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Varus

The Arrow of Retribution

AssassinFighter
Physical Damage
MidBottom

General counter information:

Build TenacityDeny FarmHard CCKnock BackTry to kite and pokePlay aggressive early game

Counter Items & Summoner Spells:

Health Points: 400 (+82 / per level) Health Regen: 4.5
Mana Points: 250 (+36 / per level) Mana Regen: 30
Damage: 46 (+3 / per level) Attack Speed: 0.658 (+2.65 / per level)
Attack Range: 575 Movement Speed: 310
Armor: 13.5 (+3.4 / per level) Magic Resistance: 30 (+1.25 / per level)
Influence Points (IP): 6300 Riot Points (RP): 975

Living Vengeance

Passive

On champion kill or assist, Varus gains 40% attack speed for 6 seconds.On minion kill, Varus gains 20% attack speed for 3 seconds.

Piercing Arrow

Q

First Cast: Varus starts drawing back his next shot, gradually increasing its range and damage.
Second Cast: Varus fires, dealing physical damage, reduced by 15% per enemy hit (minimum 33%).
Range: 850 - 1475
Projectile Speed: 1900

Cooldown: 16/14/12/10/8 seconds
Cost: 70/75/80/85/90 mana
Minimum Damage: 10/47/83/120/157 (+1.0 per attack damage)
Maximum Damage: 15/70/125/180/235 (+1.6 per attack damage)

Blighted Quiver

W

Passive: Varus basic attacks deal bonus magic damage and apply Blight for 6 seconds (stacks 3 times).Varus other abilities detonate Blight, dealing magic damage equal to a percentage of the targets maximum health per stack. This damage is capped against monsters.

On-hit Damage: 10/14/18/22/26 (+0.25 per ability power)
Blight Damage per Stack: 2/2.75/3.5/4.25/5% (+0.01% per ability power)

Hail of Arrows

E

Active: Varus fires a hail of arrows that deals physical damage and desecrates the ground for 4 seconds.Desecrated Ground reduces healing effects by 50% and slows enemy movement speed.
Cost: 80 mana
Range: 925

Cooldown: 18/16/14/12/10 seconds
Physical Damage: 65/100/135/170/205 (+0.6 per bonus attack damage)
Slow Percentage: 25/30/35/40/45 %

Chain of Corruption

R

Active: Varus flings out a tendril of corruption that deals magic damage and immobilizes the first enemy champion hit for 2 seconds.The corruption then spreads towards nearby uninfected enemy champions, applying the same damage and immobilize if it reaches them. The corruption will continue to spread until there are no further unaffected targets in range.
Cost: 100 mana
Range: 1075
Projectile Speed: 2000

Cooldown: 120/105/90 seconds
Magic Damage: 150/250/350 (+1.0 per ability power)


Counter Tips

Varus does not have any escape abiltiies. Try to focus him in teamfights.
Move away from a target hit by Varus's ultimate, as it will chain onto you if you don't move far enough from the initial location.

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