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Elise vs Nilah

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How to Beat Nilah as Elise

based on 1,266 Elise vs Nilah matchups
Win Rate
48.9 %
K/D/A
2.58
Pick Rate
5.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of rated LoL games that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Nilah as Elise came out of an analysis of 1266 ranked matches where both champs faced off against each other. This champ pairing is somewhat uncommon. Elise encounters Nilah in only 5.1% of her matches.

Elise vs Nilah Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Elise has done a poor job of beating Nilah. Typically, she wins a acceptable 48.9% of games the champs battle each other in. In Elise versus Nilah matches, Elise’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood against Nilah.

Best Elise vs Nilah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealSorcerer's Shoes

Core Elise Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterVoid StaffZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Lich BaneMorellonomiconShadowflame

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Nimbus CloakWaterwalking
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Elise's passive ability p
Elise q ability q
Elise w ability w
Elise e ability e
Elise's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Nilah as Elise

Tips for Playing as Elise against Nilah

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.

Elise vs Nilah Counter Stats

Elise Image
Win Rate
48.9 %
VS
Win Rate
51.1 %
Nilah Image
7
< Kills >
6.5
5.7
< Deaths >
6.6
7.7
< Assists >
7.1
1.58
< Killing Sprees >
1.45
37
< Minions Killed >
162
1.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.19
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.57
1,416
< Physical Damage >
16,269
15,456
< Magic Damage >
266
1,270
< True Damage >
486
18,142
< Damage Dealt >
17,022
25,302
< Damage Taken >
23,806
10,834
< Gold Earned >
11,815
1.79
< Towers >
2.56
0.27
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
7,604
< Total Healing >
4,899
12,245
< Experience >
12,835
22
< Vision Score >
17
6
< Wards Placed >
8
145
< Time Dealing CC >
95

How to Counter Nilah with Elise in LoL

The stats shown here feature some significant Elise vs. Nilah matchup statistics that may help us explain the differences between the two. As an example, Elise’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nilah’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Elise may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Nilah..

Elise typically has a similar longest kill spree as her foe does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Nilah. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Elise and Nilah

Damage Types Compared

Elise
Nilah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Elise
Nilah

Who is Better, Elise or Nilah?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Elise usually loses when facing off against Nilah, with a 48.9% win rate. Therefore, Elise makes a poor counter to Nilah.

While Elise does have a lower winrate compared to Nilah, when on opposite teams, Elise also has a lower difficulty level that makes her a less time consuming champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Elise into Nilahas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Elise has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nilah. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Elise vs Nilah matchups, Nilah is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Elise is a somewhat poor counter for Nilah. Focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Elise against Nilah.

Additional Information for Elise Players

How We Calculated Our Elise vs Nilah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nilah as Elise, we analyzed 1,266 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 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Elise in order to counter Nilah during both the early game 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 pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Elise usually accumulates a lot less CS compared to Nilah. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Elise versus Nilah build consist of Night Harvester, Void Staff, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Elise used at least these three items in her build, she performed much better versus Nilah than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Elise boasted an average winrate of 48.9% when countering Nilah with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest chance of beating Nilah 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. Out of all the runes players picked for Elise vs Nilah face-offs, this combination of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.9% winrate overall.

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