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Nautilus Build Guides, Runes and Items

Nautilus The Titan of the Depths

Find the best Nautilus build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 12.23. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Nautilus build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Nautilus' abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Builds
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Assasin Nautilius

Build by Guest updated February 10, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Support Nautilus Season 2021

Build by MercifulToad updated January 28, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Nau

Build by Ellie_cherry updated December 26, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Mordekaiser

Build by pvlol updated December 17, 2020
Season 10 Guides
9.8
292
Votes
15
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Kaji's Nautilus Toplane Guide ~ All Will Drown

Guide by KajiKumihoAkukei updated October 29, 2020
  • In-depth
9.2
13
Votes
0
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Ride the Wave to Diamond! | Korean Diamond Nautilus Support

Guide by NERF THIS MAN updated October 1, 2020
8.8
10
Votes
0
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Naut for Dummies

Guide by Dinga Dong updated June 25, 2020
8.2
12
Votes
2
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Nautilus, the broken support

Guide by precoggg updated December 19, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

In-Depth Matchup Guide for Nautilus

Guide by Mickeystick updated October 1, 2020
  • In-depth
7.3
11
Votes
4
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Nautilus High-Level Guide - Includes Video Examples

Guide by Leaguecitizen updated December 23, 2019
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

The Immortal Depths: A Nautilus Guide to Top Lane

Guide by Askio updated March 26, 2020
6.4
8
Votes
5
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Nautilus the big hook tank support

Guide by Zer0XM updated January 26, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Beginner Nautilus Guide

Guide by SkeleMan updated August 16, 2020
Season 10 Builds
8.3
256
Votes
27
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

NAUTILUS AP

Build by souljaboy69x420 updated March 14, 2020
8.1
6
Votes
0
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Nautilus Jungle 2020

Build by Guest updated March 26, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Nautilus Mid AP-TANK PEPEGA

Build by Dejw1 updated December 14, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

super pog nautilus guide for nautilus

Build by Guest updated July 22, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

nautilius ap with/ smite, minion dematerializer

Build by ahacz updated June 22, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Zimmerlator's Nautilus Jungle Guide

Build by Zimmerlator updated June 8, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide
LoL Champion Nautilus Build Guide

Nautilus jung-bang

Build by BLIHOK updated June 1, 2020
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Nautilus Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Nautilus we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Nautilus, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Nautilus this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.23. However, if you are a new Nautilus player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Nautilus!

Patch 12.23: 7540 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Nautilus's Runes

Nautilus's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 5858 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 107 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Nautilus's 3rd Best Runes 60%

Win Rate 83 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Nautilus's Summoner Spells

Nautilus's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 22799 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 5482 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Nautilus's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 59 Games

Exhaust Ignite

Nautilus's Starters

Nautilus's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 24092 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Nautilus's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 26094 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Trinket 39%

Win Rate 2677 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Nautilus's 3rd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 171 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Patch 12.23: 7540 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Nautilus's Runes

Nautilus's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 491 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 54 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Nautilus's 3rd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 73 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

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

Nautilus's Summoner Spells

Nautilus's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 2274 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 468 Games

Exhaust Flash

Nautilus's Starters

Nautilus's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 2109 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Nautilus's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 2523 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Trinket 41%

Win Rate 287 Games

Stealth Ward
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Nautilus's Ability Order

Nautilus's Best Ability Order 50%

Win Rate 20 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.22: 171956 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Nautilus's Runes

Nautilus's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 425 Games

  • 1
  • 2
Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 79 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

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

Third Best

Nautilus's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Nautilus's Summoner Spells

Nautilus's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1797 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 384 Games

Exhaust Flash

Nautilus's Starters

Nautilus's Best Starter Items 0%

Win Rate Games

! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Trinket

Nautilus's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 2023 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Nautilus's 2nd Best Trinket 38%

Win Rate 182 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
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Nautilus's Ability Order

Nautilus's Best Ability Order 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Nautilus Counters

Learn Nautilus' 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 Nautilus guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Nautilus Support in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Nautilus. 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.

CR is Counter Rating, which is a combination of multiple counter factors. Counters shown are for Nautilus Nautilus Support

Nautilus Skins

Nautilus' Abilities

Nautilus's Staggering Blow
Staggering Blow Nautilus's Passive Nautilus's Passive
Self
Nautilus's Passive
Nautilus's Passive
Nautilus' basic attacks deal an additional 2 + (6 × level) physical damage and immobilize his target for 0.75 / 1 / 1.25 / 1.5 seconds. The duration increases every 5 levels. This effect cannot trigger on the same target more than once every 6 seconds.
Q
Nautilus's Dredge Line
Dredge Line Nautilus's Q Ability
950
60
14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Nautilus throws his anchor forward. If he hits an enemy, he'll drag himself to his target and his target to him dealing 70 / 115 / 160 / 205 / 250 (+90% of ability power). If he hits terrain, he'll drag himself to the terrain and, refunding half the cooldown and mana cost.
W
Nautilus's Titan's Wrath
Titan's Wrath Nautilus's W Ability
350
80
12
Nautilus surrounds himself with dark energies shielding himself from the next 45 / 55 / 65 / 75 / 85 + (9/10/11/12/13% of his maximum health) damage for up to 6 seconds.

While the shield persists, Nautilus' basic attacks apply a damage over time effect to all units around his target. The effect deals 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 (+40% of ability power) magic damage over 2 seconds.
E
Nautilus's Riptide
Riptide Nautilus's E Ability
Self
50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90
7 / 6.5 / 6 / 5.5 / 5
Nautilus creates three exploding waves around himself, each dealing 55 / 85 / 115 / 145 / 175 (+30% of ability power) magic damage to enemies in the area and slows them by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% decaying over 1.5 seconds.
R
Nautilus's Depth Charge
Depth Charge Nautilus's Ultimate (R) Ability
850
100
120 / 100 / 80 / 80 / 80
Nautilus fires a shockwave that chases an enemy champion. This deals 125 / 175 / 225 (+40% of ability power) magic damage to enemies it passes through and 150 / 275 / 400 (+80% of ability power) magic damage to its target, knocking each enemy hit into the air for 1 second before stunning them for 1 / 1.5 / 2 seconds.

Questions About Nautilus

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