Kalista vs Nidalee Counter Build

How to Beat Nidalee as Kalista

Summary

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our database, Kalista engaged Nidalee 3,823 times. With so many games with Kalista vs Nidalee provides us a lot of confidence in our ability to produce informative statistics and a solid build to counter your rival.

This champ matchup is somewhat common. Kalista fights Nidalee in 15.7% of her matches. Kalista has done a great job of countering Nidalee. Normally, she wins a whopping 55.0% of games the champs oppose one another in. In Kalista against Nidalee games, Kalista’s side is 2.0% more probable to get first blood, implying that she most likely will get first blood versus Nidalee.

Matchups Analyzed

3,823

Team First Blood

52%

Win Rate

55%

Best Kalista Items to Counter Nidalee

The best items to focus on in your Kalista versus Nidalee build consist of Guardian Angel, Runaan's Hurricane, and Immortal Shieldbow. When Kalista bought at least these three items in her build, she performed a lot better when facing Nidalee than with most other typical item sets.

Guardian Angel Item Runaan's Hurricane Item Immortal Shieldbow Item

Best Kalista Runes to Counter Nidalee

To have the best probability of defeating Nidalee as Kalista, you should use the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Overheal, and Legend: Alacrity runes. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Kalista vs Nidalee matchups, this combination of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. We have also shown the best Nidalee runes to fend off Kalista to help you grasp how she will likely be built against you.

Best Kalista Runes

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity

Best Nidalee Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Future's Market Rune Future's Market

Stats

The subsequent tables show several influential Kalista against Nidalee counter stats that may help you grasp the distinctions between the pair. Kalista’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is similar to Nidalee’s ratio of 2.3, indicating that Kalista may be just as central to her team's team fighting capacity than Nidalee.

Battle Stats

Kills

Kalista Stats
7.6 6.4
Nidalee Stats

Deaths

Kalista Stats
6.1 5.8
Nidalee Stats

Assists

Kalista Stats
6.1 6.8
Nidalee Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Kalista Stats
3.5 3
Nidalee Stats

Damage Dealt

Kalista Stats
16877 15979
Nidalee Stats

Damage Taken

Kalista Stats
20095 26292
Nidalee Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Kalista Stats
5.3 4.7
Nidalee Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Kalista Stats
0.9 0.8
Nidalee Stats

Dragons Killed

Kalista Stats
2 1.6
Nidalee Stats

Barons Killed

Kalista Stats
0.4 0.3
Nidalee Stats

Gold Earned

Kalista Stats
11340 9850
Nidalee Stats

Minions Killed

Kalista Stats
148 36
Nidalee Stats

Kalista often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her opponent does. Typically, Kalista receives less damage than Nidalee. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Kalista usually takes many more minion kills than Nidalee. Champions who on average do not earn a lot of minion kills usually do not have to have much CS to be useful. They are able to scale fully off of their skills and stats alone. Yet, champions with many minion kills, such as carries, usually require a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to beat the averages presented here to do well.

By default, Kalista vs Nidalee tips, statistics, and build guide are given for all skill levels combined. To narrow the statistics and builds to an individual skill level, you should use the selection menu earlier on the page.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3823 Kalista 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 Kalista 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.