How to Win Graves vs Amumu Counter Matchup Graves is in the b tier of champions

Graves vs Amumu

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

How to Beat Amumu as Graves

based on 4,981 Graves vs Amumu matchups
Win Rate
47.7 %
K/D/A
2.25
Pick Rate
2.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked LoL rounds that we get from Riot Games every week. Our guide on how to beat Amumu as Graves resulted from an analysis of 4981 ranked games where both champs faced each other. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Graves fights Amumu in only 2.7% of his rounds.

Graves vs Amumu Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Graves does a poor job of countering Amumu. On average, he wins a lowly 47.7% of matches the champions oppose each other in. In Graves against Amumu rounds, Graves’s side is 0.0% more expected to obtain first blood. This indicates that he probably will get first blood versus Amumu.

Best Graves vs Amumu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Vampiric ScepterSerrated Dirk

Core Graves Items

~22 Mins
EclipseInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

Guardian AngelBloodthirsterThe CollectorBlack Cleaver

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Sudden ImpactEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Precision TriumphLegend: Alacrity
AttackSpeed Adaptive MagicRes
Graves's passive ability p
Graves q ability q
Graves w ability w
Graves e ability e
Graves's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
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Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Amumu as Graves

Tips for Playing as Graves against Amumu

Smoke Screen can be used both to escape and to set up a kill.

Using Quickdraw to get into range and delivering a point blank Buckshot can do lots of damage.

Advice to Win Against Amumu

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.

Graves vs Amumu Counter Stats

Graves Image
Win Rate
47.7 %
VS
Win Rate
52.3 %
Amumu Image
6.8
< Kills >
4.7
6
< Deaths >
5.8
6.7
< Assists >
10.5
1.55
< Killing Sprees >
1.06
89
< Minions Killed >
32
1.17
< Dragons Killed >
1.31
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.41
16,107
< Physical Damage >
1,416
845
< Magic Damage >
9,769
1,088
< True Damage >
1,920
18,041
< Damage Dealt >
13,105
24,246
< Damage Taken >
26,292
12,331
< Gold Earned >
10,368
2.09
< Towers >
1.27
0.26
< Baron Takedowns >
0.34
5,977
< Total Healing >
6,251
14,072
< Experience >
12,524
21
< Vision Score >
23
6
< Wards Placed >
8
374
< Time Dealing CC >
231

How to Counter Amumu with Graves in LoL

The stats shown on this page highlight several critical Graves versus Amumu counter statistics that may help us figure out the differences between the two. Graves’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Amumu’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Graves may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Amumu..

Graves often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his enemy does. Typically, he receives a similar amount of damage to Amumu. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also illustrate that the champ with increased health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Graves and Amumu

Damage Types Compared

Graves
Amumu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Graves
Amumu

Who is Better, Graves or Amumu?

Both LoL champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Graves usually loses when playing against Amumu, with a 47.7% win rate. Therefore, Graves makes a poor counter for Amumu.

While Graves does have a lower winrate than Amumu, when they face off with one another, Graves also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more complex champ to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Graves into Amumu.

Additionally, Graves has almost no amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Amumu. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Graves vs Amumu matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during late stage team fights.

Graves is a terribly counter for Amumu. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Graves against Amumu.

Additional Information for Graves Players

How We Calculated Our Graves vs Amumu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Amumu as Graves, we analyzed 4,981 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 Graves 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 Graves in order to counter Amumu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Graves typically accumulates more CS compared to Amumu. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.

The most important items to focus on in your Graves versus Amumu build include Eclipse, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Graves incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better vs. Amumu than with many other typical builds. In fact, Graves boasted an average winrate of 47.7% when playing against Amumu with this counter build.

To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Amumu as Graves, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Triumph, and Legend: Alacrity runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for Graves vs Amumu counterpicks, this sequence of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 47.7% win rate overall.

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