Make the most out of your Icathian Surprise.
Kog'Maw can outrange most champions with his Bio-Arcane Barrage ability.
Use Void Ooze to set up a perfect Living Artillery.
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 here emphasize some vital Kog'Maw against Amumu counter stats that can help you distinguish the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Amumu’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Kog'Maw may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Amumu..
Kog'Maw often has a slightly larger longest kill spree than his matchup does. Typically, he receives less damage than Amumu. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both League champions are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Kog'Maw usually wins when facing off against Amumu, with a 53.7% win rate. Thus, Kog'Maw makes a great counter to Amumu.
While Kog'Maw does have a higher winrate compared to Amumu, when facing one another, Kog'Maw also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Kog'Maw into Amumu.
Additionally, Kog'Maw also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Amumu. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Kog'Maw vs Amumu matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.
Kog'Maw is a great counter for Amumu. You will do well by focussing your strategy on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Kog'Maw against Amumu.
If you would like to truly master Kog'Maw in order to counter Amumu during both the early game 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 mind the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Kog'Maw usually racks up much more CS relative to Amumu. Champs who typically don't take much CS often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as supports. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.
The top items to use in your Kog'Maw versus Amumu build consist of Immortal Shieldbow, Runaan's Hurricane, and Guinsoo's Rageblade. When Kog'Maw bought at least these three items in his build, he did much better vs. Amumu than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Kog'Maw boasted an average win rate of 53.7% battling Amumu with these items in his kit.
To have the best likelihood of crushing Amumu as Kog'Maw, you should use the Lethal Tempo, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Kog'Maw vs Amumu counter picks, this composite of runes resulted in the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 53.7% win rate overall.
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