Patch 11.9 One For All Platinum+ Graves ADC Build Guide

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Welcome to the METAsrc Graves ADC build guide.

We've used our extensive database of League of Legends stats along with proprietary algorithms to calculate the most optimal ADC build for Graves. This algorithm is able to determine the best summoner spells, item build order, skill order, runes reforged, rune stats, counters, and team mates. Reference it during all phases of the game to ensure that you always have an edge over the competition.

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Best Summoner Spells

Flash
Teleports your champion a short distance toward your cursor's location.
Flash
76%
Ignite
Ignites target enemy champion, dealing 70-410 true damage (depending on champion level) over 5 seconds, grants you vision of the target, and reduces healing effects on them for the duration.
Ignite
76%

Starting Items

Win %
Buy %
Vampiric Scepter
Vampiric Sceptercoin900

15 Attack Damage
10% Life Steal


Long Sword
Vampiric Scepter
Health Potion
Health Potioncoin50

Active - Consume: Drink the potion to restore 150 Health over 15 seconds.

You may carry up to 5 Health Potions.

Health Potion
Stealth Ward
Stealth Wardcoin0

Active - Trinket: Place a Stealth Ward on the ground that lasts between 90 - 120 seconds, is Invisible to enemies but grants your team vision of the surrounding area. Stores up to 2 Stealth Wards, generating a new Ward every 240 - 120 seconds.
Stealth Ward
74%
8%
Long Sword
Long Swordcoin350

10 Attack Damage
Long Sword
2
Refillable Potion
Refillable Potioncoin150

Active - Consume: Consumes a charge to restore 125 Health over 12 seconds. Holds up to 2 charges and refills upon visiting the shop.
Refillable Potion
Stealth Ward
Stealth Wardcoin0

Active - Trinket: Place a Stealth Ward on the ground that lasts between 90 - 120 seconds, is Invisible to enemies but grants your team vision of the surrounding area. Stores up to 2 Stealth Wards, generating a new Ward every 240 - 120 seconds.
Stealth Ward
71%
5%

Best Item Final Build

Berserker's Greaves
Berserker's Greavescoin1100

35% Attack Speed
45 Move Speed


Boots+Dagger
Berserker's Greaves
80%
Immortal Shieldbow
Immortal Shieldbowcoin3400

55 Attack Damage
20% Attack Speed
20% Critical Strike Chance
10% Life Steal

  • Lifeline: When taking damage that would reduce you below 30% Health, gain a 250 - 700 Shield for 3s. In addition, gain 15-35 Attack Damage for 8s (90s ).


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Attack Damage and 50 Health.


Noonquiver+Cloak of Agility+Vampiric Scepter
Immortal Shieldbow
73%
The Collector
The Collectorcoin3000

55 Attack Damage
20% Critical Strike Chance
12 Lethality

  • Death and Taxes: Dealing damage that would leave an enemy champion below 5% Health executes them. Champion kills grant an additional 25 gold.


Serrated Dirk+Pickaxe+Cloak of Agility
The Collector
84%
Infinity Edge
Infinity Edgecoin3400

70 Attack Damage
20% Critical Strike Chance

  • Perfection: If you have at least 60% Critical Strike Chance, gain 35% Critical Strike Damage.


B. F. Sword+Pickaxe+Cloak of Agility
Infinity Edge
89%
Bloodthirster
Bloodthirstercoin3400

55 Attack Damage
20% Critical Strike Chance
20% Life Steal

  • Ichorshield: Life Steal from Attacks can now overheal you. Excess Health is stored as a 50 - 350 (based on level) Shield that decays slowly if you haven't dealt or taken damage in the last 25 seconds.


B. F. Sword+Cloak of Agility+Vampiric Scepter
Bloodthirster
85%
Lord Dominik's Regards
Lord Dominik's Regardscoin3000

30 Attack Damage
20% Critical Strike Chance
35% Armor Penetration

  • Giant Slayer: Deal up to 15% bonus physical damage against champions with greater max Health than you.


Max damage increase reached when Health difference is greater than 2000.


