Riven Counters

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Riven

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We computed the best and worst Riven counters using info taken from 583,523 ranked League rounds. We have figured out those champs with the highest and lowest rates of victory versus her. Additionally, we found which champions can be good allies to improve your rank.

As can be seen below, Amumu is the strongest to face off against Riven with a 57.0% win fraction against her. In a close second and third place, Skarner and Urgot are the next largest threats to Riven. These two have win rates of 44.0% and 44.0%, respectively. You should avoid taking her into a game where one of these champions has already been selected.

Conversely, if you're battling Qiyana, you should anticipate doing much better. Riven counters them with a solid win rate of 54.0%. Similarly, you should anticipate doing very well when battling Nidalee and Gangplank. They have the next lowest win rates when countering Riven.

Who Counters Riven

Champion Win Rate
Riven vs Amumu Counter Amumu 43 %
Riven vs Skarner Counter Skarner 44 %
Riven vs Urgot Counter Urgot 44 %
Riven vs Swain Counter Swain 45 %
Riven vs Vi Counter Vi 45 %

Who Riven Counters

Champion Win Rate
Riven vs Qiyana Matchup Qiyana 54 %
Riven vs Nidalee Matchup Nidalee 54 %
Riven vs Gangplank Matchup Gangplank 54 %
Riven vs Lee Sin Matchup Lee Sin 52 %
Riven vs Irelia Matchup Irelia 52 %

Riven Team Synergies

Champion Win Rate
League of Legends Champion Amumu Stats Amumu 53 %
League of Legends Champion Skarner Stats Skarner 52 %
League of Legends Champion Viktor Stats Viktor 52 %
League of Legends Champion Nunu & Willump Stats Nunu & Willump 52 %
League of Legends Champion Swain Stats Swain 51 %

If you are looking for good champ pairings for your own comrades to increase your win percentage more, take a peek at at the champ synergies above. Regardless of her lane, she does admirably when alonside Amumu. This combination usually raises her average win rate by 3.0%. Skarner and Viktor are also great champs to fight alongside.

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Guide to Countering Riven

  • Save a disable against Riven and bait her to dive under your turret to stun and kill her.
  • Because of Riven's high burst potential, don't engage her alone.

Our Methods

We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Riven counters online.