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Brand vs Amumu

How to Beat Amumu as Brand in LoL Amumu is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Tank Mage

How to Beat Amumu as Brand

based on 4,020 Brand vs Amumu matchups
Win Rate
49.5 %
K/D/A
1.99
Pick Rate
4.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We summarize our counter stats from the millions of recently ranked League matches that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Amumu as Brand resulted from an examination of 4020 ranked matches where both champs clashed against one another. This champ pairing is fairly uncommon. Brand is forced to battle against Amumu in only 4.5% of his rounds.

Brand vs Amumu Matchup Summary

Brand has done a ok job of countering Amumu. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.5% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Brand against Amumu rounds, Brand’s team is 0.1% less expected to gain first blood. This implies that he probably won't get first blood versus Amumu.

Best Brand vs Amumu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya's HourglassVoid StaffMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Brand to level up w
>
Second ability for Brand to level up q
>
Last skill for Brand to max out e

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandScorch
Adaptive Adaptive HealthScaling
Brand's passive ability p
Brand q ability q
Brand w ability w
Brand e ability e
Brand's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Amumu as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Amumu

You can deter enemies from standing near their minions by setting them ablaze, due to Conflagration.

Pyroclasm bounces randomly between enemies, so try to cast it on a small group of enemies if you want to hit the same target multiple times.

You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations.

Advice to Win Against Amumu

Amumu's Despair makes purchasing primarily Health items a risky proposition.

Avoid bunching up with other allies when Amumu has his ultimate available.

Erratic movement, or hiding behind creep waves can make it difficult for Amumu to instigate a fight with Bandage Toss.

Brand vs Amumu Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
49.5 %
VS
Win Rate
50.5 %
Amumu Image
5.6
< Kills >
5
7.7
< Deaths >
6.7
9.7
< Assists >
11.4
1.26
< Killing Sprees >
1.13
73
< Minions Killed >
36
0.15
< Dragons Killed >
1.21
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.37
722
< Physical Damage >
1,508
23,655
< Magic Damage >
11,929
1,081
< True Damage >
2,380
25,460
< Damage Dealt >
15,818
19,750
< Damage Taken >
30,998
10,392
< Gold Earned >
10,846
1.56
< Towers >
1.14
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
1,631
< Total Healing >
6,575
12,248
< Experience >
13,046
44
< Vision Score >
26
20
< Wards Placed >
9
83
< Time Dealing CC >
226

How to Counter Amumu with Brand in LoL

The stats provided here show several vital Brand vs. Amumu counter stats that can help you understand the distinctions between this pair of champions. For instance, Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Amumu’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Amumu..

Brand normally has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Typically, he takes less damage than Amumu. This often reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Brand and Amumu

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Amumu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Amumu

Who is Better, Brand or Amumu?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Brand usually fairs equally well when facing off against Amumu, with a 49.5% win rate. Therefore, Brand makes an ok counter for Amumu.

While Brand does have a lower win rate than Amumu, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champ to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Brand into Amumu.

Furthermore, Brand also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Amumu. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Amumu matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Brand is a somewhat poor counter to Amumu. Make sure you focus your tactics on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Brand against Amumu.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Amumu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Amumu as Brand, we analyzed 4,020 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 Amumu as Brand 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 Brand to counter Amumu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Brand most often accumulates more CS as Amumu. Champions who typically don't take much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The most important items to have in your Brand versus Amumu build include Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better countering Amumu than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Brand had an average winrate of 49.5% when playing against Amumu with these items in his kit.

To have the best probability of beating Amumu as Brand, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Scorch runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the runes that we analyzed for Brand vs Amumu matchups, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.5% winrate overall.

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