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

Amumu vs Bard

How to Beat Bard as Amumu in LoL Bard is in the s tier of champions
Tank Mage
Support Mage

How to Beat Bard as Amumu

based on 1,515 Amumu vs Bard matchups
Win Rate
50.6 %
K/D/A
2.46
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League matches every week. In our dataset, Amumu faced Bard in 1515 games. With so many games with Amumu versus Bard provides us a lot of confidence in our capacity to produce useful statistics and a pro build to destroy Bard. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Amumu is forced to battle against Bard in only 1.5% of his matches.

Amumu vs Bard Matchup Summary

Amumu does a ok job of beating Bard. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.6% of the time the champs face each other in. In Amumu against Bard matches, Amumu’s team is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood versus Bard.

Best Amumu vs Bard Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisForce of NatureDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Frozen HeartThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

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 q
>
Last skill for Amumu to max out w

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Domination Cheap ShotUltimate Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Amumu's passive ability p
Amumu q ability q
Amumu w ability w
Amumu e ability e
Amumu's ultimate ability r
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W
2
E
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
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E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Bard as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Bard

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 Bard

You can crush Bard's healing shrines just by walking over them. Don't let his allies take them without a fight.

Bard's ultimate, Tempered Fate, affects allies, enemies, monsters, and turrets alike. Sometimes it can be to your advantage to jump into it!

Bard's opponents can also travel through his Magical Journey doorways. You can follow him, if you think it's safe.

Amumu vs Bard Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
50.6 %
VS
Win Rate
49.4 %
Bard Image
4.4
< Kills >
2.6
6.3
< Deaths >
5.7
11.1
< Assists >
14.1
0.95
< Killing Sprees >
0.54
35
< Minions Killed >
27
1.14
< Dragons Killed >
0.05
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.49
1,453
< Physical Damage >
2,293
11,385
< Magic Damage >
8,162
2,382
< True Damage >
934
15,221
< Damage Dealt >
11,389
28,440
< Damage Taken >
19,492
10,351
< Gold Earned >
8,482
1.27
< Towers >
1.65
0.28
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
5,966
< Total Healing >
5,262
12,424
< Experience >
11,385
27
< Vision Score >
57
10
< Wards Placed >
27
227
< Time Dealing CC >
256

How to Counter Bard with Amumu in LoL

The stats shown on this page underscore several valuable Amumu versus Bard counter stats that can help us distinguish the distinctions between the two. For instance, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Bard’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Bard..

Amumu usually has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he receives more damage than Bard. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Amumu and Bard

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Bard
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Bard

Who is Better, Amumu or Bard?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually fairs equally well when playing against Bard, with a 50.6% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes an ok counter for Bard.

While Amumu does have a higher win rate compared to Bard, when facing one another, Amumu also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Amumu into Bard.

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

While there is not a single best champion in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Bard matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

Amumu is a decent counter to Bard. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Amumu against Bard.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Bard Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Bard as Amumu, we analyzed 1,515 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 Bard 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 truly master Amumu in order to counter Bard during both the laning 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 mind the build and tips displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu most often picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Bard. Champions who on average don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values displayed on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Bard build include Sunfire Aegis, Force of Nature, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu included at least these three items in his build, he performed much better countering Bard than with most other typical builds. In fact, Amumu had an average win rate of 50.6% when playing against Bard with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of beating Bard as Amumu, Amumu players should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Amumu vs Bard fights, this set of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 50.6% win rate overall.

If you would like to view Amumu x Bard tips and counter stats for a a distinct division rank, please choose one from the selection menu provided above. At first, the statistics and build suggestions shown are calculated using all rounds run with these champs.