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.
You can attack Dark Procession to break the wall down.
Try to thin out Yorick's minions before you engage him, Mist Walkers will die from a basic attack or a single target spell.
You can cast Smite on Mist Walkers and the Maiden of the Mist to damage or kill them.
The stat comparisons provided here highlight some critical Draven versus Yorick counter stats that may help us grasp the distinctions between this set of champions. Draven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Yorick’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Draven may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Yorick. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.
Draven normally has a much larger longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, he takes less damage than Yorick. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Draven usually loses when facing off against Yorick, with a 48.6% win rate. Thus, Draven makes a bad counter to Yorick.
While Draven does have a lower winrate than Yorick, when they face off with one another, Draven also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Draven into Yorickas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Additionally, Draven has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Yorick. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Draven vs Yorick matchups, Yorick is the better champ with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Draven is a somewhat poor counter to Yorick. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Draven against Yorick.
If you would like to truly master Draven to counter Yorick during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Draven most often accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Yorick. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.
The best items to focus on in your Draven versus Yorick build consist of Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and Rapid Firecannon. When Draven bought at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs Yorick than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Draven boasted an average winrate of 48.6% when countering Yorick with this build.
To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Yorick 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. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Draven vs Yorick counters, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 48.6% winrate overall.
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