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Riven
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Toughest Matchups:
Volibear
45.6%
Sett
47.7%
Renekton
48.6%
Aatrox
49.0%
Mordekaiser
49.3%
Fiora
49.4%
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Ranked Solo/Duo
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10.13
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Win Rate
49.9%
(-0.4%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
4.2%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
0.8%
(-0.1%)
vs last patch

Playing against Riven

Key Insights
Riven can animation cancel each
with an auto attack to speed up her damage output and increase it with
.
Hard CC is really punishing against her as she has to get close to do damage.
When Riven uses
, she can quickly cast other spells and combo them, ignoring their animations.
Activating
increases her AD by 20%, her auto attack and abilities' ranges increase, and can cast Wind Slash once.
Power Spike
Very strong at levels 2 and 3 with her mobility and chase potential from
and
.
Spikes well at level 6, as she unlocks
, significantly increasing her strength in duels.
Can dish out a ton of AoE damage in teamfights in the mid-to-late game.
Cooldown Reduction synergizes well with her kit because it increases her mobility and spell rotations a ton.
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Vulnerable
Has no sustain in her kit and
is her only damage mitigation. It has a 12 second cooldown at level 1 and only lasts 1.5 seconds.
She's squishy and if locked down, easily bursted.
Struggles against champions that build a lot of Armor and Health.
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.
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