Nidalee's Javelin Toss deals more damage the farther she is. If she is far away, it's imperative to dodge it.
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 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.
The stat comparisons provided here clarify some strategic Viego versus Nidalee counter stats that may help us interpret the distinctions between the pair. Viego’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nidalee’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Viego may be more central to their team's team fighting effectiveness than Nidalee..
Viego typically has a similar longest kill spree as their foe does. Commonly, they receives a similar amount of damage to Nidalee. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Viego usually fairs equally well when playing against Nidalee, with a 50.2% win rate. Therefore, Viego makes an ok counter for Nidalee.
While Viego does have a higher winrate than Nidalee, when facing one another, Viego also has a lower difficulty level that makes them a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Viego into Nidalee.
Moreover, Viego also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nidalee. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Viego vs Nidalee matchups, Viego is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.
Viego is a decent counter for Nidalee. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on keeping up your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Viego against Nidalee.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Viego in order to counter Nidalee during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Viego typically racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Nidalee. Champions who on average don't take much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. 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, usually have to have a lot of 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 Viego versus Nidalee build consist of Kraken Slayer, Guardian Angel, and Blade of The Ruined King. When Viego included at least these three items in their build, they performed significantly better versus Nidalee than with most other typical counter builds. In fact, Viego boasted an average winrate of 50.2% when countering Nidalee with this build.
To have the highest chance of defeating Nidalee as Viego, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Coup de Grace, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Precision and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Viego vs Nidalee clashes, this order of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 50.2% win rate overall.
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