Nautilus Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Nautilus Item Build Order

61.8% Win Rate (11,527 Games)
World Atlas

Starting

Plated Steelcaps

1st

Locket of the Iron Solari

2nd

Knight's Vow

3rd

Locket of the Iron Solari

4th

Thornmail

5th

Knight's Vow

6th

World Atlas
Plated Steelcaps
Locket of the Iron Solari
Knight's Vow
Locket of the Iron Solari
Thornmail
Knight's Vow

Core Nautilus Item Build Path

Situational

Warmog's Armor
Frozen Heart
Kaenic Rookern
Sunfire Aegis
Heartsteel
Zeke's Convergence
Hollow Radiance

Summoner Spells

Flash
165,202 Games58%
29206 Games58%

Nautilus Skill Order

0
Staggering Blow

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Dredge Line
Titan's Wrath
Riptide
Depth Charge

Nautilus Guide

Learn Nautilus with our Nautilus guide. Learn about Nautilus's strengths and Nautilus's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Nautilus, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • If
    Nautilus
    Q
    hits terrain, it refunds 50% of its cooldown and mana cost and drags him the full distance.
  • Nautilus
    W
    resets Nautilus's auto attack.
  • Nautilus
    E
    can hit the same target again (and again) for half damage.
  • Nautilus
    R
    also hits enemies along the way, but take reduced damage.
Strengths
  • Has great gank setup with
    Nautilus
    P
    and
    Nautilus
    Q
    .
  • Is a major threat at any point in the game when
    Nautilus
    R
    is available.
  • Can force teamfights by simply using
    Nautilus
    R
    .
  • Excels with items that boost his tankiness, engage potential, and team utility.
Weaknesses
  • Significantly harder to play from behind.
  • If
    Nautilus
    Q
    lands and he can't immediately walk away after using
    Nautilus
    P
    , he's probably dead.
  • Nautilus
    R
    has a longer cooldown of 120 seconds at level 1. Once used, he is less effective.