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

Samira vs Nilah

How to Beat Nilah as Samira in LoL Nilah is in the s tier of champions
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How to Beat Nilah as Samira

based on 4,991 Samira vs Nilah matchups
Win Rate
47.3 %
K/D/A
2.11
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We calculate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends games that we review each week. Our guide on how to beat Nilah as Samira came out of an evaluation of 4991 ranked rounds where both champions faced one another. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Samira fights Nilah in only 2.7% of her games.

Samira vs Nilah Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Samira does a below average job of countering Nilah. Typically, she wins a lowly 47.3% of games the champions fight one another in. In Samira against Nilah rounds, Samira’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood. This implies that she probably will be able to get first blood against Nilah.

Best Samira vs Nilah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterNoonquiver

Core Samira Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowBloodthirsterThe Collector

Optional Items

Infinity EdgeLord Dominik's RegardsRavenous HydraMortal Reminder

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal 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
Attack Speed 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
11
R
12
E
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E
14
W
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W
16
R

Samira vs Nilah Counter Stats

Samira Image
Win Rate
47.3 %
VS
Win Rate
52.7 %
Nilah Image
8.7
< Kills >
7.2
7.1
< Deaths >
6.9
6.3
< Assists >
7.8
1.9
< Killing Sprees >
1.62
159
< Minions Killed >
163
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.18
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.58
19,401
< Physical Damage >
18,851
2,797
< Magic Damage >
153
519
< True Damage >
388
22,718
< Damage Dealt >
19,392
23,636
< Damage Taken >
24,620
12,381
< Gold Earned >
12,228
2.1
< Towers >
2.69
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.05
3,223
< Total Healing >
6,457
12,182
< Experience >
12,911
16
< Vision Score >
16
7
< Wards Placed >
8
20
< Time Dealing CC >
80

How to Counter Nilah with Samira in LoL

The stats provided here emphasize some significant Samira vs. Nilah matchup statistics that can help you appreciate the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Samira’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nilah’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Samira may be more central to her team's team fighting capacity than Nilah..

Samira normally has a similar longest kill spree as her counter does. Commonly, she takes a similar amount of damage to Nilah. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Samira and Nilah

Damage Types Compared

Samira
Nilah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Samira
Nilah

Who is Better, Samira or Nilah?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Samira usually loses when trying to fight Nilah, with a 47.3% win rate. Therefore, Samira makes a poor counter to Nilah.

While Samira does have a lower win rate compared to Nilah, when facing one another, Samira also has a much lower learning curve that makes her a less complex champion to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Samira into Nilah.

Additionally, Samira also has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nilah. 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 in League of Legends, in Samira vs Nilah matchups, Nilah is the better champ with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Samira is a bad counter for Nilah. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Samira against Nilah.

Additional Information for Samira Players

How We Calculated Our Samira vs Nilah Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nilah as Samira, we analyzed 4,991 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 Nilah 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 Nilah during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Samira usually gets a similar amount of CS compared to Nilah. Champs who on average don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to focus on in your Samira versus Nilah build consist of Immortal Shieldbow, Bloodthirster, and The Collector. When Samira combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed a lot better vs Nilah than with many other common builds. In fact, Samira boasted an average winrate of 47.3% when countering Nilah with this build.

To have the highest chance of crushing Nilah as Samira, Samira players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Treasure Hunter, and Eyeball Collection runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Samira vs Nilah counterpicks, this combination of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 47.3% winrate overall.

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