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

Draven vs Samira

How to Beat Samira as Draven in LoL Samira is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Samira as Draven

based on 4,598 Draven vs Samira matchups
Win Rate
50 %
K/D/A
2.09
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL games that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Samira as Draven resulted from an analysis of 4598 ranked matches where both champs opposed one another. This particular matchup is somewhat uncommon. Draven fights Samira in only 4.7% of his rounds.

Draven vs Samira Matchup Summary

Draven has done a average job of countering Samira. Typically, he wins a acceptable 50.0% of matches the champs oppose each other in. In Draven versus Samira games, Draven’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Samira.

Best Draven vs Samira Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseGuardian AngelEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeRapid FirecannonBloodthirsterThe Collector

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash 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 Conqueror TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
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
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Samira as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Samira

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.

Draven vs Samira Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
50 %
VS
Win Rate
50 %
Samira Image
7.7
< Kills >
8.5
6.7
< Deaths >
6.5
6.3
< Assists >
6.3
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
1.85
161
< Minions Killed >
157
0.25
< Dragons Killed >
0.17
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.46
20,432
< Physical Damage >
17,195
200
< Magic Damage >
2,533
726
< True Damage >
586
21,358
< Damage Dealt >
20,315
20,447
< Damage Taken >
21,903
13,094
< Gold Earned >
12,270
2.44
< Towers >
2.17
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
2,823
< Total Healing >
2,451
11,601
< Experience >
11,723
15
< Vision Score >
16
7
< Wards Placed >
8
79
< Time Dealing CC >
24

How to Counter Samira with Draven in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore some influential Draven versus Samira matchup stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Samira’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Samira..

Draven typically has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Samira. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Draven and Samira

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Samira
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Samira

Who is Better, Draven or Samira?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Draven usually fairs equally well when taking on Samira, with a 50.0% win rate. Therefore, Draven makes an ok counter for Samira.

While Draven does have a higher win rate than Samira, when on opposite teams, Draven also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Draven into Samiraas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Draven has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Samira. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Draven vs Samira matchups, Samira is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Draven is a decent counter for Samira. Focus your play on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Draven against Samira.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Samira Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Samira as Draven, we analyzed 4,598 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 Samira 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 truly master Draven in order to counter Samira during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven often gets a similar amount of CS compared to Samira. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Draven versus Samira build include Eclipse, Guardian Angel, and Essence Reaver. When Draven used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs Samira than with many other typical builds. In fact, Draven had an average winrate of 50.0% when playing against Samira with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Samira as Draven, Draven players should take 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 rune builds players used for Draven vs Samira battles, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.0% winrate overall.

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