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Nidalee Build Guide by BleachXtremeFan

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League of Legends Build Guide Author BleachXtremeFan

Nidalee resist and more dps

BleachXtremeFan Last updated on August 15, 2011
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Ability Sequence

1
3
8
11
14
Ability Key Q
5
9
13
17
18
Ability Key W
2
4
7
10
15
Ability Key E
6
12
16
Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Evasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veteran's Scars
Willpower
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardor
Reinforce
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenacity
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Awareness
Expanded Mind
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quickness
Blink of an Eye
 
 
 
 
 
Intelligence
Mystical Vision
 
 
 
 
 
 
Presence of the Master
 
 

Utility: 9


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Introduction

These are my two builds that I do when I play Nidalee. AP Nidalee should be used to dominate mid/late game and high armor value enemies. AD Nidalee should be used to dominate early/mid game and shred low armor targets in top lane.

Examples of high armor solo champions.

Irelia, Jarvan, Cho'gath, Renekton, Rumble

Examples of low armor solo champions.

Ashe, Akali, Anivia, Annie, Gangplank, Kassasdin, Vlad


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Team Work

Nidalee is great in team fights, despite what others may think. Her endgame can heal to 1000 health. Try to stay in the back throw all your human form abilities (that means trap too!) before shifting into cat. Nidalee's poke is beyond godlike, always tell your team to give you blue buff before fighting (YOU MUST HAVE IT ENDGAME TO POKE).

Heal priority:
Yourself --> Tank --> Biggest killing spree ally --> everyone else.
Try not to overextend if you are out of heal range, it is key to start healing ASAP.

Note:
Avoid team fights if you can continue to dominate lane. After first tower is taken you must BUY WARDS.

If you are able to rush a fast with AP Nidalee, you can grab blue and tell your team to gather mid. Make sure your spear is level 4-5 before attempting. A fast death cap and blue buff bring incredible poke control ABUSE IT.


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Laning Phase

Nidalee is a very competent farmer and dominates solo lanes. During the laning phase you should always prioritize last hits over harassment. A top Nidalee player finds the time to make room for both harassment and keeps up with last hits. Make sure your mana is never full and always top yourself off with . If you find yourself near max mana run past the creep wave and auto attack the enemy. At level six always make sure you are near max health when you engage the enemy, keep pressure and wear your enemy down with your cougar form abilities. If the enemy is near kill range don't be afraid to flash offensively to combo them.

Note:
Beware of and . They are the two junglers that can gank you pre-6 and really cause damage. DON'T USE in the early levels.

To push the wave fast throw an auto attack on all the caster minions, then pounce swipe. Without auto attacks the minions will not be in kill range for pounce swipe.

When the enemy is not present in the lane punish them by killing their minions and pushing the tower. The second you see them gone, PUSH!


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Item

1.Doran Ring need to start for Healt,Mana Regen. and Ability power
2.Ninja Tabi need for armor because is low
3.Lich Bane need for movement speed and ability power +80 to deal more damage with spear and courage ability
4.Mejai's Soulstealer need for stacks because you receive +8 ability power per stack and if you kill one enemies this item deal 2 stacks and per assist deal 1.
5.Frozen Mallet is to slow the enemies and prevent enemies escape.
6.Rabadon's Deathcap is for more ability power and for his passive.
7.Zhonya's Hourglass is for ability power and for +50 armor


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Rune page posibility

9xGreater Mark of Insight +9xGreater Seal of Resilience +9xGreater Glyph of Potency +3xGreater Quintessence of Force
(for dps and little tank)

or


9xGreater Mark of Insight +9xGreater Seal of Focus +9xGreater Glyph of Force +3xGreater Quintessence of Force
(for best dps)