Nidalee Guide

Learn Nidalee with our Nidalee guide. Learn about Nidalee's strengths and Nidalee weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Nidalee, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Triggering
    Nidalee
    P
    's Hunt resets
    Nidalee
    R
    's cooldown.
  • Nidalee
    Q
    and
    Nidalee
    W
    grant True Sight of the hit enemy.
  • Nidalee
    Q
    deals up to 200% increased damage based on distance traveled.
  • Nidalee
    E
    heals up to 100% more HP based on the target's missing HP.
  • Cougar Form's
    Nidalee
    Q
    deals % missing HP damage and 40% increased damage to Hunted targets.
  • Cougar Form's
    Nidalee
    Q
    resets Nidalee's auto attack.
  • Cougar Form's
    Nidalee
    W
    can target Hunted enemies from a higher range. Doing this or killing an enemy lowers its cooldown.
Strengths
  • Scales well and has a strong early game. Has the option to play aggressively and invade the enemy jungler.
  • Excels at poking from a safe distance, especially before teamfights.
  • Excels with items that enhance her magic damage, burst potential, and mobility.
Weaknesses
  • Significantly harder to play from behind.
  • Struggles against champions with mobility.
  • Needs to constantly land
    Nidalee
    Q
    or she'll have significantly lower damage output.