Nidalee AP Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Nidalee Item Build Order

58.5% Win Rate (2514 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Sorcerer's Shoes

1st

Lich Bane

2nd

Liandry's Torment

3rd

Lich Bane

4th

Liandry's Torment

5th

Zhonya's Hourglass

6th

Doran's Shield
Sorcerer's Shoes
Lich Bane
Liandry's Torment
Lich Bane
Liandry's Torment
Zhonya's Hourglass

Core Nidalee Item Build Path

Situational

Shadowflame
Rabadon's Deathcap
Stormsurge
Mejai's Soulstealer
Hextech Rocketbelt
Void Staff
Horizon Focus

Summoner Spells

16905 Games56%

Nidalee Skill Order

0
Prowl

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

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.