The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Nocturne builds result from our examination of 127,740 recently ranked Nocturne rounds. Only the top winrate Nocturne builds that are also in common use are recommended. Because we have so many rounds in our dataset, we are very sure that we can produce the highest quality builds to help you win your next game!
To find more focused build tips and tactics, please check out our guide farther down on the page. Additionally, to view the top Nocturne build designed for a different skill division, please pick a different one from the dropdown menu above. The calculated Nocturne builds will update to reflect that division’s meta.
Best Nocturne Runes
If you are facing a varied enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting him the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Ravenous Hunter, and Cheap Shot runes. In recent matches, he won the greatest fraction of his matches when equiped with these runes. Yet, if you are fighting a different enemy team composition, such as an AD heavy or a CC centric team, you should instead look further down to find the best Nocturne runes to win your particular round.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Nocturne Build
The best items to incorporate into your Nocturne build include: Prowler's Claw, Edge of Night, Death's Dance, and The Collector. Yet, as with our rune suggestions, you can also find great, dedicated, Nocturne item builds farther down for the particular enemy team comp you are facing in your current game. Those who added these pieces in their kits had a greater win rate than those who worked towards other Nocturne builds.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Nocturne
- Use Duskbringer to initiate, and also to escape when needed.
- Combo Shroud of Darkness with Paranoia's dash to kite the enemy into hitting your shield.