Shadow Assault is a powerful escape tool, but can also be offensively used to assault a group.
You can use Assassin's Path to get behind the enemy and set up for Noxian Diplomacy's melee attack.
Remember to pick your target before the fight. Focusing all of Talon's abilities on one target can be very rewarding, but splitting them up between many may leave you helpless.
Max rank Wither is a very effective counter to Attack Damage characters, so try to avoid getting caught alone by it.
Nasus is prone to being kited. Try not to engage him at full Health.
While transformed by his ultimate, Nasus is stronger than most champions in the League. Engage him only if you have a clear advantage.
The stat comparisons provided here clarify some critical Talon versus Nasus matchup stats that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Talon’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nasus’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Talon may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Nasus..
Talon usually has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his foe does. Typically, he takes less damage than Nasus. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Talon usually loses when trying to fight Nasus, with a 44.8% win rate. As a result, Talon makes a poor counter for Nasus.
While Talon does have a much lower win rate compared to Nasus, when on opposite teams, Talon also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be very concerned when picking Talon into Nasusas his relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Talon has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nasus. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Talon vs Nasus matchups, Nasus is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Talon is a trash counter for Nasus. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Talon against Nasus.
To truly master Talon to counter Nasus during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Talon usually accumulates a similar amount of CS relative to Nasus. Champions who on average don't take much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Talon versus Nasus build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and Serylda's Grudge. When Talon bought at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs. Nasus than with most other typical builds. In fact, Talon boasted an average win rate of 44.8% battling Nasus with this counter build.
To have the best chance of beating Nasus as Talon, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players picked for Talon vs Nasus counters, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 44.8% win rate overall.
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