Riven Build Guide by VortexExpress
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Not Updated For Current Season
Riven is a fun tanky dps. She has great mobility, a fair amount of CC and deals great damage when built right. She can carry and is a bully in lane. She's also a BAMF with a broken sword. (:
Greater Mark of Desolation
Armor pen for more damage. Basic.
Both work, whichever you prefer. The armor or dodge is for the early game laning to minimize the damage you take from minions and harass.
A MUST for Riven. Cooldown reduction is essential for Riven to keep bringing out damage.
Pros / Cons
-Fun to play
-great mobility and escape tactics
-a bully in lane if played right
-excels early game through late
-no cost for abilities
-not the easiest to play
-weak if not played right
-needs practice to master
-easily shut down by CC (Isn't that everyone?)
I used 9/0/21 on Riven. The CDR given from these masteries help a lot in reaching the CDR cap (40%). Also I upgrade the exhaust summoner spell, self explanatory.
Good HP boost, damage and lifesteal for some extra damage early on.
Good HP boost, extra health regen and armor if you think you'll be harassed in lane.
If you like Regrowth Pendant and a Health Potion better than Doran's Blade and Doran's Shield. The Regrowth Pendant will also later build into your later.
For the tenacity and magic resist.
Helps for the poor base damage stats she has with CDR and armor pen.
A must on Riven for each 3 times she uses her it procs the passive.
These two items help beef you up and give you a bit of crit chance and damage.
If their team is AP heavy.
If they're team is AD heavy.
If you're just getting completely shut down by CC and have no time to do damage.
Why? It's your ultimate. Your most important spell.
Your spell that deals good damage and procs your passive plus Trinity Force.
AOE stun and does damage.
Dashing ability that gives you a shield. (Can not go through any type of wall)
I start of with my first because it's my main damage dealer early game and is good for some harass. My second point goes into for the AOE stun. My third point goes into more for the dashing effect but the shield helps soak some damage. Lastly, I take my ultimate whenever possible of course. I max my Q and W first and my E last.
into your enemy. Next turn on your but don't activate it's Wind Slash. Then , auto attack, rinse and repeat. Use your if they commit or you feel like they're about to slip away. Cast your 's when they're low for the maximum effect.
Other Useful Summoner Spells
All these spells depends on YOUR PLAYSTYLE. In my opinion thought I think that Exhaust and Flash have been working the best.
I'll post more scores after I play her more and feel free to post your scores in the comments and I can add them.
This is my first guide and I think I did pretty well. XD Constructive criticism is always welcomed and appreciated. Feel free to suggest other things or say something if you think something is lacking in this guide. THANKS! Don't forget to rate and comment if you this helped you. (: