Using Ebb and Flow during an engagement with enemy champions will help sway the battle in your favor.
Aqua Prison has a long cooldown, make sure to use it at the right moment.
Nami's ultimate can come in very handy for initiating on enemies who are far away.
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 stats shown on this page feature several important Nami versus Amumu matchup statistics that may help you understand the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Amumu’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Nami may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Amumu. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.
Nami normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than her foe does. Typically, she takes less damage than Amumu. This typically indicates different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Nami usually loses when facing off against Amumu, with a 47.8% win rate. Therefore, Nami makes a poor counter to Amumu.
While Nami does have a lower win rate compared to Amumu, when facing one another, Nami also has a greater level of difficulty that makes her a more time consuming champ to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Nami into Amumu.
Additionally, Nami has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Amumu. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Nami 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 allied champions during late stage team fights.
Nami is a trash counter for Amumu. You will do well by focussing your actions on increasing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Nami against Amumu.
To learn all of the intricacies of Nami to counter Amumu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats presented here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Nami typically accumulates less CS as Amumu. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.
The most important items to use in your Nami versus Amumu build include Echoes of Helia, Ardent Censer, and Shard of True Ice. When Nami used at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better versus Amumu than with most other commonly used item sets. In fact, Nami boasted an average win rate of 47.8% when playing against Amumu with these items in her kit.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating Amumu as Nami, you should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Bone Plating, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players chose for Nami vs Amumu matchups, this set of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 47.8% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Amumu as Nami are displayed for all skill levels combined. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.