The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Varus builds come out of our evaluation of 51,410 recently ranked Varus games. Only the best winrate Varus builds that are also in common use are recommended. Because we have so many rounds in our dataset, we are confident that we can generate the highest quality builds to help you win your next round!
To find more focused build guidance and advice, feel free to take a look at our guide farther down on the page. Additionally, to view Varus builds tailored to a particular division, pick your desired rank from the dropdown menu found above. If you change the selection, the best Varus build will capture that tier's meta gameplay.
Best Varus Runes
If you are playing a well-mixed enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting Varus the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his matches when built with these runes. However, if you are trying to beat a different enemy team composition, such as an AP centric or a CC heavy team, you should instead browse further down to view the best Varus runes to defeat your particular enemy team.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Varus Build
The most essential items to use in your Varus build are: Galeforce, Mortal Reminder, Muramana, and Runaan's Hurricane. Yet, as with our rune suggestions, you can also get great, focused, Varus item builds farther down for the specific enemy team comp you are facing in your current game. Those who added these pieces in their builds had a better winrate than players who used other Varus builds.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Varus
- Piercing Arrow can be used to last hit minions and harass enemy champions, hold it down longer for more range and power.
- Living Vengeance means you attack faster after killing something; last hit minions constantly to keep your attack speed up.
- Practice Piercing Arrow until you're a pro.