Draven Build Guide | Runes | Spells | Items in League of Legends | TGG

Draven Build Guide | Runes | Spells | Items in League of Legends

Want to destroy your enemies as early as the laning phase? Then master playing Draven by learning his best build, runes, spells, and items in League of Legends!
Draven Build Guide | Runes | Spells | Items in League of Legends

Who doesn't want to main League of Legends' very own glorious executioner? He is sleek, skillful, and, most important of all, he has a long and awesome mustache. One of the few Noxian champions released by Riot Games, Draven has been an excellent pick for solo queue for the AD carry position. Here is a complete guide that teaches the best Draven build, runes, spells, and items in League of Legends

Best Draven Build

Before you proceed, you must know that Draven is arguably the most challenging AD carry to learn. He relies on throwing axes and catching them simultaneously. This champion is not for people who do not know how to position correctly and do not have ideal movement mechanics. Nevertheless, he is surely rewarding because he deals a ton of damage when you use him correctly.

Best Draven Runes

Starting off with his runes, Draven follows the usual AD carry rune page, having precision domination as his default runes. These runes give him the most sustain and damage, which is the ideal way to play Draven.

Best Rune Path



Best Keystone

Lethal Tempo

Best Slot 1 (Rune)


Eyeball Collection

Best Slot 2 (Rune)

Legend: Bloodline

Treasure Hunter

Best Slot 3 (Rune)

Coup De Grace

Best Draven Rune Shards

Draven follows the usual AD carry rune shards. AD carry needs survivability and focuses on auto attacks to deal damage. Offense for the +10% attack speed, +9 adaptive force (physical damage), and extra armor for a well-balanced rune set.

Best Rune Shards



+10% Attack Speed


+9 Adaptive Force


+6 Armor

Best Draven Spells

Like his rune set, Draven should have the usual AD carry summoner spells. Flash for mobility and flexibility, and heal for survivability during skirmishes. Draven players will be using these summoner spells a lot, so run these spells on all of your games. You can also try running flash barriers on certain occasions. However, heal will always be the better choice as an ADC.

Best Spells




Best Draven Ability Order

If you did not know yet, Draven shines during the early game. He deals a ton of damage, as Primetime Draven may call it, during the laning phase. To get the most out of his kit, always maximize his spinning axe. Next, is level up his blood rush to increase his bonus movement speed and attack speed. Thankfully, Draven has the same game plan everytime, so just follow the skill order below to get the best out of him!

Best Draven Items

Managing League of Legends items is always hard for AD carry players. Thankfully, there is a pattern that you can follow to have the best items possible. The next sections will give out the best items for Draven ADC during the early, mid, and late game.

Best Early Game Draven Items

The best start for Draven is currently a doran's blade and a health potion. It gives him balanced stats: sustain, damage, and health. You can also try building cull in some games, but Doran's blade will let you have a more aggressive playstyle during the early game.

First Item

Second Item

Doran’s Blade

Health Potion

Best Mid Game Draven Items

Look into completing either your boots or mythic item first during the mid-game. Draven players should run eclipse as their mythic item 90% of the time because of its bonus lethality and shield for survivability. After finishing both of those items, try buying some items to complete your first legendary item, either the collector, infinity edge, or essence reaver.

First Item

Second Item

Third Item

Fourth Item

Fifth Item

Essence Reaver

Berseker’s Greaves

Serrated Dirk

Health Potion

Control Ward

There are more choices because of the multitude of mythic items available, such as kraken slayer and immortal shieldbow, but eclipse is the best Draven mythic item available.

Best Late Game Draven Items

During the late game, build the best items that will give you the most damage output. This includes items that give additional attack damage and critical strike chance. If going against tank champions, try lord dominik's regards as an alternative for any of the items below.

First Item

Second Item

Third Item

Fourth Item

Fifth Item

Sixth Item

Essence Reaver

Berseker’s Greaves


Lord Dominik’s Regards

Infinity Edge

The Collector

Best Champions To Pair With Draven

Currently, these are the best champions to pair with Draven because of the crowd control that they deal and healing/shielding they provide, enabling Draven to take more skirmishes favorable to him.


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Strongest Champions Against Draven

If you are looking for the best Draven counters, these three have the highest win rate against him because they have a long reach, which lets them deal damage on a safe range.


Win Rate %






Miss Fortune


Weakest Champions Against Draven

Never pick these champions when going against the glorious executioner. Three of the champions below have a weak early game and can't out damage Draven during the laning phase.


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