Irelia vs Riven Counter Build

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

How to Beat Riven as Irelia

16,718 Irelia vs Riven Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Irelia Items to Counter Riven

The top items to use in your Irelia versus Riven build include Guardian Angel, Blade of The Ruined King, and Divine Sunderer. When Irelia used at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better against Riven than with most other typical builds.


7.5 | Irelia Riven | 6.7


6.8 | Irelia Riven | 6


4.6 | Irelia Riven | 5.2

Best Irelia Runes to Counter Riven

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
To have the highest probability of crushing Riven as Irelia, Irelia players should take the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes. Of all the runes we have analyed for Irelia vs Riven battles, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also displayed the top Riven runes to counterpick against Irelia to help you recognize how she will probably be setup against your champion.

Runes Riven Will Likely Use to Counter Irelia

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

Irelia vs Riven Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page feature several vital Irelia against Riven matchup stats that may help you distinguish the distinctions between the pair. Irelia’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.8 is nearly equal to Riven’s ratio of 2.0, highlighting that Irelia may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability than Riven.

Irelia often has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. Typically, Irelia receives a similar amount of damage to Riven. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

In Irelia vs Riven matchups, Irelia typically earns a bit more CS than Riven. Champions who on average do not finish with a lot of minion kills normally do not require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off of their abilities alone. However, champions with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to beat the values shown here to do well.

If you want to view Irelia vs Riven tips and builds for a a specific rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions given are calculated using every game with data with these champs.

Killing Spree

3.4 | Irelia Riven | 3.2

Damage Dealt

18,296 | Irelia Riven | 16,121

Damage Taken

25,486 | Irelia Riven | 23,487

Gold Earned

11,821 | Irelia Riven | 10,908

Minions Killed

173 | Irelia Riven | 144


5.3 | Irelia Riven | 5

Dragons Killed

1.8 | Irelia Riven | 1.8

Barons Killed

0.4 | Irelia Riven | 0.4


0.9 | Irelia Riven | 0.8

Irelia vs Riven Matchup Summary

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League matches that we review every week. This Irelia vs Riven counter guide came out of an analysis of 16,718 ranked games where both champions faced each other.

This champ matchup is somewhat uncommon. Irelia encounters Riven in only 7.3% of her matches. Irelia has done a average job of beating Riven. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.0% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Irelia against Riven matches, Irelia’s side is 2.0% less expected to get first blood, implying that she probably won't get first blood against Riven.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 16,718 Irelia 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 Irelia 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.