Riven vs Irelia Counter Build

How to Beat Irelia as Riven

Summary

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each and every week. In our database, Riven fought Irelia in 49,074 matches. Including so many games with Riven vs Irelia provides us a lot of faith in our ability to provide informative data and a pro build to suppress your rival.

This particular pairing is somewhat common. Riven fights Irelia in 48.9% of her games. Riven has done a good job of countering Irelia. Normally, Riven wins a terrific 53.0% of matches the champions face one another in. In Riven against Irelia rounds, Riven’s side is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Irelia.

Matchups Analyzed

49,074

Team First Blood

50%

Win Rate

53%

Best Riven Items to Counter Irelia

The most important items to have in your Riven versus Irelia build consist of Guardian Angel, Ravenous Hydra, and Death's Dance. When Riven included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better versus Irelia than with most other typical builds.

Guardian Angel Item Ravenous Hydra Item Death's Dance Item

Best Riven Runes to Counter Irelia

To have the highest chance of annihilating Irelia as Riven, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Transcendence, and Nimbus Cloak runes. Of all the rune sets players picked for Riven vs Irelia battles, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also included the top Irelia runes to counterpick against Riven to help you understand how she will probably be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Riven Runes

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

Best Irelia Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Stats

The subsequent tables highlight some strategic Riven vs. Irelia counter stats that can help you figure out the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Riven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is similar to Irelia’s KDA ratio of 1.7, highlighting that Riven may be just as central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Irelia.

Battle Stats

Kills

Riven Stats
6.8 7.2
Irelia Stats

Deaths

Riven Stats
6.1 6.8
Irelia Stats

Assists

Riven Stats
5.1 4.5
Irelia Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Riven Stats
3.3 3.2
Irelia Stats

Damage Dealt

Riven Stats
16263 16786
Irelia Stats

Damage Taken

Riven Stats
22580 25214
Irelia Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Riven Stats
5.1 5
Irelia Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Riven Stats
0.8 0.8
Irelia Stats

Dragons Killed

Riven Stats
1.8 1.8
Irelia Stats

Barons Killed

Riven Stats
0.3 0.3
Irelia Stats

Gold Earned

Riven Stats
10900 11376
Irelia Stats

Minions Killed

Riven Stats
142 166
Irelia Stats

Riven typically has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. On average, Riven receives a similar amount of damage to Irelia. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the champ with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

In Riven vs Irelia matchups, Riven usually totals fewer minion kills than Irelia. Champions who on average don't earn very much CS usually do not need much CS to be useful. They are able to scale well off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to best the averages shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 49074 Riven vs Irelia 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 Irelia as Riven 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.