Nidalee
tier-5
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Recommended Build

Summoner Spells

Starting Items

Hailblade
Refillable Potion

Core Build Path: 49.67% Win Rate (4304 Games)

Sorcerer's Shoes
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Night Harvester
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Lich Bane
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Zhonya's Hourglass
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Mejai's Soulstealer
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Shadowflame

Core Final Build: 49.67% Win Rate (4304 Games)

Sorcerer's Shoes
Night Harvester
Lich Bane
Zhonya's Hourglass
Mejai's Soulstealer
Shadowflame

Runes

Domination
Dark Harvest
Damaging a low health champion inflicts adaptive damage and harvests a soul from the victim.
Sudden Impact
Gain a burst of Lethality and Magic Penetration after using a dash, leap, blink, teleport, or when leaving stealth.
Eyeball Collection
Collect eyeballs for champion takedowns. Gain permanent AD or AP, adaptive for each eyeball plus bonus upon collection completion.
Treasure Hunter
Unique takedowns grant additional gold the first time they are collected.
Sorcery
Transcendence
Gain bonuses upon reaching the following levels:
Level 5: +5 Ability Haste
Level 8: +5 Ability Haste
Level 11: On Champion takedown, reduce the remaining cooldown of basic abilities by 20%.
Waterwalking
Gain MS and AP or AD, adaptive in the river.
Attack Speed
+10% Attack Speed
Adaptive Force
+9 Adaptive Force
Magic Resist
+8 MR
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Skill Order

Q

E

W

Damage Breakdown

Nidalee's Statistics

Kills7.7

Deaths5.0

Assists7.4

Damage18,762.4

Damage Mitigated15,832.4

Gold Earned11,611.1

Gold Earned11,611.1

Playing against Nidalee

Key Insights
Triggering
's Hunt resets
R
's cooldown.
Q
and
W
grant True Sight of the hit enemy.
Q
deals up to 200% increased damage based on distance traveled.
E
heals up to 100% more HP based on the target's missing HP.
Cougar Form's
Q
deals % missing HP damage and 40% increased damage to Hunted targets.
Cougar Form's
Q
resets Nidalee's auto attack.
Cougar Form's
W
can target Hunted enemies from a higher range. Doing this or killing an enemy lowers its cooldown.
Power Spike
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.
Synergizes well with
Night Harvester
,
Lich Bane
,
Shadowflame
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
, and
Rabadon's Deathcap
. Can opt for
Riftmaker
,
Luden's Tempest
, or
Hextech Rocketbelt
when needed.
Vulnerable
Significantly harder to play from behind.
Struggles against champions with mobility.
Needs to constantly land
Q
or she'll have significantly lower damage output.
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