How to Win Ahri vs Nasus Counter Matchup Ahri is in the b tier of champions

Ahri vs Nasus

How to Beat Nasus as Ahri in LoL Nasus is in the a tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Nasus as Ahri

based on 2,885 Ahri vs Nasus matchups
Win Rate
47.7 %
K/D/A
2.66
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends matches every week. In our dataset, Ahri did battle with Nasus in 2885 matches. Using so many matchups for Ahri vs Nasus gives us confidence in our ability to provide useful statistics and a solid build to annihilate your opposition. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Ahri fights Nasus in only 3.3% of her games.

Ahri vs Nasus Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Ahri does a below average job of beating Nasus. Normally, she wins a lowly 47.7% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Ahri against Nasus matches, Ahri’s side is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood against Nasus.

Best Ahri vs Nasus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

ShadowflameVoid StaffHorizon FocusMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Ahri to level up q
>
Second ability for Ahri to level up w
>
Last skill for Ahri to max out e

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ahri's passive ability p
Ahri q ability q
Ahri w ability w
Ahri e ability e
Ahri's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Nasus as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Nasus

Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.

Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.

Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.

Advice to Win Against Nasus

While transformed by his ultimate, Nasus is stronger than most champions in the League. Engage him only if you have a clear advantage.

Nasus is prone to being kited. Try not to engage him at full Health.

Max rank Wither is a very effective counter to Attack Damage characters, so try to avoid getting caught alone by it.

Ahri vs Nasus Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
47.7 %
VS
Win Rate
52.3 %
Nasus Image
5.6
< Kills >
4.8
5
< Deaths >
5.1
7.7
< Assists >
5.1
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
1.1
153
< Minions Killed >
156
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.17
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.56
1,505
< Physical Damage >
12,492
13,813
< Magic Damage >
5,214
5,218
< True Damage >
452
20,537
< Damage Dealt >
18,159
19,547
< Damage Taken >
34,281
10,730
< Gold Earned >
11,384
1.96
< Towers >
2.63
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
4,428
< Total Healing >
4,614
13,601
< Experience >
14,537
20
< Vision Score >
15
9
< Wards Placed >
7
73
< Time Dealing CC >
456

How to Counter Nasus with Ahri in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some valuable Ahri against Nasus matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Nasus’s ratio of NaN, showing that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Nasus..

Ahri often has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Nasus. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ahri and Nasus

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Nasus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Nasus

Who is Better, Ahri or Nasus?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Ahri usually loses when facing off against Nasus, with a 47.7% win rate. Thus, Ahri makes a poor counter to Nasus.

While Ahri does have a lower winrate than Nasus, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming champion to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Ahri into Nasus.

Moreover, Ahri has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nasus. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Nasus matchups, Nasus is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Ahri is a garbage counter for Nasus. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Nasus.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Nasus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nasus as Ahri, we analyzed 2,885 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Nasus as Ahri comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Ahri to counter Nasus during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri on average gets a similar amount of CS compared to Nasus. Champs who typically don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Ahri versus Nasus build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ahri included at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better countering Nasus than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Ahri had an average win rate of 47.7% battling Nasus with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of defeating Nasus as Ahri, Ahri players should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Ahri vs Nasus counters, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 47.7% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Nasus as Ahri are given for all ranked divisions. To narrow the stats and builds to a particular player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.