Tier

Win Rate

49.5%

Pick Rate

8.6%

Matches

644,034

Graves Crit Runes

Build Patch 14.12

Core Graves Item Build Order

52.1% Win Rate (26506 Games)
Serrated Dirk
Boots

Starting

The Collector

1st

Mercury's Treads

2nd

Infinity Edge

3rd

The Collector

4th

Infinity Edge

5th

Lord Dominik's Regards

6th

Serrated Dirk
Boots
The Collector
Mercury's Treads
Infinity Edge
The Collector
Infinity Edge
Lord Dominik's Regards

Core Graves Item Build Path

Situational

Bloodthirster
Immortal Shieldbow
Yun Tal Wildarrows
Maw of Malmortius
Essence Reaver
Mortal Reminder
Eclipse

Summoner Spells

58045 Games53%
9902 Games52%

Graves Skill Order

0
New Destiny

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

End of the Line
Smoke Screen
Quickdraw
Collateral Damage

Graves Guide

Learn Graves with our Graves guide. Learn about Graves's strengths and Graves's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Graves, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Graves's autos can hit multiple enemies and can be blocked by other units.
  • If
    Graves
    Q
    collides with a wall, it returns faster.
  • Graves
    E
    's bonus armor stacks up to 8 times.
  • Graves
    E
    resets Graves's auto attack.
  • If Graves uses
    Graves
    E
    while reloading, he can cast other abilities mid-dash.
Strengths
  • Scales well and has a strong early game. Has the option to play aggressively and invade the enemy jungler.
  • Has high burst damage with
    Graves
    Q
    and
    Graves
    R
    .
  • A well-placed
    Graves
    W
    can win teamfights.
  • Best with items that enhance his physical damage, life steal, and armor penetration.
Weaknesses
  • Can be kited very easily by mobile champions.
  • Struggles against magic damage, as
    Graves
    E
    only grants Armor.
  • Graves
    R
    can be underwhelming in most situations past the mid-game, and is more commonly used for mobility over damage then.

Graves's Trends for ARAM

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Graves. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Graves is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

49.8%

(-0.6%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

8.7%

(0.0%)
vs last patch