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.
Despair is very effective against other tanks, so make sure you're in range of opponents with the highest Health.
Amumu is highly dependent on teammates, so try laning with your friends for maximum effectiveness.
Try not to stand near low health allies. If Pyke executes them using Death From Below, you might be next on the list.
Pyke regenerates a significant amount of damage he has taken from enemy champions, but only when you can't see him!
When Pyke is hidden nearby in his Ghostwater Dive, sharks will circle underneath your feet.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show some important Amumu against Pyke counter statistics that may help us grasp the differences and similarities between these two champions. As an example, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Pyke’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Pyke..
Amumu typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives more damage than Pyke. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually wins when playing against Pyke, with a 52.9% win rate. Thus, Amumu makes a good counter to Pyke.
While Amumu does have a higher win rate compared to Pyke, when facing one another, Amumu also has a much lower learning curve that makes him a less challenging champion to learn and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Amumu into Pyke.
Moreover, Amumu has a very large amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Pyke. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Pyke 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 an above average counter for Pyke. Focus your strategy on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Amumu against Pyke.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Amumu to counter Pyke during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen 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 often accumulates a similar amount of CS as Pyke. Champs who on average don't earn much CS often 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, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often require a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.
The most crucial items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Pyke build include Sunfire Aegis, Randuin's Omen, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better against Pyke than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average winrate of 52.9% battling Pyke with this build.
To have the best likelihood of vanquishing Pyke as Amumu, you should equip the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Amumu vs Pyke counters, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.9% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Pyke as Amumu are shown for all ranked divisions. If you want to narrow the stats and builds to a particular skill level, you may use the selection menu located earlier on the page.