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.
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.
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.
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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