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

Amumu vs Gragas

How to Beat Gragas as Amumu in LoL Gragas is in the b tier of champions
Tank Mage
Fighter Mage

How to Beat Gragas as Amumu

based on 1,469 Amumu vs Gragas matchups
Win Rate
55.8 %
K/D/A
2.68
Pick Rate
1.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends matches every week. In our database, Amumu fought Gragas 1469 times. Having so many matchups for Amumu vs Gragas provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce actionable statistics and a supported build to crush Gragas. This pairing is relatively rare. Amumu has to counter Gragas in only 1.5% of his rounds.

Amumu vs Gragas Matchup Summary

Amumu has done a great job of beating Gragas. On average, he wins a fantastic 55.8% of games the champions face one another in. In Amumu versus Gragas games, Amumu’s team is 0.1% more probable to earn first blood, indicating that he probably will be able to get first blood against Gragas.

Best Amumu vs Gragas Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailForce of Nature

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceFrozen HeartBulwark 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
1
W
2
E
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
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Q
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Q
14
W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Gragas as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Gragas

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 Gragas

Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.

Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.

Amumu vs Gragas Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
55.8 %
VS
Win Rate
44.2 %
Gragas Image
4.6
< Kills >
4.8
5.9
< Deaths >
5.7
11.2
< Assists >
7.5
1.01
< Killing Sprees >
1.09
34
< Minions Killed >
119
1.2
< Dragons Killed >
0.33
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.33
1,494
< Physical Damage >
1,451
11,531
< Magic Damage >
16,251
2,292
< True Damage >
837
15,317
< Damage Dealt >
18,539
27,585
< Damage Taken >
27,952
10,308
< Gold Earned >
10,561
1.26
< Towers >
1.32
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.07
5,994
< Total Healing >
9,562
12,243
< Experience >
13,251
27
< Vision Score >
20
10
< Wards Placed >
9
216
< Time Dealing CC >
381

How to Counter Gragas with Amumu in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify some critical Amumu vs. Gragas matchup stats that can help us realize the differences and similarities between these two champions. Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Gragas’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Gragas..

Amumu often has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. On average, he takes a similar amount of damage to Gragas. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also imply that the champ with higher HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Amumu and Gragas

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Gragas
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Gragas

Who is Better, Amumu or Gragas?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Amumu usually wins when taking on Gragas, with a 55.8% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes a fantastic counter for Gragas.

While Amumu does have a much higher winrate compared to Gragas, when they face off with one another, Amumu also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming champ to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Amumu into Gragas.

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

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Gragas matchups, Amumu is the better champ 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 Gragas. You will do well by focussing your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Amumu against Gragas.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Gragas Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Gragas as Amumu, we analyzed 1,469 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 Gragas 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 Gragas during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu often racks up a lot less CS compared to Gragas. Champions who on average don't earn much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Gragas build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Amumu used at least these three items in his build, he did much better countering Gragas than with most other typical builds. In fact, Amumu boasted an average win rate of 55.8% when countering Gragas with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Gragas as Amumu, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Amumu vs Gragas face-offs, this blending of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 55.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Gragas as Amumu are given for all skill levels combined. To narrow the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you may use the selection menu located at the top of this page.