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

Amumu vs Lux

How to Beat Lux as Amumu in LoL Lux is in the b tier of champions
Tank Mage
Mage Support

How to Beat Lux as Amumu

based on 9,114 Amumu vs Lux matchups
Win Rate
51.3 %
K/D/A
2.45
Pick Rate
9.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Lux as Amumu resulted from an examination of 9114 ranked rounds where both champions fought one another. This particular counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Amumu has to counter Lux in only 9.2% of his matches.

Amumu vs Lux Matchup Summary

Amumu does a decent job of beating Lux. Typically, he wins a acceptable 51.3% of the time the champions battle each other in. In Amumu against Lux matches, Amumu’s side is 0.0% more probable to get first blood, implying that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Lux.

Best Amumu vs Lux Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsPlated Steelcaps

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisGargoyle StoneplateDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Abyssal MaskFrozen HeartRanduin's OmenRylai's Crystal Scepter

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot 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: AlacrityLast Stand
Domination Cheap ShotTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Amumu's passive ability p
Amumu q ability q
Amumu w ability w
Amumu e ability e
Amumu's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Lux as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Lux

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 Lux

When retreating with low health, be prepared to dodge Lux's Final Spark, a red targeting beam fires prior to the main beam, so try to move to the side if possible.

Lux has powerful zone control abilities. Try to spread out and attack from different directions so she cannot lock down a specific area.

Amumu vs Lux Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
51.3 %
VS
Win Rate
48.7 %
Lux Image
4.7
< Kills >
4.6
6.2
< Deaths >
5.8
10.5
< Assists >
10.9
1.06
< Killing Sprees >
1.03
36
< Minions Killed >
82
1.21
< Dragons Killed >
0.11
0.39
< Inhibitors >
0.51
1,468
< Physical Damage >
1,001
11,111
< Magic Damage >
17,935
2,284
< True Damage >
896
14,864
< Damage Dealt >
19,833
29,632
< Damage Taken >
14,655
10,659
< Gold Earned >
9,915
1.18
< Towers >
1.92
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,455
< Total Healing >
1,044
12,751
< Experience >
12,103
25
< Vision Score >
40
9
< Wards Placed >
18
230
< Time Dealing CC >
299

How to Counter Lux with Amumu in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here underscore some important Amumu versus Lux counter statistics that can help us appreciate the distinctions between the pair. Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Lux’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Lux..

Amumu usually has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he takes more damage than Lux. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Amumu and Lux

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Lux
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Lux

Who is Better, Amumu or Lux?

Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Amumu usually wins when facing off against Lux, with a 51.3% win rate. Therefore, Amumu makes a good counter to Lux.

While Amumu does have a higher win rate than Lux, when on opposite teams, Amumu also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Amumu into Lux.

Additionally, Amumu also has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lux. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Lux matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Amumu is a decent counter for Lux. You will do well by focussing your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Amumu against Lux.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Lux Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Lux as Amumu, we analyzed 9,114 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 Lux 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 in order to counter Lux during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and suggestions presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu on average picks up less CS relative to Lux. Champions who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Amumu versus Lux build include Sunfire Aegis, Gargoyle Stoneplate, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs Lux than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Amumu boasted an average winrate of 51.3% battling Lux with this build.

To have the greatest probability of annihilating Lux as Amumu, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players used for Amumu vs Lux counters, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 51.3% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lux as Amumu are given for all skill levels combined. To scope the statistics and builds to a particular rank, you can use the selection menu at the top of this page.