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Skarner vs Draven

How to Beat Draven as Skarner in LoL Draven is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Draven as Skarner

based on 485 Skarner vs Draven matchups
Win Rate
49.1 %
K/D/A
2.86
Pick Rate
5.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of rated League rounds that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Draven as Skarner resulted from an analysis of 485 ranked matches where both champs clashed against each other. This champion matchup is fairly uncommon. Skarner fights Draven in only 5.3% of his matches.

Skarner vs Draven Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Skarner has done a poor job of countering Draven. Normally, he wins a acceptable 49.1% of games the champions battle one another in. In Skarner vs Draven games, Skarner’s side is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood, implying that he most likely won't get first blood versus Draven.

Best Skarner vs Draven Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Skarner Items

~22 Mins
Turbo ChemtankDead Man's PlateForce of Nature

Optional Items

Thornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Phase Rush Nimbus CloakCelerityWaterwalking
Inspiration Magical FootwearCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Skarner's passive ability p
Skarner q ability q
Skarner w ability w
Skarner e ability e
Skarner's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
14
E
15
E
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R

Guide to Countering Draven as Skarner

Tips for Playing as Skarner against Draven

Capturing Crystal Spires before attempting neutral objectives or team fights around them improves Skarner's performance in said fights dramatically.

Impale is extremely powerful when you use it to position an enemy so your allies can attack them.

Basic attacks reduce the cooldown of Crystal Slash. Use them as often as possible for maximum damage.

Advice to Win Against Draven

Launch skillshots toward the landing position of Draven's Spinning Axes.

Disrupt Draven with the goal of making him drop his axes. If you do, his power drops dramatically.

Skarner vs Draven Counter Stats

Skarner Image
Win Rate
49.1 %
VS
Win Rate
50.9 %
Draven Image
4.6
< Kills >
7.9
5.1
< Deaths >
6.6
10
< Assists >
6.3
1.04
< Killing Sprees >
1.81
46
< Minions Killed >
168
1.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.29
0.43
< Inhibitors >
0.53
7,136
< Physical Damage >
21,941
4,557
< Magic Damage >
235
1,113
< True Damage >
597
12,807
< Damage Dealt >
22,773
26,751
< Damage Taken >
21,925
10,718
< Gold Earned >
13,636
1.51
< Towers >
2.57
0.25
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
6,079
< Total Healing >
4,350
13,005
< Experience >
12,144
21
< Vision Score >
16
6
< Wards Placed >
8
655
< Time Dealing CC >
89

How to Counter Draven with Skarner in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some influential Skarner vs. Draven counter stats that may help you appreciate the distinctions between this pair of champions. For instance, Skarner’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Draven’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Skarner may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Draven..

Skarner normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Draven. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Skarner and Draven

Damage Types Compared

Skarner
Draven
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Skarner
Draven

Who is Better, Skarner or Draven?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Skarner usually fairs equally well when playing against Draven, with a 49.1% win rate. Therefore, Skarner makes an ok counter to Draven.

While Skarner does have a lower winrate compared to Draven, when they face off with one another, Skarner also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Skarner into Draven.

Furthermore, Skarner has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Draven. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Skarner vs Draven matchups, Draven is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Skarner is a somewhat poor counter for Draven. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Skarner against Draven.

Additional Information for Skarner Players

How We Calculated Our Skarner vs Draven Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Draven as Skarner, we analyzed 485 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 Draven as Skarner 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 Skarner in order to counter Draven during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Skarner most often gets a lot less CS as Draven. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions 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, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Skarner versus Draven build include Turbo Chemtank, Dead Man's Plate, and Force of Nature. When Skarner incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better against Draven than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Skarner boasted an average win rate of 49.1% when countering Draven with this counter build.

To have the best chance of annihilating Draven as Skarner, you should equip the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Skarner vs Draven face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.1% win rate overall.

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