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League of Legends Build Guide Author Nidal33

Nidalee - Spears of death ( AP ) Solo top/Mid

Nidal33 Last updated on December 9, 2012
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Ability Sequence

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





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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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Executioner
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pickpocket
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nimble
 
 

Utility: 9


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Nidalee Spears

My thoughts



Hi guys, its nidal33 here and nidalee is my main champion on league of legends, I recommend nidalee to anyone that likes the insane damage of a tricky (for some or until used to it) skillshot and the mobility that is the damage in cat form and the survivalness.


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Pros / Cons

PROS

: The pro's of nidalee are of stands;
Good survivabillity (W) to escape.
Insane Burst
Insane Skillshot
Good mobility
Good heal

Cons:


Quite squishy
Low damage at low level
skillshot hard to master


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Lore

There are few dwellers, let alone champions, residing in the blasted and dangerous lands that lie south of the Great Barrier. Much of that world still bears the scars of past Runes Wars, especially the mysterious ***ungu Jungle. There are long-forgotten treasures in these strange places which many risk life and limb to acquire. The champion known as Nidalee was only a young girl travelling with her treasure-seeking parents when they lost their way in the dense, rainy jungles. The jungle was unforgiving, and she watched her parents suffer agonizing final days as they fell victim to a mysterious and vicious disease.

As improbable as it was for a child to survive in the inhospitable jungle by herself, she did just that. Her youthful innocence and a fortunate naivete caused her to appeal to the beasts of that place and she was taken in by a family of cougars and raised as one of their own. She grew and somehow absorbed the raw magic of the dense wilds, evolving beyond both her human physiology and her feline affectation. On one pivotal day in her life, standing over the torn remnants of a Noxian squad of woodcutters, Nidalee chose to rejoin the so-called civilized world, to fight in the League of Legends so as to protect the vast woods from both Demacia and Noxus.

Nidalee was taught to fight by her feline family, battling viciously with tooth and nail. Something in her feline ways may draw you to her, but remember that she is no pussycat.


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Tips

Use brush to your advantage! Moving in and out of brush can heavily alter your effectiveness in battle.
In team fights start by harassing with your Javelin Toss, and then switch to cougar form to chase down anyone who flees.
Dont waste your mana, only use your Q or E effectively and dont waste early game.
Heal when need to, use your R Effectively by switching after using a Q to jump to an enemy.


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Abilities.

Javelin Toss / Takedown - In human form, Nidalee throws a spiked javelin at her target that gains damage as it flies. As a cougar, her next attack will attempt to fatally wound her target, dealing more damage the less life they have.
Human: Nidalee tosses her javelin, dealing 55/95/140/185/230 (+0.65) magic damage on impact (deals up to 250% damage the farther away the target is).

Cougar: Nidalee's next attack deals additional damage based on how low her opponent's life is.
Cost
50/60/70/80/90 Mana
Range
1500
Bushwhack / Pounce - In human form, Nidalee lays a damaging trap for unwary opponents that, when sprung, reveals the target and reduces their armor and magic resistance for 12 seconds. As a cougar, she pounces forward, dealing a small amount of damage when she lands. Pounce is not affected by cooldown reduction.
Human: Nidalee lays a trap that deals 80/125/170/215/260 (+0.4) magic damage over 2 seconds, reveals the target, and reduces their armor and magic resistance by 20/25/30/35/40% for 12 seconds. Traps last for 4 minutes.

Cougar: Nidalee lunges forward, dealing damage to surrounding enemies.
Cost
60/75/90/105/120 Mana
Range
900
Primal Surge / Swipe - In human form, Nidalee channels the spirit of the cougar to heal her allies and imbue them with attack speed for a short duration. As a cougar, she rapidly claws enemies in front of her.
Human: Nidalee heals an allied champion for 50/85/120/155/190 (+0.7) and grants them a 20/30/40/50/60% attack speed for 7 seconds.

Cougar: Nidalee claws at enemies in front of her.
Cost
60/80/100/120/140 Mana
Range
600
Aspect Of The Cougar - Nidalee transforms herself into a cougar, gaining new abilities and increased movement speed in the process.
Human: Nidalee transforms into a vicious cougar, gaining 10/20/30 Armor and Magic Resist, 20 Movement Speed, and her basic abilities become Takedown, Pounce, and Swipe.

Cougar: Nidalee transforms back into human form.
Cost
No Cost
Range
0
Prowl - Moving through brush increases Nidalee's movement speed by 15% for 2 seconds.