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Nasus Build Guide by Trackz

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Trackz

QQ when i Q you DPS Nasus

Trackz Last updated on September 16, 2011
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Ability Sequence

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





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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/
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Evasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veteran's Scars
Willpower
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardor
Reinforce
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenacity
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Awareness
Expanded Mind
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quickness
Blink of an Eye
 
 
 
 
 
Intelligence
Mystical Vision
 
 
 
 
 
 
Presence of the Master
 
 

Utility: 9


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Introduction

Hey this is my first build so i would be happy if you would post what you think about it in the comments. This is my Nasus build, and ive been perfecting this build just for me but im pretty sure it will work for some of you guys to, Nasus is a melee tanky dps you can pretty much build him how you want to, but i prefer to go dps with him. Ive not lost a ranked game with him yet
and i have had pretty much consistent scores 12/2, 10/3, 11/1 and so on.


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Runes

For runes i pick, armor penetration marks, Armor seals, hp glyphs and armor penetration quintessenses


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Masteries

I go 21/0/9 mainly because this is a dps build, i also put four points in perseverence because Nasus really needs that extra mana regeneration to begin with.


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Items

I start out with a Dorans shield because of the hp and the hp regeneration, immediately after i grab Mercury threads for two reasons, one the mr is great, two you cant affort getting stunned and slowed all the time you need to really participate in those teamfights and be there for your teammates. The Trinity force is great, The sheen really helps out your Siphoning strike, and the cooldown reduction is also great, not to mention the extra movement speed helps you get in range for your Wither. Afterwards i upgrade my B.F. Sword to a Bloodthirster because the lifesteal is simply just great, if you follow this build you will achieve200-250 lifesteal per hit. The Phantom dancer is just to maximize your dmg output, and again the movement speed is just ideal for Nasus. I go with Infinity edge because of the extra crit dmg, ive been critting 1600-1800 with my Siphoning strike at this point of my build. I round up my build with Guardian angel because of the armor and mr makes you just a bit more invincible, and if you should die you will be back up chasing them in no time.


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Skill Sequence

Im starting out with 1 point in Siphoning strike and then i try maxing it as fast as possible,
i put some secondary points in wither because its one of the best slows in the game if not the best, it really helps you chase down your foes and its fantastic for securing the kill from a jungle gank, im saving Spirit fire for last because you only need your Q for farming and the damage output of it is not very great. Now some of the best for last your ultimate, if you activate this skill on the right time in a teamfight i promise your damage output is gonna go of the hook, your damage will just keep rising and your Q while doing it..... huhuuuuh i will let you find that out yourself.


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Summoner Spells

Im picking Ghost and Exhaust because of their offensive and defensive properties, Ghost i pick for the great mobillity and chasing im rarely using this to run away, Exhaust if Wither just isent enough you got a backup slow securing you the kill, its also great for helping out teammates in ganks or teamfights.


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Pros / Cons


Pros:
If you farm right hes Q gets overpowered
He is great at taking out the key opponents in teamfights
Hes W skill is great for ganking
He got passive lifesteal
He is very solid


Cons:
He can be very vulnerable at start
Some ranged champs can drop him very easily
He is deadweight if you dont get to farm your Q