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Nocturne
tier-5
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Q

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Rengar
42.0%
Graves
47.5%
Evelynn
48.5%
Hecarim
48.7%
Nunu & Willump
49.2%
Lillia
49.3%
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Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Hunter's Machete
Refillable Potion
Warding Totem (Trinket)

Core Build Path: 48.77% Win Rate (2801 Games)

Stalker's Blade
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Boots of Speed
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Caulfield's Warhammer
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Enchantment: Warrior
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Serrated Dirk
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Caulfield's Warhammer
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Duskblade of Draktharr

Core Final Build: 48.23% Win Rate (741 Games)

Enchantment: Warrior
Mercury's Treads
Duskblade of Draktharr
Edge of Night
Black Cleaver
Guardian Angel

Runes: 47.11% Win Rate (5557 Games)

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Skill Order

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E

W

Damage Breakdown

84% AD

Win Rate
47.4%
(-1.5%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
2.8%
(-1.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
1.2%
(-1.0%)
vs last patch

Playing against Nocturne

Key Insights
A lot of his damage is upfront from
R
and
Q
, but can also fight well in extended trades with
P
and
E
's fear.
W
grants bonus attack speed, and if he blocks a spell with it, he doubles the bonuses for 5 seconds.
In order to fear,
E
's tether needs to last for 2 seconds.
Spell shield abilities or items like
Banshee's Veil
and
Edge of Night
will block
R
's nearsight effect.
Power Spike
With Lethal Tempo, Nocturne can beat anyone in a 1v1 with
Q
's bonus AD and
E
's fear.
Main power spike is linked to
R
. Once available, he can enter fights in a moment's notice and quickly turn them around.
Can pick off isolated enemies very easily with
R
.
Can halt enemy counter-engages or Baron/Dragon steals with an early
R
.
Spikes very well at
Enchantment: Warrior
and one Lethality item, like
Duskblade of Draktharr
or
Sanguine Blade
.
Vulnerable
Nocturne is very squishy, and without
W
, he's vulnerable to any CC and damage abilities.
Has no way to leave fights after going in with
R
. If anything goes wrong, he is likely dead.
Falls off very hard after the mid-game, especially if not ahead.
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