Nami Build Guide by cavaldragon1
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Hard CC Bot Lane
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|Hello summoners. My name is cavaldragon1 I am at Bronze III, my favorite role is support and this will be my first guide introducing my favorite support champion: Nami.
I am not a pro player and I rarely play ranked games since I am stucked in ELO HELL, but I know a lot of stuff about league and if you could help me with good feedback I would be grateful.
Nami is a Crowd Controller, Healer and a Burster support so she can synergy with pokers and bursters marksman(AD Carry).
I usually play Nami at defensive because I want to protect my bot partner and keep him farming. You can play Nami aggressively but it would be better pick Heal instead of Exhaust to win trades easily and I just recommend it with a burster marksman as Graves or Draven.
Playing it: Nami is hard to master so don't espect excellent scores at the first match's. I recommend practice her skill shots in custom games or with a partner at Co-op Vs Al game, and then play PvP if you can aim her abilities easily.
Flash is her main summoner spell as she hasn't any easy escape.
Exhaust is a great way to win trades, to give an easy kill or to incapacitate a fed enemy. This spell is perfect if your enemy dives too much confident. They get slowed, do less damage and became an easy target to Aqua Prison. I got some doubles with Tidal Wave, Aqua Prison and Exhaust combo while protecting towers :D
Heal can help you a lot in trades too but i think is useless to poke marksman.
Clarity is very helpful to mana hungry marksman has both can use abilities for a long time in laning phase. This summoner spell is great with Varus or Ezreal.
Clairvoyance helps a lot Caitlyn and Ezreal to aim their ultis: Ace in the Hole and Trueshot Barrage. And its very useful to control enemy jungler and prevent ganks at your lane.
|| Greater Mark of Attack Damage will allow you to do more poke damage that works very well with
. Try to do basic attacks every time that doesn't look too dangerous.
Greater Seal of Armor helps in early trades and works well with Ebb and Flow. With these combo you can make more secure poke and slows with Tidecaller's Blessing
Greater Glyph of Scaling Magic Resist turns your enemy support damage quite low, So if you have good health and enemy support as cast is CC abilities you can just ignore em and kill the adc.
Greater Quintessence of Gold combined with Greed gives you 5 gold per 10 seconds, equal to Philosopher's Stone passive and that's pretty awesome, so if you buy one Philosopher's Stone in game you will get 10 gold per 10 seconds. These three runes are very important since support don't farm but still need a lot of money to ward.
For my masteries i picked some defense, sustain, cooldown reduction of items and summoner spells and lots of easy money.
Shurelya's Reverie it's Nami main item of my build, why? Well Nami is very strong mid game since she can turn and control teamfight and this item its amazing to start a winned teamfight or to run away from dangerous situations saving your partners it also gives good sustain, abilities cooldown reduction and great health. I like to activate this before or after send sending Tidal Wave
Try to complete this first and then complete Ruby Sightstone.
Locket of the Iron Solari turns you more tanky, gives cooldown reduction and helps your friends giving more sustain, this works very well with Zeke's Herald if your partners got AD damage and helps a lot in teamfighs or to save your partners combined with Shurelya's Reverie.
Ruby Sightstone is the most important item to support. I will just say this one time: Wards safe lives; Wards give kills and well placed wards carry a game. So tell your teammates to buy wards every time they can this will help a lot at your warding job. Never but never accept the guilty of a non-placed ward at mid or top. Your job is to protect your marksman and fed em, you can also control a lot enemy bot jungler if you are winning hard. So remenber: Never underestimate wards!