Nasus vs Sylas Counter Build

How to Beat Sylas as Nasus


At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League of Legends games each week. In our dataset, Nasus did battle with Sylas 17,098 times. Having so many games with Nasus vs Sylas gives us confidence in our capacity to provide informative stats and a recommended build to annihilate your foe.

This particular pairing is somewhat rare. Nasus encounters Sylas in only 2.8% of his matches. Nasus has done a decent job of beating Sylas. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.0% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Nasus against Sylas matches, Nasus’s side is 3.0% less expected to get first blood, implying that he probably won't get first blood against Sylas.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Nasus Items to Counter Sylas

The best items to have in your Nasus versus Sylas build consist of Sterak's Gage, Frozen Heart, and Divine Sunderer. When Nasus included at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Sylas than with most other typical builds.

Sterak's Gage Item Frozen Heart Item Divine Sunderer Item

Best Nasus Runes to Counter Sylas

To have the highest chance of beating Sylas as Nasus, Nasus players should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Magical Footwear, and Approach Velocity runes. Out of all the rune sets players used for Nasus vs Sylas matchups, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also included the top Sylas runes to fend off Nasus to help you recognize how he will probably be setup against you.

Best Nasus Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Approach Velocity Rune Approach Velocity

Best Sylas Runes

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm


The subsequent tables emphasize several valuable Nasus against Sylas counter statistics that can help you realize the distinctions between these two champions. As an example, Nasus’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.0 is similar to Sylas’s ratio of 2.1, indicating that Nasus may be just as central to his team's team fighting capability than Sylas.

Battle Stats


Nasus Stats
5.1 7.4
Sylas Stats


Nasus Stats
5.5 6.6
Sylas Stats


Nasus Stats
5.7 6.7
Sylas Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Nasus Stats
2.5 3.3
Sylas Stats

Damage Dealt

Nasus Stats
18058 20727
Sylas Stats

Damage Taken

Nasus Stats
32626 28907
Sylas Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Nasus Stats
5.3 5.2
Sylas Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Nasus Stats
0.9 0.8
Sylas Stats

Dragons Killed

Nasus Stats
1.8 2
Sylas Stats

Barons Killed

Nasus Stats
0.3 0.4
Sylas Stats

Gold Earned

Nasus Stats
10620 10422
Sylas Stats

Minions Killed

Nasus Stats
140 113
Sylas Stats

Nasus typically has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, Nasus receives more damage than Sylas. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Nasus commonly tallies a few more minion kills than Sylas. Champions that do not get very much CS normally don't have to have much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off their skills and stats alone. Yet, champs with many minion kills, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to outperform the values presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 17098 Nasus vs Sylas 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 Sylas 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.