Nasus vs Kog'Maw Counter Build

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Nasus


We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League games that we evaluate each week. This Nasus vs Kog'Maw counter guide came out of an analysis of 5,791 ranked games where both champions clashed against one another.

This counter matchup is somewhat rare. Nasus fights Kog'Maw in only 1.0% of his rounds. Nasus has done a average job of beating Kog'Maw. Normally, Nasus wins a acceptable 50.0% of games the champs face off with one another in. In Nasus against Kog'Maw matches, Nasus’s team is 2.0% less expected to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Kog'Maw.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Nasus Items to Counter Kog'Maw

The most important items to prioritize in your Nasus versus Kog'Maw build include Frozen Heart, Dead Man's Plate, and Divine Sunderer. When Nasus combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs. Kog'Maw than with most other common item sets.

Frozen Heart Item Dead Man's Plate Item Divine Sunderer Item

Best Nasus Runes to Counter Kog'Maw

To have the best probability of vanquishing Kog'Maw as Nasus, Nasus players should use the Fleet Footwork, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed/that we analyzed for Nasus vs Kog'Maw matchups, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also displayed the top Kog'Maw runes to counterpick against Nasus to help you grasp how he will probably be setup to try to beat you.

Best Nasus Runes

Fleet Footwork Rune Fleet Footwork
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Manaflow Band Rune Manaflow Band
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

Best Kog'Maw Runes

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter


The following tables clarify several vital Nasus against Kog'Maw counter statistics that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between this set of champs. As an example, Nasus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is similar to Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio of 2.2, indicating that Nasus may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability than Kog'Maw.

Battle Stats


Nasus Stats
5.3 7.8
Kog'Maw Stats


Nasus Stats
5.5 6.9
Kog'Maw Stats


Nasus Stats
5.6 7.1
Kog'Maw Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Nasus Stats
2.6 3.2
Kog'Maw Stats

Damage Dealt

Nasus Stats
17146 23053
Kog'Maw Stats

Damage Taken

Nasus Stats
34029 18765
Kog'Maw Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Nasus Stats
5.5 5.4
Kog'Maw Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Nasus Stats
1 0.9
Kog'Maw Stats

Dragons Killed

Nasus Stats
1.9 2
Kog'Maw Stats

Barons Killed

Nasus Stats
0.4 0.4
Kog'Maw Stats

Gold Earned

Nasus Stats
10915 11684
Kog'Maw Stats

Minions Killed

Nasus Stats
143 144
Kog'Maw Stats

Nasus often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Commonly, Nasus receives more damage than Kog'Maw. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

In Nasus vs Kog'Maw matchups, Nasus usually takes a similar amount of CS than Kog'Maw. Champs that do not earn very much CS typically do not have to have much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling easily off their skills and stats alone. However, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to do better than the values shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 5791 Nasus vs Kog'Maw 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 Kog'Maw 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.