Nasus vs Poppy Counter Build

How to Beat Poppy as Nasus

Summary

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we analyze every week. This Nasus versus Poppy counter guide came out of an examination of 8,793 ranked matches where both champs clashed against one another.

This champ matchup is relatively rare. Nasus encounters Poppy in only 1.5% of his rounds. Nasus does a good job of countering Poppy. On average, Nasus wins a terrific 53.0% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Nasus versus Poppy matches, Nasus’s team is 4.0% less probable to obtain first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood versus Poppy.

Matchups Analyzed

8,793

Win Rate

53%

Team First Blood

46%

Best Nasus Items to Counter Poppy

The most important items to focus on in your Nasus versus Poppy build include Sterak's Gage, Spirit Visage, and Divine Sunderer. When Nasus used at least these three items in his build, he performed much better when facing Poppy than with most other common item sets.

Sterak's Gage Item Spirit Visage Item Divine Sunderer Item

Best Nasus Runes to Counter Poppy

To have the best chance of beating Poppy as Nasus, Nasus players should take the Unsealed Spellbook, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Approach Velocity, Bone Plating, and Overgrowth runes. Of all the rune sets players used for Nasus vs Poppy battles, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also displayed the best Poppy runes to fend off Nasus to help you interpret how she will likely be setup against you.

Best Nasus Runes

Unsealed Spellbook Rune Unsealed Spellbook
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Approach Velocity Rune Approach Velocity
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

Best Poppy Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic

Stats

The following tables show several valuable Nasus against Poppy matchup stats that may help us grasp the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Nasus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is not as good as Poppy’s KDA ratio of 2.4, showing that Nasus may be less central to his team's team fighting capability than Poppy.

Battle Stats

Kills

Nasus Stats
5.1 4.8
Poppy Stats

Deaths

Nasus Stats
5.3 5.4
Poppy Stats

Assists

Nasus Stats
5.7 8.2
Poppy Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Nasus Stats
2.6 2.3
Poppy Stats

Damage Dealt

Nasus Stats
17750 16663
Poppy Stats

Damage Taken

Nasus Stats
33854 25116
Poppy Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Nasus Stats
5.5 5.2
Poppy Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Nasus Stats
1 0.9
Poppy Stats

Dragons Killed

Nasus Stats
1.9 2
Poppy Stats

Barons Killed

Nasus Stats
0.4 0.4
Poppy Stats

Gold Earned

Nasus Stats
10895 9840
Poppy Stats

Minions Killed

Nasus Stats
145 81
Poppy Stats

Nasus usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. Typically, Nasus receives more damage than Poppy. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Nasus vs Poppy matchups, Nasus commonly totals many more minion kills than Poppy. Champs who on average don't finish with very much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective. They are able to scale properly off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with tons of CS, such as carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, work to beat the values displayed here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8793 Nasus vs Poppy 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 Poppy 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.