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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Canna

    Divine Sunderer

    vs

    K'Sante
  2. Zeus

    Sheen

    vs

    K'Sante
  3. Kiin

    Divine Sunderer

    vs

    K'Sante
  4. Kiin

    Divine Sunderer

    vs

    K'Sante
  5. Kiin

    Divine Sunderer

    vs

    Azir
  6. Tay

    Sheen

    vs

    Renekton

Core Build Order

Doran's Shield
Health Potion

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Divine Sunderer
Caulfield's WarhammerSheenKindlegem

2nd

Frozen Heart
Warden's MailGlacial Buckler

3rd

Spirit Visage
Spectre's CowlKindlegem

4th

Thornmail
Bramble VestGiant's Belt

5th

Gargoyle Stoneplate
Cloth ArmorAegis of the LegionNull-Magic Mantle

6th

Doran's Shield
Health Potion

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Divine Sunderer
Caulfield's WarhammerSheenKindlegem

2nd

Frozen Heart
Warden's MailGlacial Buckler

3rd

Spirit Visage
Spectre's CowlKindlegem

4th

Thornmail
Bramble VestGiant's Belt

5th

Gargoyle Stoneplate
Cloth ArmorAegis of the LegionNull-Magic Mantle

6th

Core Build Path

Kindlegem
Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Caulfield's Warhammer
Sheen
Divine Sunderer
Warden's Mail
Glacial Buckler
Frozen Heart

Summoner Spells

FlashGhost

Starting Items

Health PotionDoran's Shield

Damage Breakdown

25% AP

73% AD

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
DemolishFont of LifeShield Bash
ConditioningSecond WindBone Plating
OvergrowthRevitalizeUnflinching
Soul Eater

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Siphoning Strike

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Wither

W

W

W

W

W

Spirit Fire

E

E

E

E

E

Fury of the Sands

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

W

E

Nasus's Matchups

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Nasus's Trends

Playing against Nasus

Key Insights
When
Q
kills a unit, Nasus gains 3 stacks, increased to 12 for champions and large minions/monsters. 1 stack = +1 damage on
Q
.
Q
resets Nasus's auto attack.
Enemies in
E
's AoE also have their Armor reduced.
During
R
, Nasus gains bonus Armor and MR and
Q
's cooldown is halved.
Strengths
The more
Q
stacks he has, the more dominant he is in a side lane.
W
usually guarantees a successful gank.
Can survive and turn ganks/skirmishes with
R
's effects.
Synergizes well with
Divine Sunderer
,
Hullbreaker
,
Dead Man's Plate
,
Force of Nature
,
Spirit Visage
, and
Sterak's Gage
. Can opt for
Trinity Force
,
Iceborn Gauntlet
,
Goredrinker
, or
Turbo Chemtank
when needed.
Weaknesses
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Struggles against most crowd control.
Has a weaker early game, and relies too much on stacking
Q
to be effective.
R
has a longer cooldown of 120 seconds at all ranks. Once used, he strength diminishes in fights.