League of Legends Champion Nasus Nasus is in the b tier of champions

Nasus

Fighter Tank
Nasus is a fighter Role fighter
Difficulty Average
Power Spike Late-Game
Soul Eater ability p
Siphoning Strike ability q
Wither ability w
Spirit Fire ability e
Fury of the Sands ability r
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Nasus Build

based on 56,441 matches
Win Rate
49.4 %
Pick Rate
6.2 %
Ban Rate
4 %

How We Come Up with Our Nasus Builds

We process over 1 Million League of Legends games every day to bring you the most accurate Nasus build so you can destroy your enemies and improve you win rate. We've broken down our Nasus builds by rank, position, and enemy team type, so you can find the most accurate set of Nasus core items and runes for any situation.

Nasus Build Summary

Nasus is a a decent top lane champion in League of Legends. His best rune sets are Precision Sorcery. Incorporating the highlighted runes shown below in your Nasus build will help provide you with the bonus stats to help him play well through the laning phase of the match and into the late game. Nasus players should focus on building up his q ability first.

Best Build for Nasus

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Rejuvenation BeadHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
SheenIonian Boots of Lucidity

Core Nasus Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererFimbulwinterGargoyle StoneplateIonian Boots of Lucidity

Optional Items

Serylda's GrudgeDeath's DanceBlack CleaverMaw of Malmortius

Summoner Spells

summonerhaste summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Nasus to level up q
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Second ability for Nasus to level up w
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Last skill for Nasus to max out e

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
CDRScaling MagicRes MagicRes
Nasus's passive ability p
Nasus q ability q
Nasus w ability w
Nasus e ability e
Nasus's ultimate ability r
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Nasus Matchups Overview

More Gameplay Tips for Nasus Players

Tips and Tricks

Always last hit with Siphoning Strike because you permanently get stacks which increase your damage output.

It's important to manage your minion wave and pull creeps in order to farm with Siphoning Strike safely.

Nasus FAQs

Q: How to carry with Nasus?

A: Nasus is an incredibly powerful hyper-carry. He can theoretically scale his damage infinitely. His Q will continue to grow in power throughout the game. A safe, yet powerful LoL Nasus build is to build lots of tank items while stacking your Q. In this way, Nasus will be able to outlast most enemies while dealing massive damage in the mid- to late-game.

Q: Is Nasus Q AD or AP?

A: Nasus' Q deals bonus AD damage. It augments his regular physical damage and also synergizes will with lifesteal.

Additional Nasus Build Insights

League of Legends Nasus players could find him to be a dynamic champion to build out properly. You'll notice that his build varies when he is playing against either generic or highly focused team comps, meaning you shouldn't select the same Nasus build every single game of League of Legends

The most important items to include in your champion's build include: Divine Sunderer, Fimbulwinter, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. Those who added these items in their gear had a better win rate than those who went for other builds for Nasus. Similarly, if you are battling a varied enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting Nasus the Precision, and Sorcery runes. In recent matches, he won the greatest percentage of his matches when equipped with these runes.

We came up with our Nasus build recommendations by examining 56,441 recently ranked League of Legends matches with him selected. We only advise the best winrate Nasus builds that were used by ranked LoL players enough times for us to suggest them. With so many games in our dataset, we are very confident in our suggested builds.