Paying attention to last hitting with Siphoning Strike will have a large impact at the end of a game.
If you have low defenses, people will focus you down even during your ultimate. Try buying some survivability items even in your DPS builds.
If you're solo, Spirit Fire is a great way to farm a lane. It can be bad if you're in a lane with 2 and you push too far. Find the right balance between Siphoning Strike last hits and AoE farming.
The second hit of Timewinder does more damage than the first; try to avoid it.
Ekko's stun zone takes 3 seconds to arm. Watch for the image he creates on cast and try to guess where the zone was placed.
Ekko is significantly weaker when his ultimate is down. Watch for the trail he leaves behind to determine if Chronobreak is available.
The stats shown on this page emphasize some influential Nasus vs. Ekko counter statistics that may help us interpret the distinctions between these two champions. For instance, Nasus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ekko’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Nasus may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Ekko..
Nasus typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he receives more damage than Ekko. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Nasus usually fairs equally well when taking on Ekko, with a 49.3% win rate. Thus, Nasus makes an ok counter to Ekko.
While Nasus does have a lower winrate than Ekko, when they face off with one another, Nasus also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Nasus into Ekko.
Furthermore, Nasus also has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Ekko. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Nasus vs Ekko matchups, Ekko is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.
Nasus is a somewhat poor counter for Ekko. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Nasus against Ekko.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Nasus in order to counter Ekko during both the laning 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 pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Nasus on average racks up more CS as Ekko. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.
The best items to use in your Nasus versus Ekko build consist of Divine Sunderer, Frozen Heart, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. When Nasus used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better countering Ekko than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Nasus boasted an average win rate of 49.3% when playing against Ekko with this build.
To have the best probability of crushing Ekko as Nasus, Nasus players should use the Fleet Footwork, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Nasus vs Ekko clashes, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 49.3% winrate overall.
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