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

Draven vs Skarner

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

based on 520 Draven vs Skarner matchups
Win Rate
48.7 %
K/D/A
2.19
Pick Rate
0.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Skarner as Draven resulted from an evaluation of 520 ranked games where both champs fought one another. This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Draven encounters Skarner in only 0.5% of his rounds.

Draven vs Skarner Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Draven has done a poor job of countering Skarner. On average, he wins a acceptable 48.7% of matches the champions face each other in. In Draven versus Skarner games, Draven’s team is 0.2% more likely to gain first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Skarner.

Best Draven vs Skarner Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSerrated Dirk

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseInfinity EdgeEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's RegardsThe Collector

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: BloodlineLast Stand
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure 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
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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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 Skarner as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Skarner

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 Skarner

Skarner is especially dangerous when inside Crystal Spire zones his team controls. Try to capture them ahead of time if a fight may break out around them.

Skarner can't harm you very much outside of short range, so stay away from him!

Skarner's Move Speed is increased as long as his shield, Crystalline Exoskeleton, persists. Attack him to lower his speed.

Draven vs Skarner Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
48.7 %
VS
Win Rate
51.3 %
Skarner Image
7.8
< Kills >
4.4
6.2
< Deaths >
4.8
5.8
< Assists >
9.6
1.74
< Killing Sprees >
1
171
< Minions Killed >
46
0.3
< Dragons Killed >
1.31
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.41
21,408
< Physical Damage >
6,709
203
< Magic Damage >
4,497
673
< True Damage >
1,085
22,285
< Damage Dealt >
12,292
21,020
< Damage Taken >
25,667
13,507
< Gold Earned >
10,389
2.36
< Towers >
1.48
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.27
2,904
< Total Healing >
5,864
11,965
< Experience >
12,741
16
< Vision Score >
20
7
< Wards Placed >
6
84
< Time Dealing CC >
664

How to Counter Skarner with Draven in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some critical Draven vs. Skarner matchup stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the two. As an example, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Skarner’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Skarner. This observation is in large part fueled by the difference in kills.

Draven usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Typically, he takes less damage than Skarner. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Draven and Skarner

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Skarner
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Skarner

Who is Better, Draven or Skarner?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Draven usually loses when trying to fight Skarner, with a 48.7% win rate. Thus, Draven makes a bad counter to Skarner.

While Draven does have a lower win rate compared to Skarner, when facing one another, Draven also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Draven into Skarneras his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Draven also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Skarner. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Draven vs Skarner matchups, Skarner is the better champion with a lower 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 somewhat poor counter to Skarner. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Draven against Skarner.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Skarner Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Skarner as Draven, we analyzed 520 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 Skarner 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 to counter Skarner 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 mind the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven on average accumulates much more CS as Skarner. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to use in your Draven versus Skarner build consist of Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and Essence Reaver. When Draven included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better against Skarner than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average win rate of 48.7% when countering Skarner with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Skarner as Draven, Draven players should take 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 sets players used for Draven vs Skarner battles, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Skarner as Draven are given for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to filter the stats and builds to an individual rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.