Riven Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion

Riven

100,254 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

We set our Riven build recommendations by analyzing 100,254 recently ranked League of Legends matches with her in them. We only advise the best winrate Riven builds that have been used by ranked League players enough times for us to suggest them. With so many games in our dataset, we are quite confident in our recommended builds.

To find more champion specific build guidance and advice, please read our guide to playing with Riven at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to see Riven builds specific to a particular division, choose your desired division from the dropdown menu above. In that case, the proposed Riven build will capture that tier's meta game.

Best Riven Runes

If you are fighting a well-mixed enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting Riven the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Transcendence, and Gathering Storm runes. In recent matches, she won the largest fraction of her matches when built with these runes. However, if you are facing a more single focused enemy team composition, such as an AP centric or a CC focused team, you should instead browse below to get the best Riven runes to win your particular match.

Overall

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Cut Down Rune Cut Down
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Versus Selected Team Comp
Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Nullifying Orb Rune Nullifying Orb
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

Best Items for Your Riven Build

The most important items to use in your Riven build include: Stridebreaker, Guardian Angel, Black Cleaver, and Ravenous Hydra. Furthermore, like our rune suggestions, you can also find quality, dedicated, Riven item builds farther down for the particular enemy team comp you are battling in your current match. Those who included these pieces in their kits had a much better winrate than those who used other Riven builds.

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Ravenous Hydra

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Essence Reaver

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Silvermere Dawn

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Death's DanceLoL Item Chempunk Chainsword

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Essence ReaverLoL Item Death's Dance

Guide to Playing with Riven

  • Riven can dive enemy champions because of her burst potential but is vulnerable when disabled so make sure to pick your targets and timing well.
  • Use your burst abilities on the enemy carries during teamfights to spike them down early.