Nunu & Willump vs Lucian Counter Build

How to Beat Lucian as Nunu & Willump


At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League matches every week. In our database, Nunu & Willump battled Lucian in 54,974 games. Using so many matchups for Nunu & Willump versus Lucian provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to prepare actionable data and a recommended build to destroy your opponent.

This particular champion pairing is somewhat uncommon. Nunu & Willump encounters Lucian in only 7.7% of his matches. Nunu & Willump has done a great job of countering Lucian. Typically, Nunu & Willump wins a fantastic 55.0% of matches the champs face one another in. In Nunu & Willump against Lucian matches, Nunu & Willump’s side is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Lucian.

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Team First Blood


Best Nunu & Willump Items to Counter Lucian

The best items to have in your Nunu & Willump versus Lucian build consist of Sunfire Aegis, Randuin's Omen, and Dead Man's Plate. When Nunu & Willump included at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when fighting Lucian than with most other commonly used item sets.

Sunfire Aegis Item Randuin's Omen Item Dead Man's Plate Item

Best Nunu & Willump Runes to Counter Lucian

To have the highest probability of crushing Lucian as Nunu & Willump, Nunu & Willump players should equip the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Revitalize, and Conditioning runes. Out of all the rune sets we have analyed/that we analyzed for Nunu & Willump vs Lucian matchups, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. We have also displayed the best Lucian runes to counterpick against Nunu & Willump in order to help you grasp how he will likely be played to try to beat you.

Best Nunu & Willump Runes

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
Conditioning Rune Conditioning

Best Lucian Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Cut Down Rune Cut Down
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter


The following tables feature several strategic Nunu & Willump against Lucian counter statistics that may help us interpret the distinctions between this pair of champions. For instance, Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.0 is greater than Lucian’s KDA ratio of 2.1, highlighting that Nunu & Willump may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Lucian. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Battle Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
4.6 7.5
Lucian Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
5.6 6.4
Lucian Stats


Nunu & Willump Stats
12 6.2
Lucian Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Nunu & Willump Stats
2.3 3.3
Lucian Stats

Damage Dealt

Nunu & Willump Stats
11823 19473
Lucian Stats

Damage Taken

Nunu & Willump Stats
33670 18714
Lucian Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Nunu & Willump Stats
5.3 5
Lucian Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Nunu & Willump Stats
0.9 0.8
Lucian Stats

Dragons Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
2.1 1.8
Lucian Stats

Barons Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
0.5 0.4
Lucian Stats

Gold Earned

Nunu & Willump Stats
10122 11577
Lucian Stats

Minions Killed

Nunu & Willump Stats
31 158
Lucian Stats

Nunu & willump often has a significant smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Commonly, Nunu & Willump receives more damage than Lucian. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Nunu & Willump usually totals much less CS than Lucian. Champs that do not earn a lot of minion kills normally don't have to have much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling easily off their abilities alone. However, champions with tons of CS, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to do better than the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 54974 Nunu & Willump 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 Nunu & Willump 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.