How to Win Amumu vs Cho'Gath Counter Matchup Amumu is in the a tier of champions

Amumu vs Cho'Gath

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Amumu in LoL Cho'Gath is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Tank Mage

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Amumu

based on 1,886 Amumu vs Cho'Gath matchups
Win Rate
53 %
K/D/A
2.65
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League rounds each week. In our data, Amumu faced off against Cho'Gath in 1886 rounds. With so many games with Amumu versus Cho'Gath provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce useful data and a recommended build to defeat Cho'Gath. This matchup is somewhat rare. Amumu fights Cho'Gath in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Amumu vs Cho'Gath Matchup Summary

Amumu does a good job of beating Cho'Gath. On average, he wins a whopping 53.0% of games the champions fight each other in. In Amumu versus Cho'Gath games, Amumu’s side is 0.1% more expected to get first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Cho'Gath.

Best Amumu vs Cho'Gath Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailForce of Nature

Optional Items

Frozen HeartDemonic EmbraceZhonya's HourglassBulwark 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 ShotTreasure 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
1
W
2
E
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Cho'Gath as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Cho'Gath

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 Cho'Gath

Rupture has a smoke cloud indicating the area it will strike. Try to watch out for it to prevent Cho'Gath from being able to combo his abilities.

Purchasing a few HP items decreases the chances of Cho'Gath killing you quickly.

Focus on preventing Cho'Gath from reaching his max size.

Amumu vs Cho'Gath Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
53 %
VS
Win Rate
47 %
Cho'Gath Image
4.8
< Kills >
6
6.2
< Deaths >
5.8
11.6
< Assists >
6.8
1.07
< Killing Sprees >
1.36
35
< Minions Killed >
144
1.23
< Dragons Killed >
0.46
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.45
1,540
< Physical Damage >
2,316
12,444
< Magic Damage >
13,169
2,506
< True Damage >
3,760
16,491
< Damage Dealt >
19,246
29,513
< Damage Taken >
35,699
10,719
< Gold Earned >
11,352
1.27
< Towers >
2.02
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.18
6,377
< Total Healing >
7,679
12,741
< Experience >
14,117
26
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
235
< Time Dealing CC >
1,051

How to Counter Cho'Gath with Amumu in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some critical Amumu against Cho'Gath matchup stats that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Cho'Gath’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Cho'Gath. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.

Amumu typically has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes less damage than Cho'Gath. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Amumu and Cho'Gath

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Cho'Gath
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Cho'Gath

Who is Better, Amumu or Cho'Gath?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Amumu usually wins when taking on Cho'Gath, with a 53.0% win rate. Thus, Amumu makes a good counter for Cho'Gath.

While Amumu does have a higher winrate compared to Cho'Gath, when they face off with one another, Amumu also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Amumu into Cho'Gath.

Moreover, Amumu has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Cho'Gath. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Cho'Gath matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Amumu is a good counter to Cho'Gath. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Amumu against Cho'Gath.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Cho'Gath Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Cho'Gath as Amumu, we analyzed 1,886 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 Cho'Gath 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 to counter Cho'Gath during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu typically picks up a lot less CS as Cho'Gath. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Cho'Gath build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Amumu incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs. Cho'Gath than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average winrate of 53.0% battling Cho'Gath with this build.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Cho'Gath as Amumu, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Amumu vs Cho'Gath counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 53.0% win rate overall.

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