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Riven • counters

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Slayer

Severe difficulty

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Early

Mid

Late

Playstyle

Damage Type

0% ap

100% ad

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Top

Win  48.2%  Pick 4.5%  Ban 1.3%

Riven Worst lane matchups

Based on the average gold difference at min 15 (GD@15), Riven loses the lane to:

Camille

- 232.8

GD@15

Riven Best lane matchups

Based on the average gold difference at min 15 (GD@15), Riven counters:

Malphite

+ 81.4

GD@15

Riven Game counter picks

Based on the win percent vs champs in all roles, Riven loses the most against:

Jhin

40.1%

Win Rate

Kayn

41.9%

Win Rate

Kayle

41.9%

Win Rate

Malphite

42.9%

Win Rate

Graves

43%

Win Rate

Lucian

47.2%

Win Rate

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Riven Best game matchups

Based on the win percent vs champs in all roles, Riven counters:

Akali

53.3%

Win Rate

Kha'Zix

50.4%

Win Rate

Riven Counter tips

Laning Against

Riven is an early game dominant champion who can take over the lane through short trades. Try not to trade with her unless you can match her trading potential.
Riven will often play hyper-aggressive and try to outplay you with her Broken WingsQ. If possible, try to bait out her main abilities and then re-engage when she has cooldowns. This is your best bet when laning against a Riven.
Keep the minion wave frozen near your Tower. If you are playing close to your Tower, her all-in potential is limited as the Tower will protect you and she will not be able to look for frequent trades.

Strategy VS

Riven will be looking to split push when no team fights are occurring. Make sure somebody who can contest her is sent to stop her from pushing. Avoid fighting her during the mid-game though unless you’re stronger.
Teamfights will be difficult for Riven as she is prone to CC, disengage and gets kited by champions easily. To make team fighting easier, she will probably flank or Flash in to engage. Ward to the side when sieging an objective to spot her before she gets the chance to engage.
Riven is quite good at picking off champions when they’re too far forward or alone. Don’t let her pick someone off by staying in line with each other. Do not group too closely as it may allow her to get a 5 person Ki BurstW stun.

Power Spikes

Riven can easily 1v1 any champion at level 3 if she is in a favourable matchup. Do not overextend to reduce her chances of killing you.
When Riven unlocks her Ultimate Blade of the ExileR, her all-in potential increases dramatically. Make sure you disengage if she tries to fight you unless you have an advantage.
Once Riven has completed two or three items, she becomes very strong and will be able to take down any squishy champion that is not a tank. If you see her running towards you- just back away.

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