Last Whisper+Cloak of Agility
Lord Dominik's Regards
92%
Stealth Ward
Stealth Wardcoin0

Active - Trinket: Place a Stealth Ward on the ground that lasts between 90 - 120 seconds, is Invisible to enemies but grants your team vision of the surrounding area. Stores up to 2 Stealth Wards, generating a new Ward every 240 - 120 seconds.
Stealth Ward
76%

Best Skill Order

New Destiny
Graves' shotgun has some unique properties. He must reload when he runs out of ammo. Attacks fire 4 bullets, which cannot pass through units. Non-champions struck by multiple bullets are knocked back.
New Destiny
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End of the Line
Graves fires an explosive shell that detonates after 2 seconds, or 0.2 seconds if it strikes terrain.
End of the Line
QQQQQ
Smoke Screen
Graves fires a smoke canister at the target area creating a cloud of smoke that reduces sight range. Enemies caught in the initial impact are dealt magic damage and have their movement speed reduced briefly.
Smoke Screen
WWWWW
Quickdraw
Graves dashes forward gaining an Armor boost for several seconds. If Graves dashes towards an enemy champion, gain two stacks of True Grit instead. Hitting enemies with basic attacks lowers the cooldown of this skill and refreshes the resistance boost.
Quickdraw
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Collateral Damage
Graves fires an explosive shell dealing heavy damage to the first champion it hits. After hitting a champion or reaching the end of its range, the shell explodes dealing damage in a cone.
Collateral Damage
RRR

Best Runes Reforged

Domination
Burst damage and target access
Dark Harvest
Damaging a Champion below 50% health deals adaptive damage and harvests their soul, permanently increasing Dark Harvest's damage by 5.

Dark Harvest damage: 20-60 (based on level) (+5 damage per soul) (+0.25 bonus AD) (+0.15 AP)
Cooldown: 45s (resets to 1.5s on takedown)
Sudden Impact
After exiting stealth or using a dash, leap, blink, or teleport, dealing any damage to a champion grants you 7 Lethality and 6 Magic Penetration for 5s.

Cooldown: 4s
Eyeball Collection
Collect eyeballs for champion takedowns. Gain an adaptive bonus of 1.2 Attack Damage or 2 Ability Power, per eyeball collected.

Upon completing your collection at 10 eyeballs, additionally gain an adaptive bonus of 6 Attack Damage, or 10 Ability Power.

Collect 1 eyeball per champion takedown.
Ravenous Hunter
Omnivamp: 1.5% per Bounty Hunter stack.

Bounty Hunter stacks are earned the first time you get a takedown on each enemy champion.

Omnivamp is only 33% effective when dealing area of effect damage or damage through pets.
Precision
Improved attacks and sustained damage
Triumph
Takedowns restore 12% of your missing health and grant an additional 20 gold.



'The most dangerous game brings the greatest glory.'
—Noxian Reckoner
Coup de Grace
Deal 8% more damage to champions who have less than 40% health.
AttackSpeed
+10% Attack Speed
Adaptive
+9 Adaptive Force
Armor
+6 Armor

Best Item Build Order

Vampiric Scepter
Vampiric Sceptercoin900

15 Attack Damage
10% Life Steal


Long Sword
Vampiric Scepter
Boots
Bootscoin300

25 Move Speed
Boots
Dagger
Daggercoin300

12% Attack Speed
Dagger
Berserker's Greaves
Berserker's Greavescoin1100

35% Attack Speed
45 Move Speed


Boots+Dagger
Berserker's Greaves
Noonquiver
Noonquivercoin1300

30 Attack Damage
15% Attack Speed

  • Precision: Attacks deal an additional 20 physical damage to Minions and Monsters.


Long Sword+Dagger+Long Sword
Noonquiver
Vampiric Scepter
Vampiric Sceptercoin900

15 Attack Damage
10% Life Steal


Long Sword
Vampiric Scepter
Cloak of Agility
Cloak of Agilitycoin600

15% Critical Strike Chance
Cloak of Agility
Immortal Shieldbow
Immortal Shieldbowcoin3400

55 Attack Damage
20% Attack Speed
20% Critical Strike Chance
10% Life Steal

  • Lifeline: When taking damage that would reduce you below 30% Health, gain a 250 - 700 Shield for 3s. In addition, gain 15-35 Attack Damage for 8s (90s ).


