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Varus Build Guide by Darkoey

Top Varus Ap Top Build 13.12

Top Varus Ap Top Build 13.12

Updated on June 28, 2023
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Runes:

Precision
Press the Attack
Overheal
Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand

Resolve
Bone Plating
Shield Bash
Bonus:

+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+6 Armor

Spells:

LoL Summoner Spell: Barrier

Barrier

LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

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Champion Build Guide

Varus Ap Top Build 13.12

By Darkoey
Varus Ap Runes

With Comet, E is taken at level 1. But this build takes Blighted Quiver instead, W gives your autos bonus dmg and applies a blight stack.

Press the Attack: PTA synergizes exceptionally well with this build. The primary focus is to trigger PTA by landing three consecutive auto-attacks when enemies come within your auto attack range. After proccing PTA, follow up with a W-Q combo. While maximizing the charge time of your Q ability will result in higher damage output, it is not mandatory. The crucial aspect is to ensure you successfully activate all three W stacks for maximum effectiveness.

Bone Plating: To prevent being bursted down in trades, utilize the Bone Plating rune. This reduces incoming damage, making it harder for enemies to execute a one-shot combo or deal significant burst damage.

Core Items

Nashor's Tooth is a huge powerspike for Varus Top, the bonus Attack Speed means faster combos and it provides overall damage. Having your Ult on cooldown is a big weakness for Varus, but with Nashor’s, you’re still pretty strong in an extended fight.
Once you acquire Riftmaker, its effect allows you to efficiently shred through tanky champions like Sion, Cho'Gath, and others.

Situational Items

For your 3rd item, build Zhonya's Hourglass or Banshee's Veil, by then you will have enough damage, so you will need to go a defensive item. It’s fine to build both. The only way for the enemy to shut you down is to one-shot you, but with a well-timed Stopwatch/Zhonyas, it can turn into an easy reverse sweep.

Varus King either goes for Plated Steelcaps (vs ad) or Mercury's Treads (vs ap), he never goes Sorcerer’s Shoes as he find it’s more useful to have defensive boots for top lane Varus.

Final Thoughts



This Varus Build is highly inspired by Korean Player 'Varus King'.

Check out this Varus Guide on my website, where I go more in-depth.
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