Volibear vs Swain Counter Build

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

How to Beat Swain as Volibear

8,732 Volibear vs Swain Matchups Analyzed

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games each and every week. This guide on how to beat Swain as Volibear came out of an analysis of 8732 ranked matches where both champs faced each other. This particular matchup is relatively rare. Volibear encounters Swain in only 3.3% of his rounds.

Unfortunately, Volibear has done a terrible job of countering Swain. On average, he wins a lowly 46.7% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Volibear against Swain rounds, Volibear’s side is 0.1% less probable to get first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Swain.

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Best Volibear Items to Counter Swain

The top items to prioritize in your Volibear versus Swain build consist of Divine Sunderer, Thornmail, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Volibear combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better vs Swain than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Volibear boasted an average winrate of 62.7% when countering Swain with this build.

Best Volibear Runes to Counter Swain

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

To have the best probability of coming out on top against Swain as Volibear, Volibear players should use the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Celerity, and Waterwalking runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Volibear vs Swain counter picks, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 53.3% win rate overall.

We have also included the best Swain runes to fend off Volibear to help you grasp how he will likely be played to try to beat you.


5.8 | Volibear Swain | 5.7


6.2 | Volibear Swain | 6.7


7.5 | Volibear Swain | 11

Volibear vs Swain Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here underscore several strategic Volibear versus Swain matchup statistics that can help you figure out the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Volibear’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is worse than Swain’s ratio of 2.5, demonstrating that Volibear may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Swain..

Volibear usually has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Swain. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with higher health has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Volibear commonly gets a similar number of CS than Swain. Champs that do not finish with very much CS normally do not require much CS to be useful. They are able to scale easily off of their skills and stats alone. Although, champions with plenty of CS, such as carries, typically must have a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to outperform the values presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

1.33 | Volibear Swain | 1.29

Largest Multi-Kill

1.31 | Volibear Swain | 1.4

Damage Dealt

16,649 | Volibear Swain | 21,076

Damage Taken

31,296 | Volibear Swain | 22,512

Healing Done

9,205 | Volibear Swain | 5,923

Vision Score

19 | Volibear Swain | 34

Gold Earned

10,676 | Volibear Swain | 9,848

Minions Killed

69 | Volibear Swain | 64

Dragons Killed

1.01 | Volibear Swain | 0.11

Barons Killed

0.18 | Volibear Swain | 0.03


1.86 | Volibear Swain | 1.87


0.42 | Volibear Swain | 0.47

CC Duration (sec)

373 | Volibear Swain | 209

Experience Earned

12,857 | Volibear Swain | 11,378

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8,732 Volibear vs Swain 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 Swain 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.