Spirit of Dread restores Health when nearby enemies take damage, including damage dealt by allies. Cast this during a large fight to maximize Hecarim's survivability.
Devastating Charge deals more damage based on the distance traveled. Try using Onslaught of Shadows or Summoner Spells such as Ghost or Flash to maximize this damage.
Try casting Ignite when Dr. Mundo uses Sadism to negate a large portion of its healing.
Try to coordinate high-damage abilities with your allies right after Dr. Mundo uses his ultimate, but if you're unable to kill him quickly with burst he will heal through the damage.
The stat comparisons shown on this page clarify several critical Hecarim vs. Dr. Mundo matchup stats that can help you interpret the differences between this pair of champions. Hecarim’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Dr. Mundo’s ratio of NaN, showing that Hecarim may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Dr. Mundo. This observation is in large part a result of the difference in kills.
Hecarim normally has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. Commonly, he receives a similar amount of damage to Dr. Mundo. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness, but it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Hecarim usually wins when facing off against Dr. Mundo, with a 52.4% win rate. Thus, Hecarim makes a good counter to Dr. Mundo.
While Hecarim does have a higher winrate than Dr. Mundo, when they face off with one another, Hecarim also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Hecarim into Dr. Mundo.
Moreover, Hecarim also has almost no amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Dr. Mundo. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Hecarim vs Dr. Mundo matchups, Hecarim is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.
Hecarim is a good counter to Dr. Mundo. You will do well by focussing your play on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Hecarim against Dr. Mundo.
If you would like to truly master Hecarim in order to counter Dr. Mundo during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Hecarim often picks up a lot less CS compared to Dr. Mundo. Champions who on average don't earn many minion kills usualy don't require 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, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many 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 Hecarim versus Dr. Mundo build include Divine Sunderer, Muramana, and Black Cleaver. When Hecarim used at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Dr. Mundo than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Hecarim had an average winrate of 52.4% battling Dr. Mundo with this build.
To have the best chance of coming out on top against Dr. Mundo as Hecarim, Hecarim players should use the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Sorcery and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Hecarim vs Dr. Mundo counter picks, this composite of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 52.4% winrate overall.
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