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.
Gnar's animations and resource bar change as he gets closer to transforming.
Gnar can't gain Rage for 15 seconds after he turns from big to little. Use this chance to engage on his team.
Gnar's ultimate stuns if he hits you into a wall. Be careful when fighting him near one.
The stats provided here show several significant Amumu against Gnar counter stats that can help us interpret the differences and similarities between these two champs. As an example, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gnar’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Gnar. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Amumu often has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Gnar. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Amumu usually wins when playing against Gnar, with a 57.2% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes a fantastic counter to Gnar.
While Amumu does have a much higher winrate compared to Gnar, when on opposite teams, Amumu also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less time consuming champion to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Amumu into Gnar.
Additionally, Amumu also has a very large amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gnar. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Gnar 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 allied champions during teamfights.
Amumu is a great counter for Gnar. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Amumu against Gnar.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Amumu to counter Gnar during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Amumu typically racks up a lot less CS as Gnar. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values reported here to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Gnar build include Jak'Sho, The Protean, Sunfire Aegis, and Thornmail. When Amumu bought at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better versus Gnar than with most other common item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average win rate of 57.2% battling Gnar with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest likelihood of beating Gnar 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. Of all the runes players chose for Amumu vs Gnar counter picks, this set of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 57.2% winrate overall.
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