Riven vs Vladimir Counter Build

How to Beat Vladimir as Riven

Summary

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked LoL rounds each and every week. In our dataset, Riven battled Vladimir in 11,103 rounds. Including so many games with Riven versus Vladimir gives us confidence in our capability to prepare actionable stats and a recommended build to counter your foe.

This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Riven encounters Vladimir in only 1.9% of her rounds. Riven has done a decent job of beating Vladimir. On average, she wins a acceptable 51.0% of the time the champions face one another in. In Riven versus Vladimir matches, Riven’s side is 1.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood against Vladimir.

Matchups Analyzed

11,103

Win Rate

51%

Team First Blood

51%

Best Riven Items to Counter Vladimir

The top items to focus on in your Riven versus Vladimir build include Black Cleaver, Death's Dance, and Chempunk Chainsword. When Riven included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better versus Vladimir than with most other commonly used builds.

Black Cleaver Item Death's Dance Item Chempunk Chainsword Item

Best Riven Runes to Counter Vladimir

To have the highest chance of annihilating Vladimir as Riven, Riven players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Nimbus Cloak, and Transcendence runes. Out of all the runes players used for Riven vs Vladimir counterpicks, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also included the best Vladimir runes to counterpick against Riven to help you grasp how he will probably be built to try to beat you.

Best Riven Runes

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

Best Vladimir Runes

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
Future's Market Rune Future's Market

Stats

The following tables underscore some valuable Riven vs. Vladimir matchup statistics that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Riven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 1.9 is close to Vladimir’s ratio of 2.0, demonstrating that Riven may be just as central to her team's team fighting capability than Vladimir.

Battle Stats

Kills

Riven Stats
6.7 5.7
Vladimir Stats

Deaths

Riven Stats
6.1 5.8
Vladimir Stats

Assists

Riven Stats
4.8 5.8
Vladimir Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Riven Stats
3.2 2.8
Vladimir Stats

Damage Dealt

Riven Stats
17033 18685
Vladimir Stats

Damage Taken

Riven Stats
23792 24786
Vladimir Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Riven Stats
5.2 4.9
Vladimir Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Riven Stats
0.9 0.8
Vladimir Stats

Dragons Killed

Riven Stats
1.9 1.8
Vladimir Stats

Barons Killed

Riven Stats
0.4 0.3
Vladimir Stats

Gold Earned

Riven Stats
11032 10257
Vladimir Stats

Minions Killed

Riven Stats
145 148
Vladimir Stats

Riven usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her enemy does. Commonly, Riven takes a similar amount of damage to Vladimir. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champ with increased health has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Riven commonly totals a similar number of minion kills than Vladimir. Champs that don't acquire a lot of minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off their abilities alone. However, champions with large amounts of CS, such as carries, typically need a lot of gold to be useful. In either situation, try to pass the averages displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 11103 Riven vs Vladimir 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 Vladimir 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.