Nocturne Build Guide by SELORONIOS
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+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
Ability Order Main
Threats & Synergies
It depends on your skill as both of you are great in 1vs1. You can usually kill him if you block his Q with your W. (or he just jumps away...). Counter ganking him with your R is a great way to punish him. And don't forget to build some Armor. Considerable ban choice if you're going Jungle.
Somehow like Kha'zix. Try counter ganking and build some Armor. Considerable ban choice if you're going Jungle.
It will be tough to kill him, buy Anti Lifesteal. Don't go 1vs1 unless you have advantage over him. Also be careful about drake as he can kill it early. Try counter ganking with your R.
A good Jax is a late game monster. Try counter ganking/ganking him. He'll become a big problem when fed. Considerable ban if you're going Jungle/Top.
You can usually handle him 1vs1 but if he gets fed your whole team will be in danger. Considerable ban choice if you're going Jungle.
Don't engage much when his Ultimate is ready because you're usually not Tanky enough to survive. Use your E carefully as it can affect the useful duration of his Ultimate. Considerable ban if you're going Top.
She's my dear angel. You can 1vs1 her early/mid game if you use your W and E correctly. She'll be a problem in teamfights because of her R. And she scales so hard into late game so try to gank her lane as much as possible as she's weak early game
You can usually handle the red form 1vs1 and you'll be okay as long as His blue form can't one shot you. His R can always be painful and he can go through walls so be careful. He's pretty weak early game so try counter jungling and kill him whenever possible,
Your E doesn't work in his Ultimate. Don't try going 1vs1 against him unless you have advantage.
Her W can ruin your plans. If you want to gank her lane with your R you better use it when her W is on cooldown. don't use your R when her W is ready. Considerable ban if you're going Mid/Top.
A fed Fiora can carry games. get Executioner's Calling to counter her Lifesteal Items. Use your W and Q wisely.
Kind of Untouchable.
His Ultimate can be really annoying. Don't go 1vs1 unless you can handle him twice :)
Can be very tricky. Build Armor and a defensive Item like Guardian Angel or Sterak's Gage. Try Ultimate on him when he has less escape chance.
Hard to kill because of his R and Lifesteal. Try buying Executioner's Calling and Magic Resist against him. Considerable ban choice if you're going mid/top.
Don't forget Executioner's Calling.
Her R counters you pretty well. Be careful ganking her lane.
This old man's R can be a really pain. He's usually not a problem when alone but as a sup, be careful when ganking bot lane. also watch his double Q AoE stun.
Watch those flowers while ganking bot lane... A fed Zyra can sometimes 1vs1 you as well if you don't have Magic Resist. Her R does AoE stun so becareful.
Can easily escape from your R and if fed, is pretty troublesome. Happily he's squishy, so kill him whenever it's possible. Try to use advantages before he's fed.
This little one can run away easily... use you R only when you know she can't escape.
Block his Airborne and you'll be okay. Unless he's fed. Make sure your E scares him.
Use the early game advantage on him and don't let him farm. If he farms well he can kill you easily later on. You better wait until his Ultimate ends and then try to kill him. (it's better to keep your Ultimate in case he decide to escape after his Ultimate is over.) gank him specially earlier and try it make it so he won't have a late game.
Buy Oracle Lens and Magic Resist. Remember that he has Silence and can deny your Auto Attacks.
Get Executioner's Calling and be careful about his Ultimate.
You can actually block his Ultimate with your W but can be hard to know when u should use it. Try evading his Q attacks. and try to stay closer to tower in top side so you can get help from the tower in his Ultimate.
Can be annoying, but you can outplay him. Use your E and W carefully and he's a dead... I dunno, fish?!!!
Buy Maw of Malmortius. His burst damage is dangerous.
Try to use the advantage you have on her before she gets her first Item. You'll be okay as long as you're ahead but a fed Katarina can one shot you later on. Don't stay in her ult unless you can kill her fast enough.
He can escape your Ultimate. Remember that u can block his Ultimate with your W.
Use your W wisely. It's better if you keep it for his Ultimate when you're engaging.
You'll be okay as long as you block his Q with your W. If you're ahead you can also keep it for his R as he might use it to save his life.
Pain... A good Shaco can be really confusing. The good thing is that he's pretty squishy so you can 1vs1 him if he don't run away from.
Hard to kill when she has her R. (and you can't see her :/). Don't use your R on her unless you know her R is on cooldown. Try counter ganking.
Don't let his R ruin your plans. A good Kindred can make big advantages in teamfights.
Nunu & Willump
You can Block his R with your W. I suggest doing it when your getting close to getting out of his Ultimate. "Blade of the Ruined King" (what a long name...) can be useful against him as he usually has so much bonus health. and it can slow him so you and your teammates can kill him. Try counter ganking him specially early game as he doesn't have Tanky Items yet so you can kill him.
CC machine. Be careful.
