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.
Ryze is especially dangerous to opponents that are marked with Flux.
Crowd controlling Ryze during Realm Warp's windup will cancel the portal.
Use Realm Warp's windup time to figure out how to deal with what may be coming out of the portal.
The stats shown on this page highlight several strategic Draven versus Ryze counter statistics that may help you understand the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. For instance, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Ryze’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Ryze. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.
Draven typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he receives a similar amount of damage to Ryze. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Draven usually wins when trying to fight Ryze, with a 55.7% win rate. Thus, Draven makes a fantastic counter to Ryze.
While Draven does have a much higher win rate than Ryze, when facing one another, Draven also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Draven into Ryzeas 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 Ryze. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Draven vs Ryze 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 teamfights.
Draven is a great counter to Ryze. Focus your gameplay on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Draven against Ryze.
To truly master Draven in order to counter Ryze during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Draven usually picks up a similar amount of CS as Ryze. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Draven versus Ryze build include Eclipse, Essence Reaver, and The Collector. When Draven used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs. Ryze than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average win rate of 55.7% battling Ryze with this build.
To have the greatest chance of beating Ryze as Draven, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Draven vs Ryze clashes, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 55.7% win rate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Ryze as Draven are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. To scope the statistics and builds to a distinct division, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.