While laning, try to use Death's Hand's piercing damage to damage opponents from a safe distance.
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.
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.
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.
Try casting Ignite when Dr. Mundo uses Sadism to negate a large portion of its healing.
Try to coordinate high-damage abilities with your allies right after Dr. Mundo uses his ultimate, but if you're unable to kill him quickly with burst he will heal through the damage.
The stats shown on this page feature several important Swain versus Dr. Mundo matchup statistics that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Swain’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Dr. Mundo’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Swain may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Dr. Mundo. This observation is largely caused by the differences in assists.
Swain often has a similar longest killing spree as his foe does. Typically, he takes less damage than Dr. Mundo. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also illustrate that the champ with more HP has less mobility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Swain usually wins when facing off against Dr. Mundo, with a 51.2% win rate. Therefore, Swain makes a good counter for Dr. Mundo.
While Swain does have a higher win rate compared to Dr. Mundo, when they face off with one another, Swain also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more challenging champion to learn. You still need to be cautious when picking Swain into Dr. Mundoas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.
Furthermore, Swain also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Dr. Mundo. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Swain vs Dr. Mundo matchups, Swain is the better champ with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.
Swain is a decent counter for Dr. Mundo. Make sure you focus your strategy on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Swain against Dr. Mundo.
To truly master Swain to counter Dr. Mundo during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Swain most often racks up less CS compared to Dr. Mundo. Champs who typically don't take much CS typically don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the values reported here to do well.
The ideal items to have in your Swain versus Dr. Mundo build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Swain bought at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Dr. Mundo than with most other typical builds. In fact, Swain boasted an average winrate of 51.2% when playing against Dr. Mundo with these items in his kit.
To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Dr. Mundo as Swain, Swain players should use the Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Conditioning, and Overgrowth runes from the Precision and Resolve rune sets. Out of all the rune builds players picked for Swain vs Dr. Mundo LoL games, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 51.2% winrate overall.
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