How to Win Nidalee vs Jinx Counter Matchup Nidalee is in the a tier of champions

Nidalee vs Jinx

How to Beat Jinx as Nidalee in LoL Jinx is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Mage
Marksman

How to Beat Jinx as Nidalee

based on 2,017 Nidalee vs Jinx matchups
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
2.46
Pick Rate
5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of rated League of Legends matches that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Jinx as Nidalee came out of an examination of 2017 ranked rounds where both champions engaged each other. This counter pairing is fairly uncommon. Nidalee has to counter Jinx in only 5.0% of her games.

Nidalee vs Jinx Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nidalee has done a below average job of countering Jinx. Typically, she wins a lowly 48.4% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Nidalee versus Jinx matches, Nidalee’s team is 0.0% more probable to gain first blood. This implies that she most likely will get first blood versus Jinx.

Best Nidalee vs Jinx Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Scorchclaw PupHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Nidalee Items

~22 Mins
Hextech RocketbeltZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapLich BaneShard of True IceVoid Staff

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Nidalee to level up q
>
Second ability for Nidalee to level up e
>
Last skill for Nidalee to max out w

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Sorcery TranscendenceWaterwalking
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Armor
Nidalee's passive ability p
Nidalee q ability q
Nidalee w ability w
Nidalee e ability e
Nidalee's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
W
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E
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Q
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Q
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R
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Q
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E
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Q
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R
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E
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Guide to Countering Jinx as Nidalee

Tips for Playing as Nidalee against Jinx

Start team fights by harassing with your Javelin Toss, and then switch to cougar form to chase down Hunted targets.

Bushwhack traps deal damage based on their victim's current Health. Set them up in your team's backline before fights break out during sieges to help your team deal damage to the enemy frontline.

Use brush to your advantage! Moving in and out of brush can heavily alter your effectiveness in battle.

Advice to Win Against Jinx

Jinx's ultimate does less damage the closer you are to her.

Jinx's snare grenades have a long cooldown and are her primary means of protecting herself. If she misses with them she will have a hard time escaping if engaged upon.

Jinx's minigun takes time to ramp up. If you see her poking with rockets try to jump on her and burst her down.

Nidalee vs Jinx Counter Stats

Nidalee Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Jinx Image
7.2
< Kills >
6.6
5.9
< Deaths >
6.3
7.3
< Assists >
7.2
1.62
< Killing Sprees >
1.51
42
< Minions Killed >
163
0.94
< Dragons Killed >
0.25
0.49
< Inhibitors >
0.56
1,169
< Physical Damage >
17,337
17,368
< Magic Damage >
852
1,009
< True Damage >
1,444
19,546
< Damage Dealt >
19,634
29,825
< Damage Taken >
19,653
11,265
< Gold Earned >
11,695
1.67
< Towers >
2.53
0.22
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
7,394
< Total Healing >
2,961
12,718
< Experience >
12,520
25
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
133
< Time Dealing CC >
75

How to Counter Jinx with Nidalee in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify several significant Nidalee vs. Jinx matchup stats that can help you realize the differences between the pair. As an example, Nidalee’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Jinx’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Nidalee may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Jinx..

Nidalee normally has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. On average, she takes more damage than Jinx. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Nidalee and Jinx

Damage Types Compared

Nidalee
Jinx
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nidalee
Jinx

Who is Better, Nidalee or Jinx?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Nidalee usually loses when facing off against Jinx, with a 48.4% win rate. Therefore, Nidalee makes a bad counter for Jinx.

While Nidalee does have a lower win rate than Jinx, when facing one another, Nidalee also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging character to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Nidalee into Jinxas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Nidalee has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Jinx. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Nidalee vs Jinx matchups, Jinx is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Nidalee is a somewhat poor counter to Jinx. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Nidalee against Jinx.

Additional Information for Nidalee Players

How We Calculated Our Nidalee vs Jinx Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Jinx as Nidalee, we analyzed 2,017 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 Jinx 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.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Nidalee to counter Jinx during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nidalee on average gets a lot less CS compared to Jinx. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They 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 have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Nidalee versus Jinx build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Nidalee incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better against Jinx than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Nidalee boasted an average winrate of 48.4% when playing against Jinx with these items in her kit.

To have the highest chance of crushing Jinx as Nidalee, Nidalee players should use the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Transcendence, and Waterwalking runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Nidalee vs Jinx LoL games, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 48.4% win rate overall.

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