Originally Posted by Xypherous
Riven is probably the most boring kit that you could ever see on paper - eeeever. I mean, Fiora's kit has more unique and interesting stuff than Riven's - Fiora has riposte and blade waltz as being super marquee things.
Riven on the other hand is what? She has a short dash that deals damage - She has three of them, sure - but that doesn't really make it 'unique', just repeated - a pbAOE stun, dash + shield, ad steroid and cone nuke.
Uniqueness and novelty aren't really all that important as the execution of uniqueness and novelty - There's not a single unique or new mechanic on Riven's kit.. pretty much at all.
Riven has unique and cool animations. Thats what makes her very fun to play. 80% of the uniqueness and fun of playing a champion resembles in the artists and animators.
Look at pulsefire ezreal, has the same kit as ezreal and will be a massive firesale.
So a problem in boring fiora is for example in no animations in riposte.