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.
Meditate is an effective method of healing damage over time, but Master Yi is susceptible to coordinated team ganks early in the game.
Although Master Yi cannot be slowed while using Highlander, other disables can stop him in his tracks.
If Master Yi tries to farm with Alpha Strike, hit him a few times so he has to use mana with Meditate to heal.
The stats shown on this page underscore several vital Amumu vs. Master Yi counter statistics that can help us figure out the distinctions between the pair. Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Master Yi’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Master Yi. This observation is in large part caused by the differences in assists.
Amumu typically has a significantly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Master Yi. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Amumu usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Master Yi, with a 50.6% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes an ok counter to Master Yi.
While Amumu does have a higher winrate than Master Yi, when they face off with one another, Amumu also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Amumu into Master Yi.
Additionally, Amumu also has a great deal of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Master Yi. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Master Yi matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Amumu is a decent counter to Master Yi. Make sure you focus your actions on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Amumu against Master Yi.
To truly master Amumu in order to counter Master Yi during both the laning 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 mind the build and tips displayed above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Amumu on average gets a similar amount of CS relative to Master Yi. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions 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 values shown here to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Amumu versus Master Yi build include Sunfire Aegis, Frozen Heart, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu used at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Master Yi than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average win rate of 50.6% when countering Master Yi with this counter build.
To have the greatest chance of defeating Master Yi as Amumu, you should take the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players used for Amumu vs Master Yi counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.6% win rate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Master Yi as Amumu are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. If you would like to filter the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.