How to Win Kog'Maw vs Amumu Counter Matchup Kog'Maw is in the a tier of champions

Kog'Maw vs Amumu

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

How to Beat Amumu as Kog'Maw

based on 408 Kog'Maw vs Amumu matchups
Win Rate
53.7 %
K/D/A
2.18
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends rounds that we review every week. Our guide on how to beat Amumu as Kog'Maw came out of an analysis of 408 ranked games where both champs opposed one another. This counter matchup is fairly rare. Kog'Maw encounters Amumu in only 2.1% of his rounds.

Kog'Maw vs Amumu Matchup Summary

Kog'Maw does a good job of beating Amumu. Typically, he wins a terrific 53.7% of the time the champs clash against each other in. In Kog'Maw against Amumu games, Kog'Maw’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood versus Amumu.

Best Kog'Maw vs Amumu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Long SwordDagger

Core Kog'Maw Items

~22 Mins
Immortal ShieldbowRunaan's HurricaneGuinsoo's Rageblade

Optional Items

Wit's End

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Kog'Maw to level up w
>
Second ability for Kog'Maw to level up q
>
Last skill for Kog'Maw to max out e

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: BloodlineLast Stand
Resolve ConditioningOvergrowth
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Kog'Maw's passive ability p
Kog'Maw q ability q
Kog'Maw w ability w
Kog'Maw e ability e
Kog'Maw's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
Q
3
E
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
Q
9
W
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
13
Q
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Amumu as Kog'Maw

Tips for Playing as Kog'Maw against Amumu

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.

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.

Kog'Maw vs Amumu Counter Stats

Kog'Maw Image
Win Rate
53.7 %
VS
Win Rate
46.3 %
Amumu Image
8.3
< Kills >
5.4
7.1
< Deaths >
6.6
7.2
< Assists >
10.3
1.91
< Killing Sprees >
1.17
159
< Minions Killed >
34
0.24
< Dragons Killed >
1.29
0.53
< Inhibitors >
0.34
8,699
< Physical Damage >
1,487
12,381
< Magic Damage >
10,597
2,880
< True Damage >
2,202
23,961
< Damage Dealt >
14,286
19,835
< Damage Taken >
28,974
12,628
< Gold Earned >
11,039
2.34
< Towers >
1.13
0.05
< Baron Takedowns >
0.32
2,305
< Total Healing >
7,144
13,429
< Experience >
13,190
18
< Vision Score >
22
9
< Wards Placed >
7
257
< Time Dealing CC >
257

How to Counter Amumu with Kog'Maw in LoL

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.

Differences between Kog'Maw and Amumu

Damage Types Compared

Kog'Maw
Amumu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Kog'Maw
Amumu

Who is Better, Kog'Maw or Amumu?

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.

Additional Information for Kog'Maw Players

How We Calculated Our Kog'Maw vs Amumu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Amumu as Kog'Maw, we analyzed 408 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 Kog'Maw 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 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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