Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential.
If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus Move Speed makes it easy to escape.
Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence.
Erratic movement, or hiding behind creep waves can make it difficult for Amumu to instigate a fight with Bandage Toss.
Amumu's Despair makes purchasing primarily Health items a risky proposition.
Avoid bunching up with other allies when Amumu has his ultimate available.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show some vital Ekko versus Amumu counter statistics that can help us appreciate the differences between the two. For instance, Ekko’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Amumu’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Ekko may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Amumu. This observation is in large part caused by the difference in kills.
Ekko often has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Amumu. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also illustrate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champs are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Ekko usually loses when trying to fight Amumu, with a 48.3% win rate. Thus, Ekko makes a bad counter to Amumu.
While Ekko does have a lower winrate than Amumu, when on opposite teams, Ekko also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Ekko into Amumuas his relative depth means you may not be able to unleash his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Ekko also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Amumu. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Ekko vs Amumu matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during teamfights.
Ekko is a somewhat poor counter for Amumu. Focus your play on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Ekko against Amumu.
To learn all of the intricacies of Ekko to counter Amumu during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ekko typically picks up more CS relative to Amumu. Champs who typically don't get much CS typically don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.
The top items to have in your Ekko versus Amumu build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Lich Bane. When Ekko included at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better against Amumu than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Ekko boasted an average winrate of 48.3% when playing against Amumu with this counter build.
To have the highest likelihood of vanquishing Amumu as Ekko, Ekko players should take the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Treasure Hunter, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Ekko vs Amumu face-offs, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.3% winrate overall.
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