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Smite God: Nu Wa

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Purchase Order

Damage Build [1]

Build Item Mage's Blessing Mage's Blessing
Build Item Book of Thoth Book of Thoth
Build Item Shoes of the Magi Shoes of the Magi
Build Item Soul Gem Soul Gem
Build Item Chronos' Pendant Chronos' Pendant
Build Item Rod of Tahuti Rod of Tahuti
Build Item Obsidian Shard Obsidian Shard

Sell Boots & Buy

Build Item Elixir of Speed Elixir of Speed
Build Item Spear of Desolation Spear of Desolation

Burst Damage Build [1] Notes Start with Mages Blessing + Chronos Pendant tier 1 + health/mana pots.
Leave Chronos Pendant at tier 1 until you finish boots, then complete it second.

Build Item Mage's Blessing Mage's Blessing
Build Item Shoes of the Magi Shoes of the Magi
Build Item Chronos' Pendant Chronos' Pendant
Build Item Spear of Desolation Spear of Desolation
Build Item Soul Gem Soul Gem
Build Item Rod of Tahuti Rod of Tahuti
Build Item Obsidian Shard Obsidian Shard

Sell Boots & Buy Notes You can do this once you have enough for speed pot + tier 2 doom orb and just finish it later.

Build Item Elixir of Speed Elixir of Speed
Build Item Doom Orb Doom Orb

Situational Items

Build Item Divine Ruin Divine Ruin
Build Item Soul Reaver Soul Reaver
Build Item Mantle of Discord Mantle of Discord
Build Item Spirit Robe Spirit Robe
Build Item Magi's Cloak Magi's Cloak

Relics Notes Beads/Aegis is usually your go-to since Nu Wa has really bad mobility.

Phantom is really situational, namely if there's an Odin that isn't going solo.
(Though we probably won't see Odin very often anymore lol)

Build Item Purification Beads Purification Beads
Build Item Aegis Amulet Aegis Amulet
Build Item Heavenly Wings Heavenly Wings
Build Item Phantom Veil Phantom Veil

Consumables Notes As Nu Wa, you are going to want to ward really early so that you can go 3 feet beyond the tower line and not die immediately.

Build Item Healing Potion Healing Potion
Build Item Mana Potion Mana Potion
Build Item Ward Ward
Build Item Potion of Magical Might Potion of Magical Might
Build Item Chalice of the Oracle Chalice of the Oracle

Nu Wa's Skill Order

Mysterious Fog

Mysterious Fog

1 X
3 8 16 18 19
Clay Soldiers

Clay Soldiers

2 A
2 4 11 13 14
Shining Metal

Shining Metal

3 B
1 6 7 9 12
Fire Shards

Fire Shards

4 Y
5 10 15 17 20

Pros & Cons

- Really easy & fun god to play
- High burst damage late game
- Decent CC with her passive and combo
- Global ultimate
- Works well in teamfights

- Really bad mobility
- Ultimate is used a lot for escapes
- Does nothing until late game except survive

Ability Information

Passive - Strength of Wood
This isn't the worst passive in the world, but its really not that great. It doesn't work with Nu Wa at all since she is a burst mage.

After 5 successful basic attacks, her next one will root the enemy for 1.5s. If you miss this basic attack, the counter will be reset anyways.

This is helpful when your abilities are down, especially in teamfights but I wouldn't really bother consciously focusing on it.

Ability One - Mysterious Fog
This is Nu Wa's main escape, but it isn't a very good one since you can still take damage while stealthed.

It is a ground AoE ability that moves in one direction and lasts 6 seconds. It will do tick damage to any enemies that come in contact with it as well as stealthing & increasing the movement speed of Nu Wa and any allies that are inside of it.

If used properly, this is a good engage & can also be used to chase enemies due to the movement speed.

Ability Two - Clay Soldiers
This is a pet ability type that can be directed by marking the enemy before summoning the soldiers. I definitely recommend marking the enemy whenever possible so that they don't attack jungle camps or minions.

While this ability is mostly used for Nu Wa's main combo, you can also use it to tank objectives.

Ability Three - Shining Metal
This is a line ability type that damages all enemies hit - it is her main source of damage.
It works especially well when used after summoning her Clay Soldiers as it will do additional damage and stun the enemy for 1.4 seconds.

Ultimate - Fire Shards
This is Nu Wa's ultimate ability. She flies into the sky, gaining visibility on all enemy gods before damaging all of them with her fire shards.
This ability is ideal for seeing where the enemies are in certain situations (suspecting an ambush, firegiant kill, etc.). It is also great for cleanup kills on low health enemies or helping allies during fights that you can't get to.

Combos for Nu Wa

Clay Soldiers > Shining Metal is her main combo. It is what you will be using 99% of the time and there aren't really any set combos aside from it.

Clay Soldiers > Shining Metal > Mysterious Fog can be used to chase if the enemy is still alive after the stun.

Mysterious Fog > Clay Soldiers > Shining Metal can be used if the enemy is running away.

Nu Wa has a very situational ultimate (damage, sight, escape, etc.) so you really just use it whenever necessary.

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DinoLucci | March 7, 2019 12:08am
I like to use Spear of the Magus in late game. Using fog in group fights provides good magica res debuf
Kriega1 (56) | February 19, 2019 8:49pm
Burst damage build 1 still caps cdr when you sell boots for spear of deso.

Also add soul reaver as an option.
xmysterionz (29) | February 19, 2019 12:26pm
Can you explain me your thought process with this Skill Leveling up? It seems really messed to me. At least for me, Nu Wa level up is clearly the Shining Metal first priority followed by Clay Soldiers (you can put a point at level 4 on Clay Soldiers to get the two minions sooner). Also you can't max your ulti before level 20.

Also I would recommend you remove Book of Thoth on your build since you don't build mana items and its passive don't proc on the god mana anymore. It would be good (if you don't wanna remove it) you build mana items to make this item passive worth, like a Book of the Dead.

For last, just a comment: Nu wa is not soo much mana hungry on the early "early" game if you build Mage's Blessing + Lost Artifact as the start + healing and mana potions.
Perfectium | February 19, 2019 1:02pm
I edited the leveling up to make more sense, sorry abt that! hopefully its better?

I build thoth for the mana & bc I heard that warlocks isn't really that good anymore, but if you have an alternative to thoth that'd be nice.
xmysterionz (29) | February 19, 2019 1:31pm
Much better now!!

As an alternative to BoT build you could build: the start I mentioned. Rush Chronos' Pendant, Spear of Desolation, Obsidian Shard, Rod of Tahuti + situational and maybe Doom Orb to replace boots.
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