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==General==
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== General ==
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* {{Champion with infinite effect-stacking ability|Nasus}}
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** In Nasus' case, {{ai|Siphoning Strike|Nasus}} infinitely stacks the bonus {{as|physical damage}} of itself.
 
* ''Nasus'' literally means "nose" in Latin - referencing his {{w|African golden wolf|golden wolf}} head's long nose.
 
* ''Nasus'' literally means "nose" in Latin - referencing his {{w|African golden wolf|golden wolf}} head's long nose.
 
** During development he was simply called ''Anubis Head'' or '{{w|Amun|Ammon}}' "hidden, unseen".<ref>http://www.ancient-egypt.co.uk/transliteration/ancient_egypt_dictionary.pdf, p. 30</ref>
 
** During development he was simply called ''Anubis Head'' or '{{w|Amun|Ammon}}' "hidden, unseen".<ref>http://www.ancient-egypt.co.uk/transliteration/ancient_egypt_dictionary.pdf, p. 30</ref>
 
* Nasus is one of a few champions to have multiple textures in one skin (another one for when {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus}} is active).
 
* Nasus is one of a few champions to have multiple textures in one skin (another one for when {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus}} is active).
* {{ai|Siphoning Strike|Nasus}}, {{ai|Damnation|Thresh}}, {{ai|Feast|Cho'Gath}}, {{ai|Mark of the Kindred|Kindred}}, {{ai|Phenomenal Evil Power|Veigar}}, {{ai|Ravenous Flock|Swain}}, {{ai|Soul Furnace|Sion}} and {{ai|Traveler's Call|Bard}} are the only in-game abilities that can theoretically increase a stat infinitely.
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;{{ci|Nasus|variant=old|size=32|Original Nasus}}
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* He was voiced by Gene McDaniels.
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;{{ci|Nasus|size=32|Nasus, The Curator of the Sands}}
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* Following the death of his original voice actor, he is voiced by [https://twitter.com/eriktodddellums/status/1131988691549921281?s=21 Erik Todd Dellums], who also voices {{csl|Nasus|Infernal}}.
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** Dellums also voices Nasus in [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKnM6Hh5gOg%7C Shurima: Descent into the Tomb] and [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYyuH1Bp2ZI%7C Rise of the Ascended].
   
==Lore==
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== Lore ==
 
*Nasus is over 3796 years old and less than 3900 years old.
 
*Nasus is over 3796 years old and less than 3900 years old.
** He fought alongside Setaka for 3 centuries before she died in the battle of Icathia, which happened around 2500 BN.
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** He fought alongside Setaka for 3 centuries before she died in the battle of Icathia, which happened around 2500 BN or 3500 years ago.
 
** {{ci|Nasus}} is {{cis|Renekton}} older brother and both became Ascended at the same time.
 
** {{ci|Nasus}} is {{cis|Renekton}} older brother and both became Ascended at the same time.
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* Renek was one of the nations that belonged to the ancient {{fi|Shurima}} Empire and was possibly located somewhere near the [[Renek River]]. The siblings may have originated from here and {{ci|Renekton}} may have been named after it.
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* He may be immune to {{cis|Amumu}} power due to his power's connection to death.
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* The Ascension Ritual takes a long time and {{ci|Xerath}} kept it going far longer than was normal (hence his body was all but obliterated...) so that gave time for {{ci|Nasus}} and {{ci|Renekton}} to get back (and a day for mortals, might only be a few hours for Ascended beings...).
   
==Quotes==
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== Quotes ==
 
;{{csl|Nasus|Original|size=32}}
 
;{{csl|Nasus|Original|size=32}}
 
* His joke references [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qkuu0Lwb5EM Who Let the Dogs Out?] by the {{w|Baha Men}}.
 
* His joke references [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qkuu0Lwb5EM Who Let the Dogs Out?] by the {{w|Baha Men}}.
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* {{sbc|"Run, cowards!"}} references the eponymous boss from the arcade game {{w|Sinistar}}.
 
* {{sbc|"Run, cowards!"}} references the eponymous boss from the arcade game {{w|Sinistar}}.
   
