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.
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.
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.
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.
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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