Best Draven Skins in League of Legends 2023 To Execute Your Enemies In Style

Soumyo Deb
By Soumyo Deb
13 Min Read

As Draven is one of the most reliable ADCs in League of Legends, now is the best time to look at his skins.

Draven is a marksman champion released in League of Legends in 2012. Since then, he has been one of the game’s most unique and reliable ADC. Gameplay-wise, he is one of the most aggressive ADC. Moreover, he is one of the most prominent lane bullies because of his early raw damage. If he can buy Serrated Dirk during his first recall, Draven can solo his lane, even after getting ganked.

Also, Draven is one of the game’s most flexible ADC, as he has different build paths. He can choose between Lethal Tempo, Conqueror, and Hail of Blades and still carry the game very easily. There are some champions Draven struggles against. These champions include Varus, Caitlyn, Senna, Pantheon, etc.

Because of Draven’s popularity, he has a good number of skins. Let’s examine them and determine if they are worthy of your RP.

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How Many Draven Skins are There in 2023?

As of writing this article, Draven currently has only 12 Skins in total. This number is expected for a champion released over ten years ago. Even though he has many skins, all of his skins are unique and good-looking.

Before we go into more detail about the Viego skins, let’s first organize all of Draven’s skins using Riot’s skin tier system to understand their values better.

  • Timeworn or Classic (520 RP): 1 (Draven Draven)
  • Budget or Deluxe (750 RP): 1 (Beast Hunter Draven)
  • Standard or Superior (975 RP): 3 (Gladiator Draven, Primetime Draven, Pool Party Draven)
  • Epic (1350 RP): 7 (Soul Reaver Draven, Mecha Kingdoms Draven, Ruined Draven, Debonair Draven, Fright Night Draven, Santa Draven, La Ilusión Drave.)
  • Legendary (1820 RP): 0
  • Mythic (Special): 0
  • Ultimate (3250/2775 RP): 0

Best Draven Skins

Now, we’ll rank each of the Draven skins released in League of Legends thus far. We will rate them by putting them from worst to best.

12. Beast Hunter Draven

beast hunter draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: February 4, 2016
  • Price: 750 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

Even though there isn’t a “bad” Draven skin, Beast Hunter Draven is the worst Draven skin out of them all. It takes inspiration from a very popular game, Monster Hunter. But visually, it’s unpleasant to look at, especially because of the orange mohawk.

Some of the redeeming quality of this skin is its low price, well-designed VFX, and stunning splash art. Overall, there are skins that are better to buy than Beast Hunter Draven.

11. Draven Draven

draven draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: March 31, 2016
  • Price: 500 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model

Draven Draven is an April Fools skin released in 2016. Even though this skin is hilarious, it doesn’t offer anything more. It is Draven’s default skin with a bigger head. Additionally, if you like the default Draven, you should opt for Gladiator Draven.

10. Santa Draven

santa draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: December 12, 2017
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

Even though Santa Draven might be a really good Christmas-themed skin, besides that, it’s boring. Moreover, Riot has started innovating League’s winter skins with the release of Winterblessed skins. Regardless, the best aspect of Santa Draven is its VFX and SFX, although its recall is underwhelming.

9. Pool Party Draven

pool party draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: June 25, 2015
  • Price: 975 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

Pool Party Draven is one of the most boring summer skins of League of Legends and one of the weaker Draven skins. Even though it was set out to capture the aesthetic of the summer season, Riot executed it very poorly. In-game, Draven is failing around his floaties as his axe, with very distracting VFX. The only redeeming quality of this skin is its splash art.

8. Soul Reaver Draven

soul reaver draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: June 5, 2012
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Voice Filter
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects
  • New Additional Voice Lines

Soul Reaver Draven was released in 2012. Furthermore, it was Draven’s launch skin. Although most OG players would say it is the best Draven skin in the game, by the current standards, it cannot keep up. Even though it boasts gorgeous splash art, SFX, and voice filters, unfortunately, this skin does not offer any unique animations or recall. But it does make up for it by having more unique voice lines.

7. Ruined Draven

ruined draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: January 21, 2021
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 8 Unique chromas
ruined draven chromas
Image Credits: Riot Games/Mobafire

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects
  • New Voice Filters

Ruined Draven is one of the best Ruination skins. Likewise, It does so many things correctly. They include new animations, sound effects, VFX, new voice filters, and even splash art. Additionally, The theme amplifies Draven’s original power fantasy as a lane villain. But unfortunately, his clunky model still holds this skin down. For edginess, superior skins are placed higher on this list.

