4

Tier

Win Rate

52.6%

Pick Rate

5.5%

Ban Rate

5.5%

Matches

6,877

Nasus Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Nasus Item Build Order

71.4% Win Rate (21 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

1st

Trinity Force

2nd

Frozen Heart

3rd

Trinity Force

4th

Frozen Heart

5th

Spirit Visage

6th

Doran's Shield
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Trinity Force
Frozen Heart
Trinity Force
Frozen Heart
Spirit Visage

Core Nasus Item Build Path

Situational

Thornmail
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Dead Man's Plate
Iceborn Gauntlet
Force of Nature
Kaenic Rookern
Unending Despair

Summoner Spells

Ghost
50 Games64%
8 Games63%

Nasus Skill Order

0
Soul Eater

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Siphoning Strike
Wither
Spirit Fire
Fury of the Sands

Nasus's Counters for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

Discover the ultimate counters for Nasus with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Nasus in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Nasus counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Illaoi
48.7%
26.3%
2.5%
152
Poppy
46.9%
30.6%
0.8%
49
Tahm Kench
50.7%
32.4%
1.1%
71
Warwick
58.6%
34.3%
1.1%
70
Aatrox
44.6%
35.3%
5.4%
334

Nasus's Trends for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

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Win Rate

52.4%

(+0.5%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

5.5%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

5.6%

(+0.8%)
vs last patch

Nasus Guide for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.14

Learn Nasus with our Nasus guide. Learn about Nasus's strengths and Nasus's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Nasus, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • When
    Nasus
    Q
    kills a unit, Nasus gains 3 stacks, increased to 12 for champions and large minions/monsters. 1 stack = +1 damage on
    Nasus
    Q
    .
  • Nasus
    Q
    resets Nasus's auto attack.
  • Enemies in
    Nasus
    E
    's AoE also have their Armor reduced.
  • During
    Nasus
    R
    , Nasus gains bonus Armor and MR and
    Nasus
    Q
    's cooldown is halved.
Strengths
  • The more
    Nasus
    Q
    stacks he has, the more dominant he is in a side lane.
  • Nasus
    W
    usually guarantees a successful gank.
  • Can survive and turn ganks/skirmishes with
    Nasus
    R
    's effects.
  • Excels with items that enhance his tankiness, sustain, and split-pushing capabilities.
Weaknesses
  • Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
  • Struggles against most crowd control.
  • Has a weaker early game, and relies too much on stacking
    Nasus
    Q
    to be effective.
  • Nasus
    R
    has a longer cooldown of 120 seconds at all ranks. Once used, he strength diminishes in fights.

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