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

Draven vs Malphite

How to Beat Malphite as Draven in LoL Malphite is in the b tier of champions
Marksman
Tank Fighter

How to Beat Malphite as Draven

based on 1,842 Draven vs Malphite matchups
Win Rate
51.7 %
K/D/A
2.06
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Malphite as Draven came out of an examination of 1842 ranked matches where both champions clashed against each other. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Draven is forced to battle against Malphite in only 1.9% of his matches.

Draven vs Malphite Matchup Summary

Draven does a decent job of beating Malphite. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.7% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Draven vs Malphite rounds, Draven’s team is 0.2% more expected to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood against Malphite.

Best Draven vs Malphite Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity 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
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 Malphite as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Malphite

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 Malphite

Malphite is one of a couple tanks who are capable of jungling. Watch out if he gets Smite.

If you're a physical damage character stay behind your allies when fighting Malphite. Ground Slam can significantly reduce your damage output.

Draven vs Malphite Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
51.7 %
VS
Win Rate
48.3 %
Malphite Image
7.9
< Kills >
4.3
6.8
< Deaths >
5.1
6.1
< Assists >
8.3
1.82
< Killing Sprees >
0.98
164
< Minions Killed >
125
0.27
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.4
20,482
< Physical Damage >
3,638
189
< Magic Damage >
12,869
714
< True Damage >
589
21,386
< Damage Dealt >
17,096
21,767
< Damage Taken >
21,269
13,399
< Gold Earned >
9,869
2.43
< Towers >
1.69
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
2,978
< Total Healing >
2,105
12,014
< Experience >
13,063
16
< Vision Score >
20
7
< Wards Placed >
10
85
< Time Dealing CC >
766

How to Counter Malphite with Draven in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here underscore some important Draven vs. Malphite matchup statistics that can help us appreciate the differences between the pair. Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Malphite’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Malphite. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.

Draven usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Malphite. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Draven and Malphite

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Malphite
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Malphite

Who is Better, Draven or Malphite?

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

While Draven does have a higher win rate compared to Malphite, when facing one another, Draven also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Draven into Malphiteas 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 Malphite. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Draven is a decent counter to Malphite. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Draven against Malphite.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Malphite Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Malphite as Draven, we analyzed 1,842 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 Malphite 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 Malphite during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Malphite. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Draven versus Malphite build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Draven incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Malphite than with many other common builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average winrate of 51.7% when countering Malphite with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Malphite as Draven, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Taste of Blood, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Draven vs Malphite counters, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.7% win rate overall.

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