Flame Breath is great to level-up against difficult lane opponents.
It can be valuable to purchase one of the items that can slow enemies: Frozen Mallet, Dead Man's Plate, or Entropy.
Shyvana's abilities all benefit from attacking units. As a result, Attack Speed items are more valuable on her than most champions.
Burnout is an ideal choice for jungling. Monsters will be hit by the full duration, and the speed boost improves her ganking potential.
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.
The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore some valuable Shyvana vs. Nidalee counter statistics that may help us realize the differences between this set of champions. Shyvana’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Nidalee’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Shyvana may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Nidalee..
Shyvana typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her matchup does. On average, she receives more damage than Nidalee. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Shyvana usually wins when playing against Nidalee, with a 53.1% win rate. Therefore, Shyvana makes a great counter to Nidalee.
While Shyvana does have a higher winrate than Nidalee, when facing one another, Shyvana also has a much lower difficulty level that makes her a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Shyvana into Nidalee.
Furthermore, Shyvana also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nidalee. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Shyvana vs Nidalee matchups, Shyvana is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Shyvana is a great counter for Nidalee. Focus your play on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Shyvana against Nidalee.
If you would like to truly master Shyvana in order to counter Nidalee during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Shyvana usually racks up more CS compared to Nidalee. Champs who on average don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.
The top items to have in your Shyvana versus Nidalee build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Demonic Embrace. When Shyvana combined at least these three pieces in her build, she did a lot better countering Nidalee than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Shyvana boasted an average win rate of 53.1% when playing against Nidalee with this build.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating Nidalee as Shyvana, you should equip the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Unflinching runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Shyvana vs Nidalee counters, this set of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 53.1% win rate overall.
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