Varus
tier-5
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Blade
Health Potion

Core Build Path: 51.36% Win Rate (5975 Games)

Berserker's Greaves
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Immortal Shieldbow
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Guinsoo's Rageblade
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Blade of The Ruined King
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Wit's End
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Phantom Dancer

Core Final Build: 51.36% Win Rate (5975 Games)

Berserker's Greaves
Immortal Shieldbow
Guinsoo's Rageblade
Blade of The Ruined King
Wit's End
Phantom Dancer

Runes

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.
Triumph
Takedowns restore 10% of your missing health and grant an additional 20 gold.
Legend: Alacrity
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Attack Speed.
Last Stand
Deal more damage to champions while you are low on health.
Domination
Taste of Blood
Heal when you damage an enemy champion.
Treasure Hunter
Unique takedowns grant additional gold the first time they are collected.
Attack Speed
+10% Attack Speed
Adaptive Force
+9 Adaptive Force
Armor
+6 Armor
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Skill Order

Q

W

E

Damage Breakdown

Varus's Statistics

Kills7.5

Deaths6.1

Assists6.9

Damage20,736.3

Damage Mitigated11,267.2

Gold Earned12,319.2

Gold Earned12,319.2

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
Immortal Shieldbow
,
Runaan's Hurricane
,
Guinsoo's Rageblade
,
Phantom Dancer
,
Wit's End
, and
Blade of The Ruined King
. Can opt for
Galeforce
or
Kraken Slayer
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.
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