Once you have chosen an angle for The Culling, you cannot change it. Pick your moment well!
For optimal burst, try to combine Relentless Pursuit into Piercing Light.
Because of Lightslinger, Lucian benefits more from Attack Damage than he does from Attack Speed.
Ardent Blaze actually explodes in a star pattern. Try to line it up so the spokes hit enemy champions.
The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize some vital Lucian vs. Nilah matchup stats that may help you grasp the differences between the two. For instance, Lucian’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nilah’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Lucian may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Nilah..
Lucian usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he receives less damage than Nilah. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Lucian usually loses when facing off against Nilah, with a 47.8% win rate. Therefore, Lucian makes a poor counter for Nilah.
While Lucian does have a lower win rate compared to Nilah, when on opposite teams, Lucian also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less difficult character to learn. You should be very concerned when picking Lucian into Nilah.
Moreover, Lucian also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nilah. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Lucian vs Nilah matchups, Nilah is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Lucian is a garbage counter to Nilah. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Lucian against Nilah.
To truly master Lucian in order to counter Nilah during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Lucian most often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Nilah. Champs who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown on this page to do well.
The most crucial items to have in your Lucian versus Nilah build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Lucian bought at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better versus Nilah than with most other common item sets. In fact, Lucian boasted an average winrate of 47.8% when countering Nilah with this build.
To have the greatest chance of annihilating Nilah as Lucian, you should equip the Press the Attack, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds players used for Lucian vs Nilah counter picks, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.8% winrate overall.
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