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

Amumu vs Nocturne

How to Beat Nocturne as Amumu in LoL Nocturne is in the b tier of champions
Tank Mage
Assassin Fighter

How to Beat Nocturne as Amumu

based on 2,095 Amumu vs Nocturne matchups
Win Rate
52.7 %
K/D/A
2.56
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends games that we get from Riot Games each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Nocturne as Amumu came out of an examination of 2095 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This counter pairing is relatively rare. Amumu is forced to battle against Nocturne in only 2.1% of his matches.

Amumu vs Nocturne Matchup Summary

Amumu has done a good job of beating Nocturne. Normally, he wins a whopping 52.7% of the time the champs face one another in. In Amumu against Nocturne matches, Amumu’s team is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood versus Nocturne.

Best Amumu vs Nocturne Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisFrozen HeartDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassBulwark of the MountainThornmailForce 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 ShotTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Armor 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 Nocturne as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Nocturne

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 Nocturne

Nocturne's Unspeakable Horror is broken with range, so try to save your movement abilities for when he casts it.

Stay close to your allies when Paranoia is cast - there is strength in numbers!

Amumu vs Nocturne Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
52.7 %
VS
Win Rate
47.3 %
Nocturne Image
5
< Kills >
7.6
6.3
< Deaths >
6.6
11.1
< Assists >
7.9
1.13
< Killing Sprees >
1.77
36
< Minions Killed >
42
1.27
< Dragons Killed >
1.34
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.4
1,554
< Physical Damage >
15,593
12,005
< Magic Damage >
1,441
2,512
< True Damage >
1,228
16,071
< Damage Dealt >
18,262
29,220
< Damage Taken >
31,619
10,804
< Gold Earned >
12,144
1.29
< Towers >
1.53
0.3
< Baron Takedowns >
0.25
6,413
< Total Healing >
10,798
12,843
< Experience >
13,604
24
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
6
247
< Time Dealing CC >
559

How to Counter Nocturne with Amumu in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page underscore several vital Amumu versus Nocturne counter stats that can help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Nocturne’s ratio of NaN, showing that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Nocturne..

Amumu often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Commonly, he takes a similar amount of damage to Nocturne. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champ with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from additional harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Amumu and Nocturne

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Nocturne
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Nocturne

Who is Better, Amumu or Nocturne?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually wins when facing off against Nocturne, with a 52.7% win rate. Thus, Amumu makes a good counter to Nocturne.

While Amumu does have a higher winrate compared to Nocturne, when facing one another, Amumu also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champ to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Amumu into Nocturne.

Additionally, Amumu also has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nocturne. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter 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 Nocturne 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 allies during team fights.

Amumu is a good counter to Nocturne. Focus your actions on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Amumu against Nocturne.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Nocturne Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Nocturne as Amumu, we analyzed 2,095 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 Nocturne 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 Nocturne during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu on average picks up a similar amount of CS relative to Nocturne. Champs who on average don't get much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.

The best items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Nocturne build include Sunfire Aegis, Frozen Heart, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better against Nocturne than with many other common item sets. In fact, Amumu boasted an average win rate of 52.7% when playing against Nocturne with this build.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Nocturne as Amumu, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for Amumu vs Nocturne counter picks, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 52.7% win rate overall.

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