Riven Build Guide by Kibbu
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Choose Champion Build:
+1-10% CDR (lvls 1-18)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
Threats & Synergies
Just go inside of him and fast combo.
E every time he q's and avoid ult, but don't let him regain health try to use tiamat to control his passive by walking near him and tiamat active.
skill matchup, E q's
Dodge his E, free lane
Whoever goes in first loses.
pinecone that deals damage
only problem is his sustain early.
Dont get parried Dont get parried Dont get parried Dont get parried Dont get parried Dont get parried Dont get parried
He E, You Q, Free Lane
Bait his E and Q, if you dodge both go all the way in and destroy
FREE KILLS AFTER SIX (FLASH ULT AFTER HE KNOCKS BACK)
free farm, E q's you scale :) rush cleaver and armor pen
go 5/0, he still 3 shots you 30 minutes in :)
Bait W, and dodge Q, depends if your behind or ahead if you win.
If he has no turrets set up, run him over
W then fast combo when she jumps on you
She might kill you 2 times or something cause shes annoying af. Just wait and scale you win later.
You destroy her
Wait for him to Q
Heavy skill matchup.
Bait his E then all in
wait for him to E then all in him
Just don't get ulted
If you bring aftershock runes. He can't kill you early game.
Don't let him outpoke you, if he has aftershock your kinda fucked
3rd q into 5 people :)
Ability Order Order
Threats & Synergies
Melees are easily fightable even tanks (early game)
ranged are hard to fight unless you have flash
3rd Q into team fight yasuo gets free knock up to ult
Free stun set up
The enemy will be perma stunned
May not be meta but he can poke for you while you plan the fight
You can all in and she can set up her W so you can easily kill during gank or pick
I might even be at this point a Riven one trick. She is all I play after all and I love the playstyle she has.
- Black Cleaver
- Death's Dance
- Youmuu's Ghostblade
- Duskblade of Draktharr
- Edge of Night
Both builds allow you to do insane damage while Aftershock taking the brute force of the blows. Allowing you to keep going in.
+ Your mobile
+ You can 1v9
+ You can 1v1 anybody or even 1v3 when ahead.
+ Cancel Animations to do more damage
+ FUN!! :)
|Riven Is an insane champion to learn. She requires so much game knowledge and mechanical skills that in the end learning her pays off.|
- Poor late-game (Depends on enemy)
- Susceptible to CC
- Large learning curve
- Hard to master
- Getting **** on early makes you mad cause of her being early based
- Sucks when you miss wall jumps
|Okay listen Riven is literally the Yasuo meme, either you do good or you do insanely bad. Just practice :)!|
Once you hit late game, just try to split and get enemies to fight you if ahead. If your even or behind just team fight and do cc. Aftershock protects you hard during team fights so abuse it.
WHEN LOSING -
If you are losing the game just realize that you are probably the best player there. Just 1v5 penta the enemy team and it should be gg so then repeat the step above this "Once you hit late game, just try to split and get enemies to fight you if ahead. If your even or behind just team fight and do cc. Aftershock protects you hard during team fights so abuse it."
15 combos you can learn
LEARNING ANY OF THESE COMBOS (ESPECIALLY FAST) WILL MAKE YOU A INCREDIBLY GOOD RIVEN PLAYER. Combos is what make riven, riven. If you just spam Q without utilizing your passive. Then nothing goods going to come out of it.
FIGHTING LANER -
When fighting the enemy laner you want to be in the middle of the wave if they are melee and if they are ranged, behind. Once they use their longest cool down or engage ability, YOU GO STRAIGHT IN AND BULLY THE HELL OUT OF THEM. they might burn flash or ignite or something which is worth for your pressure top lane. Forcing the jungler to worry about you. You just need to remember that YOU CANT LOSE AS RIVEN. YOU WIN. Now just freeze the wave and any time they come near you poke the heck out of them with Q AA W (E AWAY)should be free lane after that in general.
Just bring TP and make sure you have vision. Put a control ward in nearest bush, then farsight river if your at 1st turret. second turret ward tri or krugs/mana area after 2 turrets, go team fight and stop splitting. You already asserted enough pressure top now that your team has breathing room, WIN SOME FIGHTS.
Lethality Riven - Do you you enjoy one shotting that squishy 50 times and have a chance to 1v3 with your ult? Perfect.
Aftershock Riven - You enjoy dealing loads of damage while surviving longer then an assasin ? Perfect.
Conq Riven - Do you enjoy the attack speed buffs and crippling tanks while having lots of outplay potential? Perfect.
Remember you can play riven however you like, this is just a guide to help you with your start :)