Nidalee Build Guides, Runes and Items
Nidalee The Bestial Huntress
Find the best Nidalee build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 12.22. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Nidalee build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Nidalee's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!
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Nidalee a spear to the face
wacth out a spear!
Don't mess with the Couger
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Nidalee Build & Runes
If you're looking for the best rune build for Nidalee we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Nidalee, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Nidalee this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.22. However, if you are a new Nidalee player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Nidalee!
Win Rate 68 Games
Win Rate 64 Games
Nidalee's Summoner Spells
Win Rate 2063 Games
Win Rate 260 Games
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Nidalee's Luxury Items
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Nidalee's Ability Order
Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Nidalee guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!
This counter data is for Nidalee Jungle in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Nidalee. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.
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Damaging champions or neutral monsters with Javelin Toss or Bushwhack marks them as 'Hunted' for 4 seconds, granting Nidalee vision of them, 30% increased movement speed toward them (within a range of 1400) and enhancing her next Takedown, Pounce, and Swipe against them. Also grants 10% movement speed to other directions.
Cougar: Nidalee's next attack deals a minimum of 4 / 20 / 50 / 90 (+36% of ability power) (+0.75 per attack damage) magic damage and she gains +75 range when using this attack. Takedown's damage to enemies is increased by 1 / 1.25 / 1.5 / 1.75% for every 1% of the target's missing Health.
If the enemy is Hunted, Takedown deals 33% increased damage.
Cougar: Nidalee lunges forward dealing 60 / 110 / 160 / 210 (+30% of ability power) magic damage. If the enemy that Nidalee is directly jumping towards to is Hunted, Pounce will have 750 range and the cooldown of the ability will be reduced by 40 / 50 / 60 / 70%. Killing a unit in cougar form will also reduce Pounce's cooldown by 40 / 50 / 60 / 70%.
Cougar: Nidalee claws at enemies in a cone in the direction of mouse, dealing 80 / 140 / 200 / 260 (+45% of ability power) magic damage to the enemies.
Nidalee transforms into a vicious cougar, gaining a new set of abilities.
If the enemy is Hunted, Takedown deals 40% increased damage.
Questions About Nidalee
New skins. Will they be cheaper?
The super galaxy skins. They will cost 975 rp later? When?
I saw some champions being built with ardent censer, because well, it's really good right now. I played ivern and taric with ardent censer and the heals and shields were quite strong. I heard that someone also played nidalee ardent censer. What...
is ad nidalee jungle viable? if so what would you build on it?
Nida Jungle:start with Q or W
H[b]allo guys, i have a small problem.Watching LCK ,LCS LPL, and streams i am a bit confused, i don't know which skill should i first use on nidalee jungle.Should i start with Q or W and why? Also which boots i should use cdr or magic penetration...
Nidalee: The most Brokeen Champ in the game.
Anyone else agree with me? I saw her 1 shot my ADC full health with a Spear. Either Rito needs to fix her and stop doing other stuff or more and more people are going to play this broken champ. (I salty right now because I just played against a...
On which champs/cases is athene's better than morellonomicon
after a 4 month break --- title said all :) is athene's sometimes better than morello (morello now new meta?)
Why did Nidalee become a jungler?
So i know that the recent patch let nidalee hunt monsters and i could see how that would be useful for her in the jungle but is there anything specific that made tons of people start trying her in jungle? Is it just because she can now get...
Nidalee's best skin?
after playing nidalee jungle i decided to buy a nid skin. but which one should i get? which skin looks best in game to you guys?
Specific support's first gold income item?
As in support [[Nidalee]], I've been torn between [[spellthief's edge]] and [[ancient coin]]. Her [[javelin toss]] will hurt a lot with edge, but they are also unreliable. (I know she's getting a rework soon but it's nice to know.) For...
Iceborn Gauntlet or Tri Force on Bruiser Nidalee Top?
I have been playing a lot of Nidalee Bruiser top lane recently, and when I watch pro players play Nidalee top, the majority of the time they go [[Iceborn Gauntlet]], even if the enemy team is not mostly attack damage. Why is [[Iceborn Gauntlet]]...
Nidalee; AD or AP?
I'm looking into learning [[Nidalee]] for top lane. I'm curious as to which is better for top, AD or AP, and also what builds and masteries are optimal. Some of the most successful [[Nidalee]]'s I've seen actually run somewhat Bulky AP with Frozen...