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Nasus OriginalCircle Classic Nasus [S|L]
  • 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 [S|L]


Nasus OriginalCircle Classic Nasus [S|L]
Nasus GalacticCircle Galactic Nasus [S|L]
Nasus PharaohCircle Pharaoh Nasus [S|L]
Nasus RiotK-9Circle Riot K-9 Nasus [S|L]
  • 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.
  • He shares this theme with:
Nasus DreadknightCircle Dreadknight Nasus [S|L]
Chromaskins Chromas: Blight, Burn, Frostbite
Nasus InfernalCircle Infernal Nasus [S|L]
Nasus ArchdukeCircle Archduke Nasus [S|L]
Nasus WorldbreakerCircle Worldbreaker Nasus [S|L]
Nasus LunarGuardianCircle Lunar Guardian Nasus [S|L]
Chromaskins Chromas: Meteorite, Pearl, Ruby, Turquoise


  • Nasus was a warrior scholar who spearheaded the military and cultural uprising of Ancient Shurima, but AzirSquare Azir's XerathSquare misled arrogance led to the empire's downfall, costing him his own brother RenektonSquare Renekton.
    • Nasus hopes he can cure RenektonSquare Renekton of his madness, so that the brothers united might defeat XerathSquare Xerath and restore Shurima to greatness.
    • The Mana Surge sarcophagus Nasus and RenektonSquare Renekton used to imprison XerathSquare Xerath was first used to contain a beast of living fire (likely BrandSquare Brand) the Magus Ascendant himself freed to keep the brothers away from the capital while he stole AzirSquare Azir's Ascension.