Nasus Build Guide by DoubleQ
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Runes: Option 1 (My favorite)
++8 ability haste
++8 ability haste
++8 ability haste
Ability Order Nasus - Ability Order
Threats & Synergies
Permaban him. A competent darius player can zone you easily and ruin your life. Freezing lane near tower won't work since he can hook you and ruin your life. Just don't die, sacrifice cs, ask for ganks and you should outscale him.
Probably the most cancerous matchup for Nasus. Since she does percent health true damage, has dashes and stealth, all you can do is ask for ganks. Since she is going to always be pushed into your tower.
Has a point click stun, a double dash, a Q that heals and an ult that counters your ult, just pray in lane and build armor and he should fall off later in game.
Dodge his Q, don't get stunned. And bait his E when you fight him. Don't fight him under 100 stacks without sheen and ASK YOUR JUNGLER FOR GANKS.
Another example of ranged top cancer. Just survive and spam ping your jungler for ganks and don't feed him too much gold
His Q counters your wither, his kit overall is a chore to deal with. Bait his E and W him when he Es to shove the wave and you'll get free freeze.
Pray, and don't get stunned by his E. Build a fuck ton of armor and he shouldn't be too much of a threat.
She is a big pain in the ass pre-6. Dodge her W and freeze the wave in front of tower.
She can hard stomp you in laning phase. Survive in lane, and you should kill her pre-6 with sheen. Watch out for her E and R which can fuck you up hard though.
Very pathetic champion tbh. Farm her tentacles, dodge her E and don't die. Walk away when she Rs, and then you can kill her.
His CC is really annoying, and he can harass you hard early game. DODGE, HIS, Q. And ping your jungler for ganks.
Another example of ranged top cancer. Really cancerous and can be a chore to deal with. Ask for ganks and he shouldn't be that much of a threat later in the game.
Her kit is made to tilt you to death, so ask your jungler for ganks and keep calm. Bait her polymorph then kill her.
He's ranged, and he also has melee. He can hard harass you early game. Don't feed him and ask for ganks.
This fatass is a pain in the ass to play against. His kiting is painful and he's extremely tanky. Build MR and he should be less of a threat.
Dodge his axes and use your ghost when he ults to catch up with him.
Dodge his Q and E, survive in lane, and you should beat him pre-6.
Her shield can be unpleasant to deal with, but if you dodge her spells you should be able to kill her pre-6.
She can harass you hard in lane but you should be able to kill her pre-6. Stay away from low health minions and use your passive to sustain.
Really annoying, and can be hard to kill. You outscale her and shouldn't worry about her too much. Beware of her ult which can kill you.
Can harass you hard. Dodge his 3Q and you should outscale him. Beware of his passive and ult which can kill you though. Not recommended fight him near an ally minion wave.
Can harass you hard. Dodge his 3Q and try not to get hit by his W, which gives him a free shield. He can be easily killed pre-6 since he doesn't have an escape.
Dodge/bait his W, and after that you should be able to kill him pre-6.
Stack his minions. Bait his W and you can be able to kill him.
Dodge his W>Q combo and you should be able to get some CS safely. You should be able to kill him once you bait his W pre-6. Beware of his ult though, which can kill you. It is recommended for you to get exhaust (if you use unsealed spellbook) when you fight him.
If he isn't fed you should be able to kill him pretty easily. It is recommended that you use exhaust against him.
He outrades you pre-6. Get 100 stacks, sheen and ult then you can fight him.
Be careful and try to not get taunted when you farm. Bait out his E and you should be able to kill him.
His ganks are painful but he's not that much of a threat to you solo.
He can harass you early game but once you get level 6, you can kill him. If he ults, you can get ignite from your unsealed spellbook and kill him with it.
Dodge his Q, don't feed him and buy thornmail. He shouldn't be too much of a threat.
Not a hard matchup. Dodge his Q, and bait his ult then he should be easy to kill. His Q can be quite unpleasant to deal with though.
Just farm till level 6 and beat his ass.
Dodge his E, farm in lane and you should be able to 1v1 him. Use your W on him after he dies.
His hook can be annoying but he won't be able to do much damage to you after you get tank items.
You should be able to win trades against him after about 100 stacks + sheen.
His flames can't really do anything to you once you build MR. It can be pretty annoying though
Dodge his barrels, and farm. Get cleanse (if you have unsealed spellbook) to kill him.
Get good at stacking :)
Free stacks, lol. Just farm and watch out for her R, and you should be ok.
Easy matchup. He mainly builds tank so he won't deal that much damage to you.
Dodge his W, and farm. You should be able to kill him after you build tank.
Her kit is perfect for Nasus. An AOE stun, healing, and some extra kiting.
Strong engage, very fast and is the perfect ganking champion for nasus imo.
Her heal can make you invincible in lane and teamfights. She is vulnurable though.
Nunu & Willump
His ganks synergize well with nasus's W.
Champion Build Guide
In this guide, I will be sharing with you everything I know about the champion. I think this guide will help me a lot when I play because I can be reminded on what to do when I play this champion!
Unsealed Spellbook - This is in my opinion, the best keystone you can use on Nasus. Since you don't have Teleport when you go Flash and Ghost which are the two best spells on Nasus, you can use Unsealed Spellbook to get Teleport to be able to get to lane/objectives easier. You can use Cleanse to deal with heavy CC, Exhaust to stop burst champions and Ignite to stop healing and secure kills. I prefer this over Grasp of the Undying because you can get more inspiration runes, and they are way more useful than Demolish imho and still be tanky from Overgrowth.
Grasp of the Undying - This spell works extremely well on Nasus in low elo, because you can be able to trade easier with the enemy laner due to its proc. But I think this spell is useless if you want to manage your wave better, which is crucial in higher elo.