Riven vs Vladimir Counter Build

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

How to Beat Vladimir as Riven

8,445 Riven vs Vladimir Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Riven Items to Counter Vladimir

The top items to have in your Riven versus Vladimir build include Guardian Angel, Black Cleaver, and Goredrinker. When Riven used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better versus Vladimir than with most other common item sets.


6.6 | Riven Vladimir | 6.2


5.7 | Riven Vladimir | 5.6


5.1 | Riven Vladimir | 5.7

Best Riven Runes to Counter Vladimir

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
To have the highest probability of vanquishing Vladimir as Riven, Riven players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Nimbus Cloak, and Transcendence runes. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Riven vs Vladimir matchups, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the best Vladimir runes to fend off Riven in order to help you understand how he will likely be setup to try to beat you.

Runes Vladimir Will Likely Use to Counter Riven

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

Riven vs Vladimir Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here clarify some critical Riven versus Vladimir matchup stats that may help us understand the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Riven’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is close to Vladimir’s KDA ratio of 2.1, demonstrating that Riven may be just as central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Vladimir.

Riven often has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. Commonly, Riven takes a similar amount of damage to Vladimir. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Riven commonly earns a similar number of minion kills than Vladimir. Champions who on average do not earn much CS normally do not require much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale properly off of their skills and stats alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to best the values displayed here to do well.

By default, Riven vs Vladimir tips, statistics, and build guide are given for all ranked divisions. If you would like to scope the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.

Killing Spree

3.2 | Riven Vladimir | 3.1

Damage Dealt

16,946 | Riven Vladimir | 19,678

Damage Taken

24,249 | Riven Vladimir | 24,849

Gold Earned

10,986 | Riven Vladimir | 10,561

Minions Killed

148 | Riven Vladimir | 154


5.3 | Riven Vladimir | 5.1

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Riven Vladimir | 1.8

Barons Killed

0.4 | Riven Vladimir | 0.4


0.9 | Riven Vladimir | 0.8

Riven vs Vladimir Matchup Summary

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we evaluate each week. This Riven vs Vladimir counter review came out of an examination of 8,445 ranked matches where both champions fought each other.

This particular counter pairing is relatively uncommon. Riven fights Vladimir in only 8.4% of her matches. Riven does a decent job of beating Vladimir. Typically, Riven wins a acceptable 51.0% of games the champs fight one another in. In Riven versus Vladimir matches, Riven’s team is 2.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Vladimir.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8,445 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.