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Attack Damage and 50 Health.


Noonquiver+Cloak of Agility+Vampiric Scepter
Immortal Shieldbow
Serrated Dirk
Serrated Dirkcoin1100

30 Attack Damage
  • Gouge: Gain 10 Lethality.


Long Sword+Long Sword
Serrated Dirk
Pickaxe
Pickaxecoin875

25 Attack Damage
Pickaxe
Cloak of Agility
Cloak of Agilitycoin600

15% Critical Strike Chance
Cloak of Agility
The Collector
The Collectorcoin3000

55 Attack Damage
20% Critical Strike Chance
12 Lethality

  • Death and Taxes: Dealing damage that would leave an enemy champion below 5% Health executes them. Champion kills grant an additional 25 gold.


Serrated Dirk+Pickaxe+Cloak of Agility
The Collector
Cloak of Agility
Cloak of Agilitycoin600

15% Critical Strike Chance
Cloak of Agility
Pickaxe
Pickaxecoin875

25 Attack Damage
Pickaxe
Infinity Edge
Infinity Edgecoin3400

70 Attack Damage
20% Critical Strike Chance

  • Perfection: If you have at least 60% Critical Strike Chance, gain 35% Critical Strike Damage.


B. F. Sword+Pickaxe+Cloak of Agility
Infinity Edge
Cloak of Agility
Cloak of Agilitycoin600

15% Critical Strike Chance
Cloak of Agility
Bloodthirster
Bloodthirstercoin3400

55 Attack Damage
20% Critical Strike Chance
20% Life Steal

  • Ichorshield: Life Steal from Attacks can now overheal you. Excess Health is stored as a 50 - 350 (based on level) Shield that decays slowly if you haven't dealt or taken damage in the last 25 seconds.


B. F. Sword+Cloak of Agility+Vampiric Scepter
Bloodthirster
Last Whisper
Last Whispercoin1450

20 Attack Damage
20% Armor Penetration


Long Sword+Long Sword
Last Whisper
Lord Dominik's Regards
Lord Dominik's Regardscoin3000

30 Attack Damage
20% Critical Strike Chance
35% Armor Penetration

  • Giant Slayer: Deal up to 15% bonus physical damage against champions with greater max Health than you.


Max damage increase reached when Health difference is greater than 2000.


Last Whisper+Cloak of Agility
Lord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

Win %
Pick %
Flash
Teleports your champion a short distance toward your cursor's location.
Flash
76%
99%
Ignite
Ignites target enemy champion, dealing 70-410 true damage (depending on champion level) over 5 seconds, grants you vision of the target, and reduces healing effects on them for the duration.
Ignite
76%
50%
Teleport
After channeling for 4 seconds, teleports your champion to target allied structure, minion, or ward and grants a Move Speed boost. The cooldown of Teleport scales from 420-210 seconds depending on champion level.
Teleport
75%
18%
Exhaust
Exhausts target enemy champion, reducing their Move Speed by 30%, and their damage dealt by 40% for 3 seconds.
Exhaust
76%
12%

Trinkets

Win %
Buy %
Stealth Ward
Stealth Wardcoin0

Active - Trinket: Place a Stealth Ward on the ground that lasts between 90 - 120 seconds, is Invisible to enemies but grants your team vision of the surrounding area. Stores up to 2 Stealth Wards, generating a new Ward every 240 - 120 seconds.
Stealth Ward
76%
93%
Oracle Lens
Oracle Lenscoin0

Active - Trinket: Scans around you, warning against hidden enemy units, revealing invisible traps and revealing (and temporarily disabling) enemy Stealth Wards for 10 seconds (90 - 60s cooldown).
Oracle Lens
81%
7%
Farsight Alteration
Farsight Alterationcoin0

Active - Trinket: Reveals an area and places a visible, fragile Ward up to 4000 units away. Allies cannot target this Ward with Summoner Spells or Abilities (198 - 99s cooldown).
Farsight Alteration
74%
7%

Mythic Items

Win %
Buy %
Immortal Shieldbow
Immortal Shieldbowcoin3400

55 Attack Damage
20% Attack Speed
20% Critical Strike Chance
10% Life Steal

  • Lifeline: When taking damage that would reduce you below 30% Health, gain a 250 - 700 Shield for 3s. In addition, gain 15-35 Attack Damage for 8s (90s ).


