The best picks globally to counter Varus include Nidalee, Lee Sin, and Gragas. These champions are all great at countering Varus with high win rates over 60%. Even if these Varus counter picks are not chosen in your lane, it's not a good idea to play him into one of these matchups. They will usually crush Varus.
Conversely, if the other team brings either Galio or Heimerdinger, you should strongly think about picking him, as he easily dominates these champs with win rates over 54% against each ofthem.
Varus deals a ton of damage, so focus him first in teamfights to ensure team survival.
Run far away to avoid Varus's ult, because it can continue bouncing to your teammates if it hits.
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