% of his rounds.

Draven vs Gwen Matchup Summary

Draven does a good job of countering Gwen. Normally, he wins a fantastic 53.8% of games the champs fight one another in. In Draven vs Gwen matches, Draven’s team is 0.2% more expected to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Gwen.

Best Draven vs Gwen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenSerrated Dirk

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterLord Dominik's RegardsEssence Reaver

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 Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
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
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Gwen as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Gwen

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 Gwen

Gwen must hit something to recast her Ultimate, try to evade her between casts.

Gwen needs to attack a few times to set up her damage, so try to get the jump on her.

Gwen's Hallowed Mist shroud will only follow her once, after that it will dissipate when she leaves.

Draven vs Gwen Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
53.8 %
VS
Win Rate
46.2 %
Gwen Image
7.9
< Kills >
5.8
6.3
< Deaths >
5.7
5.8
< Assists >
4.4
1.81
< Killing Sprees >
1.3
169
< Minions Killed >
157
0.25
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.5
21,022
< Physical Damage >
2,890
204
< Magic Damage >
12,007
700
< True Damage >
5,495
21,926
< Damage Dealt >
20,393
21,089
< Damage Taken >
27,988
13,486
< Gold Earned >
11,363
2.58
< Towers >
2.34
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
2,925
< Total Healing >
5,554
12,059
< Experience >
13,978
15
< Vision Score >
16
7
< Wards Placed >
7
82
< Time Dealing CC >
109

How to Counter Gwen with Draven in LoL

The stats shown here clarify several significant Draven vs. Gwen counter stats that may help us understand the differences between the pair. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Gwen’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Gwen..

Draven typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes less damage than Gwen. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Draven and Gwen

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Gwen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Gwen

Who is Better, Draven or Gwen?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Draven usually wins when playing against Gwen, with a 53.8% win rate. Thus, Draven makes a great counter for Gwen.

While Draven does have a higher win rate compared to Gwen, when facing one another, Draven also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Draven into Gwenas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Draven also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gwen. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Draven vs Gwen matchups, Draven is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Draven is a great counter for Gwen. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Draven against Gwen.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Gwen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gwen as Draven, we analyzed 2,107 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 Gwen 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 Gwen during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats shown here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven on average racks up a similar amount of CS as Gwen. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Draven versus Gwen build include Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Draven incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better against Gwen than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Draven had an average winrate of 53.8% battling Gwen with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Gwen as Draven, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Draven vs Gwen fights, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 53.8% win rate overall.

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