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Volibear Build Guide by BaLoRi


My IMMORTAL New Volibear Rework Build

By BaLoRi | Updated on September 17, 2020
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Runes: Immortal Version

1 2
Grasp of the Undying
Shield Bash
Second Wind

Cheap Shot
Ravenous Hunter

+10% Attack Speed
+6 Armor
+6 Armor


LoL Summoner Spell: Flash


LoL Summoner Spell: Ignite


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Champion Build Guide

My IMMORTAL New Volibear Rework Build

By BaLoRi
About Me

Hello everyone,

My nickname is BaLoRi, I am an Educational Content-Build Creator that I got 1 goal every single time. To create the MOST POWERFUL builds for each champion, that will give you the FREE ELO that you really want and rank up with your own skills in any DIVISION you want.
Forget about everything else, cause this is going to be how you will play Volibear from now on and reach insanely crazy win ratios!

With this build you will have around 80% Win ratio at Iron to Gold Elo, 70% Win Ratio At Platinum Elo and 60-61% At Diamond-Challenger Elo!

Feel free to join me in our youtube Channel: for more BUILDS and GUIDES, our ultimate Stream: and join our Discord server for real time build creation: and reach any ELO you want!

Nothing will stop you, nothing will win against you, the only thing they will ever feel is FEAR from your insane damage!

Hope to enjoy your Elo Boost!
Best regards.
An introduction to Immortal Volibear Build Back to Top
Lets start about why we call Volibear with this build IMMORTAL and why we choosing this build instead of anything else, the answer is pretty simple cause its going to be close to IMPOSSIBLE to die, no matter what enemies you will have!
New Volibear after the rework as a champion got lots more powerful than before and right now got almost a non-punish kit, you can literally go in with your Thundering Smash stun the target, then press Sky Splitter to receive a huge shield and damage-slow the target and then just press Frenzied Maul to totally DESTROY him, while healing for an insanely big amount of HP, the new volibear kit is created to be played with this build, cause you got Heals, Shields, TONS OF CC and an ultimate that will also give you much more HP, the bonus HP with this build means that you will you will multiply the sustain that you got at least x2!

Check out what our Full Immortal Volibear build can do here in a full late game:
With this build Volibear will be a total MONSTER in ANY LANE, be it Top, Mid, Jungle, support or even BOT cause we maximizing his potential greatly by using the BEST item-runes combinations that will make you unstoppable while of course having tons of fun while playing him!
New Volibear is one of the champions right now that not only will totally destroy any champion, or even 3 champions (1v3) with our build, but will also support his teammates cause of your ultimate that will literally throw you into the enemy team tanking and damaging all of them at the same time, while receiving close to zero damage back!

Lets get started by explaining WHY Volibear with our build is the STRONGEST of all!

And Here you can see what our Conqueror Volibear Build can do:
Volibear New Skills Back to Top
Before we start talking about our runes choices and why we are playing with them we need to understand how the new volibear's kit works.
Lets start with his skills:

Passive: The Relentless Storm THE RELENTLESS STORM
Volibear's attacks and abilities grant attack speed, and eventually cause his basic attacks to deal bonus magic damage to nearby enemies. This means that you will have SPLASH DAMAGE to 1st Farm better early while of course damaging our enemy laner but also do more damage in teamfights cause you will be able to hit multiple targets just by focusing always ONE!

Q: Thundering Smash THUNDERING SMASH
Volibear gains speed towards enemies, stunning and damaging the first one he attacks. This skill is going to give you the movement speed that you need to reach your target, do more damage and most importantly STUN THE TARGET, in this game and especially for our Immortal builds, CC is everything cause we love using the combination of items and runes that will maximize the damage while fighting a CC target, for example the item Sunfire Cape second effect and rune Cheap Shot

W: Frenzied Maul FRENZIED MAUL
Volibear damages an enemy, applying on-hit effects and marking them. Casting this spell again on the same target deals bonus damage and heals Volibear. One of the MOST IMPORTANT skills for the new volibear, not only you will do bonus damage you will also receive a HUGE AMOUNT OF HP back that will also scale with your MISSING HP, cause of the combination of Revitalize and Spirit Visage you will multiply this amount by 45%, that means they wont be able to kill you at all, cause of the HEALS, SHIELDS, DAMAGE and insane regeneration you will have!

