Nocturne Build

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

LoL Champion

Nocturne

322,575 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

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.

Overall

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Future's Market Rune Future's Market
Versus Selected Team Comp
Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

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.

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

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 Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Sanguine BladeLoL Item The Collector

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Wit's EndLoL Item Youmuu's GhostbladeLoL Item Edge of Night

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Sanguine BladeLoL Item The CollectorLoL Item Serylda's Grudge

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.