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

Amumu vs Vex

How to Beat Vex as Amumu in LoL Vex is in the b tier of champions
Tank Mage
Mage

How to Beat Vex as Amumu

based on 2,593 Amumu vs Vex matchups
Win Rate
53.9 %
K/D/A
2.6
Pick Rate
2.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked LoL games each week. Within our data, Amumu did battle with Vex 2593 times. Including so many games with Amumu versus Vex provides us a lot of confidence in our capability to produce actionable stats and a solid build to crush Vex. This particular champion pairing is fairly rare. Amumu encounters Vex in only 2.6% of his matches.

Amumu vs Vex Matchup Summary

Amumu does a good job of countering Vex. Typically, he wins a whopping 53.9% of matches the champs battle one another in. In Amumu versus Vex games, Amumu’s side is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood, implying that he probably will be able to get first blood against Vex.

Best Amumu vs Vex Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Null-Magic MantleBami's Cinder

Core Amumu Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisThornmailForce of Nature

Optional Items

Frozen HeartDemonic EmbraceZhonya'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 Vex as Amumu

Tips for Playing as Amumu against Vex

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.

Amumu vs Vex Counter Stats

Amumu Image
Win Rate
53.9 %
VS
Win Rate
46.1 %
Vex Image
4.7
< Kills >
6.7
6.2
< Deaths >
6.2
11.4
< Assists >
8
1.05
< Killing Sprees >
1.52
34
< Minions Killed >
146
1.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.4
< Inhibitors >
0.4
1,444
< Physical Damage >
1,407
11,229
< Magic Damage >
20,377
2,253
< True Damage >
1,110
14,927
< Damage Dealt >
22,895
28,819
< Damage Taken >
19,435
10,547
< Gold Earned >
11,088
1.28
< Towers >
1.73
0.31
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
6,253
< Total Healing >
1,760
12,546
< Experience >
13,480
26
< Vision Score >
20
9
< Wards Placed >
10
219
< Time Dealing CC >
536

How to Counter Vex with Amumu in LoL

The stats shown here emphasize several important Amumu against Vex matchup stats that may help us appreciate the distinctions between the two. Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Vex’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Vex..

Amumu often has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his counter does. Typically, he takes more damage than Vex. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Amumu and Vex

Damage Types Compared

Amumu
Vex
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Amumu
Vex

Who is Better, Amumu or Vex?

Both League champions are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Amumu usually wins when trying to fight Vex, with a 53.9% win rate. As a result, Amumu makes a great counter for Vex.

While Amumu does have a higher win rate than Vex, when facing one another, Amumu also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more time consuming champion to learn. You don't need to be too worried when picking Amumu into Vex.

Additionally, Amumu has a lot of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Vex. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, 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 Vex matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Amumu is a great counter to Vex. Focus your play on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Amumu against Vex.

Additional Information for Amumu Players

How We Calculated Our Amumu vs Vex Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Vex as Amumu, we analyzed 2,593 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 Vex 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 learn all of the intricacies of Amumu in order to counter Vex during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Amumu typically accumulates a lot less CS compared to Vex. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs 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 surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Amumu versus Vex build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Amumu used at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better vs Vex than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Amumu boasted an average win rate of 53.9% when playing against Vex with this counter build.

To have the best chance of coming out on top against Vex as Amumu, Amumu players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune sets that we analyzed for Amumu vs Vex LoL games, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 53.9% win rate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Vex as Amumu are displayed for all ranked divisions combined. To filter the statistics and builds to a particular division, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.