Riven vs Skarner Counter Build
How to Beat Skarner as Riven
We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we evaluate each week. This Riven against Skarner counter review resulted from an examination of 12,518 ranked rounds where both champions faced off against each other.
This particular counter pairing is somewhat common. Riven fights Skarner in 12.5% of her matches. Unfortunitally, Riven does a terrible job of countering Skarner. Typically, she wins a lowly 45.0% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Riven versus Skarner games, Riven’s side is 3.0% more expected to get first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood against Skarner.
Team First Blood
Best Riven Items to Counter Skarner
The most important items to focus on in your Riven versus Skarner build include Black Cleaver, Essence Reaver, and Goredrinker. When Riven used at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Skarner than with most other typical builds.
Best Riven Runes to Counter Skarner
To have the best probability of crushing Skarner as Riven, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Transcendence, and Gathering Storm runes. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Riven vs Skarner clashes, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the top Skarner runes to fend off Riven in order to help you grasp how he will probably be played against your champ.
Best Riven Runes
Best Skarner Runes
The following tables clarify some strategic Riven versus Skarner counter statistics that can help us figure out the distinctions between the pair. Riven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is not as good as Skarner’s ratio of 2.9, demonstrating that Riven may be less central to her team's team fighting capacity than Skarner. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.
Riven often has a much larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. Commonly, Riven takes a similar amount of damage to Skarner. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champion with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.
In Riven vs Skarner matchups, Riven usually earns much more CS than Skarner. Champions who on average don't amass a lot of minion kills normally do not require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling well off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, typically require a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.
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How We Analyze Our Matchups
For this counter guide, we analyzed 12518 Riven vs Skarner 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 Skarner 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.