How to Win Zyra vs Amumu Counter Matchup Zyra is in the a tier of champions

Zyra vs Amumu

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

How to Beat Amumu as Zyra

based on 1,116 Zyra vs Amumu matchups
Win Rate
52 %
K/D/A
2.13
Pick Rate
2.5 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter statistics from the millions of recently ranked League of Legends matches that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Amumu as Zyra resulted from an evaluation of 1116 ranked games where both champs faced one another. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Zyra has to counter Amumu in only 2.5% of her games.

Zyra vs Amumu Matchup Summary

Zyra does a good job of countering Amumu. On average, she wins a terrific 52.0% of games the champions face off with one another in. In Zyra against Amumu matches, Zyra’s team is 0.1% less probable to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably won't get first blood against Amumu.

Best Zyra vs Amumu Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Zyra Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Zhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Sorcery Arcane Comet Manaflow BandTranscendenceScorch
Domination Taste of BloodRelentless Hunter
Adaptive Adaptive HealthScaling
Zyra's passive ability p
Zyra q ability q
Zyra w ability w
Zyra e ability e
Zyra's ultimate ability r
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Amumu as Zyra

Tips for Playing as Zyra against Amumu

Seeds grant vision to your team.

Placing a seed in your spell's path after you have cast it gives you the best chance of having a seed in the proper spot.

Zyra is a great ambusher - look for opportunities to set a trap of seeds in brush, then lure enemies in.

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.

Zyra vs Amumu Counter Stats

Zyra Image
Win Rate
52 %
VS
Win Rate
48 %
Amumu Image
4.2
< Kills >
5.3
7.1
< Deaths >
6.6
10.9
< Assists >
10.2
0.91
< Killing Sprees >
1.21
59
< Minions Killed >
34
0.12
< Dragons Killed >
1.27
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.33
832
< Physical Damage >
1,461
18,705
< Magic Damage >
10,639
915
< True Damage >
2,191
20,453
< Damage Dealt >
14,292
15,195
< Damage Taken >
29,570
9,860
< Gold Earned >
11,066
1.76
< Towers >
1.1
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.31
1,404
< Total Healing >
7,314
11,991
< Experience >
13,381
50
< Vision Score >
22
23
< Wards Placed >
7
241
< Time Dealing CC >
252

How to Counter Amumu with Zyra in LoL

The stats shown on this page show several vital Zyra vs. Amumu matchup statistics that may help you appreciate the distinctions between the two. As an example, Zyra’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Amumu’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Zyra may be more central to her team's team fighting potential than Amumu..

Zyra often has a similar longest killing spree as her counter does. Commonly, she takes less damage than Amumu. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Zyra and Amumu

Damage Types Compared

Zyra
Amumu
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Zyra
Amumu

Who is Better, Zyra or Amumu?

Both League of Legends champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Zyra usually wins when trying to fight Amumu, with a 52.0% win rate. As a result, Zyra makes a good counter for Amumu.

While Zyra does have a higher win rate than Amumu, when facing one another, Zyra also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes her a more challenging champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Zyra into Amumuas her relative depth means that you may not be able to unleash her full potential without a lot of practice beforehand.

Additionally, Zyra has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Amumu. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Zyra vs Amumu matchups, Zyra is the better champion with a higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Zyra is a decent counter for Amumu. You will do well by focussing your tactics on keeping up your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Zyra against Amumu.

Additional Information for Zyra Players

How We Calculated Our Zyra vs Amumu Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Amumu as Zyra, we analyzed 1,116 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 Zyra 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 Zyra to counter Amumu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and stats displayed here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Zyra typically picks up more CS as Amumu. Champions who typically don't earn much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the values reported on this page to do well.

The top items to prioritize in your Zyra versus Amumu build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Zyra incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she did much better countering Amumu than with many other typical builds. In fact, Zyra had an average win rate of 52.0% when countering Amumu with this counter build.

To have the highest probability of crushing Amumu as Zyra, Zyra players should equip the Arcane Comet, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Scorch, Taste of Blood, and Relentless Hunter runes from the Sorcery and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Zyra vs Amumu counters, this mix of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 52.0% winrate overall.

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