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Nilah Build Guides, Runes and Items

Nilah The Joy Unbound

Find the best Nilah build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Nilah build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Nilah's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 13 Guides // Patch 13.1 & Patch 12.23
9.8
167
Votes
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LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

[13.1] Complete Nilah Guide for an Enjoyable Match

Guide by Amberdragon updated January 23, 2023
  • In-depth
9.5
304
Votes
29
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

[13.1] 1000LP Challenger Nilah Builds + Guide by CookieLoL

Guide by CookieLoL updated January 12, 2023
  • In-depth
7.2
12
Votes
5
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

[12.23] PrestigeGalaxy's Simple Guide to Nilah! 🌊

Guide by PrestigeGalaxy updated December 7, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

[13.1b] Nilah ADC Guide by misterfirstblood

Guide by misterfirstblood updated January 26, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

[12.23] The ultimate Nilah guide for bot

Guide by Pipimatz updated January 7, 2023
Season 13 Builds // Other Patches
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

Nilah Lethality Build

Build by DemonTheJudgeOfficial updated December 4, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

NILAH

Build by dobrykebab updated November 24, 2022
Season 12 Guides
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

Nilah Stuff Yea Uh Huh FR

Guide by Kronaa updated August 4, 2022
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

The ONLY role Nilah can play guide | 12.13

Guide by Grondvreter updated July 24, 2022
  • In-depth
6.5
7
Votes
4
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

[S.12] How To Play Top Nilah Got To Master

Guide by JT Andrew updated September 22, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

Whipcracking

Guide by talialt31 updated July 13, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

Ride the winning tide with Nilah! 12.14

Guide by ColJaraka updated August 3, 2022
Season 12 Builds
8.8
14
Votes
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LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

MOST BROKEN NILAH BUILD

Build by Guest updated July 13, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

Nilah

Build by Guest updated July 14, 2022
7
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LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

Nilah atk speed jungle build (off-meta)

Build by Guest updated July 13, 2022
  • Off-Meta
6.7
8
Votes
4
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

Nilah mid OP Guid *tested on PBE*

Build by Guest updated July 13, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

nilah pro ouro

Build by Chidouin updated October 4, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

How to Nilah 001

Build by Guest updated September 9, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

Nilah Jesuscirraptor ADC The Fast

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated August 31, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide
LoL Champion Nilah Build Guide

XayLies Nilah Guide | Season 12 | In-Progress

Build by XayLies updated August 6, 2022
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Nilah Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Nilah we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Nilah, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Nilah this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.1. However, if you are a new Nilah player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Nilah!

Patch 12.22: 172857 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Nilah's Runes

Nilah's Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 6763 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Second Best

Nilah's 2nd Best Runes 64%

Win Rate 113 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Third Best

Nilah's 3rd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 122 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Nilah's Summoner Spells

Nilah's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 5512 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Nilah's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 5052 Games

Flash Heal

Third Best

Nilah's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 1754 Games

Flash Ghost

Nilah's Starters

Nilah's Best Starter Items 0%

Win Rate Games

! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Trinket

Nilah's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 7670 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Nilah's 2nd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 6318 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Nilah's 3rd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 471 Games

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Nilah's Ability Order

Nilah's Best Ability Order 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 13.1: 782726 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Nilah's Runes

Nilah's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 1576 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Second Best

Nilah's 2nd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 288 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Third Best

Nilah's 3rd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 63 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Bloodline
Legend: Bloodline
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Nilah's Summoner Spells

Nilah's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 1199 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Nilah's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1190 Games

Flash Heal

Third Best

Nilah's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 317 Games

Flash Ghost

Nilah's Starters

Nilah's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 2579 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Nilah's Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 1344 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Nilah's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 1966 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Nilah's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 176 Games

Oracle Lens
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Nilah Counters

Learn Nilah'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 Nilah guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Nilah ADC in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Nilah. 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.

Nilah Skins

Find Nilah's skins and when they were last on sale. Never miss a sale for your favorite skin by using our Wish List feature! You can also find all Nilah skins and chromas on Nilah's skins page.

Nilah's Abilities

Nilah's Joy Unending
Joy Unending Nilah's Passive Nilah's Passive
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Nilah's Passive
Nilah's Passive
When Nilah kills a minion, she and her nearest ally gain 50% of the experience they would have normally lost from sharing the kill.

Nilah gains 10% increased effectiveness from healing and 20% from shielding given to her by allied champions. If an ally heals or shields her, they will also gain the increased amount of the shield or heal themselves. If an ally shields or heals themself, Nilah will also gain that additional effect.
Q
Nilah's Formless Blade
Formless Blade Nilah's Q Ability
600
30
4
Passive: Nilah gains 0-33% armor penetration, and her attacks against champions restore 0-15% of the damage dealt as health. Overhealing from this is converted into a shield for 6 seconds.

Active: Nilah cracks her whip-blade, dealing 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 (+0.9 / 1.0 / 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3 per attack damage) physical damage, increased by her critical strike chance. If an enemy unit or structure is hit, Nilah gains 125 attack range and 10-60% attack speed, and her attacks hit in a cone as 100% AD physical damage for 4 seconds.
W
Nilah's Jubilant Veil
Jubilant Veil Nilah's W Ability
Self
0
26 / 25 / 24 / 23 / 22
Nilah envelops herself in mist for 2.25 seconds, becoming ghosted, gaining 15 / 17.5 / 20 / 22.5 / 25% movement speed, dodging attacks, and reducing magic damage taken by 25%.

While active, touching allied champions envelops them in mist, granting the same benefits for 1.5 seconds.
E
Nilah's Slipstream
Slipstream Nilah's E Ability
550
30
0.5
Nilah dashes through a unit, dealing 65 / 90 / 115 / 140 / 165 (+0.2 per attack damage) physical damage to any enemies she passes through.
R
Nilah's Apotheosis
Apotheosis Nilah's Ultimate (R) Ability
1500
80
110 / 95 / 80 / 80 / 80
Nilah whirls her whip-blade, dealing 60 / 120 / 180 (+1.4 per bonus attack damage) physical damage over 1 second, then finishes with a burst of 125 / 225 / 325 (+1.2 per bonus attack damage) physical damage that also pulls nearby enemies toward her.

Nilah heals herself and nearby allies by 30-45% of her damage dealt to enemy champions' health, converting any overhealing into a shield for 6 seconds.

Questions About Nilah

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