Nami vs Varus Counter Build

How to Win Nami vs Varus Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Varus as Nami in LoL

How to Beat Varus as Nami

5,670 Nami vs Varus Matchups Analyzed

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL rounds every week. Within our database, Nami engaged Varus in 5670 matches. With so many matchups for Nami vs Varus provides us faith in our ability to provide enlightening data and a supported build to smash Varus This pairing is somewhat rare. Nami encounters Varus in only 3.1% of her games.

Nami does a good job of countering Varus. Typically, she wins a whopping 52.2% of games the champs fight each other in. In Nami against Varus games, Nami’s team is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood, implying that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Varus.

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Best Nami Items to Counter Varus

The most important items to prioritize in your Nami versus Varus build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Shard of True Ice, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Nami bought at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better countering Varus than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Nami had an average win rate of 66.8% when countering Varus with this counter build.

Best Nami Runes to Counter Varus

Summon Aery Rune Summon Aery
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Scorch Rune Scorch
Font of Life Rune Font of Life
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

To have the best likelihood of crushing Varus as Nami, you should equip the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Font of Life, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Nami vs Varus counters, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 56.1% winrate overall.

We have also displayed the top Varus runes to duel Nami to help you infer how he will likely be played against your champ.


1.9 | Nami Varus | 6.3


5.3 | Nami Varus | 6


14.8 | Nami Varus | 7.2

Nami vs Varus Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here feature some critical Nami vs. Varus matchup stats that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. As an example, Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.2 is better than Varus’s ratio of 2.3, showing that Nami may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Varus. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Nami typically has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, she receives a similar amount of damage to Varus. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Nami vs Varus matchups, Nami typically totals much less CS than Varus. Champions that do not finish with many minion kills normally do not have to have much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are able to scale adequately off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with plenty of CS, such as ADCs, typically must have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to best the values displayed here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.34 | Nami Varus | 1.48

Largest Multi-Kill

0.84 | Nami Varus | 1.48

Damage Dealt

8,175 | Nami Varus | 19,099

Damage Taken

14,050 | Nami Varus | 16,062

Healing Done

9,868 | Nami Varus | 3,738

Vision Score

48 | Nami Varus | 18

Gold Earned

7,859 | Nami Varus | 11,192

Minions Killed

13 | Nami Varus | 160

Dragons Killed

0.04 | Nami Varus | 0.23

Barons Killed

0.01 | Nami Varus | 0.05


2.19 | Nami Varus | 2.16


0.56 | Nami Varus | 0.5

CC Duration (sec)

180 | Nami Varus | 254

Experience Earned

10,401 | Nami Varus | 11,985

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5,670 Nami vs Varus matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Varus as Nami comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.