How to Win Hecarim vs Nami Counter Matchup Hecarim is in the a tier of champions

Hecarim vs Nami

How to Beat Nami as Hecarim in LoL Nami is in the s tier of champions
Fighter Tank
Support Mage

How to Beat Nami as Hecarim

based on 1,647 Hecarim vs Nami matchups
Win Rate
46.8 %
K/D/A
2.74
Pick Rate
5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League of Legends matches that we evaluate each week. Our guide on how to beat Nami as Hecarim came out of an examination of 1647 ranked matches where both champs battled one another. This pairing is somewhat uncommon. Hecarim encounters Nami in only 5.0% of his games.

Hecarim vs Nami Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Hecarim has done a pathetic job of beating Nami. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.8% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Hecarim vs Nami matches, Hecarim’s side is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Nami.

Best Hecarim vs Nami Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Tear of the GoddessIonian Boots of Lucidity

Core Hecarim Items

~22 Mins
Turbo ChemtankMuramanaForce of Nature

Optional Items

Sterak's GageDead Man's PlateDeath's DanceThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerhaste summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Phase Rush Nimbus CloakCelerityWaterwalking
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
Adaptive Adaptive HealthScaling
Hecarim's passive ability p
Hecarim q ability q
Hecarim w ability w
Hecarim e ability e
Hecarim's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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E
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Q
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E
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E
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Nami as Hecarim

Tips for Playing as Hecarim against Nami

Spirit of Dread restores Health when nearby enemies take damage, including damage dealt by allies. Cast this during a large fight to maximize Hecarim's survivability.

Devastating Charge deals more damage based on the distance traveled. Try using Onslaught of Shadows or Summoner Spells such as Ghost or Flash to maximize this damage.

Advice to Win Against Nami

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.

Hecarim vs Nami Counter Stats

Hecarim Image
Win Rate
46.8 %
VS
Win Rate
53.2 %
Nami Image
7.1
< Kills >
2.2
5.7
< Deaths >
5.7
8.5
< Assists >
15.3
1.61
< Killing Sprees >
0.42
33
< Minions Killed >
13
1.38
< Dragons Killed >
0.04
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.6
11,753
< Physical Damage >
842
2,792
< Magic Damage >
6,723
1,260
< True Damage >
794
15,806
< Damage Dealt >
8,359
33,841
< Damage Taken >
14,131
11,702
< Gold Earned >
8,157
1.45
< Towers >
2.47
0.32
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
14,473
< Total Healing >
9,376
13,271
< Experience >
10,584
20
< Vision Score >
51
4
< Wards Placed >
24
243
< Time Dealing CC >
172

How to Counter Nami with Hecarim in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some vital Hecarim versus Nami matchup stats that may help you figure out the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Hecarim’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nami’s ratio of NaN, showing that Hecarim may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Nami. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Hecarim often has a much larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives more damage than Nami. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Hecarim and Nami

Damage Types Compared

Hecarim
Nami
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Hecarim
Nami

Who is Better, Hecarim or Nami?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Hecarim usually loses when trying to fight Nami, with a 46.8% win rate. Thus, Hecarim makes a bad counter to Nami.

While Hecarim does have a lower winrate than Nami, when facing one another, Hecarim also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging character to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Hecarim into Nami.

Additionally, Hecarim also 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 ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Hecarim 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 teamfights.

Hecarim is a garbage counter for Nami. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Hecarim against Nami.

Additional Information for Hecarim Players

How We Calculated Our Hecarim vs Nami Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nami as Hecarim, we analyzed 1,647 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 Nami as Hecarim 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 Hecarim in order to counter Nami during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Hecarim typically gets more CS compared to Nami. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Hecarim versus Nami build consist of Turbo Chemtank, Muramana, and Force of Nature. When Hecarim used at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when facing Nami than with most other common item sets. In fact, Hecarim had an average winrate of 46.8% when countering Nami with this build.

To have the best chance of defeating Nami as Hecarim, you should equip the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players chose for Hecarim vs Nami face-offs, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 46.8% winrate overall.

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