Riven Counters

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Riven

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We calculated the best and worst Riven counters with data pulled from 100,254 ranked League matches. We have established the champs with the best and worse rates of victory versus her. Furthermore, we calculated which champs can be good teammates to help you win more League games.

As can be seen below, Urgot is the best to face off against Riven with a 56.0% win fraction against her. Similarly, Skarner and Amumu are the next greatest threats to Riven. They have win rates of 45.0% and 45.0%, respectively. You should avoid bringing her into a game where one of these other champs has already been chosen.

Conversely, if you're facing off against Gangplank, you should expect to do much better. Riven counters them with a great win rate of 55.0%. Equally, you can expect to do very well against Nidalee and Qiyana. They have the next lowest win rates versus Riven.

Who Counters Riven

Champion Win Rate
Riven vs Urgot Counter Urgot 44 %
Riven vs Skarner Counter Skarner 45 %
Riven vs Amumu Counter Amumu 45 %
Riven vs Vi Counter Vi 46 %
Riven vs Brand Counter Brand 46 %

Who Riven Counters

Champion Win Rate
Riven vs Gangplank Matchup Gangplank 55 %
Riven vs Nidalee Matchup Nidalee 55 %
Riven vs Qiyana Matchup Qiyana 54 %
Riven vs Irelia Matchup Irelia 53 %
Riven vs Azir Matchup Azir 53 %

Riven Team Synergies

Champion Win Rate
League of Legends Champion Skarner Stats Skarner 53 %
League of Legends Champion Amumu Stats Amumu 52 %
League of Legends Champion Udyr Stats Udyr 52 %
League of Legends Champion Dr. Mundo Stats Dr. Mundo 52 %
League of Legends Champion Viktor Stats Viktor 52 %

If you are interested in the best champ synergies for your own comrades to improve your win percentage more, glance at our Riven synergies above. Regardless of her lane, she does very well when paired with Skarner. This combination usually enhances her average win rate by 3.0%. Amumu and Udyr are also awesome champs to pair with.

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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.