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

Draven vs Poppy

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

How to Beat Poppy as Draven

based on 1,900 Draven vs Poppy matchups
Win Rate
53.5 %
K/D/A
2.19
Pick Rate
2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Poppy as Draven came out of an evaluation of 1900 ranked matches where both champions engaged one another. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Draven has to counter Poppy in only 2.0% of his games.

Draven vs Poppy Matchup Summary

Draven does a good job of countering Poppy. On average, he wins a terrific 53.5% of matches the champs oppose each other in. In Draven vs Poppy games, Draven’s side is 0.1% more likely to get first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Poppy.

Best Draven vs Poppy Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenSerrated Dirk

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

BloodthirsterLord Dominik's RegardsEssence 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
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Poppy as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Poppy

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 Poppy

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.

Draven vs Poppy Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
53.5 %
VS
Win Rate
46.5 %
Poppy Image
8
< Kills >
5.1
6.4
< Deaths >
5.6
6
< Assists >
8.5
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.18
168
< Minions Killed >
62
0.27
< Dragons Killed >
0.88
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.41
21,834
< Physical Damage >
12,244
223
< Magic Damage >
2,509
746
< True Damage >
1,060
22,803
< Damage Dealt >
15,814
21,661
< Damage Taken >
26,728
13,600
< Gold Earned >
10,214
2.54
< Towers >
1.51
0.09
< Baron Takedowns >
0.17
3,220
< Total Healing >
6,188
12,140
< Experience >
12,551
16
< Vision Score >
22
7
< Wards Placed >
7
85
< Time Dealing CC >
621

How to Counter Poppy with Draven in LoL

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.

Differences between Draven and Poppy

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Poppy
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Poppy

Who is Better, Draven or Poppy?

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.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Poppy Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Poppy as Draven, we analyzed 1,900 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 Poppy 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 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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