How to Win Amumu vs Pyke Counter Matchup Amumu is in the b tier of champions

Amumu vs Pyke

How to Beat Pyke as Amumu in LoL Pyke is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Support Assassin

How to Beat Pyke as Amumu

based on 2,841 Amumu vs Pyke matchups
Win Rate
52.9 %
K/D/A
2.5
Pick Rate
4.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we analyze every week. Our guide on how to beat Pyke as Amumu came out of an evaluation of 2841 ranked games where both champs clashed against each other. This champ pairing is somewhat uncommon. Amumu is forced to battle against Pyke in only 4.1% of his games.

Amumu vs Pyke Matchup Summary

Amumu does a good job of beating Pyke. On average, he wins a fantastic 52.9% of the time the champs battle one another in. In Amumu versus Pyke rounds, Amumu’s team is 0.2% less expected to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably won't be able to get first blood versus Pyke.

Best Amumu vs Pyke Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisRanduin's OmenDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Frozen HeartThornmailZhonya's HourglassBulwark of the Mountain

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
Adaptive 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 Pyke as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Pyke

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.

Advice to Win Against Pyke

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.

Amumu vs Pyke Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
52.9 %
VS
Win Rate
47.1 %
Pyke Image
5
< Kills >
6.9
6.6
< Deaths >
7
11.5
< Assists >
8.5
1.13
< Killing Sprees >
1.6
37
< Minions Killed >
42
1.19
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.33
1,524
< Physical Damage >
8,723
12,547
< Magic Damage >
17
2,497
< True Damage >
2,531
16,569
< Damage Dealt >
11,271
29,509
< Damage Taken >
21,836
10,778
< Gold Earned >
9,801
1.31
< Towers >
1.13
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.01
6,073
< Total Healing >
4,643
12,874
< Experience >
10,907
25
< Vision Score >
54
9
< Wards Placed >
26
239
< Time Dealing CC >
89

How to Counter Pyke with Amumu in LoL

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.

Differences between Amumu and Pyke

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Pyke
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Pyke

Who is Better, Amumu or Pyke?

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.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Pyke Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Pyke as Amumu, we analyzed 2,841 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 Pyke 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 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.