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

Amumu vs Garen

How to Beat Garen as Amumu in LoL Garen is in the s tier of champions
Tank Mage
Fighter Tank

How to Beat Garen as Amumu

based on 6,084 Amumu vs Garen matchups
Win Rate
50.7 %
K/D/A
2.54
Pick Rate
6.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Garen as Amumu came out of an evaluation of 6084 ranked matches where both champs engaged each other. This particular pairing is fairly uncommon. Amumu encounters Garen in only 6.2% of his rounds.

Amumu vs Garen Matchup Summary

Amumu has done a ok job of countering Garen. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.7% of matches the champs fight each other in. In Amumu vs Garen games, Amumu’s team is 0.1% more expected to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Garen.

Best Amumu vs Garen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorPlated Steelcaps

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisFrozen HeartDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassForce of NatureThornmailRanduin's Omen

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
AttackSpeed Armor 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 Garen as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Garen

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 Garen

Stack armor items to lower the large amount of physical damage that Garen deals out.

Be careful about attacking Garen in brush. It often will lead to taking full damage from Judgment.

Try to run away from Garen as your health gets lower, as he can execute you quickly with Demacian Justice.

Judgment deals maximum damage when only hitting a single target. If getting out of its radius isn't possible, move through allied minions to reduce damage taken.

Amumu vs Garen Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
50.7 %
VS
Win Rate
49.3 %
Garen Image
4.5
< Kills >
6.5
6.1
< Deaths >
5.2
11
< Assists >
4.6
1.02
< Killing Sprees >
1.48
36
< Minions Killed >
174
1.22
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.61
1,467
< Physical Damage >
13,996
11,355
< Magic Damage >
276
2,365
< True Damage >
4,812
15,188
< Damage Dealt >
19,084
28,771
< Damage Taken >
29,500
10,482
< Gold Earned >
12,394
1.24
< Towers >
2.84
0.29
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
6,159
< Total Healing >
2,492
12,524
< Experience >
15,145
25
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
227
< Time Dealing CC >
184

How to Counter Garen with Amumu in LoL

The stats provided here feature several critical Amumu versus Garen matchup stats that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Garen’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Garen. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Amumu normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Garen. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Amumu and Garen

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Garen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Garen

Who is Better, Amumu or Garen?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually fairs equally well when taking on Garen, with a 50.7% win rate. Therefore, Amumu makes an ok counter to Garen.

While Amumu does have a higher win rate than Garen, when facing one another, Amumu also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming character to learn. You should be careful when picking Amumu into Garen.

Moreover, Amumu also has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Garen. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Garen 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 teamfights.

Amumu is a decent counter to Garen. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Amumu against Garen.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Garen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Garen as Amumu, we analyzed 6,084 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 Garen 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Amumu in order to counter Garen during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu on average accumulates a lot less CS compared to Garen. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Garen build include Sunfire Aegis, Frozen Heart, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu included at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better against Garen than with most other common builds. In fact, Amumu boasted an average win rate of 50.7% when playing against Garen with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of vanquishing Garen as Amumu, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds we have analyed for Amumu vs Garen counters, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 50.7% win rate overall.

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