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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Broxah

    Ravenous Hydra

    vs

    Trundle
  2. Peanut

    Stridebreaker

    vs

    Poppy
  3. Minerva

    Ravenous Hydra

    vs

    Kindred
  4. Willer

    Stridebreaker

    vs

    Ekko
  5. UmTi

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    Graves

Core Build Order

Scorchclaw Pup
Health Potion

Starting

Stridebreaker
Ironspike WhipHearthbound AxeKindlegem

1st

Plated Steelcaps
BootsCloth Armor

2nd

Death's Dance
PickaxeChain VestCaulfield's Warhammer

3rd

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

4th

Maw of Malmortius
HexdrinkerCaulfield's Warhammer

5th

Guardian Angel
B. F. SwordChain VestStopwatch

6th

Scorchclaw Pup
Health Potion

Starting

Stridebreaker
Ironspike WhipHearthbound AxeKindlegem

1st

Plated Steelcaps
BootsCloth Armor

2nd

Death's Dance
PickaxeChain VestCaulfield's Warhammer

3rd

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

4th

Maw of Malmortius
HexdrinkerCaulfield's Warhammer

5th

Guardian Angel
B. F. SwordChain VestStopwatch

6th

Core Build Path

Kindlegem
Ironspike Whip
Hearthbound Axe
Stridebreaker
Boots
Cloth Armor
Plated Steelcaps
Pickaxe
Chain Vest
Caulfield's Warhammer
Death's Dance

Summoner Spells

FlashSmite

Starting Items

Health PotionScorchclaw Pup

Damage Breakdown

83% AD

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
Umbra Blades

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Duskbringer

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Shroud of Darkness

W

W

W

W

W

Unspeakable Horror

E

E

E

E

E

Paranoia

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Nocturne's Matchups

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Nocturne's Trends

Playing against Nocturne

Key Insights
Nocturne gains 335 bonus movespeed when moving towards Fleeing targets, including Fears from teammates.
Enemy champions hit by
Q
leave a Dusk Trail behind their movement for 5 seconds.
Nocturne gains bonus AD and movespeed while on
Q
's Dusk Trail.
W
's bonus attack speed is doubled if it blocks a spell.
R
affects every enemy champion.
Strengths
Excels at skirmishes, especially early on.
Is a major threat at any point in the game when
R
is available.
Can halt counter-engages and objective steals by cutting off vision with
R
.
Synergizes well with
Stridebreaker
,
Youmuu's Ghostblade
,
Axiom Arc
,
Edge of Night
,
Serylda's Grudge
, and
Ravenous Hydra
. Can opt for
Duskblade of Draktharr
,
Eclipse
, or
Goredrinker
when needed.
Weaknesses
Needs a lead to stay ahead, and falls off if he doesn't get one.
R
has a longer cooldown of 140 seconds at rank 1. Once used, his global presence is gone for a while.
Once
R
is used, Nocturne has no way out of a fight.