Nasus
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Toughest Matchups:
Illaoi
25.0%
Aatrox
27.8%
Tryndamere
31.0%
Tahm Kench
31.3%
Renekton
34.0%
Garen
34.3%
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Nasus's Statistics

Playing against Nasus

Key Insights
When
Q
kills a unit, Nasus gains 3 stacks, increased to 12 for champions and large minions/monsters. 1 stack = +1 damage on
Q
.
Q
resets Nasus's auto attack.
Enemies in
E
also have their Armor reduced.
During
R
, Nasus gains bonus Armor and MR and
Q
's cooldown is halved.
Power Spike
The more
Q
stacks he has, the more dominant he is in a side lane.
W
usually guarantees a successful gank.
Can survive and turn ganks/skirmishes with
R
's effects.
Synergizes well with
Trinity Force
,
Dead Man's Plate
,
Force of Nature
,
Spirit Visage
, and
Sterak's Gage
. Can opt for
Divine Sunderer
,
Goredrinker
, or
Turbo Chemtank
when needed.
Vulnerable
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Struggles against most crowd control.
Has a weaker early game, and relies too much on stacking
Q
to be effective.
R
has a longer cooldown of 120 seconds at all ranks. Once used, he strength diminishes in fights.
Win Rate
53.8%
(+1.6%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
5.1%
(-0.3%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
4.5%
(+0.4%)
vs last patch
DMG/min
644
(+14)
vs last patch

Highest Win % Recommended Build

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Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Shield
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Core Build Path: 60.61% Win Rate (231 Games)

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Kindlegem
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Phage
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Divine Sunderer
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Aegis of the Legion
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Gargoyle Stoneplate

Core Final Build: 63.86% Win Rate (83 Games)

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Divine Sunderer
Frozen Heart
Spirit Visage
Thornmail
Gargoyle Stoneplate

Runes: 68.63% Win Rate (51 Games)

Precision
Fleet Footwork
Attacking and moving builds Energy stacks. At 100 stacks, your next attack heals you and grants increased MS.
Presence of Mind
Increase your mana or energy regeneration when damaging an enemy champion. Takedowns restore mana or energy.
Legend: Tenacity
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Tenacity.
Last Stand
Deal more damage to champions while you are low on health.
Resolve
Second Wind
After taking damage from an enemy champion heal back some missing health over time.
Unflinching
Gain a small amount of tenacity that increases with missing health.
Scaling Cooldown Reduction
+1-10% CDR, lvls 1-18
Magic Resist
+6 MR
Magic Resist
+6 MR
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E
R
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R

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Damage Breakdown

28% AP

70% AD

Most Frequent Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Shield
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Core Build Path: 55.60% Win Rate (901 Games)

Sheen
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Boots
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Ionian Boots of Lucidity
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Kindlegem
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Phage
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Divine Sunderer
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Aegis of the Legion
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Gargoyle Stoneplate

Core Final Build: 63.86% Win Rate (83 Games)

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Divine Sunderer
Frozen Heart
Spirit Visage
Thornmail
Gargoyle Stoneplate

Runes: 53.18% Win Rate (487 Games)

Precision
Fleet Footwork
Attacking and moving builds Energy stacks. At 100 stacks, your next attack heals you and grants increased MS.
Triumph
Takedowns restore 12% of your missing health and grant an additional 20 gold.
Legend: Tenacity
Takedowns on enemies grant permanent Tenacity.
Last Stand
Deal more damage to champions while you are low on health.
Resolve
Second Wind
After taking damage from an enemy champion heal back some missing health over time.
Unflinching
Gain a small amount of tenacity that increases with missing health.
Scaling Cooldown Reduction
+1-10% CDR, lvls 1-18
Armor
+5 Armor
Armor
+5 Armor
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Skill Order

Q

E

W

Damage Breakdown

28% AP

70% AD

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