Riven vs Nidalee Counter Build
How to Beat Nidalee as Riven
We get our matchup stats from the millions of rated League matches that we analyze each and every week. This Riven versus Nidalee counter guide came out of an examination of 14,405 ranked games where both champs engaged one another.
This champ matchup is relatively common. Riven fights Nidalee in 14.4% of her games. Riven does a great job of beating Nidalee. Normally, she wins a whopping 55.0% of the time the champions clash against one another in. In Riven versus Nidalee matches, Riven’s team is 0.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Nidalee.
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Best Riven Items to Counter Nidalee
The best items to prioritize in your Riven versus Nidalee build include Guardian Angel, Ravenous Hydra, and Goredrinker. When Riven incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did much better versus Nidalee than with most other common item sets.
Best Riven Runes to Counter Nidalee
To have the highest probability of annihilating Nidalee as Riven, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Nullifying Orb, and Transcendence runes. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Riven vs Nidalee counterpicks, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also shown the top Nidalee runes to fend off Riven to help you recognize how she will probably be played against your champion.
Best Riven Runes
Best Nidalee Runes
The following tables feature several strategic Riven against Nidalee counter statistics that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between this set of champs. Riven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is similar to Nidalee’s KDA ratio of 2.2, indicating that Riven may be just as central to her team's team fighting potential than Nidalee.
Riven usually has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. On average, Riven receives less damage than Nidalee. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
In Riven vs Nidalee matchups, Riven commonly racks up much more CS than Nidalee. Champs that do not finish with many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale easily off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with many minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values presented here to do well.
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How We Analyze Our Matchups
For this counter guide, we analyzed 14405 Riven vs Nidalee 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 Nidalee 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.