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

Nidalee vs Lulu

How to Beat Lulu as Nidalee in LoL Lulu is in the a tier of champions
Assassin Mage
Support Mage

How to Beat Lulu as Nidalee

based on 976 Nidalee vs Lulu matchups
Win Rate
46.9 %
K/D/A
2.51
Pick Rate
2.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our counter statistics from the millions of rated LoL games that we get from Riot Games every week. This guide on how to beat Lulu as Nidalee resulted from an examination of 976 ranked rounds where both champions fought one another. This particular champ pairing is fairly rare. Nidalee fights Lulu in only 2.4% of her rounds.

Nidalee vs Lulu Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nidalee does a terrible job of beating Lulu. Normally, she wins a lowly 46.9% of the time the champions fight each other in. In Nidalee vs Lulu matches, Nidalee’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that she probably will get first blood against Lulu.

Best Nidalee vs Lulu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Gustwalker HatchlingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Dark SealSorcerer's Shoes

Core Nidalee Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Lich BaneZhonya's Hourglass

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
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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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Guide to Countering Lulu as Nidalee

Tips for Playing as Nidalee against Lulu

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 Lulu

The shots from Lulu's faerie can be intercepted - hide behind your minions to avoid the additional Faerie attacks.

Lulu excels when opponents heavily commit. Don't give her this chance! Use heavy harass tactics instead to force Lulu and her partner out of lane.

Nidalee vs Lulu Counter Stats

Nidalee Image
Win Rate
46.9 %
VS
Win Rate
53.1 %
Lulu Image
7.3
< Kills >
1.7
5.7
< Deaths >
5.2
7
< Assists >
13.7
1.61
< Killing Sprees >
0.29
40
< Minions Killed >
21
1.04
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.57
1,198
< Physical Damage >
1,108
17,067
< Magic Damage >
4,512
1,059
< True Damage >
453
19,324
< Damage Dealt >
6,073
29,453
< Damage Taken >
15,112
11,325
< Gold Earned >
7,844
1.59
< Towers >
2.08
0.26
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
7,221
< Total Healing >
1,768
12,448
< Experience >
10,365
26
< Vision Score >
47
7
< Wards Placed >
21
137
< Time Dealing CC >
220

How to Counter Lulu with Nidalee in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize some critical Nidalee against Lulu matchup statistics that can help us figure out the differences between the two. For instance, Nidalee’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lulu’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Nidalee may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Lulu. This observation is largely a result of the difference in kills.

Nidalee often has a much larger longest kill spree than her enemy does. On average, she takes more damage than Lulu. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Nidalee and Lulu

Damage Types Compared

Nidalee
Lulu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nidalee
Lulu

Who is Better, Nidalee or Lulu?

Both League champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Nidalee usually loses when facing off against Lulu, with a 46.9% win rate. Thus, Nidalee makes a bad counter for Lulu.

While Nidalee does have a lower winrate than Lulu, when on opposite teams, Nidalee also has a much greater difficulty level that makes her a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Nidalee into Luluas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Nidalee also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lulu. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Nidalee vs Lulu matchups, Lulu is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Nidalee is a bad counter for Lulu. Focus your actions on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Nidalee against Lulu.

Additional Information for Nidalee Players

How We Calculated Our Nidalee vs Lulu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lulu as Nidalee, we analyzed 976 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 Lulu 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

If you would like to truly master Nidalee to counter Lulu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nidalee on average gets more CS compared to Lulu. Champions who on average don't earn much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Nidalee versus Lulu build include Night Harvester, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Nidalee used at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better versus Lulu than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Nidalee boasted an average winrate of 46.9% when countering Lulu with this build.

To have the highest chance of coming out on top against Lulu as Nidalee, Nidalee players should equip 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 sets players used for Nidalee vs Lulu face-offs, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 46.9% win rate overall.

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