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

Ziggs vs Amumu

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

How to Beat Amumu as Ziggs

based on 612 Ziggs vs Amumu matchups
Win Rate
54.6 %
K/D/A
2.43
Pick Rate
2.2 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Amumu as Ziggs came out of an analysis of 612 ranked rounds where both champions faced each other. This pairing is relatively rare. Ziggs is forced to battle against Amumu in only 2.2% of his games.

Ziggs vs Amumu Matchup Summary

Ziggs has done a great job of beating Amumu. Typically, he wins a terrific 54.6% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Ziggs vs Amumu games, Ziggs’s side is 0.1% less likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably won't be able to get first blood against Amumu.

Best Ziggs vs Amumu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Ziggs Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishSeraph's EmbraceZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

ShadowflameRabadon's DeathcapMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Inspiration Magical FootwearBiscuit Delivery
Adaptive Adaptive Armor
Ziggs's passive ability p
Ziggs q ability q
Ziggs w ability w
Ziggs e ability e
Ziggs's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
E
3
W
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
E
9
Q
10
E
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R
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E
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E
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Amumu as Ziggs

Tips for Playing as Ziggs against Amumu

Even if you're far from a fight you can still help from afar with Mega Inferno Bomb.

Slowing your enemies with Hexplosive Minefield makes it easier to land other abilities.

Knocking yourself over walls with Satchel Charge can be great when chasing after or escaping from enemies.

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.

Ziggs vs Amumu Counter Stats

Ziggs Image
Win Rate
54.6 %
VS
Win Rate
45.4 %
Amumu Image
5.6
< Kills >
5.2
5.8
< Deaths >
6.5
8.5
< Assists >
10.1
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.19
157
< Minions Killed >
35
0.11
< Dragons Killed >
1.38
0.65
< Inhibitors >
0.33
715
< Physical Damage >
1,505
23,345
< Magic Damage >
10,660
491
< True Damage >
2,174
24,552
< Damage Dealt >
14,341
16,265
< Damage Taken >
29,790
11,537
< Gold Earned >
10,950
3.11
< Towers >
1.1
0.04
< Baron Takedowns >
0.34
1,605
< Total Healing >
7,661
13,691
< Experience >
13,176
21
< Vision Score >
21
10
< Wards Placed >
7
251
< Time Dealing CC >
250

How to Counter Amumu with Ziggs in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here show some vital Ziggs vs. Amumu counter statistics that may help us understand the differences and similarities between this set of champions. Ziggs’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Amumu’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Ziggs may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Amumu..

Ziggs often has a similar longest kill spree as his counter does. Typically, he receives less damage than Amumu. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the champ with higher HP has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ziggs and Amumu

Damage Types Compared

Ziggs
Amumu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ziggs
Amumu

Who is Better, Ziggs or Amumu?

Both League champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ziggs usually wins when playing against Amumu, with a 54.6% win rate. As a result, Ziggs makes a great counter for Amumu.

While Ziggs does have a much higher winrate than Amumu, when facing one another, Ziggs also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more difficult champion to develop with. You should be be fine when picking Ziggs into Amumu.

Furthermore, Ziggs also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Amumu. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ziggs vs Amumu matchups, Ziggs is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Ziggs is a great counter for Amumu. Focus your actions on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ziggs against Amumu.

Additional Information for Ziggs Players

How We Calculated Our Ziggs vs Amumu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Amumu as Ziggs, we analyzed 612 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 Ziggs 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 truly master Ziggs in order to counter Amumu during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ziggs usually racks up much more CS as Amumu. Champions who typically don't earn many minion kills usualy don't require 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 a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values reported on this page to do well.

The best items to have in your Ziggs versus Amumu build include Liandry's Anguish, Seraph's Embrace, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ziggs used at least these three pieces in his build, he performed much better when fighting Amumu than with most other typical builds. In fact, Ziggs boasted an average win rate of 54.6% battling Amumu with this build.

To have the greatest probability of defeating Amumu as Ziggs, you should use the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Magical Footwear, and Biscuit Delivery runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune builds we have analyed for Ziggs vs Amumu counters, this order of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 54.6% win rate overall.

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