Riven Build Guide by DarkTank2

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League of Legends Build Guide Author DarkTank2

Riven AD pro

DarkTank2 Last updated on June 1, 2013
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Build 1 (Cheat Sheet)

Champion Build: Riven

Health 3122
Health Regen 11.5
Mana 0
Mana Regen 0
Armor 158.8
Magic Resist 144.56
Dodge 0
Tenacity 0
Movement Speed 415
Gold Bonus 0
Attack Damage 397.75
Attack Speed 0.997
Crit Chance 0%S
Crit Damage 0%
Ability Power 0
Life Steal 24%
Spell Vamp 0
Armor Penetration 11.52
Magic Penetration 0
Cooldown Reduction 0%

Recommended Runes

Ability Sequence

Ability Key Q
Ability Key W
Ability Key E
Ability Key R

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Don't cast all the three times of Broken Wings after each other, after each times used, hit your opponent, this will do extra damage, cause of her passive Runic Blade!

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Boots of Speed and 3 Health Potion Helps you to start, you are fast and can refresh 450 HP.

2 Doran's Blade's gives you togehter 20 Damage, 160 Health and 6% Lifesteal. For the beginn of the game it's enogh and helps u to dominate your lane!

The Bloodthirster Its the first Item u should buy, cause it does lots of dmg, and additionally you have the livesteal.

Ninja Tabi or Mercury's Treads depends on your opponents. Take the one you need more Armor/Magic Resistence.

Maw of Malmortius gives you Magic Resist, damage and a great effect, which helps u to fight against mage! This Effect gives you a magic shield, if a Skill deals more than 30% of your maximum Health. Another Passive is, you gain 1 Attack damage for every 2,5% missing Health!!

Guardian Angel gives you great amount of Armor and Magic Resist and this great passive of a second life! Really useful in endgame, if teamfight and u get focused...

Frozen Mallet gives you Life and damage and this slow...so nobody can run away from u except Master Yi.

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Pros / Cons


  • Heavy to kill Riven
  • Lot's of Health caused by Frozen Mallet
  • Her Blade of the Exile casted a second time is great to kill champs who are running away.
  • She have an AoE Stun Ki Burst (Nice to farm).
  • She can jump through minions with er Broken Wings, and dont collide with them.
  • Her Valor can shield at the end of the game a lot of damage, and this is a great skill do escape!
  • Riven has no Mana !!

  • She needs a second one in fight, cause Riven is no carry, but if u get fed, it's no problem anymore.
  • You easy get boisterously and don't think about your opponent skills.
  • Your Stun of Ki Burst is just a halfe of a second!

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Skill Sequence

Priority has your ULTI! If you cast him first time, your sword gets very fat, and you get extra damage. If u cast Blade of the Exile a second time, you can shoot a cone in a direction, which is doing more damage, the less life your opponents have! This skill is great do kill Flashed people, cause it has a nice range!

Max your W first, cause id does the greatest amount of damage! U stun in an Area around u the opponents for 0,5 seconds. Thats not very long, but it's enogh. Nearby this skill does the biggest damage of Riven, therefore i max it always first.
This skill i great to farm minions...more details see bottom at Chapter Farming.

The next skill u max first is your E, cause te amount of shieldet damage increases each time u lvl up this skill! This skill is your first skill you should aktivat at start of your Combo. More Details of Combo see bottom at Chapter Combo.

The last you can max is your Q, then you are 18! This is also a good skill do escape, cause u can jump through minions, so skill, which hit first one in a line, u can defend, cause it will hit a minion, if u jump through it. Also great is, that the 3rd use of Broken Wings push's your Target away from you.

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I choosed tank masteries, cause in the early game it's more useful to have 50 Armor with lvl1 and 47 Magic Resist and extra Health than the extra damage if your opponent is under 20% of his Health...


Summoner's Wrath just that i can choose my next Mastery

Brute Force for the extra damage at lvl1.

Alacrity for the extra Attack speed.

Weapon Expertise The extra Armor Penetration helps you to kill Tanks/Tanky Champs easier.

Typical Tank-Masteries

Resistance and Hardiness for extra Armor and Magic Resist.

Durability and Vigor for extra Health and Health Regeneration

Veteran's Scars 30 Health are not nothing...at lvl1 if you get lowlive and one Ignite's you, the 30 Health can safe your life!

Enlightenment Because you have no Mana with Riven, you spamm your skills as often you can. This Cooldown-Reduction is very helpful on Champs without Mana!

Honor Guard For Tanks Important, cause it reduces the damage you should get from opponents...in lategame 1,5% of damage could be 15 damage less if one hits you with 1000 crit.

Juggernaut 3% more Health is a lot...at 18 with 2662 Health it increases the health at 79! And all debufftimes get decrease at 10%!

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There are lots of possible Combos, but the one with the biggest effect of damage is the following combo below:

Up to LVL6:

  1. Activate your Ulti Blade of the Exile
  2. Open our Combo with Valor To jump next to your Target.
  3. Next step is to hit him with Autoattack to activate your passive Runic Blade.
  4. Then use your Q Broken Wings One Time
  5. Hit your Opponent with Autoattack to activate your passive Runic Blade.
  6. Cast Broken Wings a 2nd Time.
  7. Hit your Opponent with Autoattack to activate your passive Runic Blade.
  8. Jump over him with 3rd time Broken Wings and knock him back.
  9. Use your Ki Burst to stun him and do great damage.
  10. Now you can use your E Valor again to get in range of the
  11. 2nd time to use your ulti Blade of the Exile to kill your Target!

With LVL3-5:
  • Open our Combo with Valor To jump next to your Target.
  • Next step is to hit him with Autoattack to activate your passive Runic Blade
  • Then use your Q Broken Wings One Time
  • Hit your Opponent with Autoattack.
  • Cast Broken Wings a 2nd Time.
  • Hit your Opponent with Autoattack.
  • Jump over him with 3rd time Broken Wings and knock him back.
  • Use your Ki Burst to stun him and do great damage.
  • Now you can use your E Valor again to restart your combo!

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Up to you have The Bloodthirster, you want to farm a lot, to get the Stacks of it full.
There is one good combo to Farm with Riven:

Each Autoattack choose another minion to get them all low live.

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