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

Draven vs Heimerdinger

How to Beat Heimerdinger as Draven in LoL Heimerdinger is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Heimerdinger as Draven

based on 2,069 Draven vs Heimerdinger matchups
Win Rate
47.9 %
K/D/A
2.15
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League rounds each week. Within our dataset, Draven fought Heimerdinger in 2069 games. Having so many games with Draven versus Heimerdinger provides us confidence in our ability to produce enlightening statistics and a supported build to destroy Heimerdinger. This champ pairing is relatively rare. Draven has to counter Heimerdinger in only 2.1% of his rounds.

Draven vs Heimerdinger Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Draven does a dismal job of countering Heimerdinger. On average, he wins a lowly 47.9% of the time the champs face one another in. In Draven against Heimerdinger games, Draven’s team is 0.2% more expected to earn first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood versus Heimerdinger.

Best Draven vs Heimerdinger Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenSerrated Dirk

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

The CollectorLord 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 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
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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 Heimerdinger as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Heimerdinger

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 Heimerdinger

Be wary of Heimerdinger's Upgrade!!!, as he can use it to find an answer to most trouble he gets into. Once his ultimate is down, go in for the kill!

It's better to destroy all of Heimerdinger's turrets at once with the help of creeps than to fight them one at a time.

Draven vs Heimerdinger Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
47.9 %
VS
Win Rate
52.1 %
Heimerdinger Image
8.3
< Kills >
5
6.5
< Deaths >
6.2
5.7
< Assists >
7
1.85
< Killing Sprees >
1.13
167
< Minions Killed >
145
0.26
< Dragons Killed >
0.17
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.55
21,329
< Physical Damage >
844
221
< Magic Damage >
23,746
723
< True Damage >
785
22,274
< Damage Dealt >
25,377
22,727
< Damage Taken >
17,929
13,713
< Gold Earned >
10,878
2.35
< Towers >
2.11
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.08
3,417
< Total Healing >
1,355
12,401
< Experience >
13,486
16
< Vision Score >
21
7
< Wards Placed >
10
107
< Time Dealing CC >
226

How to Counter Heimerdinger with Draven in LoL

The stats shown on this page feature some influential Draven versus Heimerdinger matchup stats that can help us explain the differences between the two. For instance, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Heimerdinger’s ratio of NaN, showing that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Heimerdinger. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Draven normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Heimerdinger. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Draven and Heimerdinger

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Heimerdinger
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Heimerdinger

Who is Better, Draven or Heimerdinger?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Draven usually loses when facing off against Heimerdinger, with a 47.9% win rate. Therefore, Draven makes a bad counter to Heimerdinger.

While Draven does have a lower winrate than Heimerdinger, when they face off with one another, Draven also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Draven into Heimerdingeras his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Draven has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Heimerdinger. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Draven vs Heimerdinger matchups, Heimerdinger is the better champ with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Draven is a terribly counter for Heimerdinger. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Draven against Heimerdinger.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Heimerdinger Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Heimerdinger as Draven, we analyzed 2,069 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 Heimerdinger 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to truly master Draven to counter Heimerdinger 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 listen to the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven usually picks up a similar amount of CS as Heimerdinger. Champions who typically don't take much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Draven versus Heimerdinger build consist of Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Draven bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better when facing Heimerdinger than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Draven had an average winrate of 47.9% when playing against Heimerdinger with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of annihilating Heimerdinger as Draven, you should use 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 runes players chose for Draven vs Heimerdinger face-offs, this composite of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.9% winrate overall.

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