Nocturne Build

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

LoL Champion

Nocturne

127,740 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

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.

Overall

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Versus Selected Team Comp
Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity

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.

LoL Item Prowler's ClawLoL Item Edge of NightLoL Item Death's DanceLoL Item The Collector

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Edge of NightLoL Item Death's DanceLoL Item Serylda's Grudge

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item StridebreakerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Titanic Hydra

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item EclipseLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Sanguine BladeLoL Item The Collector

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Sanguine BladeLoL Item The CollectorLoL Item Serpent's Fang

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.