==Skins==
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== Skins ==
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Original}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Original}}
 
* The scene depicted has him using {{ai|Spirit Fire|Nasus}}.
 
* The scene depicted has him using {{ai|Spirit Fire|Nasus}}.
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* When activating {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus}}, his hair turns yellow as well as having a yellow aura around him. This is a reference to the {{wikia|dragonball|Super Saiyan}} transformations from the {{wikia|dragonball|Dragon Ball (franchise)|Dragon Ball}} franchise.
 
* When activating {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus}}, his hair turns yellow as well as having a yellow aura around him. This is a reference to the {{wikia|dragonball|Super Saiyan}} transformations from the {{wikia|dragonball|Dragon Ball (franchise)|Dragon Ball}} franchise.
   
==Relations==
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== Relations ==
* Nasus was a warrior scholar who spearheaded the military and cultural uprising of Ancient Shurima, but {{cis|Azir}} {{ci|Xerath|misled}} [http://boards.na.leagueoflegends.com/en/c/gameplay-balance/qRqERevn-azir-qa-creative?comment=00080000 arrogance] led to the empire's downfall, costing him his own brother {{ci|Renekton}}.
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* Nasus was a warrior scholar who spearheaded the military and cultural uprising of Ancient Shurima, but {{cis|Azir}} {{ci|Xerath|misled}} [https://web.archive.org/web/0/http://boards.na.leagueoflegends.com/en/c/gameplay-balance/qRqERevn-azir-qa-creative?comment=00080000 arrogance] led to the empire's downfall, costing him his own brother {{ci|Renekton}}.
** Nasus hopes he can cure {{ci|Renekton}} of his madness, so that the brothers united might defeat {{ci|Xerath}} and restore Shurima to greatness.
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** Nasus hopes he can cure {{ci|Renekton}} of his madness, so that the united brothers might defeat {{ci|Xerath}} and restore Shurima to greatness together with their resurrected emperor {{ci|Azir}}.
** The {{ai|Mana Surge|Xerath|sarcophagus}} Nasus and {{ci|Renekton}} used to imprison {{ci|Xerath}} was first used to contain a beast of living fire (likely {{ci|Brand}}) the Magus Ascendant himself freed to keep the brothers away from the capital while he stole {{cis|Azir}} Ascension.
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** The {{ai|Mana Surge|Xerath|sarcophagus}} Nasus and {{ci|Renekton}} used to imprison {{ci|Xerath}} was first used to contain a beast of living fire the Magus Ascendant himself freed to keep the brothers away from the capital while he stole {{cis|Azir}} Ascension.
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* Nasus first sought {{ci|Sivir}} for her royal bloodline and finds in her the hope of a reborn Shurima and the key to defeating {{ci|Xerath}}.
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** Nasus encountered {{ci|Taliyah}} when she was protecting an injured Sivir.
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* Myisha, the previous {{ci|Zoe|Aspect of Twilight}}, led the [[Darkin]] Ta'anari to Nasus who guided them to the Chalicar, the blade that belonged to the Ascended queen Setaka and belongs to {{ci|Sivir}} in the present day, which Ta'anari later used to perform a ritual that reverted the Ascension of the nearby Darkins, vaporing them.
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* Long before Shurima rose again from the sands, {{ci|Ryze}} and Nasus delved into a ruined archive beneath the Great Sai and fought its awakened protector.
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Latest revision as of 12:04, May 17, 2020

General Edit

Nasus OriginalSquare old Original Nasus
  • He was voiced by Gene McDaniels.
Nasus OriginalSquare Nasus, The Curator of the Sands

Lore Edit

  • Nasus is over 3796 years old and less than 3900 years old.
    • He fought alongside Setaka for 3 centuries before she died in the battle of Icathia, which happened around 2500 BN or 3500 years ago.
    • Nasus OriginalSquare Nasus is Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton's older brother and both became Ascended at the same time.
  • Renek was one of the nations that belonged to the ancient Shurima Crest icon Shurima Empire and was possibly located somewhere near the Renek River. The siblings may have originated from here and Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton may have been named after it.
  • He may be immune to Amumu OriginalSquare Amumu's power due to his power's connection to death.
  • The Ascension Ritual takes a long time and Xerath OriginalSquare Xerath kept it going far longer than was normal (hence his body was all but obliterated...) so that gave time for Nasus OriginalSquare Nasus and Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton to get back (and a day for mortals, might only be a few hours for Ascended beings...).

