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Draven vs Kalista

How to Beat Kalista as Draven in LoL Kalista is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Kalista as Draven

based on 1,723 Draven vs Kalista matchups
Win Rate
52.6 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL games each and every week. In our data, Draven fought Kalista 1723 times. Having so many matchups for Draven versus Kalista gives us a lot of faith in our ability to produce useful statistics and a recommended build to crush Kalista. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Draven has to counter Kalista in only 1.8% of his rounds.

Draven vs Kalista Matchup Summary

Draven has done a good job of countering Kalista. Normally, he wins a fantastic 52.6% of games the champions battle each other in. In Draven vs Kalista rounds, Draven’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Kalista.

Best Draven vs Kalista Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenSerrated Dirk

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

BloodthirsterThe CollectorEssence 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: BloodlineLast Stand
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
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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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 Kalista as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Kalista

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 Kalista

If you can break line of sight from Kalista, including through brush, her basic attacks will miss you, falling harmlessly to the ground.

Kalista's mobility is dependent upon attacking. This means it is low when she is outside of her attack range and that Attack Speed slows reduce the amount of distance she can cover in an engagement.

Kalista cannot cancel her basic attack wind up. While she is very mobile, this offers a window to land spells on her if you anticipate when she will begin attacking.

Draven vs Kalista Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
52.6 %
VS
Win Rate
47.4 %
Kalista Image
8.2
< Kills >
8.1
6.6
< Deaths >
6.4
6.3
< Assists >
6.1
1.86
< Killing Sprees >
1.82
163
< Minions Killed >
162
0.24
< Dragons Killed >
0.36
0.57
< Inhibitors >
0.49
21,470
< Physical Damage >
16,554
207
< Magic Damage >
1,523
756
< True Damage >
638
22,435
< Damage Dealt >
18,716
20,266
< Damage Taken >
21,012
13,368
< Gold Earned >
12,315
2.67
< Towers >
2.43
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.18
2,713
< Total Healing >
2,489
11,619
< Experience >
11,652
15
< Vision Score >
18
7
< Wards Placed >
8
83
< Time Dealing CC >
166

How to Counter Kalista with Draven in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize some vital Draven versus Kalista counter statistics that may help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kalista’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kalista..

Draven normally has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Kalista. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Draven and Kalista

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Kalista
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Kalista

Who is Better, Draven or Kalista?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Draven usually wins when taking on Kalista, with a 52.6% win rate. As a result, Draven makes a good counter for Kalista.

While Draven does have a higher win rate than Kalista, when facing one another, Draven also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Draven into Kalistaas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Draven also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kalista. This often 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 overall in League of Legends, in Draven vs Kalista 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 good counter for Kalista. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Draven against Kalista.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Kalista Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kalista as Draven, we analyzed 1,723 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 Kalista 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 to counter Kalista during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven typically accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Kalista. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Draven versus Kalista build consist of Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Draven combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better against Kalista than with most other common item sets. In fact, Draven had an average win rate of 52.6% when countering Kalista with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of beating Kalista as Draven, Draven players should equip 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 combinations players chose for Draven vs Kalista counter picks, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 52.6% winrate overall.

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