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LoL Champion Build Guides: Volibear

Volibear The Relentless Storm

Find the best Volibear build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.21. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Volibear build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Volibear's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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Volibear Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Volibear we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Volibear, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Volibear this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.21. However, if you are a new Volibear player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Volibear!

Patch 11.21: 52581 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Volibear's Top Items

Volibear's Runes

Volibear's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 1092 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 96 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 86 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

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

Volibear's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 9549 Games

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Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 2013 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 118 Games

Teleport Ignite

Volibear's Starters

Volibear's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 4338 Games

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Trinket

Volibear's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 9449 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 1452 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 1139 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Top Volibear Players

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Patch 11.21: 52589 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Volibear's Top Items

Volibear's Runes

Volibear's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 3514 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 293 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Runes 58%

Win Rate 60 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking
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Volibear's Summoner Spells

Volibear's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 12454 Games

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Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1306 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 390 Games

Flash Ignite

Volibear's Starters

Volibear's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 3925 Games

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Trinket

Volibear's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 9199 Games

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Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 5062 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 349 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Volibear Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Volibear Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.21: 52599 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Volibear's Top Items

Volibear's Runes

Volibear's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 107 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:
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Volibear's Summoner Spells

Volibear's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 1034 Games

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Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 473 Games

Flash Ignite

Volibear's Starters

Volibear's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 638 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 80 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 248 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Volibear's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 1219 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 167 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 200 Games

Oracle Lens
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Volibear's Ability Order

Volibear's Best Ability Order 72%

Win Rate 25 Games

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! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Top Volibear Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Volibear Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Volibear 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 Volibear guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Volibear Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Volibear. 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.

Volibear Skins

Volibear's Abilities

Volibear's The Relentless Storm
The Relentless Storm Volibear's Passive Volibear's Passive
450
Volibear's Passive
Volibear's Passive
Volibear gains a stack of The Relentless Storm whenever he damages at least one enemy with a basic attack on-hit or ability, stacking up to 5 times and lasting for 6 seconds, which refreshes on subsequent damaging attacks and abilities. At 5 stacks, Volibear gains Lightning Claws.

THE RELENTLESS STORM: Volibear gains 5% (+4% per 100 ability power) bonus attack speed per stack, up to 25% (+20% per 100 ability power) bonus attack speed.

LIGHTNING CLAWS: Volibear's claws ignite with lightning, causing his basic attacks on-hit to deal 11−60 (+40% of ability power) bonus magic damage to the target and the closest visible enemy within 450 units of the target, chaining up to 4 subsequent targets (depending on level).
Q
Volibear's Thundering Smash
Thundering Smash Volibear's Q Ability
Self
50
14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Volibear drops on all fours, becoming ghosted and gaining 10 / 14 / 18 / 22 / 26% bonus movement speed for 4 seconds, doubled when moving towards visible enemy champions.

While active, Volibear's next basic attack within the duration pounces on the target, deals 20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 (+1.2 per bonus attack damage) bonus physical damage, and stuns the target for 1 second.

If Volibear becomes immobilized while Thundering Smash is active, the effect ends prematurely and the cooldown is reset.

Thundering Smash resets Volibear's basic attack timer, benefits from life steal and is affected by critical strike modifiers.
W
Volibear's Frenzied Maul
Frenzied Maul Volibear's W Ability
Self
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50
5
Volibear strikes the target enemy, dealing them 10 / 35 / 60 / 85 / 110 (+1.0% attack damage) (+6% of his bonus health) physical damage, applying on-hit and on-attack effects at 100% effectiveness, and Wounding them for 8 seconds.

Against a Wounded enemy, Volibear instead bites the target, dealing 50% increased damage and healing himself for 20 / 35 / 50 / 65 / 80 health (+8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16% of his missing health). The heal is halved against minions.

Frenzied Maul benefits from life steal at 100% effectiveness.
E
Volibear's Sky Splitter
Sky Splitter Volibear's E Ability
1200
60
15
Volibear summons a lightning bolt to strike at the target location after a 2-second delay. Enemies can see the cast location indicator after a 1-second delay. If Volibear is within the lightning strike, he shields himself for 15% of his maximum health (+80% of ability power) for 3 seconds.

The lightning bolt deals 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 / 200 (+80% of ability power) (+0.11 / 0.12 / 0.13 / 0.14 / 0.15% of target's maximum health) magic damage to all enemies struck, capped at 750 against non-champions, slowing them by 40% for 2 seconds, and grants sight of the area.

Effect Radius: 325 (Damage Radius) / 425 (Shield granting radius)
R
Volibear's Stormbringer
Stormbringer Volibear's Ultimate (R) Ability
700
100
140 / 130 / 120 / 120 / 120
Volibear gains Stormbringer for 12 seconds and leaps to the target location with immunity to crowd control as well as granting sight of the area in a 500 radius during it. If Thundering Smash is active when Stormbringer is cast, its duration is refreshed.

Volibear becomes ghosted and gains 200 / 400 / 600 bonus health, 50 bonus attack range, 25 increased range on Frenzied Maul, and 25% increased size.

Volibear impacts after a 1 second delay, slowing all enemies in an area by 50%, decaying over 1 second. Enemies in the epicenter are also dealt 300 / 500 / 700 (+2.5 per bonus attack damage) (+125% of ability power) physical damage.

Volibear also disables enemy turrets in an area for 3 / 4 / 5 seconds, dealing them the same physical damage.

Stormbringer will cast at max range if cast beyond that.

Effect Radius: 300 (Damage Radius) / 500 (Slow Radius) / 700 (Turret damage and disable radius)

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