6. La Ilusión Draven

La Ilusión draven
  • Release Date: September 27, 2023
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 9 Unique chromas.
La Ilusión Draven chromas
Image Credits: RIot Games & Mobafire

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

La Ilusión Draven is the newest Draven skin in the game. Therefore, this skin has some of the best in-game models, VFX and SFX, out of any Draven skins. Not only that, it also has good gameplay clarity. But when it comes to chroma, this skin leaves a lot to be desired. Moreover, the skins higher in the list have better quality than La Ilusión Draven. But still, it is a solid skin.

5. Mecha Kingdoms Draven

mecha kingdoms draven
Image Credits: Rito Games
  • Release Date: January 15, 2020
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 6 Unique chromas.
mecha kingdoms draven chromas
Image Credits: Riot Games/Mobafire

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects
  • New Voice Filters

Like Ruined Draven, Mecha Kingdoms Draven is one of the best futuristic skins in this game. Furthermore, it also offers the same unique features as the former. But unlike Ruined Draven, Mecha Kingdoms Draven has a far unique and stunning-looking model in the game. Moreover, the VFX and SFX on his axe synergize so well that it’s very satisfying to use.

So, if you like the futuristic aesthetic, and your main champion is Draven, you could pick Mecha Kingdoms Draven for 1350RP.

4. Debonair Draven

debonair draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: December 9, 2021
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 9 Unique chromas.
debonair draven chromas
Image Credits: Riot Games/Mobafire

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

Debonair Draven is the cleanest Draven skin out there. It has gorgeous VFX and SFX, but they don’t distract you from team fights. Furthermore, Debonair Draven is the only recognizable champion in the Debonair 2021 collection.

If you are looking for the cleanest yet most stylish Draven skin, then Debonair Draven is the skin for you.

3. Gladiator Draven

gladiator draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: March 25, 2013
  • Price: 975 RP
  • Chroma: None

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

For many players, Gladiator Draven is the best Draven skin, and understandably so. It includes one of the best animations for Draven, even though it is a 975RP. Moreover, similarly to Ruined Draven, it amplifies the fantasy of Draven. But by current standards, it has not aged well. Additionally, when it comes to VFX and SFX, it’s unnoticeable. Regardless, it is still one of the must-own skins for a Draven main.

2. Primetime Draven

Primetime Draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: June 20, 2014
  • Price: 975 RP
  • Chroma: 5 Unique chromas
primetime draven chromas
Image Credits: Riot Games/Mobafire

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects
  • New Voice Lines

When Primetime Draven was released, it became a fan-favorite skin for many people. Moreover, it competed directly against Gladiator Draven for the best Draven skin.

The aspect that makes Primetime Draven unique is its voice line. The voice line is amazing, so some people might mistakingly call it legendary skin. The weakest part of Primetime Draven is its animation, especially recall animation. But other than that, this skin is amazing.

1. Fright Night Draven

fright night draven
Image Credits: Riot Games
  • Release Date: September 22, 2022
  • Price: 1350 RP
  • Chroma: 8 Unique chromas.
fright night draven chromas
Image Credits: Riot Games

Before we dive deeper into the skin, let us look at the skin’s features first.

  • New Model
  • New Animations
  • New Recall Animation
  • New Sound Effects
  • New Visual Effects

Fright Night Draven is the newest released during the Halloween event in 2022. Additionally, this skin is inspired by Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th series.

Even though it offers almost the same as the other 1350RP skins, the unique aspect Fright Night Draven offers is Cel shading. It’s a technique in 3d animation where you can render a 3d object and illuminate it as a 2d model. Arc System Works is the most popular studio that perfected this technique, with their games Guilty Gear Xrd, Strive, Dragonball FighterZ, etc.

Moreover, the VFX and SFX are gorgeous. The only nitpick is that the animation still has much more to be desired. But overall, Fright Night Draven is the best Draven skin and the skin all Draven mains should own.

Soumyo Deb is a League of Legends writer at GameRiv and a dedicated Jungle Main. When he is not writing about the latest League news, he is testing out various off-meta champions in the jungle.