Lucian vs Nasus Counter Build

How to Beat Nasus as Lucian


We get our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL rounds that we evaluate each and every week. This Lucian against Nasus matchup review resulted from an examination of 43,676 ranked rounds where both champions engaged one another.

This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Lucian fights Nasus in only 3.6% of his matches. Unfortunitally, Lucian has done a dismal job of beating Nasus. Typically, he wins a lowly 47.0% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Lucian versus Nasus games, Lucian’s team is 5.0% more likely to get first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Nasus.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Lucian Items to Counter Nasus

The top items to prioritize in your Lucian versus Nasus build include Bloodthirster, Essence Reaver, and The Collector. When Lucian bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better vs Nasus than with most other commonly used builds.

Bloodthirster Item Essence Reaver Item The Collector Item

Best Lucian Runes to Counter Nasus

To have the highest probability of vanquishing Nasus as Lucian, you should take the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Alacrity, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Out of all the runes players picked for Lucian vs Nasus battles, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also included the best Nasus runes to counterpick against Lucian in order to help you recognize how he will probably be setup to try to beat your champ.

Best Lucian Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Cut Down Rune Cut Down
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Nasus Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak


The subsequent tables underscore some influential Lucian vs. Nasus counter statistics that can help you figure out the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. For instance, Lucian’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is close to Nasus’s ratio of 2.0, demonstrating that Lucian may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability than Nasus.

Battle Stats


Lucian Stats
7.8 5.2
Nasus Stats


Lucian Stats
6.2 5.3
Nasus Stats


Lucian Stats
6.2 5.6
Nasus Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Lucian Stats
3.5 2.6
Nasus Stats

Damage Dealt

Lucian Stats
20059 17139
Nasus Stats

Damage Taken

Lucian Stats
19154 32645
Nasus Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Lucian Stats
5.3 5.4
Nasus Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Lucian Stats
0.9 0.9
Nasus Stats

Dragons Killed

Lucian Stats
2 1.9
Nasus Stats

Barons Killed

Lucian Stats
0.4 0.4
Nasus Stats

Gold Earned

Lucian Stats
11878 10871
Nasus Stats

Minions Killed

Lucian Stats
161 146
Nasus Stats

Lucian usually has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, Lucian receives less damage than Nasus. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Lucian vs Nasus matchups, Lucian often tallies a similar amount of CS than Nasus. Champions that don't earn a lot of minion kills usually don't have to have much CS to be useful. Instead, they are capable of scaling well off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with scores of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to pass the values displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 43676 Lucian vs Nasus 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 Lucian 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.