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

Nidalee vs Ziggs

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

How to Beat Ziggs as Nidalee

based on 662 Nidalee vs Ziggs matchups
Win Rate
44.4 %
K/D/A
2.42
Pick Rate
1.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of rated League of Legends rounds that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Ziggs as Nidalee resulted from an analysis of 662 ranked rounds where both champions engaged one another. This pairing is fairly rare. Nidalee encounters Ziggs in only 1.7% of her rounds.

Nidalee vs Ziggs Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nidalee does a pathetic job of countering Ziggs. On average, she wins a lowly 44.4% of matches the champions face one another in. In Nidalee versus Ziggs matches, Nidalee’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that she most likely will be able to get first blood against Ziggs.

Best Nidalee vs Ziggs Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Gustwalker HatchlingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsHextech Alternator

Core Nidalee Items

~22 Mins
Night HarvesterLich BaneZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Rabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

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
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Ziggs as Nidalee

Tips for Playing as Nidalee against Ziggs

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 Ziggs

Many of Ziggs' abilities have long cooldowns. Try catching him just after he's used his abilities.

Ziggs' ultimate, Mega Inferno Bomb, deals more damage in the center of the explosion.

Don't step on Ziggs' mines! They'll slow you and make it much easier for him to hit you with his other abiltiies.

Nidalee vs Ziggs Counter Stats

Nidalee Image
Win Rate
44.4 %
VS
Win Rate
55.6 %
Ziggs Image
7.1
< Kills >
5
5.9
< Deaths >
5.4
7.2
< Assists >
7.6
1.6
< Killing Sprees >
1.14
44
< Minions Killed >
154
1.02
< Dragons Killed >
0.08
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.65
1,082
< Physical Damage >
841
17,448
< Magic Damage >
23,688
971
< True Damage >
416
19,502
< Damage Dealt >
24,945
30,687
< Damage Taken >
17,338
11,242
< Gold Earned >
11,018
1.45
< Towers >
3.05
0.21
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
8,070
< Total Healing >
1,606
12,770
< Experience >
13,417
25
< Vision Score >
20
8
< Wards Placed >
10
122
< Time Dealing CC >
243

How to Counter Ziggs with Nidalee in LoL

The stats shown on this page feature several critical Nidalee vs. Ziggs counter statistics that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Nidalee’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ziggs’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Nidalee may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Ziggs..

Nidalee usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than her foe does. Typically, she takes more damage than Ziggs. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Nidalee and Ziggs

Damage Types Compared

Nidalee
Ziggs
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nidalee
Ziggs

Who is Better, Nidalee or Ziggs?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Nidalee usually loses when trying to fight Ziggs, with a 44.4% win rate. Thus, Nidalee makes a poor counter for Ziggs.

While Nidalee does have a much lower win rate compared to Ziggs, when on opposite teams, Nidalee also has a much greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You may get destroyed when picking Nidalee into Ziggsas her relative depth means that you may not be able to reach her full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Nidalee also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ziggs. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Nidalee vs Ziggs matchups, Ziggs is the better champ with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Nidalee is a terribly counter to Ziggs. You will do well by focussing your tactics on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Nidalee against Ziggs.

Additional Information for Nidalee Players

How We Calculated Our Nidalee vs Ziggs Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Ziggs as Nidalee, we analyzed 662 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 Ziggs 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 learn all of the intricacies of Nidalee to counter Ziggs during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nidalee usually gets a lot less CS compared to Ziggs. Champs who on average don't earn much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Nidalee versus Ziggs build consist of Night Harvester, Lich Bane, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Nidalee combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed much better vs Ziggs than with most other typical builds. In fact, Nidalee had an average win rate of 44.4% battling Ziggs with this build.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Ziggs 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. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Nidalee vs Ziggs counters, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 44.4% win rate overall.

If you need to get Nidalee versus Ziggs tips and counter builds for a an individual skill level, please select one from the selection menu above. By default, the statistics and strategies given are computed using every match run with these champs.