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.
Making Vladimir use Sanguine Pool at the start of a fight will maximize the Health cost of the ability to him.
Items that counter Health stacking, such as Liandry's Torment and Blade of the Ruined King, are very effective against Vladimir.
Try to take Vladimir down before Hemoplague detonates, as it will heal him for each afflicted enemy Champion.
The stats shown here show several strategic Draven against Vladimir matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences between this set of champs. For instance, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Vladimir’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Vladimir..
Draven usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Vladimir. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champion with increased HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Draven usually wins when facing off against Vladimir, with a 51.3% win rate. Thus, Draven makes a good counter for Vladimir.
While Draven does have a higher win rate compared to Vladimir, when they face off with one another, Draven also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Draven into Vladimiras his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Draven also has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Vladimir. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Draven vs Vladimir matchups, Draven is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.
Draven is a decent counter for Vladimir. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Draven against Vladimir.
To learn all of the intricacies of Draven in order to counter Vladimir during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Draven often racks up a similar amount of CS relative to Vladimir. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.
The top items to have in your Draven versus Vladimir build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Draven incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better versus Vladimir than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average win rate of 51.3% when countering Vladimir with this build.
To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Vladimir 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 runes that we analyzed for Draven vs Vladimir battles, this mixture of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 51.3% winrate overall.
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