Brand vs Riven Counter Build

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

How to Beat Riven as Brand

12,442 Brand vs Riven Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Brand Items to Counter Riven

The top items to prioritize in your Brand versus Riven build include Rylai's Crystal Scepter, Demonic Embrace, and Liandry's Anguish. When Brand included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Riven than with most other typical item sets.


5.8 | Brand Riven | 6.7


7.4 | Brand Riven | 6.4


8.5 | Brand Riven | 5

Best Brand Runes to Counter Riven

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
To have the highest chance of defeating Riven as Brand, you should take the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Brand vs Riven fights, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also displayed the best Riven runes to fend off Brand to help you infer how she will likely be setup against your champion.

Runes Riven Will Likely Use to Counter Brand

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating

Brand vs Riven Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here emphasize several vital Brand versus Riven matchup stats that may help us distinguish the distinctions between the two. As an example, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is close to Riven’s KDA ratio of 1.8, showing that Brand may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability than Riven.

Brand often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his counter does. Commonly, Brand receives less damage than Riven. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Brand often takes much less CS than Riven. Champions who on average do not acquire very much CS normally do not require much CS to be effective. They are able to scale fully off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with many minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, try to top the values shown here to do well.

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Killing Spree

2.3 | Brand Riven | 3

Damage Dealt

21,673 | Brand Riven | 16,257

Damage Taken

16,770 | Brand Riven | 25,673

Gold Earned

9,794 | Brand Riven | 11,031

Minions Killed

64 | Brand Riven | 142


5.7 | Brand Riven | 5

Dragons Killed

2 | Brand Riven | 1.8

Barons Killed

0.4 | Brand Riven | 0.4


1 | Brand Riven | 0.8

Brand vs Riven Matchup Summary

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze each week. This Brand vs Riven counter guide came out of an evaluation of 12,442 ranked rounds where both champs faced off against one another.

This particular champ pairing is fairly uncommon. Brand encounters Riven in only 8.8% of his games. Brand does a good job of beating Riven. Normally, Brand wins a terrific 53.0% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Brand against Riven games, Brand’s side is 3.0% less probable to earn first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Riven.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 12,442 Brand 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 Brand 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.