How to Win Swain vs Amumu Counter Matchup Swain is in the b tier of champions

Swain vs Amumu

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

How to Beat Amumu as Swain

based on 1,317 Swain vs Amumu matchups
Win Rate
51.5 %
K/D/A
2.39
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked League rounds each and every week. In our database, Swain battled Amumu in 1317 matches. Having so many matchups for Swain vs Amumu gives us confidence in our capability to provide useful stats and a solid build to crush Amumu. This champ matchup is relatively rare. Swain encounters Amumu in only 2.1% of his matches.

Swain vs Amumu Matchup Summary

Swain does a decent job of beating Amumu. Normally, he wins a acceptable 51.5% of the time the champs fight one another in. In Swain vs Amumu matches, Swain’s side is 0.1% more probable to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Amumu.

Best Swain vs Amumu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Swain Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishZhonya's HourglassDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterShard of True IceMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Inspiration Perfect TimingBiscuit Delivery
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Swain's passive ability p
Swain q ability q
Swain w ability w
Swain e ability e
Swain's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
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Q
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W
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Q
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W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Amumu as Swain

Tips for Playing as Swain against Amumu

While laning, try to use Death's Hand's piercing damage to damage opponents from a safe distance.

If you're having trouble rooting an enemy with Nevermove, try throwing it at opponents when they are near their minions so the explosion surprises them.

Demonic Ascension may make Swain very hard to kill but he's pretty easy to get away from. Try building items that can slow opponents to keep them in range if their mobility is overwhelming.

Vision of Empire is quite difficult to land on its own, look for skirmishes around the map where enemies may be distracted or crowd controlled so you can land it more easily.

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.

Swain vs Amumu Counter Stats

Swain Image
Win Rate
51.5 %
VS
Win Rate
48.5 %
Amumu Image
5.8
< Kills >
5
7
< Deaths >
6.6
10.9
< Assists >
10.6
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.12
80
< Minions Killed >
32
0.13
< Dragons Killed >
1.3
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.36
1,250
< Physical Damage >
1,517
18,409
< Magic Damage >
10,970
1,143
< True Damage >
2,140
20,803
< Damage Dealt >
14,629
25,974
< Damage Taken >
28,462
10,335
< Gold Earned >
10,688
1.89
< Towers >
1.16
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.3
7,753
< Total Healing >
7,075
12,213
< Experience >
12,736
32
< Vision Score >
21
15
< Wards Placed >
7
255
< Time Dealing CC >
243

How to Counter Amumu with Swain in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some valuable Swain versus Amumu matchup stats that can help you explain the differences and similarities between the pair. Swain’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Amumu’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Swain may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Amumu..

Swain typically has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes a similar amount of damage to Amumu. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Swain and Amumu

Damage Types Compared

Swain
Amumu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Swain
Amumu

Who is Better, Swain or Amumu?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Swain usually wins when facing off against Amumu, with a 51.5% win rate. Thus, Swain makes a good counter to Amumu.

While Swain does have a higher win rate compared to Amumu, when on opposite teams, Swain also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more challenging character to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Swain into Amumuas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Swain 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 is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Swain vs Amumu matchups, Swain is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during late stage team fights.

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

Additional Information for Swain Players

How We Calculated Our Swain vs Amumu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Amumu as Swain, we analyzed 1,317 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 Swain 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Swain in order to counter Amumu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and tips shown here, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Swain most often accumulates more CS compared to Amumu. Champs who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values reported on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to prioritize in your Swain versus Amumu build include Liandry's Anguish, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Demonic Embrace. When Swain incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when facing Amumu than with many other typical builds. In fact, Swain had an average win rate of 51.5% when countering Amumu with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of crushing Amumu as Swain, Swain players should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Perfect Timing, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players chose for Swain vs Amumu counter picks, this combo of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes provided a 51.5% winrate overall.

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