Roar of the Slayer is a great setup ability to land a very powerful Decimating Smash.
You only have very slight turning ability during Unstoppable Onslaught, so make sure to use it in straight paths.
The Soul Furnace buff displays how much shield strength is remaining, use this information to time its explosion perfectly.
Rumble's ultimate can deal a lot of damage if you stay inside the area of effect. When you see the missiles falling, move out of the way as quickly as possible.
Watch Rumble's Heat bar carefully. If you see him Overheat, go in for the kill while his skills are disabled.
Rumble deals almost entirely magic damage. Build some Magic Resistance to reduce his damage.
The stat comparisons shown here feature some critical Sion against Rumble matchup stats that may help us explain the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Sion’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Rumble’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Sion may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Rumble..
Sion usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his opponent does. Typically, he takes more damage than Rumble. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also imply that the champ with higher health has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Sion usually wins when taking on Rumble, with a 51.7% win rate. As a result, Sion makes a good counter for Rumble.
While Sion does have a higher winrate than Rumble, when on opposite teams, Sion also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult character to develop with. You should be careful when picking Sion into Rumble.
Moreover, Sion has a good amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Rumble. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Sion vs Rumble matchups, Sion is the better champ with a higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.
Sion is a decent counter to Rumble. Focus your actions on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Sion against Rumble.
To truly master Sion in order to counter Rumble during both the lane 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 tips displayed here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Sion most often racks up a similar amount of CS as Rumble. Champions who typically don't acquire many minion kills typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers reported on this page to do well.
The ideal items to focus on in your Sion versus Rumble build include Prowler's Claw, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and The Collector. When Sion bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better countering Rumble than with many other typical item sets. In fact, Sion had an average win rate of 51.7% battling Rumble with this counter build.
To have the greatest likelihood of crushing Rumble as Sion, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Minion Dematerializer, and Approach Velocity runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Sion vs Rumble matchups, this composite of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 51.7% win rate overall.
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