How to Win Nasus vs Jarvan IV Counter Matchup Nasus is in the a tier of champions

Nasus vs Jarvan IV

How to Beat Jarvan IV as Nasus in LoL Jarvan IV is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Jarvan IV as Nasus

based on 990 Nasus vs Jarvan IV matchups
Win Rate
49.9 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends games that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Jarvan IV as Nasus came out of an examination of 990 ranked rounds where both champs engaged one another. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Nasus has to counter Jarvan IV in only 1.3% of his matches.

Nasus vs Jarvan IV Matchup Summary

Nasus does a average job of beating Jarvan IV. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.9% of matches the champions fight each other in. In Nasus vs Jarvan IV games, Nasus’s team is 0.2% less likely to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Jarvan IV.

Best Nasus vs Jarvan IV Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Cloth ArmorHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSheen

Core Nasus Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererFrozen HeartGargoyle Stoneplate

Optional Items

Dead Man's PlateThornmailSpirit Visage

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerhaste summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindUnflinching
CDRScaling Armor HealthScaling
Nasus's passive ability p
Nasus q ability q
Nasus w ability w
Nasus e ability e
Nasus's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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 Jarvan IV as Nasus

Tips for Playing as Nasus against Jarvan IV

Paying attention to last hitting with Siphoning Strike will have a large impact at the end of a game.

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.

If you have low defenses, people will focus you down even during your ultimate. Try buying some survivability items even in your DPS builds.

Advice to Win Against Jarvan IV

Cataclysm's terrain is a frightening force to fight against, but movement abilities can go through it.

Keep out of the path between Jarvan IV and his Demacian Standard to avoid being knocked up in the air.

Nasus vs Jarvan IV Counter Stats

Nasus Image
Win Rate
49.9 %
VS
Win Rate
50.1 %
Jarvan IV Image
4.9
< Kills >
5.6
5.1
< Deaths >
5.6
5.3
< Assists >
12.2
1.1
< Killing Sprees >
1.27
157
< Minions Killed >
45
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
1.39
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.59
12,762
< Physical Damage >
12,402
4,926
< Magic Damage >
1,737
550
< True Damage >
1,022
18,239
< Damage Dealt >
15,162
33,683
< Damage Taken >
28,526
11,377
< Gold Earned >
11,221
2.62
< Towers >
2.25
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
4,530
< Total Healing >
8,411
14,509
< Experience >
12,857
15
< Vision Score >
24
7
< Wards Placed >
7
462
< Time Dealing CC >
394

How to Counter Jarvan IV with Nasus in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page highlight some valuable Nasus against Jarvan IV counter statistics that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Nasus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Jarvan IV’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Nasus may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Jarvan IV..

Nasus typically has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Jarvan IV. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Nasus and Jarvan IV

Damage Types Compared

Nasus
Jarvan IV
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nasus
Jarvan IV

Who is Better, Nasus or Jarvan IV?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Nasus usually fairs equally well when playing against Jarvan IV, with a 49.9% win rate. As a result, Nasus makes an ok counter to Jarvan IV.

While Nasus does have a lower win rate compared to Jarvan IV, when they face off with one another, Nasus also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Nasus into Jarvan IV.

Furthermore, Nasus has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Jarvan IV. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Nasus is a somewhat poor counter to Jarvan IV. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Nasus against Jarvan IV.

Additional Information for Nasus Players

How We Calculated Our Nasus vs Jarvan IV Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jarvan IV as Nasus, we analyzed 990 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 Jarvan IV as Nasus 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 Nasus to counter Jarvan IV during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nasus typically picks up much more CS as Jarvan IV. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Nasus versus Jarvan IV build include Divine Sunderer, Frozen Heart, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. When Nasus combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better versus Jarvan IV than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Nasus boasted an average winrate of 49.9% when playing against Jarvan IV with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Jarvan IV 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. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Nasus vs Jarvan IV counter picks, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 49.9% winrate overall.

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