[13.24] Challenger Draven Guide / Build for Climbing
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Champion Build Guide
I go by the name ELOSANTA and I have mained ADC since Season 3.
I have been Challenger on EUNE since Season 7 and Challenger EUW since Season 11
I have peaked Rank 8 with 929 LP in early season 9.
Draven, the Glorious Executioner
Draven is a very aggressive playstyle ADC. He wins most lanes because of his raw high damage early on. An early Serrated Dirk pickup will let you win most 2v3s even when you are getting ganked.
Draven has many builds you can do, and the right build will make you win/lose a game, so make sure you understand this section well, which runes to take and which items to take. Pay attention to rune choices as well and swap them out every game, same as your build, to fit the phase of the game. NEVER build the same thing every game / take same runes every game.
|Hail of Blades
|★ Draven utilizes Hail of Blades very well since of Spinning Axe, he can dish out 3 quick auto attacks which all of them can be Spinning Axe assuming you already have 2 axes spinning. Hail of Blades is a very strong rune choice for laning phase.
|★ You want to take Conqueror on Draven when you are facing tanks, since it is more raw damage, and Hail of Blades is more for dominating lane with short trades. Conqueror is perfect for slow lanes where you can't get any kills and want to play for midgame
Immortal Shieldbow > SURVIVABILITY
You want to go Immortal Shieldbow for most of your games, since it is a really strong item in soloq. While Kraken Slayer is most raw damage you can do, I really wouldn't recommend buying it if you are any rank under Challenger / Grandmaster. With Immortal Shieldbow you can go for very aggressive plays and still get bailed out of stupid plays with this powerful shield.
GALEFORCE > RANGE
If you are playing into lanes which you can't get past, or get in range, Galeforce is a perfect pickup. While I do like Immortal Shieldbow more for most games, Galeforce is still a strong pickup.
Serrated Dirk is a very important first back item pickup for bloody lanes. This item allows you to win 2v3s in the botlane when you are getting ganked. Super strong item early on. Only downside is that it forces you to buy a lethality item later on like The Collector or Serpent's Fang. With this item your build wants to look something like: Immortal Shieldbow The Collector Infinity Edge Rapid Firecannon
Essence Reaver is a very good item if you didn't buy Serrated Dirk early on. The build changes to something like shieldbow, ER, IE if you go this build.
Personally, I don't like the Duskblade of Draktharr build but I have seen quite a few people like it. Test it out for yourself and see if it fits your playstyle, build would look something like Duskblade of Draktharr, The Collector Infinity Edge