A good Tahm Kench sup will make it so hard for you to kill his adc. Sometimes it's better to focus on him instead of adc if you can't kill the adc fast enough. But he's not as threatful as lulu or Zilean
This handsome man can shine in late game with his AoE R. Happily it takes time for his R to activate so hope that you can kill your target before his R activates.
You can use your W to block her Ultimate. You can Also save your teammates from it :)
Use your W to block his Q and it will be all fine.
You can block her Stun/Ultimate with your W, so it's okay.
Not a big problem as long as you can block his Ultimate with your W.
Not a problem as long as you block his Ultimate with your W.
You better keep your W to block his last shot in his Ultimate.
I just wanted to put something her :/ You can handle an alone Yuumi. If you can't, You should probably go... learn and practice :]
Stun, Movement Speed, portable Guardian Angle. What else do you need?
All of his skills can be useful for you.
His Ultimate works well with yours and he can stun the enemy. You have good outplay/play making potentials together.
Like Twisted face but more defensive. His Ultimate works well with yours. You can have good outplay/play making potentials together.
Like Twisted face. His Ultimate works well with yours. You can have good outplay/play making potentials together.
Like Twisted face. His Ultimate works well with yours. You can have good outplay/play making potentials together.
She's my dear angel. You can 1vs1 her early/mid game if you use your W and E correctly. She'll can help a lot in teamfights because of her Ultimate. And she scales so hard into late game so try to gank and help her lane as much as possible as she's weak early game
He can dive into the enemies if you do as well (because of his Ultimate). It can be situational but still great.
Can make you tankier, Stun your enemy and have a good Ultimate skill. He can be very helpful if your grouping with your team. But If you're the Jungler you need to focus on drakes, baron and comps etc.
Nobody likes playing against a good Pyke. But playing with a good Pyke is always appreciable.
AoE heavy Damage... good when you're trying to start a teamfight/counter gank his lane or else.
AoE heavy Damage and Knock ups... good when you're trying to start a teamfight/counter gank his lane or else.
Lulu can keep you alive and helps you so much. She counters you well so having her on your team is better than facing her on the enemy team.
His Ultimate and slow movement abilities can help you in killing the enemies.
He can help a lot in fights.
He can scare the enemy and his Ultimate is good when you're trying to start a teamfight or else.
She can be helpful. (AoE Stuns, a finisher Ultimate)
It really depends... It's yumi, she can always be useful.
His E Stun can help you kill the target easier.
Long time stuns... That can help an assassin like you.
Can help you stay alive good when you want to engage the enemy.
AoE burst shots... good when you're trying to start a teamfight or else.
His Ultimate can help you in fights. He also offers slows and stun.
It's usually situational but she can be pretty much useful.
His stun and Ultimate can be useful.
Can work well.
Can Root the enemy, but usually doesn't offer u much.
Can be helpful. It depends on his experience and the situation. I personally don't like him much. Eating me without my permission... RUDE :((
I don't like Jax. I dunno why. I added him here to fill this section. He can be alone in here for ETERNITY :]
My friends call me Liam.
I started playing league in the middle of season 9. Yeah, I'm still new to this game and learning.
The first champion I got was Ahri (I'm a fan of naruto so obviously the nine tail cute girl was my choice). I bought Nocturne 1 week after. I saw his Ultimate skill. It instantly killed the enemy in the preview so I thought "WOOOW THAT'S AWWWSOME". Well, it didn't killed my enemies instantly :\ I wasn't disappointed though. I liked and like him a lot as my first favorite champion in League. I played him on every role (even sup and adc (low elo :/), I could make it work)and tried all kind of items on him. My favorite roles with him are Jungle and Mid because I can get the most out of his Ultimate.
- He's cool and SCARY. When a good Nocturne player Ults most of the enemies become Stressed.
- He has a Unique Ultimate. You can use it to gank lanes from a long distance(its range increases as you level it up). It can ruin the enemy plans in your favor. It also reduces Enemies' Vision massively.
- Can ONE SHOT people if you pick the right Items.
Great Jungle clear/lane farming because of his passive.
- Great Duelist and can 1vs1 most of the enemies.
- Anti Split Pusher monster.
- His spell shield can block strong Ultimate skills like Lux's R or CC skills.
- Has CC.
- Can chase enemies with his Q.
- Is Strong Early/Mid game. (He can have some difficulties when the enemy team starts to team up at late game)
- Can be squishy and die easily when hit by CC.
- Enemy team can counter his Ultimate by grouping.
- Can be Item dependent since most of his damage dealt is through Basic Attacks.
- Can fall off late game (dependent on your Items and enemy champs).
- Starting in Blue Side:
1: Blue Buff, Gromp (Use both of your refillable potions), Wolves, Red Buff (kill it with ), gank Mid/Top, scuttle,...
2: Blue Buff, Gromp (Use both of your refillable potions), Wolves, Raptors, Red buff (kill it with ), Scuttle (kill it with smite if the enemy Jungler was near, gank mid, go for the next Scuttle, Gromp and Back to base.
