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Nocturne
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Toughest Matchups:
Shaco
46.3%
Graves
47.0%
Fiddlesticks
47.8%
Elise
48.4%
Jarvan IV
48.9%
Olaf
49.2%
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10.10
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Win Rate
47.7%
(-0.6%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
2.5%
(-0.4%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
1.4%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch

Playing against Nocturne

Key Insights
A lot of his damage is upfront from
and
, but can also fight well in extended trades with
and
's fear.
grants bonus attack speed, and if he blocks a spell with it, he doubles the bonuses for 5 seconds.
In order to fear,
's tether needs to last for 2 seconds. Save movement spells to break free of it.
Nocturne thrives against isolated targets because he can pick them off with
. When it's off cooldown, be near your teammates.
Spell shield abilities or items like
and
will block
's nearsight effect.
Power Spike
With Lethal Tempo, Nocturne can beat anyone in a 1v1 with
's bonus AD and
's fear.
His main power spike is linked to
. Once available, he can enter fights in a moment's notice and quickly turn it around.
He can halt enemy counter-engages or Baron/Dragon steals with an early
.
Item spikes come with the completion of
and one Lethality item, like
or
.
Vulnerable
Nocturne is very squishy, and without
, he's vulnerable to any CC and damage abilities.
Has no way to leave fights after going in with
. If anything goes wrong, he is likely dead.
Falls off very hard after the mid-game, especially if not ahead.
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