Volibear summons a lightning bolt at a location, dealing damage and slowing enemies while granting Volibear a shield if he's inside the blast radius. Another IMPORTANT and super powerful skill that not only will give you sustain with a shield that will also be multiplied by Revitalize but also damage and BONUS DAMAGE cause of Shield Bash this rune will also give you armor/magic resist for the duration of the shield plus 2 more second, making it extremely valuable to have cause of your E (or cause of your allies with shields)

Volibear leaps to a target location, slowing and damaging enemies beneath him while gaining bonus health. Enemy towers near his landing location become temporarily disabled.
Your ultimate will give you the ability to have an extra flash-dash to reach the target, go over walls etc. BUT ALSO will disable towers, making you an extraordinary dive machine for TOP lane or JUNGLE and also giving you BONUS HP to sustain even further their damage, while also doing AOE damage at the area you will hit for enemies and towers!
Secret Behind Runes Back to Top
Now that we understood what his abilities doing, lets start with the RUNES and why is so powerful to play like this the New Volibear

For Resolve:
Grasp of the Undying One of the most powerful runes in the game for champions like Volibear this runes will give you 3 stats, bonus damage with % of your HP that will work greatly with your Frenzied Maul that will activate it while also damaging the enemy and healing you, % of HP HEAL back and one of the most important stat that most people forgetting is the 5 permanent HP each time you using it!

Shield Bash A super important rune, a MUST TO HAVE for Volibear and one of the reasons that to go for Grasp is the only way, it will give you bonus Armor-Mr each time you got a shield PLUS bonus damage that scales with the % of the shield for your next basic attack cause of your Sky Splitter you will use Shield Bash almost every single time cause of the low CD and cause we are going to max level it up second and will give you great sustain and damage at the same time

Second Wind Another monstrous rune, HP REGAIN each time you receiving damage from the enemy that scales with your MISSING HP, people keep underestimate this rune, but cause of this rune and Doran's Shield you will be totally UNSTOPPABLE early, cause of this double regeneration from level 1 you will have ability to trade with the enemy for AS LONG AS YOU WANT and kill them easily while being Full HP!

Revitalize One of the most BROKEN runes that on certain champions works incredible, Volibear is one of them, 5%-15% BONUS HEALS that together with Spirit Visage you will increase this to 35%-45% and will make you an IMMORTAL MONSTER! Also you will increase your SHIELDS by 5%-15% that means your Sky Splitter plus the shields that you will have from allies such as Janna Yuumi Sona etc.

The secondary runes tree that we will choose will always be DOMINATION and that cause we need the Ravenous Hunter rune at all cost plus one of the other 2 choices:
Cheap Shot Extra true damage after your CC, that means with both your E, Q and even your R, a powerful rune that will give you extra damage, most of the times, this is what we choosing!

Taste of Blood If you want better sustain, then this is your option, bonus HP each 20seconds while damaging your enemies, this amount will multiplied by 45% cause of Revitalize and Spirit Visage

Ravenous Hunter A MUST TO HAVE RUNE, 14% spell vamp, that means each time you using your RUNES-SKILLS-ITEMS you will receive 14% of the damage dealt as health back, this amount will be MULTIPLIED by 45% cause of Revitalize and Spirit Visage and together with all the runes that we talked about will make you a total MONSTER!

By having these combination of runes you will realize that Volibear is many times stronger than you think, making him impossible to die while having the damage to kill them all!
Lets continue with the item choices now.
Secret Behind Items Back to Top
As we talked above Volibear start item will ALWAYS BE no matter what the Doran's Shield plus a Health Potion this will give you an insanely big amount of regeneration that from the early stages of the game will make you unstoppable and unable to die!

Our first back item will always be Bami's Cinder especially after the buffs not only you will have bonus HP and damage around you but also bonus damage after using your Thundering Smash plus we need a Refillable Potion and cloth of armor if we got enough gold, your main focus is to go back to base with 1050 gold, in order to buy Bami's Cinder and Refillable Potion something that people ignoring is that by buying Refillable Potion as soon as possible in the game, you will have free pots all lane phage long and you will also sell it and gain back some of the gold that you invested to this item, making it TOTALLY FREE!

