Varus

Varus Build

champion classes marksman

Marksman

Average difficulty

Power Spike (Early, Mid, Late)

Early

Mid

Late

Playstyle

Damage Type

50% ap

50% ad

Bottom

Win  48.7%  Pick 4.8%  Ban 0.2%

Bottom

Win  48.7%  Pick 4.8%  Ban 0.2%

Middle

Win  46.2%  Pick 0.2%  Ban 0.2%

Standard Varus

Win 54.8% • Default build

Varus Runes

Best runes for the selected Varus build:

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Precision
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Inspiration
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summoner spells

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Core items

Starter

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Early items

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Core items

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Full build

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Situational items

All

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Items vs heavy AP team

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Items vs heavy AD team

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Varus Skill Order

Q
W
E
Recommended skill order for Standard Varus build:
VarusQ spells
VarusW spells
VarusE spells
VarusR spells
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R
17
E
18
E

Varus best lane matchups

Twitch

+ 109.1

GD@15

Kalista

+ 98.6

GD@15

Lucian

+ 55.7

GD@15

Varus worst lane matchups

Yasuo

- 111.1

GD@15

Vayne

- 61.6

GD@15

Twitch

- 58.7

GD@15

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General information

Varus Abilities

Description
Cooldowns

Living Vengeance

VarusPassive spells
P

Kills and assists give Varus a boost in attack speed for a short duration. This boost is much greater when an enemy champion has been killed.

Piercing Arrow

VarusQ spells
Q

Varus readies an arrow in his bow and charges it up before releasing it. The longer he charges, the further it will go and the more damage it will do.

Blighted Quiver

VarusW spells
W

Varus passively gains bonus magic damage on his basic attacks. His other abilities will do bonus damage if they hit an enemy that has been afflicted with the blight. This ability can also be activated before a Piercing Arrow in order to increase the damge.

Hail of Arrows

VarusE spells
E

Varus fires a hail of arrows at the target location dealing damage to enemies within and creating a dead zone. While in side the deadzone, enemies will be slowed and recieve reduced healing from all sources.

Chain of Corruption

VarusR spells
R

Varus launches a corrupted tendril at his enemies which roots the first enemy champion that it hits. It then proceeds to spread to nearby enemy champions and immobilizing them as well if they stay with in range.

Basic Combos

Basic Trading Combo

AA
VarusE spells
E
AA
AA
AA
VarusW spells
W
VarusQ spells
Q

Apply 3 stacks of Blight through your W Passive before using an ability for extra damage.

Quick tips to play Varus

Try to poke consistently with your

VarusW
VarusQ

combo and then look to all in the enemy when they’re low.

Try to poke the enemy as much as you can before a team fight occurs. If the enemy over extends, don’t be afraid to throw out your

VarusR

Never leave your team's side as you will be easy pickings for an Assassin or Bruiser. Stick with your Support throughout the later stages of the game.

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