Volibear
tier-2
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Dr. Mundo
34.8%
Graves
34.9%
Karthus
36.1%
Udyr
36.6%
Rek'Sai
37.5%
Lillia
40.4%
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Core Build Order

Hailblade
Refillable Potion
Stealth Ward

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Turbo Chemtank
Bami's Cinder
Null-Magic Mantle
Cloth Armor

2nd

Dead Man's Plate
Winged Moonplate
Ruby Crystal
Chain Vest

3rd

Thornmail
Bramble Vest
Giant's Belt

4th

Spirit Visage
Spectre's Cowl
Kindlegem

5th

Sterak's Gage
Pickaxe
Phage
Ruby Crystal

6th

Core Build Path

Boots
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Bami's Cinder
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Ionian Boots of Lucidity
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Null-Magic Mantle
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Cloth Armor
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Turbo Chemtank
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Winged Moonplate
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Ruby Crystal
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Chain Vest
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Dead Man's Plate

Summoner Spells

FlashSmite

Damage Breakdown

36% AP

56% AD

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
adaptive_forceattack_speedscaling_cooldown_reduction
adaptive_forcearmormagic_resist
scaling_healtharmormagic_resist

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Skill Order

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Volibear's Matchups

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Win Rate

52.2%

(+4.6%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

6.3%

(+5.4%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

5.7%

(+3.5%)

vs last patch

Playing against Volibear

Key Insights
If Volibear is hard-CC'd during
Q
, it ends prematurely and resets its cooldown.
Q
resets Volibear's auto attack.
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.
W
applies on-hit effects, including
P
.
R
also damages and temporarily disables turrets.
Volibear is Unstoppable during
R
's cast.
Strengths
Excels at extended trades/fights and setting up turret dives.
Q
's stun is long enough to land
E
/
R
.
E
's cast animation can be hidden by attacking or using other abilities.
Synergizes well with
Sunfire Aegis
,
Dead Man's Plate
,
Sterak's Gage
,
Spirit Visage
,
Titanic Hydra
, and
Black Cleaver
. Can opt for
Goredrinker
,
Frostfire Gauntlet
,
Turbo Chemtank
,
Stridebreaker
,
Trinity Force
, or
Divine Sunderer
when needed.
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.
R
is telegraphed and slow.
Needs to cast
W
at least twice to have successful trades and fights.
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