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.
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.
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.
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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