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Amumu vs Kayle

How to Beat Kayle as Amumu in LoL Kayle is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Fighter Support

How to Beat Kayle as Amumu

based on 3,123 Amumu vs Kayle matchups
Win Rate
53.8 %
K/D/A
2.65
Pick Rate
3.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked LoL matches every week. Within our dataset, Amumu did battle with Kayle in 3123 games. Having so many matchups for Amumu versus Kayle provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to provide actionable data and a recommended build to obliterate Kayle. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Amumu is forced to battle against Kayle in only 3.2% of his matches.

Amumu vs Kayle Matchup Summary

Amumu has done a good job of countering Kayle. Normally, he wins a whopping 53.8% of the time the champs face each other in. In Amumu against Kayle games, Amumu’s side is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Kayle.

Best Amumu vs Kayle Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassFrozen HeartForce of NatureBulwark 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 w
>
Last skill for Amumu to max out q

Runes

Precision Conqueror TriumphLegend: TenacityLast Stand
Domination Cheap ShotTreasure Hunter
Adaptive 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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W
2
E
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
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E
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W
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R
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W
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W
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Q
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Kayle as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Kayle

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 Kayle

Kayle starts the game as a weaker melee champion. Try to put her behind before she ascends to her ranged form.

Divine Judgment only grants Kayle or her allies immunity to damage. Slows and stuns can still be applied, so trap them if they're being overzealous.

Kayle is usually a fragile target. If you see her ultimate cast on an ally, switch to attacking her.

Amumu vs Kayle Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
53.8 %
VS
Win Rate
46.2 %
Kayle Image
4.5
< Kills >
5
5.7
< Deaths >
5.6
10.6
< Assists >
5.6
1.03
< Killing Sprees >
1.12
33
< Minions Killed >
184
1.31
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.51
1,430
< Physical Damage >
5,139
10,630
< Magic Damage >
11,886
2,031
< True Damage >
1,304
14,092
< Damage Dealt >
18,330
27,511
< Damage Taken >
22,800
10,397
< Gold Earned >
11,996
1.42
< Towers >
2.54
0.33
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
6,215
< Total Healing >
5,383
12,348
< Experience >
14,835
26
< Vision Score >
17
9
< Wards Placed >
8
222
< Time Dealing CC >
216

How to Counter Kayle with Amumu in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here emphasize some strategic Amumu vs. Kayle counter statistics that can help us appreciate the differences between this pair of champs. As an example, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kayle’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kayle. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Amumu usually has a similar longest kill spree as his matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Kayle. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Amumu and Kayle

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Kayle
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Kayle

Who is Better, Amumu or Kayle?

Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Amumu usually wins when facing off against Kayle, with a 53.8% win rate. Thus, Amumu makes a great counter to Kayle.

While Amumu does have a higher win rate compared to Kayle, when they face off with one another, Amumu also has a much lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champion to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Amumu into Kayle.

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

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Kayle 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 late stage team fights.

Amumu is a great counter for Kayle. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Amumu against Kayle.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Kayle Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kayle as Amumu, we analyzed 3,123 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 Kayle 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

To truly master Amumu to counter Kayle during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu often picks up a lot less CS relative to Kayle. Champions who on average don't acquire many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Kayle build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed much better vs. Kayle than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Amumu boasted an average winrate of 53.8% battling Kayle with this build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Kayle 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 runes we have analyed for Amumu vs Kayle counterpicks, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 53.8% win rate overall.

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