Varus Counters

LoL Varus Counters and Best Teammmates

The Best LoL Champions to Synergize and Counter Varus

87,428 Varus Counters and Matchups Analyzed


We determined the best and worst Varus counters with information taken from 87,428 ranked LoL rounds. We have established those champions with the highest and lowest rates of victory versus him. Furthermore, we have found which champions can serve as great allies to improve your rank.

As shown above, Nocturne is the strongest challenger for Varus with a 54.0% win fraction against him. Similarly, Dr. Mundo and Zyra are the next scariest threats to Varus. These two champs have win rates of 54.0% and 54.0%, respectively. You should avoid bringing him into a match where one of these champs has already been selected.

Conversely, if you are playing against Akshan, you probably should expect to do much better. Varus counters them with a solid win percentage of 59.0%. Equally, you can anticipate doing very well against Gangplank and Azir. These champs have the next poorest winrates when trying to counter Varus.

Varus Team Synergies

If you are seeking great champion synergies for your own teammates to improve your win percentage even further, look at our Varus synergies above. Regardless of his lane, he does very well when on the same team as Yorick. This pairing typically enhances his chances of winning by 2.0%. Trundle and Nocturne are also fantastic champs to pair with.

Our Methods

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We comb through millions of League of Legends matches pulled directly from Riot’s servers each week. We analyze the data using advanced algorithms to bring you the most accurate Varus counters online.

Guide to Countering Varus

  • 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.