How to Win Nunu & Willump vs Amumu Counter Matchup Nunu & Willump is in the s tier of champions

Nunu & Willump vs Amumu

How to Beat Amumu as Nunu & Willump in LoL Amumu is in the b tier of champions
Tank Fighter
Tank Mage

How to Beat Amumu as Nunu & Willump

based on 714 Nunu & Willump vs Amumu matchups
Win Rate
48 %
K/D/A
2.58
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of recently ranked League games every week. In our data, Nunu & Willump fought Amumu 714 times. With so many games with Nunu & Willump vs Amumu gives us faith in our capability to prepare actionable stats and a recommended build to obliterate Amumu. This champion pairing is relatively rare. Nunu & Willump has to counter Amumu in only 2.2% of his games.

Nunu & Willump vs Amumu Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Nunu & Willump does a poor job of countering Amumu. Normally, he wins a lowly 48.0% of games the champs clash against each other in. In Nunu & Willump against Amumu rounds, Nunu & Willump’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood, implying that he probably will get first blood against Amumu.

Best Nunu & Willump vs Amumu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
HailbladeRefillable Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Nunu & Willump Items

~22 Mins
Sunfire AegisSpirit VisageThornmail

Optional Items

Force of NatureDead Man's Plate

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonersmite summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Nunu & Willump to level up q
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Second ability for Nunu & Willump to level up e
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Last skill for Nunu & Willump to max out w

Runes

Sorcery Phase Rush Nimbus CloakCelerityWaterwalking
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Nunu & Willump's passive ability p
Nunu & Willump q ability q
Nunu & Willump w ability w
Nunu & Willump e ability e
Nunu & Willump's ultimate ability r
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Guide to Countering Amumu as Nunu & Willump

Tips for Playing as Nunu & Willump against Amumu

Consume allows Nunu to stay in a lane against ranged opponents.

It's often beneficial to delay the casting of Absolute Zero until the initial round of disables are used. Try to hang back before rushing into a team fight.

You can choose to interrupt Absolute Zero early for partial damage if an opponent is about to run out of range.

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.

Nunu & Willump vs Amumu Counter Stats

Nunu & Willump Image
Win Rate
48 %
VS
Win Rate
52 %
Amumu Image
5
< Kills >
4.9
6.5
< Deaths >
6.1
11.8
< Assists >
10.8
1.1
< Killing Sprees >
1.12
38
< Minions Killed >
31
1.5
< Dragons Killed >
1.32
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.38
1,261
< Physical Damage >
1,495
10,464
< Magic Damage >
10,560
854
< True Damage >
2,147
12,580
< Damage Dealt >
14,203
32,124
< Damage Taken >
27,465
10,559
< Gold Earned >
10,587
1.52
< Towers >
1.2
0.36
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
14,761
< Total Healing >
6,964
12,510
< Experience >
12,523
19
< Vision Score >
20
5
< Wards Placed >
7
345
< Time Dealing CC >
232

How to Counter Amumu with Nunu & Willump in LoL

The stats shown on this page emphasize some vital Nunu & Willump against Amumu counter statistics that may help you appreciate the differences between the pair. As an example, Nunu & Willump’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Amumu’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Nunu & Willump may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Amumu..

Nunu & Willump often has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. On average, he takes more damage than Amumu. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also hint that the champion with increased HP has less agility and thus is unable to kite away from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Nunu & Willump and Amumu

Damage Types Compared

Nunu & Willump
Amumu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Nunu & Willump
Amumu

Who is Better, Nunu & Willump or Amumu?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Nunu & Willump usually loses when trying to fight Amumu, with a 48.0% win rate. Thus, Nunu & Willump makes a bad counter to Amumu.

While Nunu & Willump does have a lower win rate than Amumu, when facing one another, Nunu & Willump also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming character to learn and master. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Nunu & Willump into Amumu.

Additionally, Nunu & Willump also has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Amumu. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Nunu & Willump 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 teammates during teamfights.

Nunu & Willump is a bad counter for Amumu. Focus your strategy on increasing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Nunu & Willump against Amumu.

Additional Information for Nunu & Willump Players

How We Calculated Our Nunu & Willump vs Amumu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Amumu as Nunu & Willump, we analyzed 714 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 Nunu & Willump 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.

Further Insights to Win this Matchup

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Nunu & Willump to counter Amumu during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Nunu & Willump usually accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Amumu. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown here to do well.

The most crucial items to have in your Nunu & Willump versus Amumu build include Sunfire Aegis, Spirit Visage, and Thornmail. When Nunu & Willump used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better against Amumu than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Nunu & Willump had an average winrate of 48.0% when countering Amumu with this counter build.

To have the best likelihood of coming out on top against Amumu as Nunu & Willump, Nunu & Willump 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 sets players chose for Nunu & Willump vs Amumu counters, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 48.0% winrate overall.

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