How to Win Nautilus vs Volibear Counter Matchup Nautilus is in the a tier of champions

Nautilus vs Volibear

How to Beat Volibear as Nautilus in LoL Volibear is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Volibear as Nautilus

based on 5,847 Nautilus vs Volibear matchups
Win Rate
48.6 %
K/D/A
2.37
Pick Rate
5.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Volibear as Nautilus resulted from an evaluation of 5847 ranked rounds where both champions battled each other. This champion matchup is fairly uncommon. Nautilus has to counter Volibear in only 5.8% of his games.

Nautilus vs Volibear Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nautilus has done a below average job of beating Volibear. Normally, he wins a acceptable 48.6% of games the champions face off with each other in. In Nautilus versus Volibear rounds, Nautilus’s team is 0.2% more likely to gain first blood, indicating that he probably will get first blood versus Volibear.

Best Nautilus vs Volibear Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionRelic Shield

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsMobility Boots

Core Nautilus Items

~22 Mins
Locket of the Iron SolariBulwark of the MountainForce of Nature

Optional Items

Knight's VowZeke's ConvergenceThornmailRanduin's Omen

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Nautilus to level up q
>
Second ability for Nautilus to level up e
>
Last skill for Nautilus to max out w

Runes

Resolve Aftershock Shield BashBone PlatingUnflinching
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryCosmic Insight
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Nautilus's passive ability p
Nautilus q ability q
Nautilus w ability w
Nautilus e ability e
Nautilus's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Volibear as Nautilus

Tips for Playing as Nautilus against Volibear

Riptide has a delayed blast timing on activation - you can use this while running away or when enemies are incoming to serve as a deterrent.

While ganking, consider aiming Dredge Line at nearby terrain and following it up with Riptide for a higher hit rate.

Nautilus vs Volibear Counter Stats

Nautilus Image
Win Rate
48.6 %
VS
Win Rate
51.4 %
Volibear Image
2.3
< Kills >
6
6.5
< Deaths >
5.9
13.1
< Assists >
8.4
0.43
< Killing Sprees >
1.4
36
< Minions Killed >
74
0.05
< Dragons Killed >
1.07
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.5
2,153
< Physical Damage >
8,973
5,219
< Magic Damage >
5,668
759
< True Damage >
1,202
8,132
< Damage Dealt >
15,844
18,606
< Damage Taken >
28,971
7,869
< Gold Earned >
11,156
1.46
< Towers >
2.19
0.01
< Baron Takedowns >
0.22
1,294
< Total Healing >
7,377
10,151
< Experience >
13,125
44
< Vision Score >
19
21
< Wards Placed >
6
328
< Time Dealing CC >
428

How to Counter Volibear with Nautilus in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several vital Nautilus versus Volibear counter stats that may help you appreciate the differences between the two. As an example, Nautilus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Volibear’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Nautilus may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Volibear. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.

Nautilus often has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Volibear. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Nautilus and Volibear

Damage Types Compared

Nautilus
Volibear
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nautilus
Volibear

Who is Better, Nautilus or Volibear?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Nautilus usually loses when taking on Volibear, with a 48.6% win rate. Therefore, Nautilus makes a poor counter to Volibear.

While Nautilus does have a lower winrate compared to Volibear, when they face off with one another, Nautilus also has a much greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Nautilus into Volibear.

Furthermore, Nautilus has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Volibear. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Nautilus vs Volibear matchups, Volibear is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Nautilus is a somewhat poor counter to Volibear. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Nautilus against Volibear.

Additional Information for Nautilus Players

How We Calculated Our Nautilus vs Volibear Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Volibear as Nautilus, we analyzed 5,847 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 Volibear as Nautilus 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Nautilus to counter Volibear during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nautilus often gets less CS as Volibear. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Nautilus versus Volibear build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Bulwark of the Mountain, and Force of Nature. When Nautilus combined at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting Volibear than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Nautilus had an average win rate of 48.6% battling Volibear with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of defeating Volibear as Nautilus, Nautilus players should take the Aftershock, Shield Bash, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players picked for Nautilus vs Volibear face-offs, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 48.6% winrate overall.

If you want to see Nautilus x Volibear tips and counter stats for a an individual skill level, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions given are calculated using all matches with data with both champions.