Nasus Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

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Our Nasus builds come out of our examination of 601,793 recently ranked Nasus games. Only the best winrate Nasus builds that are also in common use are recommended. Because we have so many games in our database, we are quite confident that we can generate the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next match!

If you would like more focused build advice and strategies, you should take a look at our tips farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the best Nasus build for a different skill level, please pick a different skill tier from the dropdown menu above. The recommended Nasus builds will change to characterize that skill level’s meta.

Best Nasus Runes

If you are battling a well-mixed enemy team comp, you should really consider grabbing Nasus the Unsealed Spellbook, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Celerity, and Nimbus Cloak runes. In recent matches, he won the largest percentage of his games when built with these runes. However, if you are trying to beat a more single focused enemy team comp, such as an AP centric or a CC focused team, you should instead glance further down to get the best Nasus runes to win your particular match.


Unsealed Spellbook Rune Unsealed Spellbook
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
Celerity Rune Celerity
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Versus Selected Team Comp
Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Unflinching Rune Unflinching
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

Best Items for Your Nasus Build

The most critical items to incorporate into your Nasus build are: Divine Sunderer, Spirit Visage, Ravenous Hydra, and Frozen Heart. Yet, similar to our rune recommendations, you can also find great, focused, Nasus item builds farther down for the particular enemy team comp you are battling in your ongoing match. Those who added these pieces in their gear had a greater winrate than players who used other builds for Nasus.

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Frozen Heart

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Frozen HeartLoL Item Randuin's OmenLoL Item Death's Dance

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item MuramanaLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Frozen Heart

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Randuin's OmenLoL Item Gargoyle Stoneplate

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.