Nidalee vs Graves Counter Build

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

How to Beat Graves as Nidalee

8,781 Nidalee vs Graves Matchups Analyzed

Win Rate


First Blood


Best Nidalee Items to Counter Graves

The best items to focus on in your Nidalee versus Graves build include Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Night Harvester. When Nidalee incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better versus Graves than with most other common builds.


7.1 | Nidalee Graves | 7.2


5.6 | Nidalee Graves | 5.8


6.9 | Nidalee Graves | 6

Best Nidalee Runes to Counter Graves

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
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight
To have the best probability of vanquishing Graves as Nidalee, Nidalee players should equip the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes. Of all the runes players used for Nidalee vs Graves counterpicks, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. We have also displayed the best Graves runes to fend off Nidalee in order to help you understand how he will likely be played to try to beat your champion.

Runes Graves Will Likely Use to Counter Nidalee

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Absolute Focus Rune Absolute Focus
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm

Nidalee vs Graves Counter Stats Summary

The stats shown on this page emphasize several vital Nidalee vs. Graves counter stats that can help us grasp the differences and similarities between the pair. Nidalee’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.5 is close to Graves’s ratio of 2.3, indicating that Nidalee may be just as central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Graves.

Nidalee usually has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Commonly, Nidalee receives more damage than Graves. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

In Nidalee vs Graves matchups, Nidalee often earns much less CS than Graves. Champions who on average do not finish with a lot of minion kills typically do not require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities alone. However, champions with large numbers of minion kills, such as carries, usually need a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to top the averages presented here to do well.

By default, Nidalee vs Graves tips, stats, and build guide are displayed for all skill levels, merged. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to a specific rank, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the guide.

Killing Spree

3.5 | Nidalee Graves | 3.4

Damage Dealt

17,295 | Nidalee Graves | 18,921

Damage Taken

27,024 | Nidalee Graves | 22,449

Gold Earned

10,558 | Nidalee Graves | 11,854

Minions Killed

35 | Nidalee Graves | 92


5.1 | Nidalee Graves | 5.5

Dragons Killed

1.8 | Nidalee Graves | 2

Barons Killed

0.4 | Nidalee Graves | 0.4


0.9 | Nidalee Graves | 1

Nidalee vs Graves Matchup Summary

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of recently rated League of Legends games that we analyze every week. This Nidalee vs Graves matchup review came out of an examination of 8,781 ranked rounds where both champions clashed against each other.

This champion pairing is relatively common. Nidalee is forced to battle against Graves in 20.0% of her rounds. Unfortunitally, Nidalee has done a terrible job of beating Graves. On average, she wins a lowly 46.0% of games the champions battle one another in. In Nidalee versus Graves games, Nidalee’s team is 2.0% more likely to get first blood, indicating that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Graves.

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 8,781 Nidalee vs Graves 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 Graves 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.