Varus
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Toughest Matchups:
Draven
40.7%
Xayah
42.6%
Yasuo
43.8%
Sivir
44.4%
Jhin
46.5%
Samira
48.1%
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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.
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
48.7%
(+1.5%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
1.9%
(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
0.1%
(0.0%)
vs last patch
DMG/min
700
(+19)
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: 51.48% Win Rate (371 Games)

Noonquiver
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Vampiric Scepter
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Cloak of Agility
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Immortal Shieldbow
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Berserker's Greaves
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Hearthbound Axe
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Negatron Cloak
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Wit's End

Core Final Build: 49.28% Win Rate (69 Games)

Immortal Shieldbow
Berserker's Greaves
Wit's End
Guinsoo's Rageblade
Serylda's Grudge
Guardian Angel

Runes: 57.38% Win Rate (61 Games)

Precision
Lethal Tempo
Gain attack speed when attacking an enemy champion, stacking up to 6 times. At max stacks, gain Attack Range and remove your Attack Speed limit.
Presence of Mind
Increase your mana or energy regeneration when damaging an enemy champion. Takedowns restore mana or energy.
Legend: Bloodline
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Lifesteal. Weaker earlier but stronger later game than other Legend Runes.
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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Damage Breakdown

20%

76% AD

Most Frequent Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Blade
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Core Build Path: 53.72% Win Rate (373 Games)

Noonquiver
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Boots
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Vampiric Scepter
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Cloak of Agility
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Immortal Shieldbow
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Berserker's Greaves
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Hearthbound Axe
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Negatron Cloak
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Wit's End

Core Final Build: 49.28% Win Rate (69 Games)

Immortal Shieldbow
Berserker's Greaves
Wit's End
Guinsoo's Rageblade
Serylda's Grudge
Guardian Angel

Runes: 49.54% Win Rate (436 Games)

Precision
Lethal Tempo
Gain attack speed when attacking an enemy champion, stacking up to 6 times. At max stacks, gain Attack Range and remove your 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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Damage Breakdown

20%

76% AD

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