How to Win Morgana vs Nocturne Counter Matchup Morgana is in the b tier of champions

Morgana vs Nocturne

How to Beat Nocturne as Morgana in LoL Nocturne is in the a tier of champions
Mage Support
Assassin Fighter

How to Beat Nocturne as Morgana

based on 2,838 Morgana vs Nocturne matchups
Win Rate
51 %
K/D/A
2.55
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League matches that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Nocturne as Morgana resulted from an analysis of 2838 ranked matches where both champs engaged one another. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Morgana fights Nocturne in only 2.8% of her games.

Morgana vs Nocturne Matchup Summary

Morgana has done a decent job of countering Nocturne. Normally, she wins a acceptable 51.0% of the time the champs oppose one another in. In Morgana against Nocturne rounds, Morgana’s side is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Nocturne.

Best Morgana vs Nocturne Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeFiendish Codex

Core Morgana Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapRylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Perfect TimingCosmic Insight
CDRScaling Adaptive Armor
Morgana's passive ability p
Morgana q ability q
Morgana w ability w
Morgana e ability e
Morgana's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Nocturne as Morgana

Tips for Playing as Morgana against Nocturne

Shrewd use of Black Shield can determine the outcome of team fights.

Tormented Shadow is an excellent farming tool if you're by yourself in a lane.

Items that provide survivability allow Morgana to become extremely difficult to kill in conjunction with Black Shield and Soul Shackles.

Advice to Win Against Nocturne

Nocturne's Unspeakable Horror is broken with range, so try to save your movement abilities for when he casts it.

Stay close to your allies when Paranoia is cast - there is strength in numbers!

Morgana vs Nocturne Counter Stats

Morgana Image
Win Rate
51 %
VS
Win Rate
49 %
Nocturne Image
3.7
< Kills >
7.7
6.2
< Deaths >
6.6
12.1
< Assists >
7.7
0.77
< Killing Sprees >
1.79
51
< Minions Killed >
43
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
1.45
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.42
899
< Physical Damage >
15,921
14,358
< Magic Damage >
1,324
1,004
< True Damage >
1,328
16,262
< Damage Dealt >
18,573
19,580
< Damage Taken >
32,453
9,489
< Gold Earned >
12,281
1.71
< Towers >
1.53
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
3,890
< Total Healing >
10,755
11,900
< Experience >
14,030
47
< Vision Score >
21
22
< Wards Placed >
6
122
< Time Dealing CC >
564

How to Counter Nocturne with Morgana in LoL

The stats provided here underscore several strategic Morgana against Nocturne counter stats that may help you explain the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Morgana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nocturne’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Morgana may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Nocturne. This observation is in large part a result of the differences in assists.

Morgana normally has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her matchup does. Typically, she receives less damage than Nocturne. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Morgana and Nocturne

Damage Types Compared

Morgana
Nocturne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Morgana
Nocturne

Who is Better, Morgana or Nocturne?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Morgana usually wins when trying to fight Nocturne, with a 51.0% win rate. Therefore, Morgana makes a good counter to Nocturne.

While Morgana does have a higher win rate than Nocturne, when facing one another, Morgana also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less difficult champion to learn and master. You should be careful when picking Morgana into Nocturne.

Moreover, Morgana also has a great amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nocturne. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Morgana vs Nocturne matchups, Morgana is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Morgana is a decent counter for Nocturne. Focus your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Morgana against Nocturne.

Additional Information for Morgana Players

How We Calculated Our Morgana vs Nocturne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nocturne as Morgana, we analyzed 2,838 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 Nocturne as Morgana 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Morgana in order to counter Nocturne during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Morgana most often accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Nocturne. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Morgana versus Nocturne build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Morgana used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better vs Nocturne than with most other typical builds. In fact, Morgana boasted an average win rate of 51.0% when countering Nocturne with this counter build.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Nocturne as Morgana, Morgana players should take the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Perfect Timing, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Morgana vs Nocturne face-offs, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 51.0% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Nocturne as Morgana are given for all skill levels combined. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a particular skill level, you should use the selection menu at the top of this page.