Riven vs Vi Counter Build

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

How to Beat Vi as Riven

8,536 Riven vs Vi Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Riven Items to Counter Vi

The most important items to use in your Riven versus Vi build consist of Guardian Angel, Death's Dance, and Goredrinker. When Riven combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better vs Vi than with most other commonly used builds.


6.3 | Riven Vi | 6.3


6.1 | Riven Vi | 6


5.3 | Riven Vi | 7.3

Best Riven Runes to Counter Vi

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
To have the highest probability of defeating Vi as Riven, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Bone Plating, and Shield Bash runes. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed for Riven vs Vi face-offs, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also shown the top Vi runes to fend off Riven to help you recognize how she will likely be setup to try to beat you.

Runes Vi Will Likely Use to Counter Riven

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity

Riven vs Vi Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here emphasize some critical Riven against Vi matchup statistics that may help you grasp the distinctions between the pair. Riven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is not as good as Vi’s KDA ratio of 2.3, highlighting that Riven may be less central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Vi.

Riven usually has a similar longest killing spree as her opponent does. On average, Riven takes a similar amount of damage to Vi. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Riven typically earns many more minion kills than Vi. Champs who on average don't amass much CS typically do not need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling fully off their skills and stats alone. However, champions with plenty of CS, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of gold to be effective. In either case, work to best the values presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

2.9 | Riven Vi | 2.9

Damage Dealt

15,702 | Riven Vi | 14,850

Damage Taken

24,614 | Riven Vi | 24,681

Gold Earned

10,932 | Riven Vi | 10,760

Minions Killed

145 | Riven Vi | 37


5 | Riven Vi | 5.5

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Riven Vi | 2.1

Barons Killed

0.4 | Riven Vi | 0.4


0.8 | Riven Vi | 0.9

Riven vs Vi Matchup Summary

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League matches each week. Within our data, Riven fought Vi in 8,536 games. Including so many matchups for Riven versus Vi gives us a lot of confidence in our capacity to produce enlightening stats and a recommended build to counter your foe.

This champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Riven encounters Vi in only 8.5% of her rounds. Unfortunitally, Riven has done a below average job of countering Vi. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.0% of games the champs fight one another in. In Riven against Vi rounds, Riven’s team is 2.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This indicates that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Vi.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8,536 Riven vs Vi 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 Vi 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.