Then our main focus in to first buy Bramble Vest cause of the armor and its effects will make us even stronger, you will repel back damage while applying the Grievous Wounds effect that will reduce their healing at the same time!

Here you got the following choice, if you choose to go for the build version that got Abyssal Mask a very powerful item for champions like voli that spamming his abilities all the time, then you will buy after Bramble Vest and before finishing Sunfire Cape the first part of the item Catalyst of Aeons most people underestimating this item greatly, but this item not only will give you, HP-MANA and HP heal each time you are using your skills, but it will also let you have UNLIMITED AMOUNT OF MANA, cause you will gaining mana back each time you are receiving damage from the enemy champions, for our build that means you will fighting non-stop while having max mana all the time!

Then we will finish the Sunfire Cape first and then we will finish the Thornmail with these 2 items you are ready to battle any kind of AD type enemy and win easily, even in 1v2 situations!

Our next item will ALWAYS BE Spirit Visage this item might be one of the most important to have items for our build, the reason is cause of the combination of Revitalize that we talked about you will have an insanely amount of bonus healing, that will help you sustain and easily right now destroy any kind of enemy, be it FULL AD or FULL AP and even have the power to 1v3 easily! The stats that Spirit Visage gives are the most gold efficiency stats that you can buy in the game, not only you will have HP-MR-CDR-REGAIN but you will also have 30% BONUS HEALING from any kind of source (45% with revitalize) that applying for the healing from your teammates, so just imagine playing with a Soraka or Janna with you, you will be even more powerful than before!!

Then we will finish our Boots of Speed into MOST OF THE TIMES Mercury's Treads cause we need the extra TENACITY effect, plus to balance out the ARMOR and MAGIC RESIST, we will only have Spirit Visage and Abyssal Mask for magic resist and together with the boots it will be MORE THAN ENOUGH!
If you playing against FULL AD teams with ZERO CC, then go for Ninja Tabi especially against champion that using basic attacks as main source of damage, like for example Tryndamere Yasuo or Master Yi etc. this item will COUNTER THEM completely, cause it will reduce their pre-armor reduction damage by 12% (its pretty big, cause after that you will recude it even further cause of your resistances)

The next and 4th item that we will focus on, will be Death's Dance a super powerful item that will give you bonus AD, CDR, ARMOR, MAGIC RESIST but most importantly the following 2 effects:
15% HEAL from the damage that you are doing from EVERY SOURCE, that apply from your skills, items, runes, hits and this amount will be multiplied by 45% cause of Revitalize and Spirit Visage but also the second effect, that is going to turn 30% BURST DAMAGE into bleed true damage effect, letting you counter some of the damage cause of the HP regeneration that you will have from your items and runes (also will be multiplied by 30% cause of spirit visage)

For last item, we will finish the Abyssal Mask here you got the option to also sell the Catalyst of Aeons and go for the other item choices, in this point of the game you wont really have that much mana problems, but if you decide to go for the Abyssal Mask then you will have HP, MANA, CDR (30% from the items and if you get a blue buff max 40% CDR), heal each time you are using your skills, infinity amount of mana and of course 15% BONUS MAGIC DAMAGE for you and your allies towards your enemy team!

Another choice will be the MOST gold efficiency item in the game, its passive alone is 1000% gold efficiency of its cost as a stat and this item of course is Warmog's Armor not only you will have HP, CDR, HP Regain but you will also have an insanely out of combat HP REGAIN, imagine that you will have the power to go in, fight literally for AS LONG AS YOU WANT and then, if you are TOO LOW, to flash or E away, wait for 10seconds and then go in again with FULL HP, something else that right now is a good time to realize, we also playing with the rune Second Wind this rune is giving you health regeneration equal to 6 (+ 4% of your missing health)
cause its scales with the missing HP and cause we will have 4000 TOTAL HP or even more with our BUILD, the moment you are with only 1000 HP left you will have regeneration 12.6HP per second (126 in 10 seconds) this amount, will be multiplied by your Spirit Visage as well by 30% (its a same that Revitalize is not scales with HP regan a well) that means, from the Second Wind alone and without calculating anything else you will have HP regain of 16.38‬HP per second (Imagine that you also have, the base hp regain, Spirit Visage hp regain, Warmog's Armor hp regain to sum them up to even greater number)

