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Riven Build Guides, Runes and Items

Riven The Exile

Find the best Riven build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Riven build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Riven's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 13 Guides // Patch 13.1 & Patch 12.23
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LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[13.2] ✔️⚔️ 500LP AWARD WINNING RIVEN GUIDE

Guide by RivalOCE updated January 31, 2023
  • In-depth
9.5
2522
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LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[13.1] Become A Riven God

Guide by Seth346 updated January 11, 2023
  • In-depth
8.7
24
Votes
4
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[13.1] ⚔️ CARRILEA CON RIVEN TOP - TEMPORADA 13⚔️

Guide by SrMolinv updated January 15, 2023
  • In-depth
8.6
12
Votes
1
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[13.1] ⚔️ HOW to CARRY with RIVEN TOP in SEASON 13⚔️

Guide by SrMolinv updated January 15, 2023
  • In-depth
8.5
8
Votes
0
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

Yamahvv's Platinum 1 Riven Guide

Guide by anriofastoria updated January 7, 2023
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[13.1] Quick Riven Guide

Guide by Oikaton updated January 14, 2023
Season 13 Builds // Patch 13.1 & Patch 12.23
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

riven s13

Build by Flizz updated January 17, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[13.1] ⚔️ The BEST Riven BUILD ⚔️

Build by SrMolinv updated January 10, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

Riven utility

Build by Guest updated January 2, 2023
Season 13 Guides // Other Patches
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[12.22 Riven supp Build] Oh, you wanted to run? Sorry, I can't let you do that </3

Guide by FlanWasTaken updated November 27, 2022
Season 12 Guides
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109
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

LimitlessHavoc's Top Lane Riven

Guide by LimitlessHavoc updated February 6, 2022
  • In-depth
9.3
284
Votes
12
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[11.23] The Ultimate MASTERS Riven Guide to Carry S12

Guide by NPGRiven updated November 28, 2021
  • In-depth
9.2
176
Votes
11
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

Educational Darky's HIGH ELO GUIDE to Riven! [12.18]

Guide by DarkyTheReal updated October 6, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
73
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LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[10.10] Matchups of Riven [Completely updated]

Guide by Seth346 updated March 25, 2022
  • In-depth
8.9
46
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6
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

Silver Riven Main's Guide

Guide by MagicallyDelish4 updated November 7, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
8.3
36
Votes
7
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

[Season 12] High Elo Riven Guide l Carry Every Game l

Guide by wDesired updated April 30, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

Support Riven

Guide by Rosie2412412 updated May 1, 2022
  • Off-Meta
7.5
16
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LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

Riven Ultimate Guide for Season 11

Guide by SaltCat updated June 13, 2022
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

riven things bb

Guide by bigbeanboi4 updated January 2, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide
LoL Champion Riven Build Guide

FUZZYPOPKINS' S12 RIVEN GUIDE

Guide by FuzzyPopkins updated May 16, 2022
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Riven Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Riven we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Riven, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Riven this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.1. However, if you are a new Riven player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Riven!

Patch 13.1: 713321 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Riven's Runes

Riven's Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 14174 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 9582 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 2799 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Riven's Summoner Spells

Riven's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 53940 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 10819 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 44%

Win Rate 241 Games

Exhaust Flash

Riven's Starters

Riven's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 17408 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 29840 Games

Long Sword Health Potion

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 10580 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Riven's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 9435 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 46377 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 9514 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Riven's Ability Order

Riven's Best Ability Order 67%

Win Rate 8589 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Patch 13.1: 713324 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Riven's Runes

Riven's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 1777 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 164 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 79 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Riven's Summoner Spells

Riven's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 8860 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 1002 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 76 Games

Exhaust Flash

Riven's Starters

Riven's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 4839 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 2200 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1693 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Riven's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 6629 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Trinket 57%

Win Rate 1769 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 1615 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 13.1: 713329 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Riven's Runes

Riven's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 2172 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Runes 64%

Win Rate 91 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 239 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Riven's Summoner Spells

Riven's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 7375 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1128 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 37%

Win Rate 1359 Games

Flash Smite

Riven's Starters

Riven's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 4240 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 2418 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 955 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Riven's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 6492 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Riven's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 2141 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Riven's 3rd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 1322 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Riven Counters

Learn Riven's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Riven guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Riven Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Riven. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Riven Skins

Find Riven's skins and when they were last on sale. Never miss a sale for your favorite skin by using our Wish List feature! You can also find all Riven skins and chromas on Riven's skins page.

