Elise vs Nidalee Counter Build

How to Win Elise vs Nidalee Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Nidalee as Elise in LoL

How to Beat Nidalee as Elise

1,807 Elise vs Nidalee Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Elise Items to Counter Nidalee

The most important items to prioritize in your Elise versus Nidalee build consist of Void Staff, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Night Harvester. When Elise combined at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better when facing Nidalee than with most other common item sets.


6.9 | Elise Nidalee | 6.7


5.9 | Elise Nidalee | 6


6.9 | Elise Nidalee | 6.8

Best Elise Runes to Counter Nidalee

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
To have the best chance of beating Nidalee as Elise, you should take the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Waterwalking runes. Of all the runes players picked for Elise vs Nidalee clashes, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. We have also displayed the top Nidalee runes to counterpick against Elise to help you understand how she will likely be played to try to beat you.

Runes Nidalee Will Likely Use to Counter Elise

Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

Elise vs Nidalee Counter Stats Summary

The stats provided here underscore some vital Elise against Nidalee counter stats that may help you interpret the distinctions between these two champs. As an example, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is nearly equal to Nidalee’s KDA ratio of 2.2, showing that Elise may be just as central to her team's team fighting potential than Nidalee.

Elise usually has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Typically, Elise receives less damage than Nidalee. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also show that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

In Elise vs Nidalee matchups, Elise typically gets a similar number of minion kills than Nidalee. Champs who on average do not finish with much CS usually do not have to have much CS to be useful. They are able to scale easily off their abilities alone. Yet, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either case, try to outperform the averages presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

3.2 | Elise Nidalee | 3.2

Damage Dealt

15,932 | Elise Nidalee | 17,179

Damage Taken

23,162 | Elise Nidalee | 26,515

Gold Earned

10,322 | Elise Nidalee | 10,457

Minions Killed

29 | Elise Nidalee | 36


5.5 | Elise Nidalee | 5.1

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Elise Nidalee | 1.8

Barons Killed

0.4 | Elise Nidalee | 0.4


0.9 | Elise Nidalee | 0.9

Elise vs Nidalee Matchup Summary

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we evaluate each week. This Elise versus Nidalee counter review came out of an analysis of 1,807 ranked rounds where both champs faced off against each other.

This particular champ matchup is fairly uncommon. Elise fights Nidalee in only 6.2% of her games. Elise does a great job of beating Nidalee. On average, Elise wins a fantastic 54.0% of games the champs clash against one another in. In Elise against Nidalee matches, Elise’s side is 1.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Nidalee.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 1,807 Elise vs Nidalee 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 Elise 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.