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.
Steel Tempest is very narrow. Dodge laterally if possible.
Yasuo is at his weakest just after he has launched a whirlwind. Engage at that point.
Yasuo's shield from Resolve lasts only 2 seconds. Dealing damage to him will trigger it. Wait it out, then engage.
When Yasuo lands two Steel Tempests in a row, his next will fire a tornado. Watch and listen for the associated sound to prepare to dodge.
The stats shown on this page clarify some important Draven versus Yasuo matchup statistics that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. For instance, Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Yasuo’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Yasuo..
Draven normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his counter does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Yasuo. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Draven usually fairs equally well when playing against Yasuo, with a 49.8% win rate. Thus, Draven makes an ok counter to Yasuo.
While Draven does have a lower win rate compared to Yasuo, when they face off with one another, Draven also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champ to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Draven into Yasuoas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Draven has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Yasuo. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Draven vs Yasuo matchups, Yasuo is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Draven is a somewhat poor counter for Yasuo. Focus your strategy on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Draven against Yasuo.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Draven in order to counter Yasuo during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Draven typically racks up a similar amount of CS as Yasuo. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Draven versus Yasuo build consist of Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Draven used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when facing Yasuo than with many other common builds. In fact, Draven had an average winrate of 49.8% when countering Yasuo with this counter build.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating Yasuo as Draven, Draven players should take the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Treasure Hunter, and Eyeball Collection runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Draven vs Yasuo face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.8% winrate overall.
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