How to Win Amumu vs Aatrox Counter Matchup Amumu is in the a tier of champions

Amumu vs Aatrox

How to Beat Aatrox as Amumu in LoL Aatrox is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Aatrox as Amumu

based on 3,652 Amumu vs Aatrox matchups
Win Rate
50.5 %
K/D/A
2.45
Pick Rate
3.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends games that we evaluate every week. This guide on how to beat Aatrox as Amumu came out of an examination of 3652 ranked matches where both champions opposed each other. This particular champion matchup is fairly rare. Amumu has to counter Aatrox in only 3.7% of his rounds.

Amumu vs Aatrox Matchup Summary

Amumu has done a average job of countering Aatrox. On average, he wins a acceptable 50.5% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Amumu vs Aatrox matches, Amumu’s team is 0.1% more probable to gain first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood against Aatrox.

Best Amumu vs Aatrox Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorNull-Magic Mantle

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisFrozen HeartDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassRanduin's OmenForce of NatureThornmail

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Domination Cheap ShotTreasure Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Amumu's passive ability p
Amumu q ability q
Amumu w ability w
Amumu e ability e
Amumu's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
E
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Aatrox as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Aatrox

Amumu is highly dependent on teammates, so try laning with your friends for maximum effectiveness.

Despair is very effective against other tanks, so make sure you're in range of opponents with the highest Health.

Cooldown Reduction on Amumu is very strong, but it's often difficult to itemize for it. Grab the Golem buff whenever possible to gain Cooldown Reduction without sacrificing stats.

Advice to Win Against Aatrox

Keep your distance when Aatrox uses his Ultimate to prevent him from reviving.

Aatrox's Infernal Chains are easier to exit when running towards the sides or at Aatrox.

Aatrox's attacks are very telegraphed, so use the time to dodge the hit zones.

Amumu vs Aatrox Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
50.5 %
VS
Win Rate
49.5 %
Aatrox Image
4.3
< Kills >
6.1
6.2
< Deaths >
5.7
10.9
< Assists >
5.8
0.95
< Killing Sprees >
1.36
33
< Minions Killed >
155
1.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.1
0.37
< Inhibitors >
0.43
1,478
< Physical Damage >
20,365
10,920
< Magic Damage >
69
2,411
< True Damage >
873
14,810
< Damage Dealt >
21,308
27,595
< Damage Taken >
32,261
10,094
< Gold Earned >
11,411
1.21
< Towers >
2.12
0.27
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
5,701
< Total Healing >
12,404
11,980
< Experience >
14,184
27
< Vision Score >
16
10
< Wards Placed >
8
214
< Time Dealing CC >
243

How to Counter Aatrox with Amumu in LoL

The stats provided here feature some strategic Amumu against Aatrox counter statistics that may help you grasp the distinctions between the two. For instance, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Aatrox’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Aatrox. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.

Amumu often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Aatrox. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Amumu and Aatrox

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Aatrox
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Aatrox

Who is Better, Amumu or Aatrox?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually fairs equally well when taking on Aatrox, with a 50.5% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes an ok counter to Aatrox.

While Amumu does have a higher win rate than Aatrox, when facing one another, Amumu also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Amumu into Aatrox.

Additionally, Amumu has a great amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Aatrox. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Aatrox matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Amumu is a decent counter for Aatrox. Focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Amumu against Aatrox.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Aatrox Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Aatrox as Amumu, we analyzed 3,652 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 Aatrox as Amumu 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 Amumu in order to counter Aatrox during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu often gets a lot less CS compared to Aatrox. Champs who on average don't get many minion kills often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Amumu versus Aatrox build include Sunfire Aegis, Frozen Heart, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better when facing Aatrox than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average win rate of 50.5% battling Aatrox with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest probability of annihilating Aatrox as Amumu, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players picked for Amumu vs Aatrox counters, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 50.5% win rate overall.

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