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.
While transformed by his ultimate, Nasus is stronger than most champions in the League. Engage him only if you have a clear advantage.
Nasus is prone to being kited. Try not to engage him at full Health.
Max rank Wither is a very effective counter to Attack Damage characters, so try to avoid getting caught alone by it.
The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several critical Draven vs. Nasus matchup statistics that can help us interpret the distinctions between this pair of champions. For instance, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nasus’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Nasus. This observation is largely fueled by the difference in kills.
Draven typically has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. On average, he takes less damage than Nasus. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Draven usually wins when facing off against Nasus, with a 51.6% win rate. Thus, Draven makes a good counter to Nasus.
While Draven does have a higher win rate compared to Nasus, when facing one another, Draven also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Draven into Nasusas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Draven also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nasus. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Draven vs Nasus matchups, Draven is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.
Draven is a decent counter for Nasus. Make sure you focus your play on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Draven against Nasus.
If you would like to truly master Draven in order to counter Nasus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Draven most often racks up a similar amount of CS as Nasus. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The most important items to use in your Draven versus Nasus build consist of Eclipse, Guardian Angel, and Essence Reaver. When Draven used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Nasus than with most other common builds. In fact, Draven had an average win rate of 51.6% when playing against Nasus with this build.
To have the greatest likelihood of beating Nasus as Draven, Draven players 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 runes players picked for Draven vs Nasus matchups, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.6% win rate overall.
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