Nidalee vs Gangplank Counter Build

How to Win Nidalee vs Gangplank Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Gangplank as Nidalee in LoL

How to Beat Gangplank as Nidalee

2,971 Nidalee vs Gangplank Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Nidalee Items to Counter Gangplank

The most important items to use in your Nidalee versus Gangplank build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Night Harvester. When Nidalee incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better vs Gangplank than with most other typical builds.


7.2 | Nidalee Gangplank | 5.3


5.7 | Nidalee Gangplank | 5.8


7 | Nidalee Gangplank | 6.6

Best Nidalee Runes to Counter Gangplank

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
To have the best probability of annihilating Gangplank as Nidalee, you should take the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Waterwalking, and Transcendence runes. Out of all the runes players picked for Nidalee vs Gangplank matchups, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also shown the top Gangplank runes to counterpick against Nidalee to help you infer how he will likely be setup to try to beat you.

Runes Gangplank Will Likely Use to Counter Nidalee

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic
Future's Market Rune Future's Market

Nidalee vs Gangplank Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown here highlight some significant Nidalee versus Gangplank counter statistics that can help us understand the distinctions between this set of champs. As an example, Nidalee’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.5 is greater than Gangplank’s ratio of 2.1, showing that Nidalee may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Gangplank.

Nidalee usually has a much larger longest killing spree than her foe does. Typically, Nidalee receives more damage than Gangplank. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Nidalee commonly takes much less CS than Gangplank. Champs that don't get much CS typically do not have to have much CS to be effective. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities alone. However, champs with many minion kills, such as carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be useful. In either case, try to beat the averages presented here to do well.

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Killing Spree

3.5 | Nidalee Gangplank | 2.5

Damage Dealt

18,339 | Nidalee Gangplank | 19,508

Damage Taken

27,898 | Nidalee Gangplank | 23,653

Gold Earned

10,929 | Nidalee Gangplank | 11,932

Minions Killed

39 | Nidalee Gangplank | 170


5.4 | Nidalee Gangplank | 5.3

Dragons Killed

1.9 | Nidalee Gangplank | 2

Barons Killed

0.4 | Nidalee Gangplank | 0.4


1 | Nidalee Gangplank | 0.9

Nidalee vs Gangplank Matchup Summary

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of rated League of Legends rounds that we review every week. This Nidalee versus Gangplank counter guide resulted from an evaluation of 2,971 ranked games where both champs faced each other.

This pairing is fairly uncommon. Nidalee has to counter Gangplank in only 6.8% of her rounds. Nidalee has done a decent job of beating Gangplank. Normally, Nidalee wins a acceptable 51.0% of games the champions fight one another in. In Nidalee against Gangplank rounds, Nidalee’s team is 4.0% more expected to get first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood against Gangplank.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,971 Nidalee vs Gangplank 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 Gangplank as Nidalee 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.