Annie vs Riven Counter Build

How to Win Annie vs Riven Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Riven as Annie in LoL

How to Beat Riven as Annie

5,008 Annie vs Riven Matchups Analyzed

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of rated League matches that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Riven as Annie came out of an analysis of 5008 ranked rounds where both champs engaged each other. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Annie has to counter Riven in only 3.1% of her matches.

Annie does a good job of countering Riven. On average, she wins a whopping 52.8% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Annie vs Riven rounds, Annie’s team is 0.1% less probable to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably won't be able to get first blood versus Riven.

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Best Annie Items to Counter Riven

The most important items to prioritize in your Annie versus Riven build consist of Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Annie included at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better vs Riven than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Annie boasted an average win rate of 64.4% when playing against Riven with these items in her kit.

Best Annie Runes to Counter Riven

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Absolute Focus Rune Absolute Focus

To have the greatest chance of defeating Riven as Annie, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Absolute Focus runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Annie vs Riven clashes, this set of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 57.4% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Riven runes to fight back against Annie to help you recognize how she will probably be built against you.


6.4 | Annie Riven | 6.5


6 | Annie Riven | 6.1


7.7 | Annie Riven | 4.9

Annie vs Riven Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown here underscore several significant Annie vs. Riven matchup statistics that may help you explain the distinctions between the two. As an example, Annie’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is greater than Riven’s KDA ratio of 1.9, highlighting that Annie may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Riven..

Annie usually has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she takes less damage than Riven. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Annie usually gets fewer minion kills than Riven. Champions who on average don't earn a lot of minion kills typically don't need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with scores of minion kills, such as carries, typically need a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to do better than the values displayed here to do well.

If you want to see Annie versus Riven tips and counter builds for a an individual division rank, please choose one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions shown are calculated using every round played with these champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.46 | Annie Riven | 1.46

Largest Multi-Kill

1.41 | Annie Riven | 1.47

Damage Dealt

19,192 | Annie Riven | 15,910

Damage Taken

15,393 | Annie Riven | 25,033

Healing Done

1,351 | Annie Riven | 4,562

Vision Score

19 | Annie Riven | 17

Gold Earned

10,381 | Annie Riven | 11,306

Minions Killed

132 | Annie Riven | 156

Dragons Killed

0.07 | Annie Riven | 0.1

Barons Killed

0.02 | Annie Riven | 0.02


1.89 | Annie Riven | 1.94


0.48 | Annie Riven | 0.39

CC Duration (sec)

181 | Annie Riven | 122

Experience Earned

12,789 | Annie Riven | 13,704

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,008 Annie vs Riven matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Riven as Annie comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.