- Starting in Red Side:
1: Red Buff, Raptors (Use both of your refillable potions), Wolves, Blue Buff (kill it with ), gank Mid/Bot, Scuttle and...
2: Red Buff, Raptors (Use both of your refillable potions), Wolves, Blue Buff (kill it with ), Gromp, Scuttle (kill it with smite if the enemy Jungler was near), gank mid, go for the next Scuttle, gank Top if possible and...
- You should be able to solo drake after your first purchases. REMEMBER to block the drake's attack with your W so you'll get 2x Attck Speed from it. If you have enough money buy a and place it near drake to destroy enemy wards (if there was any. sometimes it's better to leave the drake for another time if there was a ward. because they might come and steal it).
- Try to get the best use of your passive and heal yourself in lane.
- At level 2, Attack enemy laner whenever he/she gets close to you (use your Q to get bonus Attack Damage and block a skill with your W if it was possible)
- (If your enemy relies on skills and isn't good at basic attacking) After level 3 try to kill your enemy laner (he possibly ends up using
, You can
+Basic Attack to kill your enemy.
+ Remember to use your W to block the right enemy skill. mostly CC like Veigar's and Lux's Stun.
- About Your Passive: It's not much special but helps a lot in early Jungling/Laning so make sure to use it correctly to deal AoE Damage and be heald.
- About Your Q: always use it when engaging. it can give you up to 60 Attack Damage.
You can also use it to chase hidden enemies, Reaching them as it gives you Bonus Movement Speed. It can be used for escaping too.
- About your W: Use it wisely. It can save you from CC/Strong Skill and also gives you 2x bonus Attack Speed.
You can also use it on Drake's Attack/Herald's strong punch/Baron's Knock up.
It takes time for you to learn how and when to use it but it will be rewarding and helpful.
- About your E: It's very important in killing targets, Those few seconds (up to 2.5 seconds) can change the results of a fights in favor of you.
always use it when ganking/escaping. If the enemy use to escape you can use your to get close to your target and E will work. (you should be ready and fast though).
- About Your R: It's a great tool for Ganking/Roaming/Chasing the enemies from a far distance. try to use it from places you think aren't warded to make the best use of Surprise element.
You can Counter Gank, Save teammates, Kill Split pushers or alone enemies, sometimes stealing Drake/Herald/Baron and a lot more.
- Jungle Items:
Usually better than Bloodrazor. It gives high damage and 10% Cooldown Reduction. Choosing between Red and Blue is on yourself. If you get you won't need the blue one. Good against Tanky enemies and better for obgectives because it deals 4% of the target's maximum health as bonus damage (max=75 against jungle monsters). If you get you won't need the blue one.
- Lethality Items:
Strongest Lethality Item of the game. You better have it in a Lethality build. Lethality + Movement Speed = More map control and killing chance. One of the best Items on Nocturne. It's a better first Lethality Item choice when you're in lane, prefer ganking Mid/Top lanes or 1vs1 fights as it gives extra Attack Speed and has Lifesteal. But it's not as useful as other items in teamfights. Dependent on your playstyle, it can be a great Item. Can be a life savor. Good against champs like Teemo.
- Critical Strike Items:
It's the most important Item in here IF you want to go for Critical Strike. It gives 20% Cooldown Reduction which is great for lowering your Ultimate and it solves the mana hunger problem. It can save your life and scales well into late game. Gives extra Damage. Good for 5th/last item. Gives good amount of Attack Speed + faster wave clear/jungle clear. Also gives a little extra magic damge.
- Lifesteal Items:
One of my favorite Items. It gives Life steal, Active Movement Speed Steal, Attack Speed and lots of damage dependent on your enemy's current health. Most useful against tanky teams I usually get it If I'm fed enough to handle more than one enemies alone. Or to deal more AoE damage to enemies and help in teamfights. You need to be a little Tanky as well before playing Aggressive with this Item. Works Perfect with . I buy it If I want more Lifesteal for On-Hit/Critical Strike builds.
|20% Cooldown Reduction (which is great for Nocturne) + up to 24% Armor Penetration + 450 Bonus Health. It's a great Item (Specially against Tanks.)|
|One of the best Defensive Items which also offer Attack Damage. You better get another Defensive Item before getting this because the its shield is 75% of your Bonus Health.|
|It gives you Armor and Health, Active Slow on nearby enemies, 20% Critical Strike Damage Reduction, slows the attack speed of enemies who attack you. Its Active slow can be pretty useful.|
|It gives lots of Armor and inflicts the Attacker with Grievous wounds. Good against Enemy ADCs with Lifesteal.|
|It's one of the best Items for Squishy Assassins. You can play more Aggressively when you have this. If you're the Carry of your team you better have this because enemies will focus on you (NEVER be a defenseless carry. You'll fall of late game this way).|
|Good against Burst Magic Damage. It gives you a strong shield upon taking a magic damage which can reduce your health below 30%.|
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