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

Draven vs Swain

How to Beat Swain as Draven in LoL Swain is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Swain as Draven

based on 4,637 Draven vs Swain matchups
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
2.12
Pick Rate
4.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of recently ranked LoL matches every week. Within our database, Draven engaged Swain 4637 times. Including so many matchups for Draven versus Swain provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to prepare informative data and a supported build to crush Swain. This champion pairing is relatively uncommon. Draven encounters Swain in only 4.8% of his matches.

Draven vs Swain Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Draven does a dismal job of countering Swain. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.4% of matches the champs battle each other in. In Draven vs Swain rounds, Draven’s team is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Swain.

Best Draven vs Swain Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenCaulfield's Warhammer

Core Draven Items

~22 Mins
EclipseGuardian AngelEssence Reaver

Optional Items

Rapid FirecannonInfinity EdgeThe CollectorBloodthirster

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 Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Domination Taste of BloodTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
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
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R
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W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Swain as Draven

Tips for Playing as Draven against Swain

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 Swain

Swain's passive is very potent if you are immobilized. Make sure to be extra careful around enemies who have immobilizing effects.

High mobility counters all of Swain's basic abilities: Death's Hand does more damage the closer he is, Vision of Empire has a very long delay and Nevermove must start returning back to him to be dangerous.

Buying an item with Grievous Wounds will make Swain much easier to kill during his Demonic Ascension.

Draven vs Swain Counter Stats

Draven Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Swain Image
8.3
< Kills >
5.2
6.8
< Deaths >
6.2
6.1
< Assists >
10.3
1.88
< Killing Sprees >
1.18
164
< Minions Killed >
100
0.25
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.52
< Inhibitors >
0.42
23,082
< Physical Damage >
1,399
228
< Magic Damage >
18,410
780
< True Damage >
929
24,091
< Damage Dealt >
20,738
22,284
< Damage Taken >
26,903
13,502
< Gold Earned >
10,023
2.36
< Towers >
1.77
0.08
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
3,225
< Total Healing >
7,801
12,038
< Experience >
12,027
15
< Vision Score >
28
7
< Wards Placed >
13
85
< Time Dealing CC >
304

How to Counter Swain with Draven in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here underscore several vital Draven versus Swain matchup stats that can help you appreciate the distinctions between this set of champions. For instance, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Swain’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Swain. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Draven normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Swain. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Draven and Swain

Damage Types Compared

Draven
Swain
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Draven
Swain

Who is Better, Draven or Swain?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Draven usually fairs equally well when taking on Swain, with a 49.4% win rate. As a result, Draven makes an ok counter to Swain.

While Draven does have a lower winrate than Swain, when facing one another, Draven also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champion to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Draven into Swainas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash 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 Swain. This 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 overall in League of Legends, in Draven vs Swain matchups, Swain is the better champ with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Draven is a somewhat poor counter for Swain. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Draven against Swain.

Additional Information for Draven Players

How We Calculated Our Draven vs Swain Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Swain as Draven, we analyzed 4,637 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 Swain 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

To truly master Draven to counter Swain during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Draven on average picks up more CS relative to Swain. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities 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 numbers shown here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Draven versus Swain build include Eclipse, Guardian Angel, and Essence Reaver. When Draven bought at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting Swain than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Draven had an average win rate of 49.4% when playing against Swain with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of beating Swain as Draven, you should take 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 runes players used for Draven vs Swain counters, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.4% winrate overall.

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