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[2.0.0] Amumu Guide - I thought you'd never pick me -Amumu (GUIDE)

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Jungle

I thought you'd never pick me -Amumu (GUIDE)

Want to learn how to play jungle Amumu? Then this guide is for you!

Amumu Build

Best Build Guide for Amumu

Starting Items
Ruby Crystal
Amplifying Tome
CORE ITEMS
Liandry's Torment
Sunfire Aegis
Morellonomicon
FULL BUILD
Liandry's Torment
Mercury's Treads
Sunfire Aegis
Morellonomicon
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Rabadon's Deathcap
SITUATIONAL ITEMS
Thornmail
Randuin's Omen
Abyssal Mask
Plated Steelcaps
BOOTS ENCHANTMENT
Gargoyle Enchant
Glorious Enchant
Stasis Enchant
LAST ITEM CHOICES
Guardian Angel
Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff

Item Build Description

Additional information on the items






Pick a Ruby CrystalRuby Crystal as your starting item, because you need to rush Bami's CinderBami's Cinder  so that you can clear jungle camps faster.


Liandry's TormentLiandry's Torment ,  MorellonomiconMorellonomicon and  [Sunfire Cape] is a very important items for Amumu, because these 3 core items synchronize on its 2nd skill very well.


Rylai's Crystal ScepterRylai's Crystal Scepter  is also one of the items that synchronize on Amumu passive. This item can slow enemies when got hit by ability, with Amumu [Despair] skill it'll be like forever slow.


On boots enchantment you can pick Gargoyle EnchantGargoyle Enchant  to tank more damages, but if you're facing against high mobility champions I recommend Glorious EnchantGlorious Enchant  to keep up with them and so you can slow them down to decrease their mobility. [Statis Enchant] if you dive into enemies a lot to increase survival rate. This is good for setting up team fights, but it's not really that necessary. Just pick this if you can trust your team to cover up the rest.


SITUATIONAL ITEMS EXPLANATION:

ThornmailThornmail if facing against champs that attacks a lot not only marksman, but some champs like Olaf, Vi, Jax, etc.
Randuin's OmenRanduin's Omen if facing against 2 or more full critical build opponents.
[NINJA TABI] - if facing against 1 or less ability power type champs and less crowd control opponents. Only build this if there's less CC.

Abyssal MaskAbyssal Mask if facing against 2 or more heavy ability power type champions. Abyssal MaskAbyssal Mask also synergies on Amumu 2nd skill.



Amumu Runes

Best Runes for Amumu

Keystone
Conqueror
Conqueror
Domination
Weakness
Weakness
Resolve
Second Wind
Second Wind
Inspiration
Mastermind
Mastermind

Conqueror for reasons stated. Presence of Mind because you'll find yourself in situations where your mana runs out before your health, and Amumu has one of the highest cost ultimates in the game. Crucially Conqueror makes you more tanky than Aftershock or Grasp.


Weakness for extra damage, this rune works pretty well with Amumu ultimate.


Regeneration for regenerating Mana or HP. This helps you to use your Despair skill longer.  You can also pick Hunter Titan, but this runes will only works if you gank a lot at early game.

Mastermind is for 10% true damage for Epic Monsters and Turrets. This also gives you an extra gold and HP when taken down Epic Monsters. You should always pick this rune whenever you're jungling.


Skill Order

How to distribute skill points

Cursed Touch
Cursed Touch - Passive
Bandage Toss
Bandage Toss
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Despair
Despair
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Tantrum
Tantrum
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Curse Of The Sad Mummy
Curse Of The Sad Mummy
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Summoner Spells

When to take which summoners

Flash
Common spells for almost all champions. No need explanation.
smite
For taking jungle monsters quickly.

Amumu Matchups & Counters

Detailed information on how to play matchups and counters

Master Yi
Easy
Master Yi
Shyvana
Easy
Shyvana
Jarvan Iv
Easy
Jarvan Iv
Vi
Medium
Vi
Olaf
Hard
Olaf
Graves
Hard
Graves
Lee Sin
Skill
Lee Sin

Yi will be an easy matchup in his current state. Just don't let him dodge your CC, but you can still win easily even if he dodged your Q or Ult. Try building Omen or Thornmail and you'll be fine.

Amumu

Jungling

First you pick Ruby Crystal as your first item, then go to Raptors. If possible ward the enemy blue with your team for safety. Always tell your team to ward your blue side, so you can tell counter-jungle. Pick Amumu 3rd skill and get the Raptors, it'll be a fast clear because Amumu 3rd skill decrease CD whenever Amumu got hit. After taking the Raptors go to your Red then Krug, if the enemy trying invade your blue then rush to your blue and signal your team for back up. If the enemy jungle didn't invade then just recall and buy Bami's Cinder after taking down Raptors, Red and Krug. Bami's Cinder will help you clear jungle camps much faster. You can go to your Blue side and get the buff, then take down the Gromp. After that, get the scuttler and that'll be enough to get you into level 5 which you'll get your ultimate. You can now try to look for the best opportunity to gank on top or mid. If there's no opening, then try go to or just ward on the enemy Red. You can engage in a battle if you think you can win, and make sure to always signal your team whenever you're engaging a battle. Just always try to get all your jungle camps if you can't gank so that you'll be not left behind, but always try to gank your team if you can find the opportunity. This will be keep going the same back and forth until the Dragon respawning. Always try to ward the Dragon or tell your team to ward the Dragon before 20-30 seconds to respawn. Try to read and predict your enemy jungle  every move and always don't let them get the chance to get successful ganks and get the objectives. This is pretty much all I can tell you, and the rest is your decision on how to improve your play style and to win the game. I hope this guide can help you on something. Thanks so much for reading!

Amumu

TIPS

Try to clear all your jungle camps ASAP, don't let the enemy counter-jungle you. Have a proper warding, and predict your enemy every move. Don't let the enemy get any objectives and try to get all objectives if possible.
Don't try any useless ganks, just gank if you think you can get something from it like a burning enemy spells or guaranteed kill/s.
Try to make a good set for team fights, and last of all minimize any deaths.

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PhilipPhylum
8 months ago
This jungling path works out for me so far 😁 thanks! My core items are same like yours except morellonomicon I use infinity orb instead and it's pretty useful in fights. Want to know your thoughts.