Build, runes, synergies, counters, lore. Nasus is a scaling juggernaut in League of Legends known for his ability to become an unstoppable force as the game progresses.

General Description

Nasus is the Curator of the Sands, wielding a mighty cane and harnessing the power of the desert. He excels at farming stacks of his Siphoning Strike ability to increase his damage over time. Nasus’s passive, Soul Eater, grants him bonus lifesteal, allowing him to sustain in fights. His ultimate, Fury of the Sands, empowers him, increasing his size, health, and providing area-of-effect damage and lifesteal.

Nasus Build

Nasus typically builds items that enhance his durability, cooldown reduction, and damage. Items like Divine Sunderer and Sterak’s Gage are core to his build, providing him with increased damage and survivability. Nasus can also consider items like Thornmail or Force of Nature for additional tankiness or sustain.

Nasus Runes

In the rune tree, Nasus often runs Grasp of the Undying as his keystone, granting him increased sustain and bonus health. For secondary runes, he can choose Resolve for additional tankiness or Precision for tenacity and damage. Runes like Demolish and Last Stand can further enhance his pushing power and damage output.

Nasus Synergies

Nasus synergizes well with champions who can provide crowd control or engage, such as Malphite or Sejuani. He also pairs well with champions who can peel for him and enhance his sustain, like Lulu or Nami. Nasus’s ability to split push and become a powerful late-game threat makes him a valuable pick for split push and scaling compositions.


Nasus can struggle against champions who can kite him or apply strong early pressure, such as Teemo or Darius. Additionally, champions with strong ranged poke or disengage, like Jayce or Janna, can make it challenging for Nasus to close the gap and engage effectively. Proper farming and stacking of his Siphoning Strike are crucial for Nasus to reach his full potential and become an unstoppable force in fights.


Nasus was once a powerful Ascended being and brother to Renekton. However, the fall of the empire of Shurima and the manipulation of the dark mage Xerath led to his transformation into the Curator of the Sands. He seeks to protect the world from the return of the Ascended Azir and Xerath, and to prevent their destructive power from wreaking havoc once more. Nasus is a wise and noble warrior, dedicated to preserving knowledge and maintaining the balance of the world.
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