Playstyle: Riven Builds

  1. Fighter & Armor Penetration

    7,527 Games

    Conqueror
    Sorcery
    Eclipse

    51%

  2. Fighter & Sustain

    5,796 Games

    Conqueror
    Sorcery
    Goredrinker

    50%

Core Riven Item Build Order

Doran's Blade

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Eclipse
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer

3rd

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's Warhammer
Kindlegem
Long Sword

4th

Spear of Shojin
Pickaxe
Caulfield's Warhammer
Kindlegem

5th

Death's Dance
Pickaxe
Chain Vest
Caulfield's Warhammer

6th

Doran's Blade

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Eclipse
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer

3rd

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's Warhammer
Kindlegem
Long Sword

4th

Spear of Shojin
Pickaxe
Caulfield's Warhammer
Kindlegem

5th

Death's Dance
Pickaxe
Chain Vest
Caulfield's Warhammer

6th

Core Riven Item Build Path

Doran's Blade
Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer
Ravenous Hydra
Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Serrated Dirk
Caulfield's Warhammer
Eclipse

Situational

Maw of Malmortius
Serylda's Grudge
The Collector
Mercury's Treads
Sterak's Gage
Spirit Visage
Plated Steelcaps

Summoner Spells

FlashIgnite

Damage Breakdown

Riven 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
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
lol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Healthlol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
Runic Blade

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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

Riven Skill Order

Q

E

W

Riven Guide

Key Insights
Riven
Q
's third cast can travel over walls.
Each
Riven
Q
resets Riven's auto attack.
When Riven uses
Riven
E
, she can cast other spells and combo them, ignoring their animations.
Activating
Riven
R
grants 20% bonus AD and 75 increased attack range and
Riven
Q
range.
Strengths
Can animation cancel
Riven
Q
's with autos to speed up her damage output and increase it with
Riven
P
.
Has a strong level 2/3 with
Riven
Q
and
Riven
W
for extended trades. At level 6, she can 100-0 with
Riven
R
's execution damage.
A well-positioned third
Riven
Q
and
Riven
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.