Blitzcrank vs Riven Counter Build

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

How to Beat Riven as Blitzcrank

7,331 Blitzcrank vs Riven Matchups Analyzed

We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we review each week. This guide on how to beat Riven as Blitzcrank resulted from an examination of 7331 ranked games where both champs battled each other. This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Blitzcrank has to counter Riven in only 3.1% of his rounds.

Blitzcrank has done a decent job of beating Riven. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.4% of the time the champs oppose each other in. In Blitzcrank against Riven rounds, Blitzcrank’s team is 0.2% more likely to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Riven.

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Best Blitzcrank Items to Counter Riven

The ideal items to focus on in your Blitzcrank versus Riven build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Zeke's Convergence, and Pauldrons of Whiterock. When Blitzcrank used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better countering Riven than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Blitzcrank had an average win rate of 64.8% when playing against Riven with these items in his kit.

Best Blitzcrank Runes to Counter Riven

Aftershock Rune Aftershock
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Hextech Flashtraption Rune Hextech Flashtraption
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery

To have the highest probability of beating Riven as Blitzcrank, you should equip the Aftershock, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Hextech Flashtraption, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Blitzcrank vs Riven fights, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 56.7% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the best Riven runes to duel Blitzcrank in order to help you interpret how she will likely be kitted out to try to beat you.


2.3 | Blitzcrank Riven | 6.5


5.9 | Blitzcrank Riven | 6


12.1 | Blitzcrank Riven | 5.6

Blitzcrank vs Riven Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here underscore some strategic Blitzcrank versus Riven matchup stats that can help you understand the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Blitzcrank’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is greater than Riven’s ratio of 2.0, highlighting that Blitzcrank may be more central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Riven. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Blitzcrank usually has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Riven. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Blitzcrank commonly totals much less CS than Riven. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS normally don't need much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. Instead, they are capable of scaling easily off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to outperform the averages displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.43 | Blitzcrank Riven | 1.46

Largest Multi-Kill

0.91 | Blitzcrank Riven | 1.48

Damage Dealt

8,580 | Blitzcrank Riven | 16,509

Damage Taken

19,075 | Blitzcrank Riven | 24,655

Healing Done

1,559 | Blitzcrank Riven | 4,746

Vision Score

44 | Blitzcrank Riven | 17

Gold Earned

7,665 | Blitzcrank Riven | 11,279

Minions Killed

33 | Blitzcrank Riven | 155

Dragons Killed

0.05 | Blitzcrank Riven | 0.1

Barons Killed

0.01 | Blitzcrank Riven | 0.02


1.46 | Blitzcrank Riven | 1.96


0.42 | Blitzcrank Riven | 0.41

CC Duration (sec)

126 | Blitzcrank Riven | 123

Experience Earned

9,916 | Blitzcrank Riven | 13,689

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 7,331 Blitzcrank 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 Blitzcrank 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.