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LoL Champion Build Guides: Vladimir

Vladimir The Crimson Reaper

Find the best Vladimir build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.12. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Vladimir build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Vladimir's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Vladimir Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Vladimir we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Vladimir, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Vladimir this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.12. However, if you are a new Vladimir player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Vladimir!

Patch 11.12: 445581 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Vladimir's Top Items

Vladimir's Runes

Vladimir's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 7217 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Vladimir's 2nd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 3434 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Vladimir's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 2002 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
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Vladimir's Summoner Spells

Vladimir's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 27197 Games

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Second Best

Vladimir's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 4436 Games

Flash Ghost

Third Best

Vladimir's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 3756 Games

Flash Teleport

Vladimir's Starters

Vladimir's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 21838 Games

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Trinket

Vladimir's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 25586 Games

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Second Best

Vladimir's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 9635 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Vladimir's 3rd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 3349 Games

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Patch 11.12: 445596 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Vladimir's Top Items

Vladimir's Runes

Vladimir's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 1803 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Vladimir's 2nd Best Runes 60%

Win Rate 67 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood

Third Best

Vladimir's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 830 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight
More Vladimir Runes

Vladimir's Summoner Spells

Vladimir's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 4870 Games

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Second Best

Vladimir's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 1943 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Vladimir's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 908 Games

Ghost Ignite

Vladimir's Starters

Vladimir's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 4594 Games

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Trinket

Vladimir's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 6125 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Vladimir's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 1867 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Vladimir's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 732 Games

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Top Vladimir Players

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Vladimir Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Vladimir guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Vladimir Mid in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Vladimir. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Vladimir Skins

Vladimir's Abilities

Vladimir's Crimson Pact
Crimson Pact Vladimir's Passive Vladimir's Passive
Self
Vladimir's Passive
Vladimir's Passive
Every 40 points of bonus health gives Vladimir 1 ability power and every 1 point of ability power gives Vladimir 1.4 bonus health. These bonuses do not stack with themselves.
Q
Vladimir's Transfusion
Transfusion Vladimir's Q Ability
600
0
9 / 7.9 / 6.8 / 5.7 / 4.6
Vladimir drains the life force of his target, dealing 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 / 160 (+60% of ability power) magic damage and healing himself for 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 / 40 (+35% of ability power). The healing is 35% effective vs minions.

After casting Transfusion twice, Vladimir gains Crimson Rush for 2.5 seconds once Transfusion comes off cooldown. While under the effects of Crimson Rush, Vladimir gains a short burst of speed and his next Transfusion deals 85% more damage and heals for 30-200 (at levels 1-18) (+4% missing Health per 100 ability power).
W
Vladimir's Sanguine Pool
Sanguine Pool Vladimir's W Ability
300
20
28 / 25 / 22 / 19 / 16
Vladimir sinks into a pool of blood for 2 seconds, becoming untargetable and gaining 37.5% bonus movement speed which decays rapidly over 1 second.

Enemies above him are slowed by 40% and take 20 / 33.75 / 47.5 / 61.25 / 75 (+2.5% of bonus health) magic damage every half second, while Vladimir heals himself for 15% of the damage done.
E
Vladimir's Tides of Blood
Tides of Blood Vladimir's E Ability
600
0
13 / 11 / 9 / 7 / 5
Vladimir charges up a reservoir of blood, paying 2.5% - 8% of his maximum health (based on charge duration) over 1 second to increase Tides of Blood's damage. Vladimir is slowed after the initial 1 second if he continues to charge.

On release (or after 1.5 seconds), Vladimir unleashes a nova of blood missiles, dealing between 30 / 45 / 60 / 75 / 90 (+35% of ability power) (+2.5% of max health) and 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 (+80% of ability power) (+6% of max health) magic damage (based on charge duration) to the first enemy hit in a large area around him.

If charged for at least 1 second, enemies hit by Tides of Blood are also slowed by 40% for 0.5 seconds.
R
Vladimir's Hemoplague
Hemoplague Vladimir's Ultimate (R) Ability
700
0
120
Vladimir infects the target area with a virulent plague. Affected enemies take 10% increased damage for 4 seconds.

After 4 seconds, infected enemies take 150 / 250 / 350 (+70% of ability power) magic damage, while Vladimir is healed for the same amount (healing is increased by 50% for each additional champion hit beyond the first).

Questions About Vladimir

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Vlad passive

Does vladimirs passive, crimson rush, scale with his missing health or the targets missing health?

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Vladimir top : counters?

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Vladimir farming

Vladimir"s early farming is very hard for me, is there any tips to how to farm effectively as Vladimir when you are getting shoved in under tower

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Phase Rush vs Grasp on Vladimir?

I'm trying to figure out if Phase Rush is better, seeing as Stormraider's Surge used to work so well with him. But grasp looks extremely strong for the late game. Thoughts?

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ryze and vladimir

so where are these two better atm? top or mid?

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Against Top lane Vladimir

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Who should i choose?

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Void Staff vs Abyssal Scepter

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Vladimir is Useless?

Why does everyone say this champion is useless?

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Vladimir help

Hey guys, I've been playing a lot of Vladimir again and was wondering if you can help me out with an up to date build. Currently my build is: boots of lucidity, zhonya's, will of the ancients, voidstaff, liandry's, and rylai's. It a good build and...

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Some questions on Vladimir

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