The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Nasus builds come out of our evaluation of 138,584 recently ranked Nasus games. Only the highest winrate Nasus builds that are also in common use are suggested. Since we have so many matches in our dataset, we are sure that we can provide the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next round!
If you are looking for more focused build tips and tactics, you should read our guide to playing with Nasus farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the best Nasus build for a different skill level, please choose a different skill tier from the dropdown menu above. The recommended Nasus builds will update to characterize that division’s meta.
Best Nasus Runes
If you are battling a well-mixed enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing him the Fleet Footwork, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Transcendence, and Nimbus Cloak runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his games when built with these runes. However, if you are trying to beat a more homogenous enemy team comp, such as an AD focused or a tank heavy team, you should instead browse below to find the best Nasus runes to defeat your particular enemy team.
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Best Items for Your Nasus Build
The best items to incorporate into your Nasus build include: Divine Sunderer, Ravenous Hydra, Thornmail, and Dead Man's Plate. Moreover, similar to our rune advice, you can also get quality, focused, Nasus item builds farther down for the specific enemy team composition you are fighting in your current game. Those who added these pieces in their setups had a better win rate than those who worked towards other Nasus builds.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Nasus
- 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.