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

Draven vs Nocturne

How to Beat Nocturne as Draven in LoL Nocturne is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Nocturne as Draven

based on 1,857 Draven vs Nocturne matchups
Win Rate
50.9 %
K/D/A
2.01
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we review each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Nocturne as Draven came out of an analysis of 1857 ranked games where both champs faced each other. This champ pairing is somewhat rare. Draven fights Nocturne in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Draven vs Nocturne Matchup Summary

Draven does a average job of beating Nocturne. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.9% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Draven against Nocturne rounds, Draven’s team is 0.1% more likely to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Nocturne.

Best Draven vs Nocturne Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordCaulfield's Warhammer

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: BloodlineCoup de Grace
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
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Nocturne as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Nocturne

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 Nocturne

Nocturne's Unspeakable Horror is broken with range, so try to save your movement abilities for when he casts it.

Stay close to your allies when Paranoia is cast - there is strength in numbers!

Draven vs Nocturne Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
50.9 %
VS
Win Rate
49.1 %
Nocturne Image
8
< Kills >
7.4
7
< Deaths >
6.1
6.1
< Assists >
8.1
1.87
< Killing Sprees >
1.73
165
< Minions Killed >
41
0.26
< Dragons Killed >
1.33
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.4
21,321
< Physical Damage >
14,960
192
< Magic Damage >
1,401
837
< True Damage >
1,185
22,350
< Damage Dealt >
17,546
22,528
< Damage Taken >
30,290
13,543
< Gold Earned >
11,790
2.37
< Towers >
1.47
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.27
3,135
< Total Healing >
10,624
12,270
< Experience >
13,233
15
< Vision Score >
20
7
< Wards Placed >
6
86
< Time Dealing CC >
550

How to Counter Nocturne with Draven in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize some valuable Draven versus Nocturne counter statistics that may help us understand the distinctions between the two. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nocturne’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Nocturne..

Draven usually has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Nocturne. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Draven and Nocturne

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Nocturne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Nocturne

Who is Better, Draven or Nocturne?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Draven usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Nocturne, with a 50.9% win rate. Thus, Draven makes an ok counter for Nocturne.

While Draven does have a higher winrate compared to Nocturne, when they face off with one another, Draven also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Draven into Nocturneas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Draven also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nocturne. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Draven vs Nocturne matchups, Draven is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Draven is a decent counter to Nocturne. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Draven against Nocturne.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Nocturne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nocturne as Draven, we analyzed 1,857 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 Nocturne 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Draven in order to counter Nocturne 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 listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven typically racks up much more CS compared to Nocturne. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Draven versus Nocturne build include Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Draven incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when facing Nocturne than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Draven had an average win rate of 50.9% battling Nocturne with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Nocturne as Draven, Draven players should equip 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 we have analyed for Draven vs Nocturne counterpicks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.9% win rate overall.

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