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

Amumu vs Kennen

How to Beat Kennen as Amumu in LoL Kennen is in the b tier of champions
Tank Mage
Mage Marksman

How to Beat Kennen as Amumu

based on 641 Amumu vs Kennen matchups
Win Rate
56.6 %
K/D/A
2.65
Pick Rate
0.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League rounds each and every week. In our database, Amumu battled Kennen 641 times. Using so many games with Amumu versus Kennen gives us faith in our capability to produce actionable stats and a recommended build to annihilate Kennen. This counter matchup is relatively rare. Amumu has to counter Kennen in only 0.6% of his games.

Amumu vs Kennen Matchup Summary

Amumu does a great job of countering Kennen. On average, he wins a terrific 56.6% of games the champions face each other in. In Amumu against Kennen rounds, Amumu’s team is 0.2% more expected to gain first blood, indicating that he most likely will get first blood against Kennen.

Best Amumu vs Kennen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Bulwark of the MountainForce of Nature

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
12
Q
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Kennen as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Kennen

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 Kennen

Kennen is flimsy by nature - turn and attack him if he gets careless with Lightning Rush.

Consider playing a bit more cautiously around Kennen when you have a Mark of the Storm debuff. If he hits you with 3 Marks of the Storm, you will get stunned.

Amumu vs Kennen Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
56.6 %
VS
Win Rate
43.4 %
Kennen Image
4.8
< Kills >
5.2
6
< Deaths >
5.8
11.1
< Assists >
6.8
1.1
< Killing Sprees >
1.19
35
< Minions Killed >
151
1.26
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.35
1,464
< Physical Damage >
2,188
11,754
< Magic Damage >
17,895
2,294
< True Damage >
731
15,514
< Damage Dealt >
20,815
28,612
< Damage Taken >
21,322
10,704
< Gold Earned >
10,939
1.37
< Towers >
1.83
0.32
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
6,356
< Total Healing >
2,377
12,719
< Experience >
14,000
26
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
9
240
< Time Dealing CC >
63

How to Counter Kennen with Amumu in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify several critical Amumu against Kennen matchup stats that may help us realize the distinctions between the pair. Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kennen’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kennen. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.

Amumu often has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. On average, he receives more damage than Kennen. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also show that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Amumu and Kennen

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Kennen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Kennen

Who is Better, Amumu or Kennen?

Both League champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Amumu usually wins when trying to fight Kennen, with a 56.6% win rate. Therefore, Amumu makes a fantastic counter to Kennen.

While Amumu does have a much higher winrate than Kennen, when they face off with one another, Amumu also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Amumu into Kennen.

Moreover, Amumu has a lot of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kennen. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Kennen 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 teammates during late stage team fights.

Amumu is a great counter to Kennen. Focus your strategy on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Amumu against Kennen.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Kennen Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kennen as Amumu, we analyzed 641 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 Kennen 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 in order to counter Kennen during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu on average picks up a lot less CS as Kennen. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions 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, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Amumu versus Kennen build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better versus Kennen than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Amumu boasted an average win rate of 56.6% when playing against Kennen with this build.

To have the greatest chance of beating Kennen 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. Out of all the runes players picked for Amumu vs Kennen clashes, this mixture of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 56.6% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Kennen as Amumu are presented for all ranked divisions combined. If you want to filter the statistics and builds to a distinct skill level, you can use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.