Nidalee vs Riven Counter Build

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

How to Beat Riven as Nidalee

3,515 Nidalee vs Riven Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Nidalee Items to Counter Riven

The top items to have in your Nidalee versus Riven build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Night Harvester. When Nidalee bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better vs Riven than with most other common builds.


6.7 | Nidalee Riven | 6.4


5.9 | Nidalee Riven | 5.8


6.6 | Nidalee Riven | 4.9

Best Nidalee Runes to Counter Riven

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
To have the highest chance of beating Riven as Nidalee, Nidalee players should equip the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes. Of all the runes players picked for Nidalee vs Riven counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the best Riven runes to fend off Nidalee to help you realize how she will probably be built to try to beat your champ.

Runes Riven Will Likely Use to Counter Nidalee

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm

Nidalee vs Riven Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here highlight some critical Nidalee vs. Riven counter stats that can help you explain the distinctions between the pair. Nidalee’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is more than Riven’s KDA ratio of 1.9, highlighting that Nidalee may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Riven.

Nidalee often has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Commonly, Nidalee takes 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 unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Nidalee vs Riven matchups, Nidalee typically takes much less CS than Riven. Champs that do not get many minion kills typically do not need much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities alone. However, champions with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to pass the values displayed here to do well.

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Killing Spree

3.2 | Nidalee Riven | 3.1

Damage Dealt

16,424 | Nidalee Riven | 15,868

Damage Taken

25,032 | Nidalee Riven | 23,891

Gold Earned

10,156 | Nidalee Riven | 10,799

Minions Killed

38 | Nidalee Riven | 142


5 | Nidalee Riven | 5.2

Dragons Killed

1.7 | Nidalee Riven | 1.9

Barons Killed

0.3 | Nidalee Riven | 0.4


0.8 | Nidalee Riven | 0.9

Nidalee vs Riven Matchup Summary

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked LoL matches each and every week. In our dataset, Nidalee did battle with Riven 3,515 times. Having so many matchups for Nidalee vs Riven provides us confidence in our capacity to provide enlightening data and a recommended build to counter your foe.

This champ pairing is relatively uncommon. Nidalee is forced to battle against Riven in only 9.4% of her games. Unfortunitally, Nidalee does a awful job of countering Riven. On average, Nidalee wins a lowly 46.0% of games the champions battle each other in. In Nidalee versus Riven rounds, Nidalee’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Riven.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3,515 Nidalee 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 Nidalee 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.