How to Synergize Graves with Shyvana on the Same Team Graves is in the b tier of champions

Graves with Shyvana

How to Win With Graves and Shyvana Paired Together Shyvana is in the b tier of champions
Marksman
Fighter Tank

How to Synergize Graves and Shyvana

based on 909 Graves with Shyvana pairs
Win Rate
52.1 %
K/D/A
1.97
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we pull data from from millions of League rounds straight from Riot Games each and every week. Graves has been on the same team as Shyvana in 909 recent, ranked matches. By gathering so much great data directly from the developers of League, we are confident that we can provide you with high quality, usable builds to help Graves play with Shyvana. It is very rare for Graves to play alongside Shyvana on the same side. This has only happened in about 1.1% of matches with Graves.

Graves Shyvana Synergy Summary

Graves does a good job of teaming up with Shyvana. Usually, he wins an epic 52.1% of games the champs fight together on the same side. If you want to win more matches as Graves when playing alongside Shyvana by figuring out how to better synergize your tactics with her, then dig into the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Graves Shyvana Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Graves Items

~22 Mins
EclipseUmbral GlaiveThe Collector

Optional Items

Maw of MalmortiusInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's RegardsBlack Cleaver

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 Presence of MindLegend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Graves's passive ability p
Graves q ability q
Graves w ability w
Graves e ability e
Graves's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Graves and Shyvana

Tips for Playing as Graves with Shyvana

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 Understand How Shyvana Will Play

Flame Breath is great to level-up against difficult lane opponents.

It can be valuable to purchase one of the items that can slow enemies: Frozen Mallet, Dead Man's Plate, or Entropy.

Shyvana's abilities all benefit from attacking units. As a result, Attack Speed items are more valuable on her than most champions.

Burnout is an ideal choice for jungling. Monsters will be hit by the full duration, and the speed boost improves her ganking potential.

Graves Shyvana Synergy Stats

Graves Image
Win Rate
52.1 %
VS
Win Rate
47.9 %
Shyvana Image
6.2
< Kills >
6.9
5.9
< Deaths >
5.8
5.4
< Assists >
6.6
1.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.55
148
< Minions Killed >
86
0.53
< Dragons Killed >
1.24
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.51
18,719
< Physical Damage >
18,243
864
< Magic Damage >
873
1,210
< True Damage >
1,379
20,794
< Damage Dealt >
20,496
24,455
< Damage Taken >
25,945
12,379
< Gold Earned >
12,703
2.4
< Towers >
2.1
0.14
< Baron Takedowns >
0.29
4,071
< Total Healing >
6,045
14,383
< Experience >
14,207
22
< Vision Score >
29
8
< Wards Placed >
9
283
< Time Dealing CC >
400

How to Play with Shyvana as Graves in LoL

The Graves Shyvana synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Shyvana, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Graves sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Shyvana. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Shyvana helps Graves perform poorer in competitive LoL rounds. Yet, the small difference proves that this performance change is not very impactful.

When Graves plays on the same team as Shyvana, he sees a marginal improvement in his total damage output. This could indicate that Shyvana provides protection for him to deal more damage or that her participation also helps extend the match's duration. Similarly, when Graves is played alongside Shyvana on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Shyvana.

Additionally, when Graves plays with Shyvana on the same side, he often receives less damage than when he plays alone. Getting dealt not as much damage may mean that Shyvana does a decent job of protecting Graves in team fights.

Synergies between Graves and Shyvana

Damage Types Compared

Graves with Shyvana
Graves
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Graves
Shyvana
Synergy

Is Graves better when played alongside Shyvana?

There is no ideal champion pairing for Graves that will always be his top teammate. However, overall, Shyvana is a fantastic ally for Graves. By playing on the same team as Graves, she improves their win rate by 3.4% to 52.1%. This demonstrates that there is a strong bond between Graves and Shyvana that allows them to perform stronger together than without each other.

Shyvana has a greater difficulty than Graves. That means you need to be very careful when finding Shyvana allies to fight alongside, as they will need a greater level of skill to be able to play well with you.

Working on the same side, Graves players will likely observe an overall large increase in your team’s ability to destroy wih physical damage. Together, these champions should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.

In contrast, by pairing Graves and Shyvana together, you will not be giving your team very much support. Make sure to pick other champions on your team that helps cover this gap in this pairing's playstyle.

Regardless of the skill of your Shyvana ally, you need to focus on increasing your income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you should do well anyway.

Additional Information for Graves Players

How We Calculated Our Graves Shyvana Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Graves and Shyvana, we analyzed 909 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Graves with Shyvana comes from actual 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 your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

To truly master Graves to work well with Shyvana during both the early game and mid / late game phases of LoL games, you should continue reading to master some more tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly.

The most crucial finished items to include in your Graves and Shyvana synergy build include Eclipse, Umbral Glaive, and The Collector. When Graves included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when paired up with Shyvana than with most other typical builds. In fact, Graves boasted an average win rate of 52.1% helping carry Shyvana with these items in his kit.

To have the highest chance of defeating your oponents, you should equip the Fleet Footwork, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Graves and Shyvana pairings, this composite of runes yielded the top win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 52.1% winrate overall.

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