Nocturne vs Lucian Counter Build

How to Beat Lucian as Nocturne

Summary

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. Within our database, Nocturne faced off against Lucian 23,911 times. Including so many games with Nocturne versus Lucian gives us a lot of faith in our ability to provide useful data and a supported build to shatter your enemy.

This champ matchup is relatively uncommon. Nocturne has to counter Lucian in only 7.4% of his rounds. Nocturne does a decent job of beating Lucian. Typically, Nocturne wins a acceptable 51.0% of games the champions battle one another in. In Nocturne versus Lucian rounds, Nocturne’s team is 2.0% less probable to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Lucian.

Matchups Analyzed

23,911

Win Rate

51%

Team First Blood

48%

Best Nocturne Items to Counter Lucian

The top items to have in your Nocturne versus Lucian build include Guardian Angel, Sanguine Blade, and Edge of Night. When Nocturne combined at least these three items in his build, he did much better against Lucian than with most other typical builds.

Guardian Angel Item Sanguine Blade Item Edge of Night Item

Best Nocturne Runes to Counter Lucian

To have the highest probability of defeating Lucian as Nocturne, you should equip the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Cheap Shot, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the runes we have analyed/that we analyzed for Nocturne vs Lucian fights, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also included the top Lucian runes to counterpick against Nocturne in order to help you recognize how he will probably be played to try to beat your champ.

Best Nocturne Runes

Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Lucian Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear

Stats

The subsequent tables highlight several critical Nocturne vs. Lucian counter stats that may help us explain the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Nocturne’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Lucian’s ratio of 2.1, highlighting that Nocturne may be just as central to his team's team fighting capacity than Lucian.

Battle Stats

Kills

Nocturne Stats
7.9 7.7
Lucian Stats

Deaths

Nocturne Stats
6.6 6.6
Lucian Stats

Assists

Nocturne Stats
6.5 6.3
Lucian Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Nocturne Stats
3.4 3.3
Lucian Stats

Damage Dealt

Nocturne Stats
16607 18618
Lucian Stats

Damage Taken

Nocturne Stats
28465 19682
Lucian Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Nocturne Stats
5.4 5.2
Lucian Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Nocturne Stats
0.9 0.9
Lucian Stats

Dragons Killed

Nocturne Stats
2 2
Lucian Stats

Barons Killed

Nocturne Stats
0.4 0.4
Lucian Stats

Gold Earned

Nocturne Stats
11617 11918
Lucian Stats

Minions Killed

Nocturne Stats
53 161
Lucian Stats

Nocturne usually has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy does. On average, Nocturne receives more damage than Lucian. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

In Nocturne vs Lucian matchups, Nocturne often gets much less CS than Lucian. Champions that don't acquire very much CS normally don't need much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling easily off of their abilities alone. Yet, champs with tons of CS, such as carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to exceed the averages shown here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 23911 Nocturne vs Lucian 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 Lucian as Nocturne 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.