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.
Keep your distance to avoid being Flung back into Singed's allies.
Singed needs to run close to your team to be effective. Try to take advantage of this by using crowd control effects on him while attacking his allies.
Be careful when chasing Singed. He's very difficult to bring down, and can leave his Poison Trail to damage you in your pursuit.
The stat comparisons provided here highlight some vital Amumu against Singed matchup stats that may help you explain the differences between the two. As an example, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Singed’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Singed..
Amumu usually has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Singed. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champion with more HP has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually fairs equally well when taking on Singed, with a 49.1% win rate. Therefore, Amumu makes an ok counter to Singed.
While Amumu does have a lower winrate compared to Singed, when facing one another, Amumu also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Amumu into Singed.
Additionally, Amumu has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Singed. 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 Singed matchups, Singed is the better champ with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.
Amumu is a somewhat poor counter for Singed. Make sure you focus your strategy on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Amumu against Singed.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Amumu in order to counter Singed during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed above, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Amumu on average gets a lot less CS as Singed. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported here to do well.
The best items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Singed build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better against Singed than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average winrate of 49.1% when playing against Singed with this counter build.
To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Singed 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 sets players used for Amumu vs Singed counterpicks, this mix of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.1% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Singed as Amumu are given for all skill levels combined. If you want to scope the stats and builds to a specific skill level, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.