How to Win Graves vs Ashe Counter Matchup Graves is in the b tier of champions

Graves vs Ashe

How to Beat Ashe as Graves in LoL Ashe is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Ashe as Graves

based on 7,956 Graves vs Ashe matchups
Win Rate
48.8 %
K/D/A
2.38
Pick Rate
7.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we evaluate every week. Our guide on how to beat Ashe as Graves resulted from an analysis of 7956 ranked games where both champions faced off against each other. This matchup is relatively uncommon. Graves is forced to battle against Ashe in only 7.6% of his rounds.

Graves vs Ashe Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Graves does a dismal job of beating Ashe. Typically, he wins a acceptable 48.8% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Graves vs Ashe games, Graves’s team is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood against Ashe.

Best Graves vs Ashe Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsUmbral Glaive

Core Graves Items

~22 Mins
EclipseGuardian AngelUmbral Glaive

Optional Items

Serylda's GrudgeInfinity EdgeMaw of MalmortiusBloodthirster

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Graves to level up q
>
Second ability for Graves to level up e
>
Last skill for Graves to max out w

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork TriumphLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Domination Sudden ImpactTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
Graves's passive ability p
Graves q ability q
Graves w ability w
Graves e ability e
Graves's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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E
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E
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W
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Guide to Countering Ashe as Graves

Tips for Playing as Graves against Ashe

Using Quickdraw to get into range and delivering a point blank Buckshot can do lots of damage.

Smoke Screen can be used both to escape and to set up a kill.

Advice to Win Against Ashe

Ashe has very few defensive options, and she's a good target to gank.

Be wary of moving around the map alone if Ashe has not recently cast her Enchanted Crystal Arrow.

Graves vs Ashe Counter Stats

Graves Image
Win Rate
48.8 %
VS
Win Rate
51.2 %
Ashe Image
7.1
< Kills >
4.8
5.8
< Deaths >
6
6.7
< Assists >
10.3
1.61
< Killing Sprees >
1.09
74
< Minions Killed >
113
1.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.51
17,992
< Physical Damage >
13,732
860
< Magic Damage >
2,914
1,373
< True Damage >
1,047
20,226
< Damage Dealt >
17,694
26,499
< Damage Taken >
17,572
12,811
< Gold Earned >
10,380
1.99
< Towers >
2.08
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
9,460
< Total Healing >
1,962
13,955
< Experience >
11,742
31
< Vision Score >
33
10
< Wards Placed >
14
409
< Time Dealing CC >
559

How to Counter Ashe with Graves in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several critical Graves against Ashe counter statistics that may help us appreciate the differences and similarities between these two champions. Graves’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Ashe’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Graves may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Ashe..

Graves normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Ashe. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Graves and Ashe

Damage Types Compared

Graves
Ashe
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Graves
Ashe

Who is Better, Graves or Ashe?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Graves usually loses when facing off against Ashe, with a 48.8% win rate. Therefore, Graves makes a poor counter to Ashe.

While Graves does have a lower win rate than Ashe, when facing one another, Graves also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Graves into Ashe.

Moreover, Graves also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ashe. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, 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 Graves vs Ashe matchups, Ashe is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.

Graves is a somewhat poor counter to Ashe. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Graves against Ashe.

Additional Information for Graves Players

How We Calculated Our Graves vs Ashe Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ashe as Graves, we analyzed 7,956 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 Ashe as Graves 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 Graves to counter Ashe during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Graves usually picks up less CS as Ashe. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Graves versus Ashe build consist of Eclipse, Guardian Angel, and Umbral Glaive. When Graves incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better countering Ashe than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Graves had an average winrate of 48.8% when playing against Ashe with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Ashe as Graves, you should take the Fleet Footwork, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Sudden Impact, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Graves vs Ashe matchups, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 48.8% win rate overall.

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