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

Amumu vs Tahm Kench

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

How to Beat Tahm Kench as Amumu

based on 1,787 Amumu vs Tahm Kench matchups
Win Rate
54.2 %
K/D/A
2.61
Pick Rate
1.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our matchup statistics from the millions of recently rated LoL matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Tahm Kench as Amumu came out of an analysis of 1787 ranked games where both champs clashed against each other. This particular matchup is relatively rare. Amumu encounters Tahm Kench in only 1.8% of his games.

Amumu vs Tahm Kench Matchup Summary

Amumu does a great job of countering Tahm Kench. Normally, he wins a terrific 54.2% of matches the champions clash against one another in. In Amumu against Tahm Kench games, Amumu’s team is 0.1% more likely to gain first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Tahm Kench.

Best Amumu vs Tahm Kench Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisFrozen HeartDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

ThornmailForce of NatureZhonya'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
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 Tahm Kench as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Tahm Kench

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 Tahm Kench

Watch out for Kench's Abyssal Dive - you can cancel it's channel with immobilizing crowd control effects.

When you see Tahm Kench use the shield from Thick Skin, remember that he just opted out of a good deal of healing. He will also not accumulate new gray health until Thick Skin comes off cooldown. Use this to your advantage!

Amumu vs Tahm Kench Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
54.2 %
VS
Win Rate
45.8 %
Tahm Kench Image
4.6
< Kills >
4.3
6.1
< Deaths >
5.6
11.3
< Assists >
9
1.05
< Killing Sprees >
0.95
33
< Minions Killed >
114
1.18
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.41
< Inhibitors >
0.41
1,513
< Physical Damage >
2,532
12,108
< Magic Damage >
12,872
2,451
< True Damage >
609
16,072
< Damage Dealt >
16,013
28,344
< Damage Taken >
31,985
10,455
< Gold Earned >
9,896
1.33
< Towers >
1.78
0.29
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,248
< Total Healing >
8,603
12,365
< Experience >
12,664
25
< Vision Score >
23
9
< Wards Placed >
11
231
< Time Dealing CC >
603

How to Counter Tahm Kench with Amumu in LoL

The stats provided here highlight some influential Amumu against Tahm Kench matchup statistics that may help you understand the differences and similarities between this set of champions. As an example, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Tahm Kench’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Tahm Kench..

Amumu typically has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. On average, he receives less damage than Tahm Kench. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the champion with more health has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Amumu and Tahm Kench

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Tahm Kench
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Tahm Kench

Who is Better, Amumu or Tahm Kench?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Amumu usually wins when taking on Tahm Kench, with a 54.2% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes a great counter to Tahm Kench.

While Amumu does have a much higher win rate compared to Tahm Kench, when on opposite teams, Amumu also has a lower learning curve that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Amumu into Tahm Kench.

Furthermore, Amumu has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Tahm Kench. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Tahm Kench matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Amumu is a great counter to Tahm Kench. Focus your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and taking out objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Amumu against Tahm Kench.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Tahm Kench Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Tahm Kench as Amumu, we analyzed 1,787 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 Tahm Kench 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 truly master Amumu to counter Tahm Kench during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu on average picks up a lot less CS as Tahm Kench. Champs who typically don't get much CS often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The most important items to use in your Amumu versus Tahm Kench 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 Tahm Kench than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average win rate of 54.2% when countering Tahm Kench with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of defeating Tahm Kench as Amumu, Amumu players 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 players picked for Amumu vs Tahm Kench fights, this sequence of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 54.2% winrate overall.

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