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

Draven vs Katarina

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

based on 3,578 Draven vs Katarina matchups
Win Rate
51.7 %
K/D/A
2.11
Pick Rate
3.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of rated LoL games that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Katarina as Draven resulted from an analysis of 3578 ranked matches where both champs fought each other. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Draven fights Katarina in only 3.7% of his matches.

Draven vs Katarina Matchup Summary

Draven has done a decent job of countering Katarina. On average, he wins a acceptable 51.7% of games the champions oppose one another in. In Draven against Katarina matches, Draven’s side is 0.2% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Katarina.

Best Draven vs Katarina Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenSerrated Dirk

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseRapid FirecannonThe Collector

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeBloodthirsterLord Dominik's RegardsEssence Reaver

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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
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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
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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 Katarina as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Katarina

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 Katarina

Katarina's abilities deal magic damage, so even if she's building Attack Damage items, get magic resistance to counter her.

Try to save a disable for when Katarina uses her Death Lotus.

Draven vs Katarina Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
51.7 %
VS
Win Rate
48.3 %
Katarina Image
8
< Kills >
8.7
6.6
< Deaths >
6.1
5.9
< Assists >
5.9
1.83
< Killing Sprees >
1.92
164
< Minions Killed >
146
0.25
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.37
21,392
< Physical Damage >
2,686
206
< Magic Damage >
17,682
743
< True Damage >
1,320
22,342
< Damage Dealt >
21,689
20,933
< Damage Taken >
24,003
13,338
< Gold Earned >
11,740
2.48
< Towers >
1.46
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,894
< Total Healing >
2,923
11,828
< Experience >
13,036
15
< Vision Score >
15
7
< Wards Placed >
7
81
< Time Dealing CC >
26

How to Counter Katarina with Draven in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several valuable Draven against Katarina counter stats that may help us distinguish the distinctions between the pair. Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Katarina’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Katarina..

Draven usually has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. On average, he receives less damage than Katarina. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Draven and Katarina

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Katarina
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Katarina

Who is Better, Draven or Katarina?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Draven usually wins when trying to fight Katarina, with a 51.7% win rate. As a result, Draven makes a good counter to Katarina.

While Draven does have a higher win rate than Katarina, when on opposite teams, Draven also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Draven into Katarinaas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Draven has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Katarina. This often 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 overall in League of Legends, in Draven vs Katarina matchups, Draven is the better champion with a higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Draven is a decent counter for Katarina. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Draven against Katarina.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Katarina Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Katarina as Draven, we analyzed 3,578 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 Katarina 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 learn all of the intricacies of Draven to counter Katarina during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven on average picks up a similar amount of CS compared to Katarina. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't have to have 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, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Draven versus Katarina build consist of Eclipse, Rapid Firecannon, and The Collector. When Draven included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better against Katarina than with many other typical builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average win rate of 51.7% battling Katarina with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Katarina as Draven, you should use 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 sets players used for Draven vs Katarina LoL games, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 51.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Katarina as Draven are presented for every ranked division. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a distinct player tier, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.