How to Win Nasus vs Lee Sin Counter Matchup Nasus is in the a tier of champions

Nasus vs Lee Sin

How to Beat Lee Sin as Nasus in LoL Lee Sin is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Lee Sin as Nasus

based on 1,824 Nasus vs Lee Sin matchups
Win Rate
55.8 %
K/D/A
2.04
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we analyze each week. This guide on how to beat Lee Sin as Nasus resulted from an examination of 1824 ranked matches where both champs faced each other. This particular champion matchup is somewhat rare. Nasus is forced to battle against Lee Sin in only 2.3% of his games.

Nasus vs Lee Sin Matchup Summary

Nasus does a great job of countering Lee Sin. On average, he wins a terrific 55.8% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Nasus versus Lee Sin games, Nasus’s team is 0.2% less likely to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Lee Sin.

Best Nasus vs Lee Sin Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordSheen

Core Nasus Items

~22 Mins
Divine SundererFrozen HeartDead Man's Plate

Optional Items

Spirit VisageForce of NatureThornmailGargoyle Stoneplate

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 e
>
Last skill for Nasus to max out w

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Resolve Second WindUnflinching
CDRScaling Armor Armor
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
E
9
Q
10
E
11
R
12
E
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E
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Lee Sin as Nasus

Tips for Playing as Nasus against Lee Sin

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 Lee Sin

Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.

Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.

Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.

Nasus vs Lee Sin Counter Stats

Nasus Image
Win Rate
55.8 %
VS
Win Rate
44.2 %
Lee Sin Image
4.8
< Kills >
6.8
4.9
< Deaths >
5.9
5.2
< Assists >
8.2
1.11
< Killing Sprees >
1.57
159
< Minions Killed >
37
0.16
< Dragons Killed >
1.45
0.6
< Inhibitors >
0.4
12,681
< Physical Damage >
12,614
5,012
< Magic Damage >
2,540
560
< True Damage >
829
18,254
< Damage Dealt >
15,984
33,568
< Damage Taken >
30,001
11,372
< Gold Earned >
11,219
2.73
< Towers >
1.5
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.29
4,593
< Total Healing >
8,566
14,502
< Experience >
12,675
15
< Vision Score >
22
7
< Wards Placed >
11
454
< Time Dealing CC >
402

How to Counter Lee Sin with Nasus in LoL

The stats shown here clarify some influential Nasus vs. Lee Sin matchup statistics that can help you explain the differences between these two champs. As an example, Nasus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Lee Sin’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Nasus may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Lee Sin..

Nasus often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Lee Sin. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Nasus and Lee Sin

Damage Types Compared

Nasus
Lee Sin
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nasus
Lee Sin

Who is Better, Nasus or Lee Sin?

Both League champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Nasus usually wins when trying to fight Lee Sin, with a 55.8% win rate. Therefore, Nasus makes a fantastic counter to Lee Sin.

While Nasus does have a much higher win rate than Lee Sin, when on opposite teams, Nasus also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Nasus into Lee Sin.

Furthermore, Nasus has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Nasus vs Lee Sin matchups, Nasus is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Nasus is a great counter to Lee Sin. Focus your actions on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Nasus against Lee Sin.

Additional Information for Nasus Players

How We Calculated Our Nasus vs Lee Sin Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lee Sin as Nasus, we analyzed 1,824 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 Lee Sin 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 in order to counter Lee Sin during both the lane 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 listen to the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nasus on average picks up much more CS relative to Lee Sin. Champions who on average don't get much CS often don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Nasus versus Lee Sin build include Divine Sunderer, Frozen Heart, and Dead Man's Plate. When Nasus bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better countering Lee Sin than with many other typical builds. In fact, Nasus boasted an average win rate of 55.8% when countering Lee Sin with this build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Lee Sin as Nasus, you should equip the Fleet Footwork, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Second Wind, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Nasus vs Lee Sin clashes, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 55.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Lee Sin as Nasus are presented for all ranked divisions. If you want to narrow the statistics and builds to a distinct rank, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.