Vayne vs Nidalee Counter Build

How to Beat Nidalee as Vayne


We produce our counter statistics from the millions of ranked League games that we evaluate every week. This Vayne vs Nidalee counter review resulted from an analysis of 13,785 ranked matches where both champions battled one another.

This particular matchup is relatively rare. Vayne fights Nidalee in only 1.1% of her rounds. Vayne does a great job of beating Nidalee. Typically, Vayne wins a terrific 57.0% of matches the champions face off with each other in. In Vayne versus Nidalee matches, Vayne’s side is 1.0% less expected to earn first blood. This indicates that she most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Nidalee.

Matchups Analyzed


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Team First Blood


Best Vayne Items to Counter Nidalee

The ideal items to focus on in your Vayne versus Nidalee build include Phantom Dancer, Blade of The Ruined King, and Immortal Shieldbow. When Vayne combined at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better vs Nidalee than with most other typical item sets.

Phantom Dancer Item Blade of The Ruined King Item Immortal Shieldbow Item

Best Vayne Runes to Counter Nidalee

To have the highest probability of crushing Nidalee as Vayne, you should use the Press the Attack, Overheal, Legend: Alacrity, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ravenous Hunter runes. Of all the runes players picked for Vayne vs Nidalee battles, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. We have also displayed the top Nidalee runes to counterpick against Vayne to help you interpret how she will likely be played against your champ.

Best Vayne Runes

Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Overheal Rune Overheal
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Cut Down Rune Cut Down
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter

Best Nidalee Runes

Dark Harvest Rune Dark Harvest
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Absolute Focus Rune Absolute Focus
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking


The following tables emphasize several significant Vayne against Nidalee matchup statistics that can help us realize the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Vayne’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is nearly equal to Nidalee’s KDA ratio of 2.2, demonstrating that Vayne may be just as central to her team's team fighting capacity than Nidalee.

Battle Stats


Vayne Stats
7.9 6.7
Nidalee Stats


Vayne Stats
6.4 6.2
Nidalee Stats


Vayne Stats
5.3 6.7
Nidalee Stats

Largest Killing Spree

Vayne Stats
3.5 3.1
Nidalee Stats

Damage Dealt

Vayne Stats
17920 16530
Nidalee Stats

Damage Taken

Vayne Stats
19700 27291
Nidalee Stats

Objective Stats

Towers Destroyed

Vayne Stats
5.4 4.9
Nidalee Stats

Inhibitors Destroyed

Vayne Stats
0.9 0.8
Nidalee Stats

Dragons Killed

Vayne Stats
2 1.7
Nidalee Stats

Barons Killed

Vayne Stats
0.4 0.3
Nidalee Stats

Gold Earned

Vayne Stats
11511 10249
Nidalee Stats

Minions Killed

Vayne Stats
145 38
Nidalee Stats

Vayne normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than her counter does. Typically, Vayne takes less damage than Nidalee. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Vayne often totals many more minion kills than Nidalee. Champions who on average don't amass very much CS usually don't require much CS to be effective. They are capable of scaling easily off of their skills and stats alone. However, champions with many minion kills, such as ADCs, usually need a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, try to best the averages presented here to do well.

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How We Analyze Our Matchups

For this counter guide, we analyzed 13785 Vayne vs Nidalee 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 Vayne 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.