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LoL Champion Build Guides: Nami

Nami the Tidecaller

Find the best Nami build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Nami build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Nami's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 10 Builds
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

[9.24] Nami - Tsunami of Layfe!

Build by Hevarels updated December 14, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

NAMI

Build by Canc3RS updated December 9, 2019
Season 9 Guides
10
73
Votes
2
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

[9.9] How to Avoid Becoming Sushi

Guide by Drlazerbeam updated May 4, 2019
  • In-depth
8.5
9
Votes
1
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

[9.8] Sushi to the rescue!

Guide by FwuffyMilk updated April 18, 2019
  • In-depth
8.1
8
Votes
1
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

[9.9] playmaker Nami

Guide by N0ZOMI updated May 1, 2019
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Afraid to get your feet wet? A detailed Season 9 Nami guide

Guide by TenshiQwQ updated March 10, 2019
  • In-depth
7.3
5
Votes
2
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Tourizms 3 Minute Guide to Nami

Guide by Tourizm updated March 29, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Nami The Tidecaller

Guide by SmolFrey updated December 1, 2018
  • In-depth
6.7
9
Votes
4
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Bunny's Guide to Nami, the Tidecaller

Guide by NirvanaBunny updated July 6, 2019
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

[9.14] Anonymous - Nami Support Guide

Guide by Guest updated July 21, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

[9.4] Nami Support

Guide by Kyeee updated February 22, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Nami - The Tidecaller - Nami Support Season 9 (WIP)

Guide by moon827 updated May 2, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Nami the fish carry

Guide by Adelaide updated November 7, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

[9.20] Support Nami ::: Heal or Destroy

Guide by IraDelDragon updated October 14, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

The Best Nami Build by far.

Guide by Axeloy updated September 21, 2019
Season 9 Builds
7.8
7
Votes
1
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

[8.23] Nami - ThyThal's Fast Guide

Build by ThyThal updated November 22, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Nami Top: The Fish That Dodges Fishnets 24/7 (Revamped)

Build by GooderGanker updated April 1, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

worlds cutest adc! crit nami <3

Build by seabun updated June 24, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Aggressive NAMI BUILD (DIAMOND SUPPORT MAIN) BEST NAMI NA!!

Build by Fynergy updated January 29, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide
LoL Champion Nami Build Guide

Gold Efficient Passive Lane [Diamond Support Main] BEST NAMI

Build by Fynergy updated January 29, 2019
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Nami Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Nami we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Nami, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Nami this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.15. However, if you are a new Nami player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Nami!

Patch 11.15: 902395 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Nami's Top Items

Nami's Runes

Nami's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 13339 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Nami's 2nd Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 2099 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Nami's 3rd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 2028 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight
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Nami's Summoner Spells

Nami's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 22535 Games

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Second Best

Nami's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 36288 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Nami's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 2498 Games

Flash Heal

Nami's Starters

Nami's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 48385 Games

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Trinket

Nami's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 59566 Games

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Second Best

Nami's 2nd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 1805 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Nami's 3rd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 343 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Top Nami Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Nami Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Nami Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Nami guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Nami Support in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Nami. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Nami Skins

Nami's Abilities

Nami's Surging Tides
Surging Tides Nami's Passive Nami's Passive
Self
Nami's Passive
Nami's Passive
When Nami's abilities hit allied champions they gain 45 (+20% of ability power) Movement Speed for 1.5 seconds. This effect is doubled for allies hit by Tidal Wave.
Q
Nami's Aqua Prison
Aqua Prison Nami's Q Ability
875
60
12 / 11 / 10 / 9 / 8
Sends a bubble into the air towards a targeted area. When it lands, it deals 75 / 130 / 185 / 240 / 295 (+50% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies in the area of impact and encases them into bubbles. Enemies hit by the bubble are lifted into the air and stunned for 1.5 seconds before being dropped to the ground.
W
Nami's Ebb and Flow
Ebb and Flow Nami's W Ability
725
70 / 85 / 100 / 115 / 130
10
Unleashes a stream of water that bounces back and forth between allied and enemy champions.

On Ally Hit: Heals the ally for 60 / 85 / 110 / 135 / 160 (+30% of ability power) and bounces to a nearby enemy champion.

On Enemy Hit: Deals 70 / 110 / 150 / 190 / 230 (+50% of ability power) magic damage to the enemy and bounces to a nearby allied champion.

Ebb and Flow can only bounce to each target once and hits up to 3 targets. The damage or healing value is reduced by 15%(-7.5% per 100 AP) with each bounce.
E
Nami's Tidecaller's Blessing
Tidecaller's Blessing Nami's E Ability
800
55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75
11
Nami blesses the target allied champion or herself for 6 seconds, causing her target's next three basic attacks or abilities to each deal 25 / 40 / 55 / 70 / 85 (+20% of ability power) in bonus magic damage and slow their target for 1 second.

Empowered area-of-effect abilities only deal 33% − 66% of the bonus damage to non-champions (depending on level).
R
Nami's Tidal Wave
Tidal Wave Nami's Ultimate (R) Ability
2750
100
120 / 110 / 100 / 100 / 100
Summons a Tidal Wave outward from Nami's position.

The Tidal Wave briefly knocks up enemies that it comes in contact with, slowing them by 50 / 60 / 70% and dealing 150 / 250 / 350 (+60% of ability power) magic damage. The slow duration increases based on how far the Tidal Wave has traveled, with a minimum duration of 2 seconds and a maximum of 4 seconds.

Questions About Nami

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Latest Questions

Guardian Nami?

Is running Guardian on Nami a good Idea?

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HOW TO PLAY WITH PASSIVE SUPPORTS AS DRAVEN

IM A D3 DRAVEN PLAYER AND IM STILL UNCOMFORTABLE PLAYING AROUND PASSIVE SUPPORTS. I CAN PLAY REALLY WELL WITH A THRESH, LEONA, AND ETC. BUT WHEN I GET A SORAKA OR SOMETHING SUPER PASSIVE I LOST AUTOMATICALLY. I KNOW THAT I HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO...

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How viable are these champions for climbing low elo?

Hi, sorry if this is a bad question or anything. I've just started league and I'm ok at it, not that good though. I'm close to being able to play ranked (level 28 now) and I was wondering what the best champions to climb low elo are as of right...

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How can i climb plat?

Some tips to climb in plat ?

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Needing a new support

(I've made a really cool text about my situation right now, but mobafire stopped... ;-;) Hi, I'm a low elo player needing a new support. Why? I don't have many supports that are useful in LoL's current "situation". So, in this...

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Building Support Nami

Hey everyone, I am playing Nami support quite a bit and I started to wonder one thing, why does no one build an attackspeed item on her? I mean after the obvious, "safe" item choices like gold item, micaels crucible or athenes unholy...

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Choosing an APC, Support, and Jungler

I need to select a new APC, Support, and Jungler If there are other suggestions, please tell me.

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Nami E: Tidecaller's Blessing

[[Tidecaller's Blessing]] AA deals extra XX+20% AP dmg.... +20% Nami´s AP or his ADC ? Sry for bad english and stupid question I am almost sure it is Nami´s AP.

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How is Nami?

So... I haven't seen much Nami play, but what I have seen hasn't been very good. Is she balanced? OP? UP?

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