Aphelios vs Riven Counter Build

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

How to Beat Riven as Aphelios

6,725 Aphelios vs Riven Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League rounds each week. Within our database, Aphelios fought Riven 6725 times. Having so many games with Aphelios vs Riven provides us confidence in our capability to prepare useful data and a supported build to smash your enemy This counter pairing is relatively rare. Aphelios has to counter Riven in only 3.4% of his rounds.

Unfortunately, Aphelios has done a pathetic job of countering Riven. On average, he wins a lowly 46.7% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Aphelios against Riven games, Aphelios’s team is 0.1% less probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't get first blood versus Riven.

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Best Aphelios Items to Counter Riven

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Aphelios versus Riven build include Immortal Shieldbow, Guardian Angel, and Infinity Edge. When Aphelios incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when facing Riven than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average win rate of 62.2% battling Riven with this counter build.

Best Aphelios Runes to Counter Riven

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

To have the highest likelihood of coming out on top against Riven as Aphelios, Aphelios players should use the Conqueror, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Aphelios vs Riven counters, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 49.0% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Riven runes to fight back against Aphelios in order to help you realize how she will likely be played against you.


6.1 | Aphelios Riven | 6.4


6.1 | Aphelios Riven | 5.6


6.4 | Aphelios Riven | 5.3

Aphelios vs Riven Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here show some important Aphelios versus Riven counter stats that can help you distinguish the distinctions between this pair of champions. Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is similar to Riven’s ratio of 2.1, highlighting that Aphelios may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential as Riven..

Aphelios often has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he receives less damage than Riven. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

In Aphelios vs Riven matchups, Aphelios often totals a similar number of CS than Riven. Champs that do not acquire a lot of minion kills normally do not have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off of their abilities alone. However, champs with plenty of minion kills, such as carries, usually must have a lot of items to be useful. In either case, try to best the averages shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.43 | Aphelios Riven | 1.45

Largest Multi-Kill

1.56 | Aphelios Riven | 1.47

Damage Dealt

17,965 | Aphelios Riven | 16,348

Damage Taken

17,640 | Aphelios Riven | 24,004

Healing Done

4,315 | Aphelios Riven | 4,665

Vision Score

18 | Aphelios Riven | 17

Gold Earned

11,198 | Aphelios Riven | 11,265

Minions Killed

164 | Aphelios Riven | 159

Dragons Killed

0.2 | Aphelios Riven | 0.1

Barons Killed

0.06 | Aphelios Riven | 0.02


2.38 | Aphelios Riven | 2.07


0.51 | Aphelios Riven | 0.42

CC Duration (sec)

145 | Aphelios Riven | 121

Experience Earned

11,621 | Aphelios Riven | 13,641

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 6,725 Aphelios 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 Aphelios 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.