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

Amumu vs Illaoi

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

How to Beat Illaoi as Amumu

based on 2,772 Amumu vs Illaoi matchups
Win Rate
48.1 %
K/D/A
2.57
Pick Rate
2.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of recently ranked LoL matches that we evaluate each week. This guide on how to beat Illaoi as Amumu resulted from an examination of 2772 ranked games where both champions fought each other. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Amumu encounters Illaoi in only 2.8% of his matches.

Amumu vs Illaoi Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Amumu has done a poor job of countering Illaoi. Typically, he wins a lowly 48.1% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Amumu vs Illaoi games, Amumu’s team is 0.2% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Illaoi.

Best Amumu vs Illaoi Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisFrozen HeartDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Force of NatureThornmailZhonya'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
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
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 Illaoi as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Illaoi

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 Illaoi

Killing Tentacles whenever possible will make it much easier to win a fight against Illaoi.

When your spirit gets pulled out, fight back if you can. Dealing damage to Illaoi reduces the spirit's duration.

Avoid grouping up for Leap of Faith to reduce the number of Tentacles available to Illaoi.

Amumu vs Illaoi Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
48.1 %
VS
Win Rate
51.9 %
Illaoi Image
4.6
< Kills >
5.6
6.1
< Deaths >
6.4
11.1
< Assists >
4.3
1.03
< Killing Sprees >
1.3
36
< Minions Killed >
192
1.13
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.34
< Inhibitors >
0.69
1,490
< Physical Damage >
25,377
11,387
< Magic Damage >
591
2,443
< True Damage >
399
15,320
< Damage Dealt >
26,368
29,182
< Damage Taken >
33,344
10,394
< Gold Earned >
12,291
1.08
< Towers >
3.1
0.28
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,313
< Total Healing >
8,353
12,568
< Experience >
15,276
24
< Vision Score >
16
9
< Wards Placed >
8
225
< Time Dealing CC >
66

How to Counter Illaoi with Amumu in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several critical Amumu against Illaoi counter stats that can help us understand the differences between the two. For instance, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Illaoi’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Illaoi. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.

Amumu usually has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Illaoi. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Amumu and Illaoi

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Illaoi
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Illaoi

Who is Better, Amumu or Illaoi?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Amumu usually loses when playing against Illaoi, with a 48.1% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes a bad counter to Illaoi.

While Amumu does have a lower winrate than Illaoi, when they face off with one another, Amumu also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Amumu into Illaoi.

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

While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Illaoi matchups, Illaoi is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Amumu is a somewhat poor counter to Illaoi. Make sure you focus your play on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Amumu against Illaoi.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Illaoi Build and Stats

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Amumu to counter Illaoi during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu on average picks up a lot less CS compared to Illaoi. Champions who on average don't take much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. 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, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The best items to use in your Amumu versus Illaoi build consist of Sunfire Aegis, Frozen Heart, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu combined at least these three items in his build, he performed much better versus Illaoi than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Amumu boasted an average winrate of 48.1% when countering Illaoi with this counter build.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing Illaoi as Amumu, Amumu players 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 players picked for Amumu vs Illaoi counterpicks, this blending of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 48.1% win rate overall.

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