How to Win Talon vs Nasus Counter Matchup Talon is in the a tier of champions

Talon vs Nasus

How to Beat Nasus as Talon in LoL Nasus is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nasus as Talon

based on 2,877 Talon vs Nasus matchups
Win Rate
44.8 %
K/D/A
2.15
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Nasus as Talon came out of an analysis of 2877 ranked matches where both champs opposed each other. This matchup is relatively uncommon. Talon fights Nasus in only 4.1% of his rounds.

Talon vs Nasus Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Talon has done a awful job of beating Nasus. On average, he wins a lowly 44.8% of games the champions clash against each other in. In Talon versus Nasus rounds, Talon’s team is 0.2% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Nasus.

Best Talon vs Nasus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordTiamat

Core Talon Items

~22 Mins
Duskblade of DraktharrYoumuu's GhostbladeSerylda's Grudge

Optional Items

Edge of NightDeath's DanceMaw of MalmortiusBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Talon to level up w
>
Second ability for Talon to level up q
>
Last skill for Talon to max out e

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Armor
Talon's passive ability p
Talon q ability q
Talon w ability w
Talon e ability e
Talon's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
15
E
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R

Guide to Countering Nasus as Talon

Tips for Playing as Talon against Nasus

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.

Advice to Win Against Nasus

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.

Talon vs Nasus Counter Stats

Talon Image
Win Rate
44.8 %
VS
Win Rate
55.2 %
Nasus Image
8
< Kills >
5.4
6.6
< Deaths >
5.2
6.2
< Assists >
5.7
1.8
< Killing Sprees >
1.25
137
< Minions Killed >
157
0.3
< Dragons Killed >
0.16
0.35
< Inhibitors >
0.57
20,782
< Physical Damage >
15,036
74
< Magic Damage >
5,715
1,386
< True Damage >
469
22,242
< Damage Dealt >
21,221
26,958
< Damage Taken >
36,178
12,147
< Gold Earned >
11,622
1.4
< Towers >
2.56
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
4,810
< Total Healing >
4,879
14,198
< Experience >
15,076
18
< Vision Score >
15
7
< Wards Placed >
7
209
< Time Dealing CC >
549

How to Counter Nasus with Talon in LoL

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.

Differences between Talon and Nasus

Damage Types Compared

Talon
Nasus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Talon
Nasus

Who is Better, Talon or Nasus?

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.

Additional Information for Talon Players

How We Calculated Our Talon vs Nasus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nasus as Talon, we analyzed 2,877 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 Nasus as Talon 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

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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