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Rakan requires allies near him to make the most out of his tools.
Rakan's dash speeds increase with his Move Speed. Use the extra speed to surprise your enemies!
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 on this page feature several vital Rakan versus Amumu matchup stats that may help us figure out the distinctions between the two. For instance, Rakan’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Amumu’s KDA ratio of NaN, showing that Rakan may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Amumu. This observation is largely a result of the differences in assists.
Rakan normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his matchup does. On average, he takes less damage than Amumu. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, but it can also illustrate that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from additional harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Rakan usually fairs equally well when playing against Amumu, with a 50.2% win rate. Thus, Rakan makes an ok counter to Amumu.
While Rakan does have a higher win rate than Amumu, when facing one another, Rakan also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to learn and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Rakan into Amumu.
Additionally, Rakan also has a lot of utility and CC, a similar amount to Amumu. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Rakan vs Amumu matchups, Rakan is the better champion with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Rakan is a decent counter for Amumu. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Rakan against Amumu.
To learn all of the intricacies of Rakan to counter Amumu during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Rakan often accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Amumu. Champs who on average don't earn many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be effective, such as support champions. They are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need many items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.
The top items to prioritize in your Rakan versus Amumu build include Shurelya's Battlesong, Chemtech Putrifier, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Rakan bought at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better countering Amumu than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Rakan had an average winrate of 50.2% when playing against Amumu with this build.
To have the best chance of defeating Amumu as Rakan, you should use the Guardian, Font of Life, Bone Plating, Unflinching, Zombie Ward, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Rakan vs Amumu face-offs, this combo of runes yielded the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.2% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Amumu as Rakan are given for all ranked divisions. If you want to filter the stats and builds to an individual player tier, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.