The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Nocturne builds come from our examination of 322,575 recently ranked Nocturne matches. Only the highest winrate Nocturne builds that are also commonly used are advised. Since we have so many rounds in our database, we are confident that we can provide the highest quality builds to help you win your next round!
If you would like more champion specific build advice and strategies, please take a look at our guide farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the best Nocturne build from a different skill division, please select a different one from the dropdown above. The calculated Nocturne builds will update to characterize that skill level’s meta.
Best Nocturne Runes
If you are facing a mixed enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing him the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Future's Market runes. In recent games, he won the largest fraction of his rounds when built with these runes. However, if you are fighting a more homogenous enemy team comp, such as an AP heavy or a tank centric team, you should instead browse below to find the best Nocturne runes to defeat your particular enemy team.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Nocturne Build
The most important items to use in your Nocturne build include: Duskblade of Draktharr, Sanguine Blade, The Collector, and Serpent's Fang. Additionally, like our rune setups, you can also find quality, focused, Nocturne item builds farther down for the particular enemy team comp you are facing in your ongoing game. Those who added these items in their builds had a significantly better win rate than players who utilized 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.