Nasus Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Nasus Item Build Order

60.2% Win Rate (2126 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

1st

Trinity Force

2nd

Frozen Heart

3rd

Frozen Heart

4th

Trinity Force

5th

Spirit Visage

6th

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

Core Nasus Item Build Path

Situational

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

Summoner Spells

5099 Games58%
1369 Games59%

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 Guide

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.