Volibear Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Volibear Item Build Order

60.2% Win Rate (1152 Games)
Doran's Ring

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

1st

Rod of Ages

2nd

Navori Flickerblade

3rd

Spirit Visage

4th

Navori Flickerblade

5th

Rod of Ages

6th

Doran's Ring
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Rod of Ages
Navori Flickerblade
Spirit Visage
Navori Flickerblade
Rod of Ages

Core Volibear Item Build Path

Situational

Frozen Heart
Thornmail
Dead Man's Plate
Sundered Sky
Unending Despair
Iceborn Gauntlet
Jak'Sho, The Protean

Summoner Spells

3185 Games59%
2783 Games55%

Volibear Skill Order

0
The Relentless Storm

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Thundering Smash
Frenzied Maul
Sky Splitter
Stormbringer

Volibear Guide

Learn Volibear with our Volibear guide. Learn about Volibear's strengths and Volibear's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Volibear, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • If Volibear is hard-CC'd during
    Volibear
    Q
    , it ends prematurely and resets its cooldown.
  • Volibear
    Q
    resets Volibear's auto attack.
  • Volibear
    W
    applies Wounded to its target. If cast on a Wounded enemy, it deals 50% increased damage and heals him based on his missing HP. This healing is halved vs. minions.
  • Volibear
    W
    applies on-hit effects, including
    Volibear
    P
    .
  • Volibear
    R
    also damages and temporarily disables turrets.
Strengths
  • Excels at extended trades/fights and setting up turret dives.
  • Volibear
    Q
    's stun is long enough to land
    Volibear
    E
    /
    Volibear
    R
    .
  • Volibear
    E
    's cast animation can be hidden by attacking or using other abilities.
  • Excels with items that enhance his tankiness, damage output, and sustain.
Weaknesses
  • Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
  • Needs a lead to stay ahead, and falls off it he doesn't get one.
  • Volibear
    R
    is telegraphed and slow.
  • Needs to cast
    Volibear
    W
    at least twice to have successful trades and fights.