Keep an eye on allies and be ready to save them with your teleport.
Leverage your Energy to get a long-term advantage over Mana users.
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.
The Shen Amumu synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Amumu, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Shen sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Amumu. His KDA decreased from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Amumu helps Shen perform not as well in competitive League games. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.
When Shen plays on the same team as Amumu, he sees a clear improvement in his full damage output. This could demonstrate that Amumu provides protection for him to dish out more damage or that his allyship also helps extend the round's duration. Similarly, when Shen is played with Amumu on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays alone. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Amumu.
Moreover, when Shen plays with Amumu on the same team, he on average receives a little more damage than when he fights alone. Getting dealt more damage could indicate that Amumu does a poor job of covering Shen in teamfights.
There is no one best champion pairing for Shen that will 100% of the time be his best teammate. However, overall, Amumu is a decent ally for Shen. By locking into the same side as Shen, he improves their win rate by 2.4% to 52.3%. This shows that there is a somewhat important strategic relationship between Shen and Amumu that results in them performing at the top of their game together than without each other.
Amumu has a lower difficulty than Shen. That means Shen players don't need to be careful when enlisting Amumu comrades to fight alongside, as they will require a relatively low level of skill to play well with you.
Playing together, you should see an overall large increase in your team’s ability to provide utility and CC for your side. When paired, these champs should be able to manipulate the pace of team fights.
Although, by grouping Shen and Amumu together, you will not be granting your other teammates enough AD. We recommend you pick other champions on your team that fills this hole in their capabilities.
Regardless of the skill of your Amumu ally, you need to focus on maximizing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you will do well, regardless.
If you would like to truly master Shen in order to work well with Amumu during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League games, you should keep reading to pick up additional tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot.
The most important finished items to build first in your Shen and Amumu synergy build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Titanic Hydra. When Shen incorporated at least these three finished items in his build, he did significantly better when fighting alongside Amumu than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Shen boasted an average win rate of 52.3% helping carry Amumu with this build.
To have the best likelihood of defeating your oponents, Shen players should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Shield Bash, Second Wind, Revitalize, Cheap Shot, and Ultimate Hunter runes from the Resolve and Domination rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations players chose for this champion pairing, this combo of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 52.3% win rate overall.
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