4

Tier

Win Rate

49.2%

Pick Rate

7.9%

Ban Rate

1.8%

Matches

79,596
Varus Runes41.9% Win Rate (43 Games)
PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
ElectrocutePredatorDark HarvestHail of Blades
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
PrecisionSorceryInspirationResolve
Hextech FlashtraptionMagical FootwearTriple Tonic
Future's MarketMinion DematerializerBiscuit Delivery
Cosmic InsightApproach VelocityTime Warp Tonic
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 Order35.3% Win Rate (17 Games)
Doran's Blade

Starting

Youmuu's Ghostblade

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

2nd

Opportunity

3rd

Edge of Night

4th

Serylda's Grudge

5th

Maw of Malmortius

6th

Doran's Blade
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Opportunity
Edge of Night
Serylda's Grudge
Maw of Malmortius

Core Varus Item Build Path

Situational

Guardian Angel
The Collector
Wit's End
Serpent's Fang
Blade of The Ruined King

Summoner Spells

40.0% Win Rate (30 Games)
FlashHeal
Varus Skill Order50.0% Win Rate (6 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+ [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.
Rank
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
1
Nilah
47.1%
39.7%
1.0%
749
2
Draven
48.6%
41.8%
3.1%
2,398
3
Kalista
49.4%
45.2%
1.6%
1,227
4
Lucian
50.8%
48.3%
5.3%
4,064
5
Samira
50.4%
48.3%
3.3%
2,555

Varus's Trends for ADC, Platinum+ [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

49.2%

(-0.8%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

7.9%

(-0.9%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

1.8%

(-0.4%)
vs last patch

Varus Guide for ADC, Platinum+ [14.4]

Learn Varus with our Varus guide. Learn about Varus's strengths and Varus 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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