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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Nite

    Goredrinker

    vs

    Fiora
  2. Nite

    Goredrinker

    vs

    Fiora
  3. Stillnumb

    Ravenous Hydra

    vs

    Aatrox
  4. Alois

    Goredrinker

    vs

    K'Sante
  5. Alois

    Goredrinker

    vs

    Yone
  6. Alois

    Goredrinker

    vs

    K'Sante

Core Build Order

Long Sword
Health Potion

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
TiamatVampiric ScepterCaulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Goredrinker
Ironspike WhipCaulfield's WarhammerKindlegem

3rd

Death's Dance
PickaxeChain VestCaulfield's Warhammer

4th

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

5th

Spear Of Shojin
Caulfield's WarhammerB. F. SwordKindlegem

6th

Long Sword
Health Potion

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
TiamatVampiric ScepterCaulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Goredrinker
Ironspike WhipCaulfield's WarhammerKindlegem

3rd

Death's Dance
PickaxeChain VestCaulfield's Warhammer

4th

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

5th

Spear Of Shojin
Caulfield's WarhammerB. F. SwordKindlegem

6th

Core Build Path

Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer
Ravenous Hydra
Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Ironspike Whip
Caulfield's Warhammer
Kindlegem
Goredrinker

Summoner Spells

FlashIgnite

Starting Items

Health PotionHealth PotionHealth PotionLong Sword

Damage Breakdown

94% AD

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
Runic Blade

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Broken Wings

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Ki Burst

W

W

W

W

W

Valor

E

E

E

E

E

Blade of the Exile

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Riven's Matchups

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Riven's Trends

Playing against Riven

Key Insights
Q
's third cast can travel over walls.
Each
Q
resets Riven's auto attack.
When Riven uses
E
, she can cast other spells and combo them, ignoring their animations.
Activating
R
grants 20% bonus AD and 75 increased attack range and
Q
range.
Strengths
Can animation cancel
Q
's with autos to speed up her damage output and increase it with
P
.
Has a strong level 2/3 with
Q
and
W
for extended trades. At level 6, she can 100-0 with
R
's execution damage.
A well-positioned third
Q
and
R
's Wind Slash can singlehandedly win a teamfight.
Synergizes well with
Goredrinker
,
Black Cleaver
,
Death's Dance
,
Ravenous Hydra
,
Sterak's Gage
, and
Serylda's Grudge
. Can opt for
Stridebreaker
,
Divine Sunderer
,
Prowler's Claw
, or
Trinity Force
when needed.
Weaknesses
Due to her aggressive playstyle, it can leave her exposed to being ganked and/or flanked.
Extremely high skill champion that requires a lot of well-timed ability casts, animation cancels, and outplays to perform well. One misplay can severely cost her.
Struggles against most crowd control.