Quotes Edit

Nasus OriginalCircle Original Nasus
  • His joke references Who Let the Dogs Out? by the Baha Men.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
    • In Brazilian localization, he instead references Só as Cachorras by Bonde do Tigrão.
    • In Italian localization, he says "Belli còni, ti piacciono i còni?" ("Good dags. D'ya like dags?") referencing Snatch.
    • In Polish localization, he says "Wy nie wiecie, a ja wiem, jak rozmawiać trzeba z psem" ("You don't know, but I do know how to talk with dogs") referencing Akademia Pana Kleksa.
  • "There, for grace, I go" might be referencing "There, but for the grace of God, go I".
  • "Your soul will be measured" references Anubis from Egyptian mythology.
Nasus InfernalCircle Infernal Nasus

Skins Edit

Nasus OriginalCircle Original Nasus
Nasus GalacticCircle Galactic Nasus
Nasus PharaohCircle Pharaoh Nasus
Nasus RiotK-9Circle Riot K-9 Nasus
  • Along with the other Riot skins, he was obtainable by either meeting a Rioter, attending an official Riot event or through purchase in the store during events in the year of release.[3]
    • For him in particular, he was only obtainable in 2011 and 2012 events, such as Gamescom 2011 and through the store in subsequent ones.[4]
  • He is an anthropomorphic K-9 unit, otherwise known as a police dog and his Siphoning Strike war axe is replaced with a baton, a weapon used for riot control.
    • His canine features resemble a Dobermann's, which is fitting due to the breed being commonly trained for police work to take advantage of their large and intimidating builds and aggression.
Nasus DreadknightCircle Dreadknight Nasus
Chromaskins Chromas: Blight, Burn, Frostbite
Nasus InfernalCircle Infernal Nasus
Nasus ArchdukeCircle Archduke Nasus
Nasus WorldbreakerCircle Worldbreaker Nasus
Nasus LunarGuardianCircle Lunar Guardian Nasus
Chromaskins Chromas: Meteorite, Pearl, Ruby, Turquoise

Relations Edit

  • Nasus was a warrior scholar who spearheaded the military and cultural uprising of Ancient Shurima, but Azir OriginalSquare Azir's Xerath OriginalSquare misled arrogance led to the empire's downfall, costing him his own brother Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton.
    • Nasus hopes he can cure Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton of his madness, so that the united brothers might defeat Xerath OriginalSquare Xerath and restore Shurima to greatness together with their resurrected emperor Azir OriginalSquare Azir.
    • The Mana Surge sarcophagus Nasus and Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton used to imprison Xerath OriginalSquare Xerath was first used to contain a beast of living fire the Magus Ascendant himself freed to keep the brothers away from the capital while he stole Azir OriginalSquare Azir's Ascension.
  • Nasus first sought Sivir OriginalSquare Sivir for her royal bloodline and finds in her the hope of a reborn Shurima and the key to defeating Xerath OriginalSquare Xerath.
    • Nasus encountered Taliyah OriginalSquare Taliyah when she was protecting an injured Sivir.
  • Myisha, the previous Zoe OriginalSquare Aspect of Twilight, led the Darkin Ta'anari to Nasus who guided them to the Chalicar, the blade that belonged to the Ascended queen Setaka and belongs to Sivir OriginalSquare Sivir in the present day, which Ta'anari later used to perform a ritual that reverted the Ascension of the nearby Darkins, vaporing them.
  • Long before Shurima rose again from the sands, Ryze OriginalSquare Ryze and Nasus delved into a ruined archive beneath the Great Sai and fought its awakened protector.


ReferencesEdit

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