Varus
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Twitch
42.6%
Sivir
44.4%
Tristana
45.7%
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46.2%
Ashe
46.9%
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Varus's Statistics

Playing against Varus

Key Insights
Detonating Blight stacks on enemy champions and epic monsters reduce Varus's basic ability cooldowns by 12% per stack.
Detonating Blights stacks with
Q
deal up to 80% bonus damage based on time charged.
W
can be activated to empower
Q
, dealing bonus % missing HP damage.
E
applies Grievous Wounds to enemies inside of its AoE.
R
applies max Blight stacks to affected units over its duration.
Power Spike
Very strong laner, and is considered to be a lane bully.
E
doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
His gank assist and teamfighting become much stronger after unlocking
R
.
For On-Hit, he synergizes well with
Galeforce
,
Blade of The Ruined King
,
Runaan's Hurricane
,
Guinsoo's Rageblade
,
Phantom Dancer
, and
Wit's End
. Can opt for
Kraken Slayer
or
Immortal Shieldbow
when needed.
For Lethality, he synergizes well with
Duskblade of Draktharr
,
Manamune
,
Edge of Night
,
The Collector
,
Youmuu's Ghostblade
, and
Serylda's Grudge
. Can opt for
Eclipse
or
Galeforce
when needed.
Vulnerable
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Needs to constantly land his skillshots or he'll have significantly lower damage output.
R
is his engage tool but also a protection tool. He becomes much easier to collapse on without it.
Win Rate
46.9%
(+0.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
2.6%
(+1.4%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
0.2%
(+0.1%)
vs last patch
DMG/min
707
(+25)
vs last patch

Highest Win % Recommended Build

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Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Blade
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Core Build Path: 51.45% Win Rate (344 Games)

Berserker's Greaves
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Noonquiver
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Pickaxe
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Cloak of Agility
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Kraken Slayer
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Zeal
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Runaan's Hurricane

Core Final Build: 55.26% Win Rate (38 Games)

Kraken Slayer
Berserker's Greaves
Runaan's Hurricane
Infinity Edge
Edge of Night
Guardian Angel

Runes: 55.00% Win Rate (60 Games)

Precision
Lethal Tempo
1.5s after damaging a champion gain a large amount of Attack Speed. Lethal Tempo allows you to temporarily exceed the attack speed limit.
Presence of Mind
Increase your mana or energy regeneration when damaging an enemy champion. Takedowns restore mana or energy.
Legend: Alacrity
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Attack Speed.
Cut Down
Deal more damage to champions with more max health than you.
Domination
Taste of Blood
Heal when you damage an enemy champion.
Ravenous Hunter
Unique takedowns grant permanent Omnivamp.
Attack Speed
+9% Attack Speed
Adaptive Force
+6 AD or +10 AP
Scaling Health
+15-90 HP, lvls 1-18
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Skill Order

Q

W

E

Damage Breakdown

19%

77% AD

Most Frequent Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Blade
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Core Build Path: 48.97% Win Rate (388 Games)

Caulfield's Warhammer
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Manamune
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Ionian Boots of Lucidity
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Serrated Dirk
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Caulfield's Warhammer
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Duskblade of Draktharr

Core Final Build: 52.54% Win Rate (59 Games)

Manamune
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Duskblade of Draktharr
Edge of Night
Serylda's Grudge
Guardian Angel

Runes: 46.43% Win Rate (392 Games)

Precision
Lethal Tempo
1.5s after damaging a champion gain a large amount of Attack Speed. Lethal Tempo allows you to temporarily exceed the attack speed limit.
Presence of Mind
Increase your mana or energy regeneration when damaging an enemy champion. Takedowns restore mana or energy.
Legend: Alacrity
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Attack Speed.
Coup de Grace
Deal more damage to low health enemy champions.
Domination
Taste of Blood
Heal when you damage an enemy champion.
Ravenous Hunter
Unique takedowns grant permanent Omnivamp.
Attack Speed
+9% Attack Speed
Adaptive Force
+6 AD or +10 AP
Armor
+5 Armor
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Skill Order

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E

W

Damage Breakdown

19%

77% AD

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