Nocturne Build Guide by SladeAdler
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Jungle Shadow, The Dark Jungle
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Hey guys welcome to Jungle Shadow, The Dark Jungle, Currently I'm working on this build but it should be sufficient to use now!
Little warning your slightly slowed in the jungle at the beginning but this is easily countered with anyone helping you get blue. Follow the Path in the next chapter below and this problem will be countered in the beginning stages of the game.
The purpose of Jungle Shadow is to gain as much sustain in the Jungle as possible while still retaining a good Ganking ability.
Nocturne already has a great AoE on his basic attacks with his passive but with this build we are seeking to Amp up that early game by rushing Tiamat and pushing on any lanes for your team.
Ok in the Introduction I told you guys your slowed a bit. This is because your not getting the hunters machete, your damage on the jungle will be dropped slightly but its not a problem.
Starting with wolves and the help with your team this is the only time you will feel slower. Make your way to Golem after taking wolves and with the help of your team and smite take blue and level 2.
At level two you will have Dusk Bringer. Standing in the trail of Dusk Bringer gives you the attack damage to make up for your earlier loss in damage and return you to jungling speed almost instantly. Going to Wraiths hit the little ones with dusk bringer mostly and focus down on the large Wraith your passive will take care of the remaining little ones.
Head back to wolves they will be up again and you will notice where this build comes in handy. Your sustain you've lost almost no hp and had little use for your potions save maybe on blue at the beginning you might have needed one. Take wolves and head to the two Golems using one of your potions.
Take Red having saved your smite till now and use your E on the bigger harder hitting jungle monsters. Fearing and DPS your E is a strong utility in the jungle in the camps.
Heading back you should only go back with 800 gold and grab the Vamperic. Your sustain is now complete you can harvest any of the camps without taking any real damage. Level 4 or 5 now you can choose to assist your lanes that are pushed to your towers your E a strong tool to capture kills or continue harvesting the jungle.
Know the enemy team
Watch for Crowd Control. Nocturne is still squishy but devastating if he can get a hold of any champion unaware. His ult is extremely effective for this. But if you get stunned or locked down your dead. Keep your team with you and don't attack anyone that can lock you down in the early game. Other than that you should be safe enough to go in with almost any champion and secure easy early kills.