Riven Bruiser Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Riven Item Build Order

57.8% Win Rate (543 Games)
Doran's Blade

Starting

Eclipse

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

2nd

Sundered Sky

3rd

Eclipse

4th

Sundered Sky

5th

Black Cleaver

6th

Doran's Blade
Eclipse
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Sundered Sky
Eclipse
Sundered Sky
Black Cleaver

Core Riven Item Build Path

Situational

Death's Dance
Spear of Shojin
Maw of Malmortius
Ravenous Hydra
Sterak's Gage
Profane Hydra
Guardian Angel

Summoner Spells

2879 Games58%
701 Games59%

Riven Skill Order

0
Runic Blade

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Broken Wings
Ki Burst
Valor
Blade of the Exile

Riven Guide

Learn Riven with our Riven guide. Learn about Riven's strengths and Riven's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Riven, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
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.
  • Excels with items that enhance her damage output, durability, and cooldown reduction.
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.