How to Win Sona vs Draven Counter Matchup Sona is in the s tier of champions

Sona vs Draven

How to Beat Draven as Sona in LoL Draven is in the s tier of champions
Support Mage
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How to Beat Draven as Sona

based on 2,349 Sona vs Draven matchups
Win Rate
49.9 %
K/D/A
3.02
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our matchup stats from the millions of rated League rounds that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Draven as Sona resulted from an evaluation of 2349 ranked rounds where both champions engaged one another. This counter matchup is fairly uncommon. Sona fights Draven in only 4.7% of her games.

Sona vs Draven Matchup Summary

Sona has done a average job of countering Draven. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.9% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Sona versus Draven matches, Sona’s team is 0.2% less probable to earn first blood, implying that she probably won't get first blood against Draven.

Best Sona vs Draven Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsFaerie Charm

Core Sona Items

~22 Mins
Moonstone RenewerSeraph's EmbraceShard of True Ice

Optional Items

Staff of Flowing WaterChemtech Putrifier

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Summon Aery Manaflow BandTranscendenceGathering Storm
Resolve ConditioningRevitalize
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Sona's passive ability p
Sona q ability q
Sona w ability w
Sona e ability e
Sona's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Draven as Sona

Tips for Playing as Sona against Draven

Save Crescendo for the game-altering moment.

Well-timed uses of Aria of Perseverance will grant you maximum survivability.

Make sure to tag your allies while Sona's auras are active, but avoid getting caught out by enemies.

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.

Sona vs Draven Counter Stats

Sona Image
Win Rate
49.9 %
VS
Win Rate
50.1 %
Draven Image
2.2
< Kills >
7.8
5.4
< Deaths >
6.1
14.1
< Assists >
5.6
0.43
< Killing Sprees >
1.76
16
< Minions Killed >
166
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
0.27
0.6
< Inhibitors >
0.54
1,557
< Physical Damage >
21,383
7,175
< Magic Damage >
235
367
< True Damage >
615
9,100
< Damage Dealt >
22,234
16,508
< Damage Taken >
21,205
7,920
< Gold Earned >
13,293
2.38
< Towers >
2.5
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
12,399
< Total Healing >
4,339
10,088
< Experience >
11,740
47
< Vision Score >
15
22
< Wards Placed >
7
38
< Time Dealing CC >
84

How to Counter Draven with Sona in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight several critical Sona against Draven matchup stats that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Sona’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Draven’s ratio of NaN, showing that Sona may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Draven. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Sona usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than her matchup does. Typically, she takes less damage than Draven. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Sona and Draven

Damage Types Compared

Sona
Draven
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Sona
Draven

Who is Better, Sona or Draven?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Sona usually fairs equally well when playing against Draven, with a 49.9% win rate. Thus, Sona makes an ok counter to Draven.

While Sona does have a lower winrate than Draven, when on opposite teams, Sona also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less challenging champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Sona into Draven.

Furthermore, Sona has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Draven. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sona 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 allies during teamfights.

Sona is a somewhat poor counter to Draven. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Sona against Draven.

Additional Information for Sona Players

How We Calculated Our Sona vs Draven Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Draven as Sona, we analyzed 2,349 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 Sona 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 Sona to counter Draven during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Sona most often accumulates a lot less CS as Draven. Champions who typically don't take much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Sona versus Draven build include Moonstone Renewer, Seraph's Embrace, and Shard of True Ice. When Sona included at least these three items in her build, she performed much better versus Draven than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Sona boasted an average win rate of 49.9% when countering Draven with this build.

To have the greatest probability of coming out on top against Draven as Sona, Sona players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Conditioning, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Sona vs Draven counter picks, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.9% win rate overall.

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