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Nocturne Build Guide by ulquiorra995

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League of Legends Build Guide Author ulquiorra995

Nocturne, The Dark Slaughterer

ulquiorra995 Last updated on March 6, 2012
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Ability Sequence

1
14
15
17
18
Ability Key Q
3
8
10
12
13
Ability Key W
2
4
5
7
9
Ability Key E
6
11
16
Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Sunder
Archmage
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Durability
Vigor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastermind
 

Utility: 0


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Introduction

Hi there people, this is the first build/guide I publish, EVER, and I choose Nocturne because it was the champion I first dedicated myself to, since then I improved a lot and came up with this build, I hope that it will help you improve as well, I hope u like.


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My Build

I made this build mostly with my experience in 3v3 games, but I found it usefull in 5v5 as well, I think it's a versatile build because it doesn't only focus on attack damage or attack speed, which most noturne players I see do, but also in durability, making u able too survive longer team fights and have more time to deal massive damage!


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Runes

I built these runes in order to give Nocturne more durability trought all the game, if u try you'll see that's better than go all attack damage like most people do, sure you'll loose that advantage early game, but these ones will make you more durable, that might become handy when you're playing noturne, especially in early mid game.


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Masteries

I'll make this one short, I think these are some standart masteries for ad champions, don't have much to explain.


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Items

I start with the regular Doran's Blade, I know that some of you might prefer Boots of Speed and some health pots to increase the Duskbringer movement boost but i think it's not worth it, you'll be throwing away that bit of haelth and damage that I think it's very important in the begining, Wringle's Lantern is a must have item for jungling, and it has a very good passive too, I substitute it for a Bloodthyrster in mid late game, but if u prefer to have that bit of armor and his passive u can keep it trought the rest of the game as well, after that I buy The Brutalizer too help me wit my couldowns and to give me that bit of armor pen as well, try to buy it early in the game, where it best suits its purposes, while i'm building Phantom Dancer I first buy the Zeal too get me more attack speed for the time being, I usually get a Phage before completing the Phantom Dancer, it gives you a good amount of hp and grants you the ability of slowing your enemies wih every simgle basic attack, which is great when the fear of your Unspeakable Horror ends, and that hp really helps you because nocturn is rather squishy as well, after Phage I complete my Phantom Dancer and after that you can either choose too paths, if you're already feeded I advise you buy Indinity Edge right away, if you're not feeded and you're having trouble with your hp complete your Frozen Mallet first,after that just complete the Youmuu's Ghostblade.


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Skill Sequence

At level three, has I do for every champion, I like to have all three abilities, I first focus on maxing Unspeakable Horror first for a longer fear having a better chance to give free damage, in my opinion maxing Shroud of Darkness works better for a jungling nocturn than a lanning nocturn, and maxing Duskbringer is just stupid, but this is minly my opinion though, I usually start with Duskbringer for firstblood because of the speed boost, but Unspeakable Horror is a good choice as well, obviously, as all ultimates, rank Paranoia at levels 6, 11 and 16, I don't think there's anything else I need to explain here.


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Thanks!!!

Thanks to you all for seeing my first build, hope you liked it and that it helped you as well as it helped me, vote and comment plz ^^, tillnext time, gg!