How to Win Ahri vs Nilah Counter Matchup Ahri is in the b tier of champions

Ahri vs Nilah

How to Beat Nilah as Ahri in LoL Nilah is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nilah as Ahri

based on 4,782 Ahri vs Nilah matchups
Win Rate
50.7 %
K/D/A
2.82
Pick Rate
5.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League games that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Nilah as Ahri resulted from an examination of 4782 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against each other. This particular matchup is relatively uncommon. Ahri has to counter Nilah in only 5.5% of her matches.

Ahri vs Nilah Matchup Summary

Ahri does a average job of countering Nilah. Normally, she wins a acceptable 50.7% of the time the champs fight each other in. In Ahri against Nilah rounds, Ahri’s side is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Nilah.

Best Ahri vs Nilah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeDark Seal

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Horizon FocusZhonya's HourglassBanshee's VeilVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Ahri to level up q
>
Second ability for Ahri to level up w
>
Last skill for Ahri to max out e

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandTranscendence
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Ahri's passive ability p
Ahri q ability q
Ahri w ability w
Ahri e ability e
Ahri's ultimate ability r
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W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Nilah as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Nilah

Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.

Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.

Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.

Ahri vs Nilah Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
50.7 %
VS
Win Rate
49.3 %
Nilah Image
5.8
< Kills >
6.2
5
< Deaths >
6.8
8.3
< Assists >
7.1
1.32
< Killing Sprees >
1.43
153
< Minions Killed >
162
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.23
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.56
1,493
< Physical Damage >
16,456
14,046
< Magic Damage >
237
5,254
< True Damage >
600
20,794
< Damage Dealt >
17,293
19,345
< Damage Taken >
24,617
10,773
< Gold Earned >
11,810
2.04
< Towers >
2.46
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
4,440
< Total Healing >
4,975
13,697
< Experience >
13,096
20
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
74
< Time Dealing CC >
87

How to Counter Nilah with Ahri in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight some vital Ahri against Nilah matchup statistics that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nilah’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Nilah..

Ahri typically has a similar longest killing spree as her foe does. Typically, she receives less damage than Nilah. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ahri and Nilah

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Nilah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Nilah

Who is Better, Ahri or Nilah?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Ahri usually fairs equally well when facing off against Nilah, with a 50.7% win rate. As a result, Ahri makes an ok counter for Nilah.

While Ahri does have a higher winrate than Nilah, when facing one another, Ahri also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes her a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Ahri into Nilah.

Furthermore, Ahri also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nilah. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Nilah matchups, Ahri is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.

Ahri is a decent counter to Nilah. Make sure you focus your tactics on keeping up your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Ahri against Nilah.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Nilah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nilah as Ahri, we analyzed 4,782 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Nilah as Ahri comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Ahri to counter Nilah during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri often gets a similar amount of CS compared to Nilah. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The best items to have in your Ahri versus Nilah build consist of Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Ahri combined at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better vs. Nilah than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Ahri had an average winrate of 50.7% battling Nilah with this counter build.

To have the best probability of defeating Nilah as Ahri, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Ahri vs Nilah counterpicks, this order of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.7% winrate overall.

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