Another good choices will be Frozen Mallet that will give you HP, AD and slow effect with your hits that will literally make your enemy champions unable to run
Dead Man's Plate that will give HP, ARMOR, bonus damage and movement speed with your stacks
And Wit's End a very interesting and powerful item to use, attack speed, Magic resist, on-hit HEAL effect (up to 80) that will be also multiplied by Spirit Visage and Revitalize

And also never forget to always get your Elixir of Iron for BONUS HP, TENACITY and also bonus movement speed for your allies that following you into battle

And now you can full understand why this combination of items is BY FAR the most powerful one that you can even play with!
My Strategy to Follow Back to Top
Lets talk about the strategy here. To play with Volibear inst only use his PURE Strength as your weapon, like any other WARS, at league you need to use your HEAD as well to win the game.
So lets talk about what you need to focus.

Creeps(FOCUS on FARM): The most important thing is to focus on your farm, you need to farm fast and if you can kill all the creeps without missing even one. This way you will take the lead from your enemy champion, dont be afraid to use your skills for last hits even at the 1 level.

Stay Alive: To not to die at lane and not have any kills is more worth than to be 3-3 or 4-4 with your enemy Lane champion.
Your build focusing to be the strongest at the MID-Late game, doesn't matter if you cant kill now, focus on farm and you will be able to show your true Strength at the right time of the game.

Always engage with your Thundering Smash while using the Sky Splitter close to the target to hit him and use your shield while fighting, then instantly start the fight by activating your Frenzied Maul in order to do damage but also to have it again to activate its special abilities, that is to do BONUS DAMAGE but also to HEAL for a huge amount of hp that will be multiplied by 45% cause of your Revitalize and Spirit Visage just by following this simple combo you will ALWAYS overpower your enemy champion or enemy team while taking close to ZERO DAMAGE!

So remember the most important thing in this game is FARMING and to STAY ALIVE to overpower and kill them all will come as long as you focusing on these two things! Our Immortal Volibear build will always be the strongest in full early to full late game, no matter how bad you play early, clear all the waves that is EASY with your passive and items, get your gold that you need, use your Ultimate to reach in the backline of the teamfights and kill the enemy bot laners, play with focus and you will always end up VICTORIOUS! Our different Volibear match ups below will show you how to play this champion and show you the TRUE POWER of the new Volibear rework!
Reason Behind My Spells Back to Top
Lots of my Subs and followers from YouTube and social asking me "Why are you not playing with teleport TOP?"
and the answer is simple and i will give it to all of you as well.

Im playing always with Flash and Ignite Top, for the following reason, Teleport is a skill for any of players don't have enough confident in themselves that they can DESTROY the enemy TOP laner.
Its as simple as that, Teleport can be used to Come back after a fast back or go to other lane and "Help" your team.
The reason all playing with Teleport is cause they want to find the "easy" answer behind the top lane "go help others and exp there", i cant judge them really, but if you really want to say yourself that you actually won the TOP Lane then you need to do it SOLO.

TIP: Lots of you will think "but when my team need me i can teleport there", NO. You dont need to teleport there. You can be there by foot, if you cant join and help them, then continue with the OBJECTIVES, push your lane destroy towers take Dragons with your jungler etc.
Almost every rush TP to help BOT or MID Lane end up by being all DEAD together with you.
Cause when you TP, you suddenly change the entire MAP Phase, you going somewhere where you will be 100% seen and try to either Dodge your skills or Kill you first.
So go by foot, and go from behind them by using the FOR OF WAR.

In our Youtube videos you will understand FULLY how to use our gamestyle, be sure to watch our gameplays and you will for sure be ALWAYS VICTORIOUS!
Different Match ups vs My Volibear Build Back to Top
Volibear vs Fiora Back to Top
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Volibear vs Darius Back to Top
Volibear vs Gangplank Back to Top
Volibear vs Twitch (Conqueror On-hit Build) Back to Top
Volibear Jungle Back to Top
Volibear vs Sett Back to Top
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