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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


Skins

  • Classic Skin Skingallerybutton
    6-June-2012
  • Soul Reaver Draven Skingallerybutton
    1350 RP / 6-June-2012
  • Gladiator Draven Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 25-March-2013
  • Primetime Draven Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 21-June-2014

Trivia

  • Draven was designed by Volty [1].
  • Draven is voiced by Erik Braa, Who also voices JaxSquare.png Jax and Vel'KozSquare.png Vel'Koz
  • In Old English, Draven's name means "Hunter".
  • Draven is one of the 8 champions who does not have a single skill that scales off ability power, the others being DariusSquare.png Darius, ZedSquare.png Zed, GarenSquare.png Garen, OlafSquare.png Olaf, RivenSquare.png Riven, TalonSquare.png TalonVayneSquare.png Vayne.
  • Draven's dance is the fire dance.
    • It is also the first dance to have the champion talk while dancing.
    • This dance is shared with Thresh.
  • Draven's name and overall aesthetics is similar to Kraven, the Hunter, from the Spiderman comics.
  • In his Champion Spotlight, Draven was not played by "Phreak" like the other champion spotlights.
  • When Draven recalls or teleports, he strikes a pose identical to Usain Bolt's signature pose.
    • When Draven strikes his recall pose, he points toward his respective summoner's platform or towards where he is teleporting.
  • Draven's tendencies as an executioner are similar to that of two famous real-life executioners: Souflikar, a Turkish executioner who would challenge his victims to a race, and Richard Brandon, an English executioner who excited the crowd by killing his victims in a single blow.
  • Draven can catch the enemy team's Draven's spinning axe and gain the buff.
  • If you recall or teleport while the Spinning Axe buff is still active, the axe that was spinning at the time will still spin when Draven puts it on his back until the buff is gone.
  • Draven's death animation is likely a reference to the enigmatic ending of Cowboy Bebop in which the main character makes the same finger pistol motion as Draven and says "Bang" before collapsing, which Draven reproduces down to the thumb-hammer motion.
  • Draven and his brother DariusSquare.png Darius share exactly the same base attack speed and attack speed scaling.
  • Draven's innate ability, League of Draven.png League of Draven, replaced his original, Wicked Blades.jpg Wicked Blades, in patch 3.9. At that same time, Draven's difficulty rating increased to 100 from 60, making him the fourth and only non-mage champion with 100 difficulty rating.
  • Draven won GameFAQs' Character Battle IX contest.
  • Draven is the fourth champion to currently have a difficulty rating of 100, the first being CassiopeiaSquare.png Cassiopeia, the second being OriannaSquare.png Orianna, and the third being SyndraSquare.png Syndra. Although Draven was released before Syndra, he was not assigned a difficulty rating of 100 until long after Syndra's release. His original difficulty rating was 60.
  • When Draven kills a champion, there is a special effect that rains coins of gold down on Draven.
    • This effect represent the gold earned from his passive ability, League of Draven.png League of Draven.
  • The weapons that Draven wield are called "Noxian Double Axe'erang Chucks".
  • Draven is the only champion to have 2 different critical attack animation, one of which is for his left arm attack and the other is for his right arm attack.

Quotes

  • Draven is the first champion to have a special quote when using Recall.png Recall or Teleport.png Teleport.
    • While DravenSquare.png Draven was the first champion to emit a quote when recalling, DariusSquare.png Darius was the first to have a special animation.
  • Draven is the only champion with a quote and effect made to specifically interact with himself. He emits a quote when he catches another Draven's axe.
  •  Draven's quote "Yoink" when catching another Draven's axe is probably a reference to Deadpool from marvel universe.
  • His quote "Welcome to the League of Draven" has become a meme, in which people photoshop Draven's face onto other champions.
  • Draven shares a quote with JaxSquare.png Jax: "Let's do this."
  • He shares a quote with NunuSquare.png Nunu Bot: "Man, I'm good."
  • Draven shares a quote with KatarinaSquare.png Katarina: "Too easy."
  • As Primetime Draven. He is more aware that he is in a video game, this makes it the first skin for a champion to break the 4th wall ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth_wall ). Some quotes as :  "Hahaha! Should've banned Draven! Nhahahahahah!"; "Did you know Draven can catch another Draven's axes? Ha ha! You should read the hints more often!" ;"According to lolesports.com, 100% of you think that Draven will win!". Strengthens this fact.
    • He is, furthermore, the first champion to address a living person: "Sjokz better interview me after this.".
    • His quote, "Worth!", is a thing players commonly say after dying, to implify that the player's death was worth dying for (e.g dying after first blood).
    • One of MordekaiserSquare.png Mordekaiser's quotes also break the 4th wall, making him the first champion to break the wall in a classic quote: "You only need to click once, fool!"

Skins

DravenSquare.png Gladiator Draven [S|L]
  • Prior to the information of the Gladiator skin leaked from public beta, a similar skin concept for Draven, "Firedancer", has been published by the player Spookypatrol (deviantART user "Dargonite") in the official North American forum. Five Riot employees expressed interest to the idea in two separate threads.[2]
    • The skin is also used to celebrate the Italian localization of the client, 24 March 2013.
  • The DravenSquare.png Gladiator skin possesses 3 special quotes available only in Italian which are references to the movie "Gladiator".
    • "Al mio segnale,scatenate Draven!" which can be translated to "At my signal, unleash Draven!"
    • "Date a Draven ciò che è di Draven... E anche tutto il resto!" which means "Give Draven what Draven owns... and everything else.", based on the popular sentence "Give Caesar what Caesar owns."
    • "Ciò che Draven fa in vita,riecheggia nell'eternità...Già" that means "What Draven does in life, echoes through eternity."
DravenSquare.png Primetime Draven [S|L]
  • You can see him in the SKT T1 Skins.
  • This skin bears some resemblance to the character Buzz from the Buzz! video game series.
  • Including the champion selection quote, DravenSquare.png Primetime Draven [S|L] says "Draven" 53 times throughout all of his vocal lines.
  • This skin was initially going to be a Legendary skin (because of the new animations, voice over and such) but Riot will release it permanently for 975 RP, similar to FiddlesticksSquare.png Surprise Party Fiddlesticks.

Relations

  • Draven is DariusSquare.png Darius' younger brother. The two together were known as "The Blood Brothers",
    • The use of Blood Brothers in this context is no relation to the common usage, which is where two non-related males perform a "blood pact".
    • The term "The Blood Brothers" was likely used due to them both utilizing bleed damage. However, the significance of the term was diminished when Wicked Blades, Draven's old passive, was removed and replaced with his current one.
  • According to his page on the beta League of Legends website, Draven's relations list him as friends with himself.

Media

Draven's Theme

Draven League Of Legends Login Screen With Music01:07

Draven League Of Legends Login Screen With Music

Login Screen

Primetime Draven02:44

Primetime Draven

Primetime Draven

Draven Art Spotlight06:46

Draven Art Spotlight

Art Spotlight

Draven Champion Spotlight06:31

Draven Champion Spotlight

Champion Spotlight

League of Legends Cinematic A New Dawn06:27

League of Legends Cinematic A New Dawn

A New Dawn

References

  1. Draven, the Glorious Executioner Revealed
  2. Firedancer Draven (Completed), official North American Riot Fan Art forum, Skin: Firedancer Draven, General Discussion forum

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