Nocturne Bruiser Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Nocturne Item Build Order

59.8% Win Rate (1,317 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Stridebreaker

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Experimental Hexplate

3rd

Stridebreaker

4th

Experimental Hexplate

5th

Black Cleaver

6th

Doran's Shield
Stridebreaker
Plated Steelcaps
Experimental Hexplate
Stridebreaker
Experimental Hexplate
Black Cleaver

Core Nocturne Item Build Path

Situational

Eclipse
Maw of Malmortius
Death's Dance
Axiom Arc
Blade of The Ruined King
Guardian Angel
Sterak's Gage

Summoner Spells

Flash
5,559 Games58%

Nocturne Skill Order

0
Umbra Blades

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Duskbringer
Shroud of Darkness
Unspeakable Horror
Paranoia

Nocturne Guide

Learn Nocturne with our Nocturne guide. Learn about Nocturne's strengths and Nocturne's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Nocturne, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Nocturne gains 335 bonus movespeed when moving towards Fleeing targets, including Fears from teammates.
  • Enemy champions hit by
    Nocturne
    Q
    leave a Dusk Trail behind their movement for 5 seconds.
  • Nocturne gains bonus AD and movespeed while on
    Nocturne
    Q
    's Dusk Trail.
  • Nocturne
    W
    's bonus attack speed is doubled if it blocks a spell.
  • Nocturne
    R
    affects every enemy champion.
Strengths
  • Excels at skirmishes, especially early on.
  • Is a major threat at any point in the game when
    Nocturne
    R
    is available.
  • Can halt counter-engages and objective steals by cutting off vision with
    Nocturne
    R
    .
  • Excels with items that enhance his burst damage, mobility, and lethality.
Weaknesses
  • Needs a lead to stay ahead, and falls off if he doesn't get one.
  • Nocturne
    R
    has a longer cooldown of 140 seconds at rank 1. Once used, his global presence is gone for a while.
  • Once
    Nocturne
    R
    is used, Nocturne has no way out of a fight.