Nidalee vs Sion Counter Build

How to Beat Sion as Nidalee


We produce our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked League games that we analyze every week. This Nidalee versus Sion matchup review came out of an examination of 3,671 ranked matches where both champs clashed against each other.

This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Nidalee fights Sion in only 2.0% of her matches. Unfortunitally, Nidalee does a terrible job of beating Sion. Normally, she wins a lowly 42.0% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Nidalee versus Sion rounds, Nidalee’s team is 6.0% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that she most likely will be able to get first blood versus Sion.

Matchups Analyzed


Win Rate


Team First Blood


Best Nidalee Items to Counter Sion

The best items to focus on in your Nidalee versus Sion build consist of Rabadon's Deathcap, Lich Bane, and Night Harvester. When Nidalee incorporated at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better against Sion than with most other commonly used item sets.

Rabadon's Deathcap Item Lich Bane Item Night Harvester Item

Best Nidalee Runes to Counter Sion

To have the highest chance of defeating Sion as Nidalee, Nidalee players should take the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes. Of all the runes we have analyed/that we analyzed for Nidalee vs Sion battles, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. We have also displayed the best Sion runes to counterpick against Nidalee to help you infer how he will probably be built to try to beat your champ.

Best Nidalee Runes

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
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

Best Sion Runes

Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Biscuit Delivery Rune Biscuit Delivery
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic


The subsequent tables underscore several critical Nidalee against Sion counter stats that can help us explain the distinctions between this set of champions. Nidalee’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.2 is close to Sion’s KDA ratio of 2.1, demonstrating that Nidalee may be just as central to her team's team fighting potential than Sion.

Battle Stats


Nidalee Stats
7 5.4
Sion Stats


Nidalee Stats
6.5 6.3
Sion Stats


Nidalee Stats
7.3 8
Sion Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Nidalee Stats
3.1 2.3
Sion Stats

Damage Dealt

Nidalee Stats
18441 18384
Sion Stats

Damage Taken

Nidalee Stats
29045 32360
Sion Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Nidalee Stats
4.7 5.9
Sion Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Nidalee Stats
0.7 1
Sion Stats

Dragons Killed

Nidalee Stats
1.7 2.1
Sion Stats

Barons Killed

Nidalee Stats
0.3 0.4
Sion Stats

Gold Earned

Nidalee Stats
10625 10775
Sion Stats

Minions Killed

Nidalee Stats
40 131
Sion Stats

Nidalee typically has a much larger longest kill spree than her foe does. On average, Nidalee receives less damage than Sion. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Nidalee typically gets much less CS than Sion. Champs that don't earn very much CS normally don't need much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities alone. However, champs with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, work to best the averages presented here to do well.

If you need to view Nidalee vs Sion tips and builds for a a distinct player tier, feel free to choose one from the selection menu above. At first, the stats and build suggestions shown are computed using all rounds completed with these champs.

How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 3671 Nidalee vs Sion 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 Sion 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.