Varus Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion

Varus

51,410 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

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.

Overall

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Versus Selected Team Comp
Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind

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.

LoL Item GaleforceLoL Item Mortal ReminderLoL Item MuramanaLoL Item Runaan's Hurricane

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item GaleforceLoL Item Infinity EdgeLoL Item BloodthirsterLoL Item Runaan's Hurricane

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item GaleforceLoL Item Mortal ReminderLoL Item Guinsoo's RagebladeLoL Item Blade of The Ruined King

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Edge of NightLoL Item Serylda's Grudge

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Kraken SlayerLoL Item Wit's EndLoL Item Guinsoo's RagebladeLoL Item Blade of The Ruined King

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.