Gwen vs Riven Counter Build

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

How to Beat Riven as Gwen

4,980 Gwen vs Riven Matchups Analyzed

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Riven as Gwen came out of an evaluation of 4980 ranked games where both champs faced off against one another. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Gwen is forced to battle against Riven in only 3.4% of her matches.

Unfortunately, Gwen does a awful job of countering Riven. Normally, she wins a lowly 43.1% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Gwen vs Riven rounds, Gwen’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that she most likely won't get first blood against Riven.

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Best Gwen Items to Counter Riven

The most important items to have in your Gwen versus Riven build include Riftmaker, Nashor's Tooth, and Cosmic Drive. When Gwen combined at least these three items in her build, she performed much better vs. Riven than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Gwen had an average winrate of 64.2% when playing against Riven with these items in her kit.

Best Gwen Runes to Counter Riven

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the greatest chance of annihilating Riven as Gwen, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Gwen vs Riven LoL games, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 51.6% winrate overall.

We have also included the best Riven runes to duel Gwen to help you understand how she will likely be setup to try to beat your champion.


5.3 | Gwen Riven | 7.1


6.5 | Gwen Riven | 5.5


4.9 | Gwen Riven | 5.4

Gwen vs Riven Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here clarify some valuable Gwen against Riven counter stats that may help us interpret the distinctions between these two champs. Gwen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.6 is worse than Riven’s ratio of 2.3, indicating that Gwen may be less central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Riven..

Gwen often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Riven. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Gwen vs Riven matchups, Gwen commonly takes fewer minion kills than Riven. Champs who on average do not acquire much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling properly off of their skills and stats alone. However, champs with tons of CS, such as ADCs, typically must have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to best the averages displayed here to do well.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Riven as Gwen are shown for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.2 | Gwen Riven | 1.61

Largest Multi-Kill

1.38 | Gwen Riven | 1.54

Damage Dealt

16,346 | Gwen Riven | 17,505

Damage Taken

25,664 | Gwen Riven | 24,170

Healing Done

7,370 | Gwen Riven | 4,877

Vision Score

17 | Gwen Riven | 17

Gold Earned

10,692 | Gwen Riven | 11,539

Minions Killed

135 | Gwen Riven | 159

Dragons Killed

0.3 | Gwen Riven | 0.1

Barons Killed

0.09 | Gwen Riven | 0.02


2.06 | Gwen Riven | 2.23


0.43 | Gwen Riven | 0.46

CC Duration (sec)

112 | Gwen Riven | 121

Experience Earned

13,141 | Gwen Riven | 13,870

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,980 Gwen 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 Gwen 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.