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.
Jayce is strong in the early game. If he gains the advantage, play defensively.
Jayce can attack in melee or at range. Pay attention to his stance and weapon color to know how he is going to attack.
If you see Jayce drop his Acceleration Gate, be careful, he is probably about to cast Shock Blast.
The stats shown here emphasize several vital Amumu vs. Jayce counter stats that may help you distinguish the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Jayce’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Jayce. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.
Amumu normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Jayce. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually wins when playing against Jayce, with a 52.3% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes a good counter to Jayce.
While Amumu does have a higher winrate compared to Jayce, when they face off with one another, Amumu also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Amumu into Jayce.
Moreover, Amumu has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Jayce. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Jayce 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 team members during team fights.
Amumu is an above average counter to Jayce. You will do well by focussing your gameplay on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Amumu against Jayce.
If you would like to truly master Amumu in order to counter Jayce during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Amumu on average racks up a lot less CS compared to Jayce. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Jayce build consist of Jak'Sho, The Protean, Sunfire Aegis, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better versus Jayce than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Amumu boasted an average winrate of 52.3% when countering Jayce with this counter build.
To have the highest chance of crushing Jayce 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 rune combinations that we analyzed for Amumu vs Jayce clashes, this mixture of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 52.3% winrate overall.
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