How to Win Aphelios vs Nidalee Counter Matchup Aphelios is in the b tier of champions

Aphelios vs Nidalee

How to Beat Nidalee as Aphelios in LoL Nidalee is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Nidalee as Aphelios

based on 459 Aphelios vs Nidalee matchups
Win Rate
50.8 %
K/D/A
1.97
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds each week. In our dataset, Aphelios battled Nidalee 459 times. Having so many matchups for Aphelios vs Nidalee provides us a lot of faith in our capability to produce informative stats and a recommended build to wreck your opponent. This counter pairing is somewhat rare. Aphelios is forced to battle against Nidalee in only 1.3% of his rounds.

Aphelios vs Nidalee Matchup Summary

Aphelios does a average job of countering Nidalee. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.8% of the time the champions face off with each other in. In Aphelios vs Nidalee matches, Aphelios’s team is 0.1% less likely to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood against Nidalee.

Best Aphelios vs Nidalee Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLong Sword

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Bloodthirster

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork OverhealLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Domination Taste of BloodIngenious Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Aphelios's passive ability p
Aphelios q ability q
Aphelios w ability w
Aphelios e ability e
Aphelios's ultimate ability r
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Q
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Q
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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Q
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Guide to Countering Nidalee as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Nidalee

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.

Advice to Win Against Nidalee

Nidalee's Javelin Toss deals more damage the farther she is. If she is far away, it's imperative to dodge it.

Nidalee's Hunt debuff is only applied with Javelin Toss and Bushwhack. Avoiding being hit by these abilities will impair her ability to deal follow-up damage.

Nidalee's Takedown deals extreme damage to Hunted targets, but she has to get close to use it. Save your crowd control or defensive abilities for when she goes in for the kill.

Aphelios vs Nidalee Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
50.8 %
VS
Win Rate
49.2 %
Nidalee Image
6.4
< Kills >
7.5
6.3
< Deaths >
5.5
6
< Assists >
7.6
1.47
< Killing Sprees >
1.65
164
< Minions Killed >
36
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
1.02
0.55
< Inhibitors >
0.48
17,947
< Physical Damage >
1,216
1,315
< Magic Damage >
16,994
731
< True Damage >
829
19,993
< Damage Dealt >
19,039
18,901
< Damage Taken >
28,476
11,528
< Gold Earned >
11,379
2.43
< Towers >
1.7
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.26
3,706
< Total Healing >
12,314
12,046
< Experience >
12,564
17
< Vision Score >
24
8
< Wards Placed >
6
140
< Time Dealing CC >
107

How to Counter Nidalee with Aphelios in LoL

The stats provided here show some important Aphelios vs. Nidalee matchup stats that can help you appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nidalee’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Nidalee..

Aphelios often has a similar longest kill spree as his opponent does. Typically, he receives less damage than Nidalee. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Nidalee

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Nidalee
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Nidalee

Who is Better, Aphelios or Nidalee?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Aphelios usually fairs equally well when playing against Nidalee, with a 50.8% win rate. Thus, Aphelios makes an ok counter to Nidalee.

While Aphelios does have a higher win rate than Nidalee, when facing one another, Aphelios also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champ to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Aphelios into Nidaleeas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Aphelios also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nidalee. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Nidalee matchups, Aphelios is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Aphelios is a decent counter for Nidalee. Focus your tactics on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Aphelios against Nidalee.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Nidalee Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nidalee as Aphelios, we analyzed 459 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 Nidalee as Aphelios 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Aphelios to counter Nidalee during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions displayed above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios on average gets much more CS compared to Nidalee. Champions who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Aphelios versus Nidalee build include Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Nidalee than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Aphelios had an average win rate of 50.8% battling Nidalee with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Nidalee as Aphelios, Aphelios players should take the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ingenious Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Aphelios vs Nidalee face-offs, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.8% winrate overall.

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