How to Win Samira vs Nautilus Counter Matchup Samira is in the s tier of champions

Samira vs Nautilus

How to Beat Nautilus as Samira in LoL Nautilus is in the b tier of champions
Marksman
Tank Support

How to Beat Nautilus as Samira

based on 4,940 Samira vs Nautilus matchups
Win Rate
54.5 %
K/D/A
2.33
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked LoL games each week. In our dataset, Samira engaged Nautilus in 4940 games. With so many matchups for Samira versus Nautilus gives us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce enlightening statistics and a solid build to wreck Nautilus. This champion pairing is somewhat rare. Samira encounters Nautilus in only 2.6% of her rounds.

Samira vs Nautilus Matchup Summary

Samira has done a great job of countering Nautilus. On average, she wins a terrific 54.5% of matches the champs face each other in. In Samira against Nautilus matches, Samira’s team is 0.1% less expected to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably won't get first blood versus Nautilus.

Best Samira vs Nautilus Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterNoonquiver

Core Samira Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowInfinity EdgeBloodthirster

Optional Items

Ravenous HydraGuardian AngelThe CollectorLord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Domination Eyeball CollectionTreasure Hunter
Adaptive Force Adaptive Force Armor
Samira's passive ability p
Samira q ability q
Samira w ability w
Samira e ability e
Samira's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
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
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Nautilus as Samira

Advice to Win Against Nautilus

If Nautilus uses Riptide right next to you, hold in place until the ripple effect finishes before running. Running early will run straight into the secondary explosions, causing you to take additional damage and slow.

While Nautilus is shielded, he is capable of dealing large amounts of area of effect damage with his basic attacks - consider taking down the shield if you have time.

Samira vs Nautilus Counter Stats

Samira Image
Win Rate
54.5 %
VS
Win Rate
45.5 %
Nautilus Image
9.3
< Kills >
2.3
7
< Deaths >
7.1
7
< Assists >
13.1
2.06
< Killing Sprees >
0.41
158
< Minions Killed >
37
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.37
19,444
< Physical Damage >
2,575
2,778
< Magic Damage >
5,628
548
< True Damage >
780
22,770
< Damage Dealt >
8,984
23,644
< Damage Taken >
21,619
12,809
< Gold Earned >
7,885
2.36
< Towers >
1.32
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
3,239
< Total Healing >
1,567
12,300
< Experience >
10,294
17
< Vision Score >
40
8
< Wards Placed >
18
21
< Time Dealing CC >
365

How to Counter Nautilus with Samira in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several important Samira versus Nautilus counter statistics that may help us realize the differences between the two. As an example, Samira’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Nautilus’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Samira may be more central to her team's team fighting effectiveness than Nautilus. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Samira usually has a much larger longest killing spree than her foe does. On average, she takes a similar amount of damage to Nautilus. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Samira and Nautilus

Damage Types Compared

Samira
Nautilus
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Samira
Nautilus

Who is Better, Samira or Nautilus?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Samira usually wins when taking on Nautilus, with a 54.5% win rate. Thus, Samira makes a great counter to Nautilus.

While Samira does have a much higher winrate compared to Nautilus, when facing one another, Samira also has a greater difficulty level that makes her a more time consuming champ to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Samira into Nautilus.

Furthermore, Samira also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nautilus. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Samira vs Nautilus matchups, Samira is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Samira is a great counter to Nautilus. You will do well by focussing your strategy on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Samira against Nautilus.

Additional Information for Samira Players

How We Calculated Our Samira vs Nautilus Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nautilus as Samira, we analyzed 4,940 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 Nautilus as Samira 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 Samira to counter Nautilus 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 listen to the build and tips shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Samira often racks up much more CS as Nautilus. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.

The ideal items to focus on in your Samira versus Nautilus build include Immortal Shieldbow, Infinity Edge, and Bloodthirster. When Samira bought at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better countering Nautilus than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Samira boasted an average win rate of 54.5% when playing against Nautilus with this counter build.

To have the greatest chance of defeating Nautilus as Samira, Samira players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Eyeball Collection, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Samira vs Nautilus battles, this mix of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 54.5% winrate overall.

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