Volibear vs Skarner Counter Build

How to Win Volibear vs Skarner Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Skarner as Volibear in LoL

How to Beat Skarner as Volibear

1,140 Volibear vs Skarner Matchups Analyzed

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Skarner as Volibear came out of an evaluation of 1140 ranked rounds where both champions faced one another. This particular matchup is somewhat rare. Volibear encounters Skarner in only 0.4% of his matches.

Unfortunately, Volibear does a dismal job of countering Skarner. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.3% of matches the champs face one another in. In Volibear vs Skarner games, Volibear’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Skarner.

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Best Volibear Items to Counter Skarner

The most important items to focus on in your Volibear versus Skarner build consist of Divine Sunderer, Sterak's Gage, and Thornmail. When Volibear used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting Skarner than with many other typical builds. In fact, Volibear had an average win rate of 44.1% battling Skarner with these items in his kit.

Best Volibear Runes to Counter Skarner

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

To have the best likelihood of annihilating Skarner as Volibear, you should use the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Volibear vs Skarner matchups, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 42.9% win rate overall.

We have also shown the best Skarner runes to fend off Volibear to help you grasp how he will likely be kitted out versus your champ.


5.4 | Volibear Skarner | 4.1


5.9 | Volibear Skarner | 5.2


7.4 | Volibear Skarner | 10.1

Volibear vs Skarner Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page highlight some important Volibear versus Skarner counter statistics that may help us understand the differences between the pair. Volibear’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is less than Skarner’s KDA ratio of 2.7, highlighting that Volibear may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Skarner..

Volibear normally has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Skarner. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Volibear typically gets many more minion kills than Skarner. Champs that do not amass much CS typically do not require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities alone. Yet, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually must have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to beat the averages shown here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.22 | Volibear Skarner | 0.95

Largest Multi-Kill

1.28 | Volibear Skarner | 1.14

Damage Dealt

15,691 | Volibear Skarner | 10,895

Damage Taken

29,876 | Volibear Skarner | 24,785

Healing Done

8,789 | Volibear Skarner | 6,888

Vision Score

18 | Volibear Skarner | 21

Gold Earned

10,541 | Volibear Skarner | 10,059

Minions Killed

74 | Volibear Skarner | 31

Dragons Killed

0.92 | Volibear Skarner | 1.41

Barons Killed

0.17 | Volibear Skarner | 0.28


1.98 | Volibear Skarner | 1.52


0.41 | Volibear Skarner | 0.46

CC Duration (sec)

353 | Volibear Skarner | 603

Experience Earned

12,572 | Volibear Skarner | 12,296

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1,140 Volibear vs Skarner 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 Skarner as Volibear 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.