Riven's Abilities

Riven's Runic Blade
Runic Blade Riven's Passive Riven's Passive
Self
Riven's Passive
Riven's Passive
Riven's abilities charge her blade for 6 seconds, causing her to deal 30 / 36 / 42 / 48 / 54 / 60% of her total attack damage as bonus physical damage on her next basic attack (depending on level). The amount increases at level 6, and every 3 levels from there on. Riven can store up to 3 charges, and can only expend one at a time.

Runic Blade is affected by critical strike modifiers.
Q
Riven's Broken Wings
Broken Wings Riven's Q Ability
260
0
13
Riven steps forward and lashes out in a series of powerful sword slashes. This ability can be activated up to 3 times in a short period.

1st Use/2nd Use: Deals 15 / 35 / 55 / 75 / 95 (+0.8 per total attack damage) physical damage to a small area in front of her.

3rd Use: Jumps into the air and slams downward, causing a larger impact nova that deals the same damage and knocks nearby enemies up.
W
Riven's Ki Burst
Ki Burst Riven's W Ability
250
0
11 / 10 / 9 / 8 / 7
Riven stuns nearby enemies for 0.75 seconds and hits them for 65 / 95 / 125 / 155 / 185 (+1.0 per bonus attack damage) physical damage.
E
Riven's Valor
Valor Riven's E Ability
325
0
10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6
Riven dashes forward and gains a shield that protects her from up to 85 / 115 / 145 / 175 / 205 (+1.2 per bonus attack damage) for 1.5 seconds.
R
Riven's Blade of the Exile
Blade of the Exile Riven's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
0
120 / 90 / 60 / 60 / 60
Riven's sword reforms, giving her a bonus 20% Attack Damage, extended range on her damaging abilities and basic attacks for 15 seconds. She is also granted the ability to use Wind Slash once for the duration.
R
Riven's Wind Slash
Wind Slash Riven's Ultimate (R) Ability
900
0
120 / 90 / 60 / 60 / 60
Riven fires a wind slash that deals between 100 / 150 / 200 (+ 60% bonus AD) and 300 / 450 / 600 (+ 180% bonus AD) physical damage, based on their missing health.

Questions About Riven

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can we talk about riven real quick?

Can we talk about riven and he general bustedness? i feel like not enough people understand that a champion who has 4 gap closers, 2 cc abilities and a constant stacking passive dealing damage per autos at level 3 is strong or overpowered, and yet...

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I'm new

So, this is probably a dumb question but this is the first time I've played a game of this type and whenever I try to google my questions, I get answers that make zero sense to me lol So basically, I'm starting on Riven and I want to get good at...

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cant cancel animation with riven

i always try to cancel animation with riven but i cant idk why like q+w i cant even cancel it once anyone can help me to know why i cant

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carrying as riven

how do I carry a game as top, i'm tired of losing free games.

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I don't deal damage. Help?

So, I've just started playing Riven. Watched a TON of videos on her combos etc.... building Cleaver, Hydra etc.. yet I deal so little damage. In the videos I watch, the players are dealing massive damage by level 10 and when I do it, i am...

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Why is Inspiration good on riven?

Why is the Inspiration tree good on riven, i dont understand it, i play riven with domination tree and i enjoy it more, so i whant to know why is The Inspiration tree good on her :)

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Riven build after aery nerf...

What build should I take on riven on this preseason after aerly nerf? I dont know what to do

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Darius vs Riven

I have serious trouble against Riven top as Darius is there and tips and or strategies to defeat her? please let me know if there is, because she is the one champion i fear top

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What is the best way to play against Riven?

What is the best way to play against Riven in toplane? How do you counter her?

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Riven is hard as hell T_T

i really dont get how to play this champ, i searched few build and guides but these not really helped me to improve anything. Can someone recommend me a good guide for begginers in riven? i dont need to play her fully potential, i just want to...

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Riven's wall jump

How do you wall jump? How do you time it? How do you practice it?

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should i buy vayne or fiore or riven or fizz?

vayne or fiore or riven or fizz? i really dont know what to buy,i would like u guys to help me on thiz. thank you

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The best build.

What is the best builds for the Riven, and WarWick ? becuase im new to this and i ant some tisp before starting ranked gaming. pleae help and if you do. thanks a lot :#

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Why won't my guide save?

I've had my guide for a while, I had this problem a couple of months back, but it fixed itself when I took out some of the content and threw it all into one chapter with the normal guide set up. Now, the problem has reemerged and it makes it hard...

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What is the opportune time to buy the new Last Whisper?

I've done a TON of math on this. It seems that there is a pretty accurate time of ~ lv 5 and they have 50 bonus armor. Then I have to factor in all my abilities for Riven and her passive and how much the bonus armor percentage will increase...

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