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Draven Render
" 'The best' is wherever I decide to set the bar each day." - Draven OriginalSquare Draven

In Noxus, warriors known as reckoners face one another in arenas where blood is spilled and strength tested—but none has ever been as celebrated as Draven. A former soldier, he found that the crowds uniquely appreciated his flair for the dramatic, not to mention the spray of blood from each of his Spinning Axe spinning axes. Addicted to the spectacle of his own brash perfection, Draven has sworn to defeat whomever he must to ensure that his name is chanted throughout the empire forever more.

Glorious Executioner

Unlike his brother Darius OriginalSquare Darius, victory in battle was never enough for Draven. He craved recognition, acclaim, and glory. He first sought greatness in the Noxian military, but his flair for the dramatic went severely underappreciated. Thirsting for a method to share League of Draven 'Draven' with the world, he turned his attention to the prison system. There he carved out the celebrity he desired by turning the tedious affair of executions into a premiere spectacle.

At Draven's first execution, he shocked onlookers when he ordered the doomed prisoner to run for dear life. Just before the man managed to flee from sight, Draven brought him down with a flawless throw of his Wicked Blades axe. Soon, all of Draven's executions became a gauntlet through which Noxian prisoners raced for a final chance at life. He used this trial as his own personal stage, and turned executions into a leading form of entertainment. He rallied onlookers into a frenzy, while desperate prisoners scrambled to evade him. They never succeeded. Rejecting the solemn, black uniforms of Noxian executioners, Draven donned bright outfits and developed flashy Stand Aside signature Whirling Death moves to distinguish himself. Crowds flocked to see Draven in action, and tales of his performances spread quickly. As his popularity grew, so did his already-inflated ego. He belonged at the center of attention. Before long, the scope of his ambitions outgrew the population of Noxus. He decided that the glorious exploits of Draven should be put on display for the entire world.

Previous Abilities

Wicked Blades
Wicked Blades

Innate: Draven deals 34 − 102 (based on level) bonus physical damage over 4 seconds every time he lands a Spinning Axe Spinning Axe or a Critical strike icon critical strike. Successive applications will carry over any remaining damage.

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Patch History

V10.2
  • Whirling Death Whirling Death
    • Bonus AD ratio increased to 110 / 130 / 150% bonus AD from 110% at all ranks.
V10.1
  • General
    • Bug Fix: Recall voice over lines restored.
V9.15
V9.11
  • Whirling Death Whirling Death
    • Bug Fix: Now properly decreases in damage based on how many units are hit.
V9.9
  • League of Draven League of Draven
    • Bug Fix: No longer considers decoys as champions for the takedown effect.
V9.1
V8.21
  • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe
    • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where his basic attack couldn't crit if it switched from a normal basic attack to a Q-empowered attack during wind-up due to Draven catching an axe.
V8.19 (Announced in V8.21)
  • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe
    • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where he would lose his Spinning Axe if his basic attack switched to a Q-empowered attack during wind-up and was then cancelled due to Draven's target dying the instant the attack would have fired.
V8.14
  • Draven SantaCircle Santa Draven
    • Bug Fix: Skin-specific SFX have been restored.
V8.11
  • Stats
    • Base health increased to 574 from 557.76.
    • Health growth increased to 88 from 82.
    • Base armor reduced to 29 from 35.
    • Base health regeneration reduced to 3.75 from 6.
    • Base attack damage reduced to 60 from 64.
    • Attack damage growth increased to 3.61 from 2.91.
    • Attack delay reduced to -0.08 from -0.07937.
V8.8
  • Draven SantaCircle Santa Draven
    • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe
      • Bug Fix: Landing location's particles are no longer overlapped by on-ground area of effect abilities' particles.
V8.3
  • Stats
    • Base health regeneration reduced to 6 from 6.176.
V8.2
  • League of Draven League of Draven
    • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug that caused Draven to lose all his Strike stacks if an enemy minion or monster died near him without Draven killing it.
V7.22
  • Stats
    • Base attack damage increased to 64 from 55.8.
    • Base armor increased to 35 from 25.544.
  • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe
    • Base damage increased to 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 from 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50.
  • Stand Aside Stand Aside
    • Base damage increased to 75 / 110 / 145 / 180 / 215 from 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 / 210.
V7.21
V7.20
  • Draven PrimetimeCircle Primetime Draven
    • Bug Fix: Idle SFX are no longer audible during his recall animation.
    • Bug Fix: Recall SFX no longer goes out of sync with the animation when moving the camera away and back.
V7.17
  • League of Draven League of Draven
    • Adoration stacks lost on death increased to 75% from 50%.
    • Base gold on champion kill reduced to Gold 25 from Gold 50.
V7.15
V7.9
  • Stats
    • Magic resistance growth increased to 0.5 from 0.
V7.4
V7.1
  • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe
    • Damage changed to 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 (+ 65 / 75 / 85 / 95 / 105% bonus AD) from 45 / 55 / 65 / 75 / 85% AD.
  • Blood Rush Blood Rush
    • Mana cost reduced to 40 / 35 / 30 / 25 / 20 from 40 at all ranks.
V6.21
  • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe
    • Bug Fix: Primetime Draven's Spinning Axe sound effects have been updated to be more noticeable.
  • Whirling Death Whirling Death
    • Bug Fix: Soul Reaver Draven's Whirling Death now properly plays sound effects when it hits enemies.
V6.17
  • Whirling Death Whirling Death
    • Mana cost reduced to 100 mana from 120.
    • Cooldown changed to 120 / 100 / 80 seconds from 110 / 100 / 90.
V6.11
V5.22
  • Stats
    • Base attack damage increased to 56 from 51.24.
    • Attack damage growth reduced to 2.91 from 3.5.
    • Base mana increased to 360.56 from 310.56.
    • Mana growth reduced to 39 from 42.
    • Attack frame improved by 30%.
    • Missile speed reduced to 1600 from 1700.
V5.17
  • League of Draven League of Draven
    • New Effect: Draven generates 2 bonus Adoration stacks if he kills 6 minions in a row without dropping an axe.
    • Starting at 150 stacks and for every 100 stacks thereafter, an announcement will appear in allied chat stating the fact.
    • If Draven cashes in at least 150 stacks on-kill, an announcement will appear in allied chat stating the fact.
V4.10
V4.5
  • Stats
    • Base armor increased to 20 from 16.
V3.11
  • League of Draven League of Draven
    • Now grants a base 50 gold bonus upon killing an enemy champion from 0.
    • Now consumes all Adoration stacks on kill to reward Draven with Gold (previously only consuming half).
    • Gold per Adoration stack consumed reduced to 2 from 3.
    • Visuals and sounds for League of Draven play on every Draven kill, instead of only playing on kills which consumed a large number of stacks.
V3.9
  • New Passive - League of Draven League of Draven: Draven gains his fans' Adoration when he catches a Spinning Axe or kills a minion or monster. Killing enemy champions grants Draven bonus gold based on how much Adoration he has.
V3.6
  • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe
    • Reverted a recent change affecting how Draven was led by Spinning Axe, restoring prior functionality.
    • Axe drop location will no longer be placed on the far side of impassable terrain from Draven.
V3.5
  • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe
    • Now leads Draven more accurately when he is benefiting from movement speed increases.
    • Axe drop location will no longer be placed partially inside walls/terrain.
V1.0.0.152
  • Stats
    • Movement speed increased to 330 from 305.
V1.0.0.140b
  • Wicked Blades Wicked Blades - I
    • Draven's critical strikes deal bonus physical damage over time. Spinning Axe also causes this effect even if it does not critically strike.
  • Spinning Axe Spinning Axe - Q
    • Draven's next attack will deal bonus physical damage. This axe will ricochet off the target high up into the air. If Draven catches it, he automatically readies another Spinning Axe. Draven can have two Spinning Axes at once.
  • Blood Rush Blood Rush - W
    • Draven gains increased movement speed and attack speed. The movement speed bonus decreases rapidly over its duration. Catching a Spinning Axe will refresh the cooldown of Blood Rush.
  • Stand Aside Stand Aside - E
    • Draven deals physical damage by throwing his axes, knocking aside and slowing his targets.
  • Whirling Death Whirling Death - R
    • Draven hurls two massive axes dealing physical damage to each unit struck. Whirling Death slowly reverses direction and returns to Draven after striking an enemy champion. Draven may also activate this ability while the axes are in flight to cause them to return early. Deals less damage for each unit it hits and resets when the axes reverse direction.

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