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Elise vs Nasus

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Mage Fighter
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How to Beat Nasus as Elise

based on 789 Elise vs Nasus matchups
Win Rate
47.1 %
K/D/A
2.53
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of recently ranked League of Legends games each week. Within our data, Elise faced Nasus in 789 matches. Using so many matchups for Elise vs Nasus provides us confidence in our capacity to produce informative stats and a recommended build to suppress Nasus. This particular champ matchup is relatively rare. Elise fights Nasus in only 3.2% of her games.

Elise vs Nasus Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Elise has done a dismal job of beating Nasus. On average, she wins a lowly 47.1% of games the champions face each other in. In Elise vs Nasus games, Elise’s side is 0.2% more probable to gain first blood, implying that she probably will get first blood versus Nasus.

Best Elise vs Nasus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Nimbus CloakWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
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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 Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Nasus

Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.

When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.

Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.

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.

Elise vs Nasus Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
47.1 %
VS
Win Rate
52.9 %
Nasus Image
7
< Kills >
4.5
5.7
< Deaths >
5
7.4
< Assists >
5.2
1.59
< Killing Sprees >
0.98
33
< Minions Killed >
157
1.3
< Dragons Killed >
0.17
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.56
1,308
< Physical Damage >
11,757
15,548
< Magic Damage >
4,901
1,248
< True Damage >
357
18,104
< Damage Dealt >
17,016
25,616
< Damage Taken >
32,532
10,931
< Gold Earned >
11,118
1.75
< Towers >
2.61
0.33
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
7,935
< Total Healing >
4,236
12,239
< Experience >
14,302
22
< Vision Score >
15
6
< Wards Placed >
7
153
< Time Dealing CC >
453

How to Counter Nasus with Elise in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show several valuable Elise versus Nasus counter stats that can help us distinguish the differences between the pair. Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nasus’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Nasus..

Elise usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her counter does. Commonly, she receives less damage than Nasus. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Elise and Nasus

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Nasus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Nasus

Who is Better, Elise or Nasus?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Elise usually loses when taking on Nasus, with a 47.1% win rate. As a result, Elise makes a poor counter to Nasus.

While Elise does have a lower win rate than Nasus, when on opposite teams, Elise also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more challenging character to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Elise into Nasusas her relative depth means you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Elise also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nasus. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Elise vs Nasus matchups, Nasus is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Elise is a trash counter to Nasus. You will do well by focussing your strategy on increasing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Elise against Nasus.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Nasus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nasus as Elise, we analyzed 789 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 Elise 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 learn all of the intricacies of Elise to counter Nasus during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise on average gets a lot less CS compared to Nasus. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Elise versus Nasus build include Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise bought at least these three items in her build, she did much better when facing Nasus than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Elise had an average winrate of 47.1% when countering Nasus with this build.

To have the greatest chance of beating Nasus as Elise, Elise players should use the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Elise vs Nasus LoL games, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 47.1% winrate overall.

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