Nami's ultimate can come in very handy for initiating on enemies who are far away.
Using Ebb and Flow during an engagement with enemy champions will help sway the battle in your favor.
Aqua Prison has a long cooldown, make sure to use it at the right moment.
All of Shyvana's basic abilities hit multiple enemies in dragon form. It's important for opposing champions to not cluster while fighting her.
Shyvana's Fury Bar indicate her ultimate can be activated. Harassing her when she's low on Fury can be very effective.
A significant portion of Shyvana's power is generated through aggression, making her weak against opponents who are able to keep their distance.
The stats provided here underscore several important Nami versus Shyvana matchup statistics that can help you understand the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Shyvana’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Nami may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Shyvana. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.
Nami often has a significantly smaller longest killing spree than her matchup does. Typically, she receives less damage than Shyvana. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Nami usually fairs equally well when facing off against Shyvana, with a 49.6% win rate. As a result, Nami makes an ok counter to Shyvana.
While Nami does have a lower winrate compared to Shyvana, when on opposite teams, Nami also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more complex character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Nami into Shyvana.
Additionally, Nami also has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Shyvana. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Nami vs Shyvana matchups, Shyvana is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.
Nami is a somewhat poor counter for Shyvana. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Nami against Shyvana.
To learn all of the intricacies of Nami in order to counter Shyvana during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Nami on average picks up less CS as Shyvana. Champions who typically don't take many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.
The best items to focus on in your Nami versus Shyvana build include Dream Maker, Imperial Mandate, and Staff of Flowing Water. When Nami combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better vs. Shyvana than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Nami boasted an average win rate of 49.6% when countering Shyvana with these items in her kit.
To have the greatest chance of vanquishing Shyvana as Nami, you should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Biscuit Delivery, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players picked for Nami vs Shyvana matchups, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.6% winrate overall.
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