The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
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.
Versus Selected Team Comp
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.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
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.