4

Tier

Win Rate

49.4%

Pick Rate

7.8%

Ban Rate

1.7%

Matches

120,399
Varus Runes57.4% Win Rate (2,892 Games)
PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.move_speed,Move Speedlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
lol:shardInfo.health,Healthlol:shardInfo.tenacity_slow_resist,Tenacity & Slow Resistlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
Core Varus Item Build Order57.2% Win Rate (1,729 Games)
Doran's Blade

Starting

Berserker's Greaves

1st

Blade of The Ruined King

2nd

Guinsoo's Rageblade

3rd

Terminus

4th

Jak'Sho, The Protean

5th

Wit's End

6th

Doran's Blade
Berserker's Greaves
Blade of The Ruined King
Guinsoo's Rageblade
Terminus
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Wit's End

Core Varus Item Build Path

Situational

Runaan's Hurricane
Guardian Angel
Immortal Shieldbow
Kraken Slayer
Mercurial Scimitar
Bloodthirster
Edge of Night

Summoner Spells

57.6% Win Rate (1,782 Games)
FlashGhost
Varus Skill Order64.6% Win Rate (195 Games)

Q

W

E

Living Vengeance

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Piercing Arrow

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Blighted Quiver

W

W

W

W

W

Hail of Arrows

E

E

E

E

E

Chain of Corruption

R

R

R

Varus's Counters for ADC, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

Discover the ultimate counters for Varus with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Varus in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Varus counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Nilah
48.5%
39.4%
1.0%
1,116
Draven
49.2%
42.3%
3.0%
3,462
Kalista
49.8%
45.5%
1.6%
1,868
Samira
50.8%
48.1%
3.4%
3,913
Lucian
50.6%
48.7%
5.5%
6,320

Varus's Trends for ADC, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Varus. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Varus is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

49.4%

(-0.6%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

7.8%

(-1.0%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

1.7%

(-0.4%)
vs last patch

Varus Guide for ADC, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

Learn Varus with our Varus guide. Learn about Varus's strengths and Varus's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Varus, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
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
    Varus
    Q
    deal up to 80% bonus damage based on time charged.
  • Varus
    W
    can be activated to empower
    Varus
    Q
    , dealing bonus % missing HP damage.
  • Varus
    R
    applies max Blight stacks to affected units over its duration.
Strengths
  • Very strong laner, and is considered to be a lane bully.
  • Varus
    E
    doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
  • His gank assist and teamfighting become much stronger after unlocking
    Varus
    R
    .
  • For On-Hit, he excels with items that boost his attack speed, on-hit effects, and mixed damage.
  • For Lethality, he excels with items enhancing his poke damage, burst potential, and ability penetration.
Weaknesses
  • Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
  • Needs to constantly land his skillshots or he'll have significantly lower damage output.
  • Varus
    R
    is his engage tool but also a protection tool. He becomes much easier to collapse on without it.

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