Cooldown Reduction on Amumu is very strong, but it's often difficult to itemize for it. Grab the Golem buff whenever possible to gain Cooldown Reduction without sacrificing stats.
Despair is very effective against other tanks, so make sure you're in range of opponents with the highest Health.
Amumu is highly dependent on teammates, so try laning with your friends for maximum effectiveness.
You do not need to cast Awakening to regain the ability to cast Last Rites.
The Maiden will attempt to assist you in a fight, so choose your targets well.
You can send the Maiden down a lane alone, be careful though, as she represents a large portion of your combat power.
The Amumu Yorick synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Yorick, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Amumu sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Yorick. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This drop shows that Yorick helps Amumu perform poorer in competitive League of Legends games. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.
When Amumu plays on the same team as Yorick, he gets a barely noticable drop in his total damage dealt. This change could demonstrate that Yorick doesn't help protection for him to deal more damage or that his presence also helps extend the game's duration. Similarly, when Amumu is played alongside Yorick on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Yorick.
Moreover, when Amumu plays with Yorick on the same side, he usually receives a little less damage than when he fights alone. Receiving not as much damage could mean that Yorick does a decent job of covering Amumu during team fights.
There is no ideal companion for Amumu that will no matter what be his best teammate. However, overall, Yorick is a very typical companion for Amumu. By locking into the same side as Amumu, he drops their win rate by -0.7% to 49.2%. This proves that there is a weak bond between Amumu and Yorick that allows them to perform not as well together than without each other.
Yorick has a greater difficulty than Amumu. That means you should be careful when enlisting Yorick comrades to go into battle on the same side as, as they will have to have a greater level of skill to be able to cooperate well with you.
Fighting cooperatively, you will likely witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to deal magic damage. Together, these champions can blast through enemies with magic damage.
Although, by grouping Amumu and Yorick together, you will not be providing your other allies a great deal of attack damage. Plan to include other champs on your team that offsets this relative disparity in their abilities.
Regardless of the skill of your Yorick teammate, you should focus on increasing your income, warding to avoid ambushes, and taking down objectives. If you do this, you should do well, regardless.
To learn all of the intricacies of Amumu in order to pair well with Yorick during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends matches, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this champion pairing. If you use the build and tips presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot.
The most important items to have in your Amumu and Yorick synergy build consist of Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Demonic Embrace. When Amumu incorporated at least these three great items in his build, he performed a lot better as an ally of Yorick than with many other common builds. In fact, Amumu had an average winrate of 49.2% helping carry Yorick with this build.
To have the greatest probability of annihilating your oponents, Amumu players should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players picked for this champion pairing, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 49.2% winrate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to synergize Yorick with Amumu are given for all ranked divisions. If you want to scope the statistics and builds to a specific rank, you can use the selection menu earlier on the page.