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

Amumu vs Irelia

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

How to Beat Irelia as Amumu

based on 3,227 Amumu vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
53.8 %
K/D/A
2.73
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches each and every week. Within our database, Amumu fought Irelia in 3227 matches. Having so many games with Amumu vs Irelia gives us confidence in our capability to produce actionable stats and a supported build to annihilate Irelia. This champion matchup is somewhat rare. Amumu encounters Irelia in only 3.3% of his rounds.

Amumu vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Amumu does a good job of beating Irelia. On average, he wins a terrific 53.8% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Amumu versus Irelia games, Amumu’s side is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood versus Irelia.

Best Amumu vs Irelia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
EmberknifeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorNull-Magic Mantle

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisForce of NatureDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Frozen HeartZhonya's HourglassThornmailBulwark of the Mountain

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Amumu to level up q
>
Second ability for Amumu to level up e
>
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
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
8
E
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Q
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E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Irelia as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Irelia

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 Irelia

Beware of wasting your high impact spells on Defiant Dance.

Pay attention to Ionian Fervor stacks and try to engage Irelia when it is down.

Minion waves greatly enhance Irelia's mobility, beware fighting her inside one.

Amumu vs Irelia Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
53.8 %
VS
Win Rate
46.2 %
Irelia Image
4.7
< Kills >
7.1
5.9
< Deaths >
7.1
11.4
< Assists >
5.1
1.07
< Killing Sprees >
1.62
35
< Minions Killed >
192
1.15
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.42
1,504
< Physical Damage >
14,310
11,209
< Magic Damage >
5,744
2,365
< True Damage >
943
15,080
< Damage Dealt >
20,997
27,283
< Damage Taken >
29,119
10,373
< Gold Earned >
12,548
1.31
< Towers >
2.11
0.28
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
5,863
< Total Healing >
4,762
12,351
< Experience >
14,213
26
< Vision Score >
16
9
< Wards Placed >
8
231
< Time Dealing CC >
88

How to Counter Irelia with Amumu in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some critical Amumu against Irelia matchup statistics that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Irelia’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Irelia. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Amumu normally has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Irelia. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Amumu and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Irelia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Irelia

Who is Better, Amumu or Irelia?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually wins when facing off against Irelia, with a 53.8% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes a great counter for Irelia.

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

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

While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Irelia 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 team members during teamfights.

Amumu is a great counter for Irelia. Make sure you focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Amumu against Irelia.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Irelia Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Irelia as Amumu, we analyzed 3,227 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 Irelia 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 Irelia during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu typically picks up a lot less CS as Irelia. Champions who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.

The ideal items to use in your Amumu versus Irelia build include Sunfire Aegis, Force of Nature, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu included at least these three items in his build, he did much better versus Irelia than with most other common item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average win rate of 53.8% when playing against Irelia with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Irelia 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 Irelia counter picks, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 53.8% win rate overall.

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