Nidalee General Guide by Graven1993

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Nidalee Ad Carry

Graven1993 Last updated on December 15, 2012
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Ability Sequence

Ability Key Q
Ability Key W
Ability Key E
Ability Key R

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Offense: 21

Honor Guard

Defense: 7


Utility: 2

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Hi. This is new build by me with Nidalee ad carry what is not famously known. No one is playing her ad carry as i saw, well there can be some players that play her, but not much. So don't take over confidence to this but i think that she is really valuable as ad carry, i will explain in next chapters why i think so. I hope you enjoy it and read the full description.

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I pick standard runes for ad carry presented by Chaox in one video, you can find it. Actually you use 1 glyph for ad because on start you have +16 instead of +15 what is really helpfull especially in low lvls.

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A masteries of course 21 points in offence for maximum dmg, then you go for some armor because Nidalee is a champion what at lvl 6 needs to go in with ult because that is her main dmg so you are really tanky then on lower lvls. Also some movement speed, you are almost unable to catch with that.

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I think that it's almost standard to go bt + pd as fast as you can. Ofc you can go for infinity edge but i think that you need more survival with her because she don't make that good dmg from distance to fight agaisnt another carry what have ie atm. Actually you need to do many backdoors or sneaky dragons with her.

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Skill Sequence

You start with your trap for warding the map and have some vision + free dmg and reduced armor and then if someone walk into this, even support, try to do 2-3 hits for him to loose as much hp as possible. Then you max e for extra survival for heal, then q for more dmg and kill if someone is flashing out with 200 hp or smthn like that.

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Summoner Spells

You can also try to run with Ghost or Teleport, depends what you gonna play, if splitpush its really valuable to take that spells instead of ignite.

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Creeping / Jungling

Till lvl 6 you just slowly farm your lane because you are not really good to fight and so on without your ultimate. You are not safe let's say. So at first you need to take lvl 6 then you need to auto attack minions but care and creep all perfectly, and then you need to just run into jungle and kill golems or wolves, depends what you gonna play. Then you get some lvl advantages and you can kontrol the map. Ofc you can do sneaky dragons for example by jumping over wall with lee sin or someone.

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Team Work

You need to kite a bit and try to do max dmg with your really good attack speed from distance if someone sit on you use ulti hit him as much as you can. If u are in horrible situation just jump out or use flash and still try to do dmg from distance.

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Nidalee is really good ad carry, but hard to master. You need to give her a lot of time to master it as ad carry. It's not the same like Nidalee top or mid. She is totally difference, you need to be really carefull and do a lot of sneaky moves. I think that the best thing is that other players are not playing her and you can do really crazy actions and they don't really know how to do playing against you. Actually for provide that she is valuable i can say that I played her in 5v5 ranked games at 1380 elo so it's not that bad. In both games i didn't died more than 3 times and i have kda ratio in 1 match 17.0 and in second match was like 6.0 so still really good. I hope you guys enjoy it and play it asap!


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