How to Win Shaco vs Nidalee Counter Matchup Shaco is in the s tier of champions

Shaco vs Nidalee

How to Beat Nidalee as Shaco in LoL Nidalee is in the b tier of champions
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Assassin Mage

How to Beat Nidalee as Shaco

based on 747 Shaco vs Nidalee matchups
Win Rate
55.7 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
1.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League games that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Nidalee as Shaco resulted from an evaluation of 747 ranked matches where both champions faced one another. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Shaco fights Nidalee in only 1.1% of his games.

Shaco vs Nidalee Matchup Summary

Shaco has done a great job of countering Nidalee. Typically, he wins a terrific 55.7% of the time the champions face off with one another in. In Shaco against Nidalee games, Shaco’s team is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood versus Nidalee.

Best Shaco vs Nidalee Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsSerrated Dirk

Core Shaco Items

~22 Mins
Duskblade of DraktharrEssence ReaverThe Collector

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceBlade of The Ruined KingZhonya's HourglassShard of True Ice

Summoner Spells

summonersmite summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Hail of Blades Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision Legend: AlacrityCoup de Grace
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
Shaco's passive ability p
Shaco q ability q
Shaco w ability w
Shaco e ability e
Shaco's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Nidalee as Shaco

Tips for Playing as Shaco against Nidalee

Using Deceive over terrain can help you make a clean escape.

Backstab's damage can be increased with increased Critical Damage effects like Infinity Edge.

Try getting items with on-hit effects. These will also benefit your Hallucination clone.

Advice to Win Against Nidalee

Nidalee's Takedown deals extreme damage to Hunted targets, but she has to get close to use it. Save your crowd control or defensive abilities for when she goes in for the kill.

Nidalee's Hunt debuff is only applied with Javelin Toss and Bushwhack. Avoiding being hit by these abilities will impair her ability to deal follow-up damage.

Nidalee's Javelin Toss deals more damage the farther she is. If she is far away, it's imperative to dodge it.

Shaco vs Nidalee Counter Stats

Shaco Image
Win Rate
55.7 %
VS
Win Rate
44.3 %
Nidalee Image
7.3
< Kills >
7.6
5.9
< Deaths >
6.4
8.1
< Assists >
7.3
1.68
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
35
< Minions Killed >
46
1.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.95
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.44
5,573
< Physical Damage >
1,346
12,341
< Magic Damage >
17,995
1,897
< True Damage >
823
19,812
< Damage Dealt >
20,165
23,959
< Damage Taken >
31,128
11,426
< Gold Earned >
11,951
1.4
< Towers >
1.59
0.22
< Baron Takedowns >
0.23
5,638
< Total Healing >
13,157
13,063
< Experience >
13,325
27
< Vision Score >
25
8
< Wards Placed >
7
643
< Time Dealing CC >
104

How to Counter Nidalee with Shaco in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several valuable Shaco vs. Nidalee counter statistics that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between the two. As an example, Shaco’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nidalee’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Shaco may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Nidalee..

Shaco typically has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Commonly, he receives less damage than Nidalee. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champion with increased health has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Shaco and Nidalee

Damage Types Compared

Shaco
Nidalee
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shaco
Nidalee

Who is Better, Shaco or Nidalee?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Shaco usually wins when taking on Nidalee, with a 55.7% win rate. As a result, Shaco makes a fantastic counter for Nidalee.

While Shaco does have a much higher win rate compared to Nidalee, when facing one another, Shaco also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Shaco into Nidaleeas his relative depth means that you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Moreover, Shaco has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Nidalee. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Shaco vs Nidalee matchups, Shaco is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Shaco is a great counter for Nidalee. Focus your strategy on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Shaco against Nidalee.

Additional Information for Shaco Players

How We Calculated Our Shaco vs Nidalee Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nidalee as Shaco, we analyzed 747 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 Nidalee as Shaco 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

To truly master Shaco to counter Nidalee during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shaco most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Nidalee. Champs who on average don't get much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Shaco versus Nidalee build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Essence Reaver, and The Collector. When Shaco included at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when facing Nidalee than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Shaco boasted an average winrate of 55.7% when countering Nidalee with this build.

To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Nidalee as Shaco, you should take the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Legend: Alacrity, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Shaco vs Nidalee battles, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 55.7% winrate overall.

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