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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 11.20. 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!

Season 2 Guides
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LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Rawr, I'm a BEAR

Guide by derfsenoj updated March 30, 2012
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LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

CvG - Volibear [Jungle]

Guide by CVGaming updated March 25, 2012
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LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Pedobear Tanky but Hard Damage

Guide by LoLN30XLoL updated February 18, 2012
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LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Grizzly Volibear

Guide by Grizz7 updated December 7, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Short, Sweet Unstopable Volibear Guide

Guide by hazza3142 updated December 4, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

The Legendary Volibuild!

Guide by Tessier85 updated December 4, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Volibear, the True Ursine

Guide by RawJahn updated December 1, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Volibear - Are you scared of Lightning? *huge remake*

Guide by salmjak updated December 1, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

The Roman Volibear

Guide by Roman224 updated December 3, 2011
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4
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3
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

The Healthiest Tank You Know

Guide by AnusOfGod updated December 4, 2011
5.9
6
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5
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

The Real Bear Build

Guide by angelreborn updated December 4, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Thunderous Jungle - A guide to Volibear in the Jungle

Guide by DTStudios updated July 29, 2012
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Voli-Bite @ 3v3

Guide by Mintor updated April 24, 2012
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Volibear= Volatile

Guide by AurinRel updated March 22, 2012
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Volibear - Nobody can kill me

Guide by memojm updated March 2, 2012
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

The Tank-Assasin (Reload)

Guide by Dacemaster updated February 21, 2012
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Volibear - Damaging Tank

Guide by Creatortoo updated January 18, 2012
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Volibear the tanky dps god

Guide by gotnerd updated December 26, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Volibear the Polarbear

Guide by sashi5678 updated December 22, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide
LoL Champion Volibear Build Guide

Volibear-A Fool Is Easily Seperated From His Head

Guide by Inar updated December 9, 2011
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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 11.20. 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 11.20: 346283 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Volibear's Top Items

Volibear's Runes

Volibear's Best Runes 60%

Win Rate 62 Games

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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

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 61 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

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 660 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

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
More Volibear Runes

Volibear's Summoner Spells

Volibear's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 6139 Games

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Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1287 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 81 Games

Teleport Ignite

Volibear's Starters

Volibear's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 2064 Games

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Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 1206 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 305 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Trinket

Volibear's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 6064 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 909 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 742 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Volibear Players

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

Patch 11.20: 346289 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 2251 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 56%

Win Rate 200 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: Waterwalking
Waterwalking
LoL Rune: Celerity
Celerity

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 198 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
More Volibear Runes

Volibear's Summoner Spells

Volibear's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 8126 Games

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Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 784 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 254 Games

Flash Ignite

Volibear's Starters

Volibear's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1852 Games

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  • 3

Trinket

Volibear's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 5984 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 3272 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 210 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Volibear Players

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

Patch 11.20: 346293 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 58 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:
More Volibear Runes

Volibear's Summoner Spells

Volibear's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 657 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 316 Games

Flash Ignite

Volibear's Starters

Volibear's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 114 Games

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  • 2

Trinket

Volibear's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 797 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Volibear's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 125 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Volibear's 3rd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 107 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Volibear's Ability Order

Volibear's Best Ability Order 73%

Win Rate 15 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.

CR is Counter Rating, which is a combination of multiple counter factors. Counters shown are for Volibear Volibear Top

Best Against Volibear

Detailed counter statistics are still being gathered for this Champion

Worst Against Volibear

Detailed counter statistics are still being gathered for this Champion

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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