Nasus
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Toughest Matchups:
Aatrox
41.9%
Renekton
42.1%
Tryndamere
44.2%
Sion
44.6%
Darius
45.7%
Sett
45.7%
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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
51.1%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
4.7%
(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
2.6%
(+0.4%)
vs last patch
DMG/min
609
(-3)
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: 56.25% Win Rate (2025 Games)

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Divine Sunderer
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Ionian Boots of Lucidity
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Aegis of the Legion
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Gargoyle Stoneplate

Core Final Build: 55.93% Win Rate (270 Games)

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Divine Sunderer
Frozen Heart
Spirit Visage
Dead Man's Plate
Thornmail

Runes: 53.45% Win Rate (840 Games)

Inspiration
Unsealed Spellbook
Swap Summoner Spells while out of combat. Swapping to unique Summoner Spells will increase the rate at which you can make future swaps.
Magical Footwear
You get free boots at 12 min but you cannot buy boots before then. Each takedown you get makes your boots come 45s sooner.
Biscuit Delivery
Gain a free Biscuit every 2 min, until 6 min. Consuming or selling a Biscuit permanently increases your max mana and restores health and mana.
Approach Velocity
Bonus MS towards nearby enemy champions that are movement impaired, increased for enemy champions that you impair.
Sorcery
Nimbus Cloak
After casting a Summoner Spell, gain a short Move Speed increase that allows you to pass through units.
Transcendence
Gain bonuses upon reaching the following levels:
Level 5: +5 Ability Haste
Level 8: +5 Ability Haste
Level 11: On Champion takedown, reduce the remaining cooldown of basic abilities by 20%.
Attack Speed
+9% Attack Speed
Armor
+5 Armor
Armor
+5 Armor
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Q
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R
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Skill Order

Q

W

E

Damage Breakdown

30% AP

68% AD

Most Frequent Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Doran's Shield
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Core Build Path: 56.14% Win Rate (3549 Games)

Sheen
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Phage
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Kindlegem
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Divine Sunderer
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Plated Steelcaps
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Bramble Vest
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Giant's Belt
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Thornmail

Core Final Build: 56.56% Win Rate (320 Games)

Divine Sunderer
Plated Steelcaps
Frozen Heart
Thornmail
Spirit Visage
Sterak's Gage

Runes: 50.05% Win Rate (1878 Games)

Inspiration
Unsealed Spellbook
Swap Summoner Spells while out of combat. Swapping to unique Summoner Spells will increase the rate at which you can make future swaps.
Magical Footwear
You get free boots at 12 min but you cannot buy boots before then. Each takedown you get makes your boots come 45s sooner.
Biscuit Delivery
Gain a free Biscuit every 2 min, until 6 min. Consuming or selling a Biscuit permanently increases your max mana and restores health and mana.
Cosmic Insight
+18 Summoner Spell Haste
+10 Item Haste
Sorcery
Nimbus Cloak
After casting a Summoner Spell, gain a short Move Speed increase that allows you to pass through units.
Transcendence
Gain bonuses upon reaching the following levels:
Level 5: +5 Ability Haste
Level 8: +5 Ability Haste
Level 11: On Champion takedown, reduce the remaining cooldown of basic abilities by 20%.
Scaling Cooldown Reduction
+1-10% CDR, lvls 1-18
Armor
+5 Armor
Armor
+5 Armor
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W
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R

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Damage Breakdown

30% AP

68% AD

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