Elise's Spider Form and Spider Form abilities do not cost mana and can be prioritized when you are trying to conserve mana.
When in Spider Form, Spiderlings will attack the target that Elise uses Venomous Bite on.
Spider Form is most effective at finishing off enemies with low health; Human Form's Neurotoxin does more damage to healthy foes.
Aqua Prison is a very powerful ability with a long cooldown, take advantage of the situation if Nami misses this ability.
Tidal Wave has a very long range but travels slowly, be aware of when it is coming your way as you can move out of its path.
Try to avoid fighting an opponent affected by Tidecaller's Blessing, it lasts a short duration so waiting it out can help you greatly.
The stat comparisons provided here clarify several important Elise against Nami counter statistics that may help you understand the differences between the pair. As an example, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Nami’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Nami. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.
Elise usually has a much larger longest kill spree than her foe does. Commonly, she takes more damage than Nami. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Elise usually loses when trying to fight Nami, with a 46.6% win rate. As a result, Elise makes a bad counter to Nami.
While Elise does have a lower winrate than Nami, when facing one another, Elise also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult character to learn and master. You may get destroyed when picking Elise into Namias her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Moreover, Elise has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nami. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Elise vs Nami matchups, Nami is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Elise is a bad counter for Nami. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Elise against Nami.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Elise in order to counter Nami during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Elise often gets more CS as Nami. Champions who on average don't get much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.
The most crucial items to have in your Elise versus Nami build consist of Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Elise included at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better against Nami than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Elise boasted an average win rate of 46.6% when playing against Nami with this build.
To have the greatest chance of crushing Nami as Elise, Elise players should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Elise vs Nami battles, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 46.6% win rate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Nami as Elise are shown for every ranked division. To scope the statistics and builds to a particular division, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.