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Attack Damage and 50 Health.


Noonquiver+Cloak of Agility+Vampiric Scepter
Immortal Shieldbow
73%
39%
Galeforce
Galeforcecoin3400

60 Attack Damage
20% Attack Speed
20% Critical Strike Chance


Active - Cloudburst: Dash in target direction, firing three missiles at the lowest Health enemy near your destination (prioritizing champions). Deals a total of (180 - 220 (based on level) + 45% bonus Attack Damage) magic damage, increased against low Health targets by up to 50% (90s cooldown).

Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 3% Move Speed.

Maximum missile damage dealt when enemy Health is below 30%.
Cloudburst's dash cannot pass through terrain.


Noonquiver+Cloak of Agility+Pickaxe
Galeforce
80%
31%
Eclipse
Eclipsecoin3200

55 Attack Damage
18 Lethality
8% Omnivamp


  • Ever Rising Moon: Hitting a champion with 2 separate Attacks or Abilities within 1.5 seconds deals an additional 6% max Health physical damage, grants you 15% Move Speed and a (150 + 40% bonus Attack Damage) Shield (100 + 30% bonus Attack Damage for ranged champions) for 2 seconds (8s cooldown, 16s cooldown for ranged champions).


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 4% Armor Penetration


Serrated Dirk+Long Sword+Vampiric Scepter
Eclipse
82%
22%
Kraken Slayer
Kraken Slayercoin3400

65 Attack Damage
25% Attack Speed
20% Critical Strike Chance

  • Bring It Down: Every third Attack deals an additional (60 + 45% bonus Attack Damage) true damage.


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 10% Attack Speed.


Noonquiver+Cloak of Agility+Pickaxe
Kraken Slayer
77%
3%
Duskblade of Draktharr
Duskblade of Draktharrcoin3200

60 Attack Damage
18 Lethality
20 Ability Haste

  • Nightstalker: Attacking a champion deals an additional (65 + 25% bonus Attack Damage) physical damage (15s cooldown). If dealt by a Melee champion, this Attack also Slows the target by 99% for 0.25 seconds. When a champion that you have damaged within the last 3 seconds dies, this cooldown is refreshed and you become Invisible for 1.5 seconds.


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Ability Haste.


Serrated Dirk+Caulfield's Warhammer
Duskblade of Draktharr
100%
2%
Prowler's Claw
Prowler's Clawcoin3200

60 Attack Damage
21 Lethality
20 Ability Haste


Active - Sandswipe: Dash through target enemy, dealing (100 + 30% bonus Attack Damage) physical damage. For the next 3 seconds, you deal 15% increased damage to the target. (60s cooldown).

Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Lethality


Serrated Dirk+Caulfield's Warhammer
Prowler's Claw
100%
1%

Boots

Win %
Buy %
Berserker's Greaves
Berserker's Greavescoin1100

35% Attack Speed
45 Move Speed


Boots+Dagger
Berserker's Greaves
80%
47%
Plated Steelcaps
Plated Steelcapscoin1100

20 Armor
45 Move Speed

  • Reduces incoming damage from Attacks by 12%.


Boots+Cloth Armor
Plated Steelcaps
80%
27%
Mercury's Treads
Mercury's Treadscoin1100

25 Magic Resist
45 Move Speed
30% Tenacity


Tenacity reduces the duration of Stun, Slow, Taunt, Fear, Silence, Blind, Polymorph and Immobilizing effects. It has no effect on Airborne or Suppression.


Boots+Null-Magic Mantle
Mercury's Treads
70%
18%
Boots of Swiftness
Boots of Swiftnesscoin900

60 Move Speed
  • The strength of movement slowing effects is reduced by 25%.


Boots
Boots of Swiftness
86%
3%
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Ionian Boots of Luciditycoin950

20 Ability Haste
45 Move Speed

  • Gain 12 Summoner Spell Haste.


''This item is dedicated in honor of Ionia's victory over Noxus in the Rematch for the Southern Provinces on 10 December, 20 CLE.'


Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
67%
3%
Sorcerer's Shoes
Sorcerer's Shoescoin1100

18 Magic Penetration
45 Move Speed


Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
100%
1%
Graves counters (over 51% win rate)
Shaco
Role:ADC
Tier:Strong
Score:58.06
Win Rate:49.57%
Role Rate:85.07%
Pick Rate:13.13%
Ban Rate:45.27%
KDA Ratio:2.48
Shaco, the Demon Jester
+49.0
Yone
Role:ADC
Tier:God
Score:69.05
Win Rate:60.71%
Role Rate:97.57%
Pick Rate:24.00%
Ban Rate:26.02%
KDA Ratio:2.17
Yone, the Unforgotten
+49.0
Akali
Role:ADC
Tier:Above Average
Score:57.09
Win Rate:61.70%
Role Rate:95.92%
Pick Rate:9.97%
Ban Rate:16.71%
KDA Ratio:2.37
Akali, the Rogue Assassin
+20.4
Darius
Role:ADC
Tier:Above Average
Score:56.88
Win Rate:53.19%
Role Rate:97.20%
Pick Rate:12.96%
Ban Rate:30.63%
KDA Ratio:2.54
Darius, the Hand of Noxus
+19.6
Gwen
Role:ADC
Tier:God
Score:76.43
Win Rate:50.25%
Role Rate:95.83%
Pick Rate:26.52%
Ban Rate:50.72%
KDA Ratio:2.06
Gwen, The Hallowed Seamstress
+16.8
Bard
Role:ADC
Tier:Below Average
Score:50.18
Win Rate:53.77%
Role Rate:89.69%
Pick Rate:5.20%
Ban Rate:2.73%
KDA Ratio:3.24
Bard, the Wandering Caretaker
+15.7
Lee Sin
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Above Average
Score:56.78
Win Rate:79.59%
Role Rate:1.06%
Pick Rate:0.39%
Ban Rate:12.18%
KDA Ratio:3.04
Lee Sin, the Blind Monk
+15.7
Lulu
Role:ADC
Tier:Below Average
Score:48.53
Win Rate:52.73%
Role Rate:86.05%
Pick Rate:4.46%
Ban Rate:3.29%
KDA Ratio:2.94
Lulu, the Fae Sorceress
+14.2
Lee Sin
Role:ADC
Tier:God
Score:94.36
Win Rate:82.46%
Role Rate:94.73%
Pick Rate:40.16%
Ban Rate:12.37%
KDA Ratio:4.48
Lee Sin, the Blind Monk
+13.6
Diana
Role:ADC
Tier:Above Average
Score:53.65
Win Rate:61.30%
Role Rate:91.55%
Pick Rate:6.35%
Ban Rate:7.26%
KDA Ratio:2.38
Diana, Scorn of the Moon
+11.5
Caitlyn
Role:ADC
Tier:Strong
Score:58.02
Win Rate:61.73%
Role Rate:98.01%
Pick Rate:12.75%
Ban Rate:3.35%
KDA Ratio:2.44
Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Piltover
+9.0
Volibear
Role:ADC
Tier:Strong
Score:59.30
Win Rate:66.31%
Role Rate:95.36%
Pick Rate:8.91%
Ban Rate:5.50%
KDA Ratio:2.98
Volibear, the Relentless Storm
+6.1
Miss Fortune
Role:ADC
Tier:Above Average
Score:53.34
Win Rate:59.68%
Role Rate:96.17%
Pick Rate:7.59%
Ban Rate:0.96%
KDA Ratio:2.43
Miss Fortune, the Bounty Hunter
+4.6
Ryze
Role:ADC
Tier:Weak
Score:36.19
Win Rate:37.24%
Role Rate:92.88%
Pick Rate:2.20%
Ban Rate:0.71%
KDA Ratio:1.89
Ryze, the Rune Mage
+4.6
Jhin
Role:ADC
Tier:God
Score:68.35
Win Rate:72.51%
Role Rate:98.68%
Pick Rate:16.22%
Ban Rate:3.48%
KDA Ratio:3.43
Jhin, the Virtuoso
+2.2