How to Win Nidalee vs Kog'Maw Counter Matchup Nidalee is in the a tier of champions

Nidalee vs Kog'Maw

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

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Nidalee

based on 511 Nidalee vs Kog'Maw matchups
Win Rate
44.8 %
K/D/A
2.47
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Kog'Maw as Nidalee came out of an examination of 511 ranked games where both champs clashed against one another. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Nidalee fights Kog'Maw in only 1.3% of her matches.

Nidalee vs Kog'Maw Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nidalee does a terrible job of beating Kog'Maw. On average, she wins a lowly 44.8% of the time the champions face each other in. In Nidalee vs Kog'Maw matches, Nidalee’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that she probably will get first blood versus Kog'Maw.

Best Nidalee vs Kog'Maw Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Scorchclaw PupHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeSorcerer's Shoes

Core Nidalee Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterZhonya's HourglassShadowflame

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapLich Bane

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
Attack Speed 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
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
14
W
15
W
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R

Guide to Countering Kog'Maw as Nidalee

Tips for Playing as Nidalee against Kog'Maw

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 Kog'Maw

The range on Living Artillery increases each rank.

Kog'Maw doesn't have a good escape ability, so he is especially prone to ganks.

Run away from Kog'Maw after he dies!!!!

Bio-Arcane Barrage allows Kog'Maw to kill Baron Nashor extremely early. It can be valuable to ward Nashor when Kog'Maw completes his Blade of the Ruined King.

Nidalee vs Kog'Maw Counter Stats

Nidalee Image
Win Rate
44.8 %
VS
Win Rate
55.2 %
Kog'Maw Image
7.4
< Kills >
7.3
5.9
< Deaths >
6.6
7.2
< Assists >
6.6
1.66
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
41
< Minions Killed >
151
0.99
< Dragons Killed >
0.17
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.51
1,116
< Physical Damage >
9,907
17,896
< Magic Damage >
12,211
1,053
< True Damage >
2,658
20,065
< Damage Dealt >
24,776
30,532
< Damage Taken >
21,690
11,451
< Gold Earned >
11,867
1.54
< Towers >
2.23
0.24
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
7,699
< Total Healing >
2,883
12,876
< Experience >
12,925
25
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
114
< Time Dealing CC >
250

How to Counter Kog'Maw with Nidalee in LoL

The stats provided here underscore several vital Nidalee against Kog'Maw matchup stats that can help you grasp the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Nidalee’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kog'Maw’s ratio of NaN, showing that Nidalee may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Kog'Maw..

Nidalee normally has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. Typically, she takes more damage than Kog'Maw. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Nidalee and Kog'Maw

Damage Types Compared

Nidalee
Kog'Maw
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nidalee
Kog'Maw

Who is Better, Nidalee or Kog'Maw?

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 Kog'Maw, with a 44.8% win rate. Thus, Nidalee makes a bad counter for Kog'Maw.

While Nidalee does have a much lower winrate compared to Kog'Maw, when they face off with one another, Nidalee also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more challenging champion to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Nidalee into Kog'Mawas her relative depth means you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Nidalee has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Nidalee vs Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Nidalee is a garbage counter for Kog'Maw. Make sure you focus your play on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Nidalee against Kog'Maw.

Additional Information for Nidalee Players

How We Calculated Our Nidalee vs Kog'Maw Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kog'Maw as Nidalee, we analyzed 511 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 Kog'Maw 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 truly master Nidalee to counter Kog'Maw during both the early game 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 shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nidalee often gets a lot less CS as Kog'Maw. Champs who typically don't take much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to have in your Nidalee versus Kog'Maw build include Night Harvester, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Shadowflame. When Nidalee bought at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better when facing Kog'Maw than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Nidalee boasted an average winrate of 44.8% when playing against Kog'Maw with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of crushing Kog'Maw 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. Out of all the rune builds players used for Nidalee vs Kog'Maw battles, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 44.8% win rate overall.

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