How to Win Shen vs Amumu Counter Matchup Shen is in the s tier of champions

Shen vs Amumu

How to Beat Amumu as Shen in LoL Amumu is in the b tier of champions
Tank
Tank Mage

How to Beat Amumu as Shen

based on 881 Shen vs Amumu matchups
Win Rate
50.6 %
K/D/A
2.83
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked LoL matches every week. In our database, Shen fought Amumu 881 times. Including so many games with Shen vs Amumu provides us a lot of faith in our ability to prepare enlightening statistics and a solid build to crush your rival. This particular champion pairing is relatively rare. Shen has to counter Amumu in only 2.2% of his games.

Shen vs Amumu Matchup Summary

Shen has done a ok job of countering Amumu. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.6% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Shen versus Amumu games, Shen’s team is 0.0% more expected to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood against Amumu.

Best Shen vs Amumu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Ruby CrystalCloth Armor

Core Shen Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletThornmailTitanic Hydra

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceForce of Nature

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Shen to level up q
>
Second ability for Shen to level up e
>
Last skill for Shen to max out w

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying Shield BashSecond WindRevitalize
Domination Cheap ShotUltimate Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Shen's passive ability p
Shen q ability q
Shen w ability w
Shen e ability e
Shen's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
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R
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Q
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R

Guide to Countering Amumu as Shen

Tips for Playing as Shen against Amumu

Keep an eye on allies and be ready to save them with your teleport.

Leverage your Energy to get a long-term advantage over Mana users.

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.

Shen vs Amumu Counter Stats

Shen Image
Win Rate
50.6 %
VS
Win Rate
49.4 %
Amumu Image
4.4
< Kills >
4.4
5.4
< Deaths >
6.7
10.9
< Assists >
10.4
1.03
< Killing Sprees >
0.98
116
< Minions Killed >
31
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
1.26
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.36
5,837
< Physical Damage >
1,347
5,925
< Magic Damage >
9,956
1,124
< True Damage >
1,967
12,887
< Damage Dealt >
13,271
24,549
< Damage Taken >
28,029
9,954
< Gold Earned >
10,497
1.7
< Towers >
1.13
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.28
2,655
< Total Healing >
6,898
13,664
< Experience >
12,484
20
< Vision Score >
22
9
< Wards Placed >
7
561
< Time Dealing CC >
237

How to Counter Amumu with Shen in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify some critical Shen against Amumu counter stats that may help you grasp the differences and similarities between these two champs. For instance, Shen’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Amumu’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Shen may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Amumu..

Shen typically has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. On average, he receives less damage than Amumu. This typically indicates differing health capacities, but it can also hint that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Shen and Amumu

Damage Types Compared

Shen
Amumu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Shen
Amumu

Who is Better, Shen or Amumu?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Shen usually fairs equally well when taking on Amumu, with a 50.6% win rate. Thus, Shen makes an ok counter to Amumu.

While Shen does have a higher win rate compared to Amumu, when on opposite teams, Shen also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex champion to develop with. You still need to be cautious when picking Shen into Amumu.

Additionally, Shen has a great amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Amumu. This 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 Shen vs Amumu matchups, Shen is the better champ with a similar win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.

Shen is a decent counter to Amumu. Focus your tactics on maximizing your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Shen against Amumu.

Additional Information for Shen Players

How We Calculated Our Shen vs Amumu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Amumu as Shen, we analyzed 881 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 Shen 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Shen to counter Amumu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and suggestions shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Shen most often accumulates much more CS compared to Amumu. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often have to have many items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the numbers displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to prioritize in your Shen versus Amumu build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Titanic Hydra. When Shen bought at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better vs. Amumu than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Shen had an average win rate of 50.6% battling Amumu with this build.

To have the greatest likelihood of beating Amumu as Shen, Shen players should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Second Wind, Revitalize, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune combinations players chose for Shen vs Amumu battles, this order of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 50.6% winrate overall.

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