Nocturne Build Guide by xYazuki
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Suggestion for playing against Mixed Ap/Ad Build
Example for playing against an Ap Heavy team
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Introduction about myself ;)
My IGN is: Magwerste
Hi i'm a 1850~ Elo player im currently working my way up the ladder.
I started Adc when I my friends and I started a ranked team and i thought it fit me very well since I thought I had a good mechanical level, I love Vayne she is my favourite since her kit is perfect for kiting and making plays and so on :).
I believe I can reach higher than 1850~ Elo at one point.
I would love if you guys gave constructive feedback, rep and votes :D Hope you enjoy
There are so many different items on Nocturne you can build.
I prefer a very tanky Nocturne.
For example if you're against an AP heavy team you might have to build differently compared to if you were against an AD heavy team or mixed.
I have shown other types of builds up above.
I usually go fully offense because i build mostly tanky, and it fits well with his kit. There are many types of masteries you can go. I've seen strange stuff like Utility Nocturne and it works fine.
Attack Speed marks are perfect for Nocturne because it procs his passive faster.
And why not AD marks? Thats because his "Q, Duskbringer" has an AD steroid so its not necessary, on top of that his "W, Shroud of Darkness" passive gives Attack Speed.
Max Q first for jungle clear speed and AD Steroid.
Max E after because of it causes the fear to last longer, which gives better gank power.
Max W last because its mostly just a one point wonder to block abilities.
Ganking / Jungling
The most efficient thing to do is gank level 6, unless for example their top has overextended then it will most likely be a free kill or they have to burn a flash and then you can camp that lane knowing they dont have flash. Nocturnes ganks are very good and they are very sneaky if you use your ultimate, for example you could lane gank with ulti or from tri-brush.
The smartest thing to do is farm your jungle until level 6. Generally counterjungling plays a big role of jungling with any champ and denying the other jungler or laner.
Pros / Cons
Great wave clear in the jungle
Amazing and sneaky ganks level 6
Still very good going full Ad or offtank
Your ultimate can put you into a bad position
Can get kited quite hard
Doesnt have any escape mechanisms