Tier

Win Rate

28.6%

Pick Rate

3.8%

Ban Rate

0.5%

Matches

14,015
Nidalee Runes
Core Nidalee Item Build Order27.8% Win Rate (115 Games)
Doran's Ring
Amplifying Tome

Starting

Lich Bane

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Stormsurge

3rd

Lich Bane

4th

Stormsurge

5th

Shadowflame

6th

Doran's Ring
Amplifying Tome
Lich Bane
Sorcerer's Shoes
Stormsurge
Lich Bane
Stormsurge
Shadowflame

Core Nidalee Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
Zhonya's Hourglass
Banshee's Veil
Hextech Rocketbelt
Morellonomicon
Spirit Visage

Summoner Spells

25.5% Win Rate (145 Games)
Flash
Nidalee Skill Order0
Prowl

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Javelin Toss / Takedown
Bushwhack / Pounce
Primal Surge / Swipe
Aspect Of The Cougar

Nidalee Guide

Learn Nidalee with our Nidalee guide. Learn about Nidalee's strengths and Nidalee's 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.