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.
You can step on Poppy's shield to deny it from her.
Poppy can stop nearby enemies from dashing with Steadfast Presence.
When Poppy starts to spin her hammer, she is charging Keeper's Verdict.
The stat comparisons shown here emphasize several strategic Draven against Poppy counter stats that may help us interpret the differences between the two. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Poppy’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Poppy..
Draven usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes less damage than Poppy. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Draven usually wins when trying to fight Poppy, with a 53.5% win rate. As a result, Draven makes a great counter for Poppy.
While Draven does have a higher win rate than Poppy, when facing one another, Draven also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champion to learn. You should be be fine when picking Draven into Poppyas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Draven also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Poppy. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Draven vs Poppy matchups, Draven is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.
Draven is a great counter to Poppy. Focus your play on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Draven against Poppy.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Draven in order to counter Poppy during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Draven usually racks up more CS as Poppy. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS often don't have to have 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, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Draven versus Poppy build include Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Draven incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Poppy than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Draven had an average win rate of 53.5% battling Poppy with this build.
To have the greatest chance of defeating Poppy as Draven, you should use 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 rune sets that we analyzed for Draven vs Poppy counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.5% win rate overall.
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