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League of Legends Build Guide Author MoiOonPaska

Amumu - Tanky Killer

MoiOonPaska Last updated on November 18, 2011
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Ability Sequence

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12
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18
Ability Key Q
4
8
10
13
15
Ability Key W
2
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5
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9
Ability Key E
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Ability Key R





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The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
Durability
Vigor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastermind
 

Utility: 9


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Introduction

This is my build to amumu. I have seen it works pretty well, against any team. But this is only my opinion. I don't give long explains for my choices. Comment did you like or not!



Perhaps one of the oddest champions in the League of Legends is the yordle known as Amumu. His life before joining the League remains unknown – especially to Amumu. All he remembers is that he woke up alone inside a pyramid within the Shurima Desert. He was entwined in mummy wrappings and he could not feel his heart beat. Furthermore, he felt a deep sadness that he could not entirely explain; he knew he missed his parents, though he could not remember who they were. Dropping to his knees, Amumu wept into his bandages. No matter what he did, it seemed he could just never stop his tears or sadness. Eventually he got up off his knees to mope and wander the world, making his way to the League; it would seem that even the raw power of unleashed emotions can be used to benefit the plans of summoners.

''Things are bad when Amumu is crying, but they're much worse when he's angry.'' - Ezreal


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Pros / Cons

Pros / Cons



Pros


- Good farmer with Despair and Tantrum.
- Very good ultimate.
- Almost immortal if get feeded.
- Good abilities for teamfigth.

Cons


- Easy to kill early game.
- Not much mana early game.
- Bandage shot maybe hard use.
- Rangeds can harass you.
- Depends your skills


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Runes



Greater Mark of Insight +0.95 magic penetration.
These make your abilities hit better to enemies.



Greater Glyph of Potency +0.99 ability power.
Gives some AP, se you can make more dmg on early game and get feeded.



Greater Seal of Clarity +0.065 mana regen / 5sec. per lvl (+1.17 at level 18).
Amumu doesn't have much mana, so mana regen is good for him, so you don't run out mana that fast as normally.



Greater Quintessence of Potency +4.95 ability power.
You can hit harder on early game.


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Summoner Spells

Spells you should take:



FLASH
Very good summoner spells for escaping or chasing.




TELEPORT
Amazing spell is u need quickly teleport to defend turret or other side of map to team fight.


Other spells you can take:




GHOST
Good spell when u need run fast like, escape, chase, help, fights.




EXHAUST
With this spell you can slow your target on fight, but you have 2 skills which already stuns, so this isn't very usefull.


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Items

EXPLAIN FOR ITEMS





MERCURY'S TREADS


These are amazing boots for Amumu, because they give MR and of course Amumu needs it. Boots also gives Tenacity that make boots even better!



ELEISA'S MIRACLE

This item give amazing Mana Regen and Healt Regen, what is good for Amumu. You gain your mMana and Healt very fast back, after lost them. This item gives Tenacity which you already got from Mercury's Treads, but you will sell item later and it give good Mana and Healt Regen, so i think it worth it.



SUNFIRE CAPE


Epic item! This item is amazing with Amumu's Despair skill, together they make amazing dmg!
Also this item give good Healt and Armor.



ABYSSAL SCEPTER


Abyssal scepter give Magic Resistance and Ability Power, also it have Unique Aura what reduces nearest enemy champions Magic Resistance by 20.



ZHONYA'S HOURGLASS

This item gives 100 Ability Power and 50 Armor. They are both usefull. AP for dmg and Armor for tanking.



LICH BANE

Lich bane give 350 Mana, 80 AP, 30 Magic Resistance and 7% Movement Speed. Those all are needed on this build, so this item is perfect for Amumu.



ROD OF AGES


Last item! This item is amazing, it gives good Mana,Healt amnd Ability Power bonus. So it good for this way build Amumu!




ELIXIR OF BRILLIANCE

Grants 20-40 Ability Power, based your champion level, and reduces cooldowns by 10% for 4 minutes.
Give extra AP when you have your build done!




ELIXIR OF FORTITUDE

Grants 140-235 Healt and Damage, based on your champion level, for 4 minutes
Nice extra Healt and Damage when your build is done!





ORACLE'S ELIXIR

Grants 750 radius stealth detection to champion until dead.
You can buy this item when ever you think you need it. (Unvisible enemies against you)


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Amumu Abilities

BANDAGE TOSS



Amumu tosses a sticky bandage at a target, stunning and damaging the target while he pulls himself to them.

Throws a bandage to target location. If it hits an enemy unit, Amumu will pull himself to the enemy, stun them, and deal 80/140/200/260/320 (+1) magic damage.

Cooldown - 18/16/14/12/10 seconds
Cost - 80/90/100/110/120 Mana
Range - 900

Bandage Toss is a great opener, stun, and anti escape ability. This ability has an incredible range for a stun and can be used interrupt powerful attacks (Ryze and Nunu for example). It is also your most powerful direct damage ability in your arsenal, stacking AP is very effective with a ratio of 100% making this move pack quite the punch. As Amumu your constantly on the chase and Bandage Toss is the great equalizer, there are few who can escape you and you can always plant yourself directly in the center of any action.

DESPAIR




Overcome by anguish, nearby enemies lose a percentage of their maximum health each second.

Toggle: Nearby enemies are drained by 2.3/2.6/2.9/3.2/3.5 (+0.01)% of their maximum health each second.

Cooldown - 1 seconds
Cost - 10 Mana per Second
Range - 300

Amumu’s signature move that gives him the nickname The Tank Killer, anyone standing close him to him no matter what their health is will have all their health quickly drained away. Targets that are incredibly difficult to kill (Cho’gath, Mundo, Mordekaiser, etc) will flee at your presence only for your to chase them to death, quite literally. Be sure to activate Despair right before entering into a battle, if the enemy becomes out of range while chasing them toggle Despair off as your wasting Amumu’s precious small mana pool.

TANTRUM




Permamently reduces the physical damage Amumu would take. Amumu can unleash his rage, dealing damage to surrounding enemies. Each time Amumu is hit, the cooldown on tantrum is reduced by 1 second.

Passive: Amumu takes 1/2/3/4/5 reduced damage from physical attacks.

Active: Amumu deals 75/100/125/150/175 (+0.5) magic damage to surrounding units. Each time Amumu is hit, the cooldown on Tantrum is reduced by 1 second.

Cooldown - 21/18/15/12/9 seconds
Cost - 50 Mana
Range - 400

Amumu loves to get smacked around thanks to this ability, it allows him to easily farm and kill enemies even faster in a fight. In team fights you may want to attract minion fire(if you have enough health) to maximize damage from this ability. The flat damage reduction is just a bonus.

CURSE OF THE SAD MUMMY



Amumu entangles surrounding enemy units in bandages, causing them to be unable to move or attack and take damage each second.

Amumu entangles surrounding enemy units, causing them to be unable to move or attack for 2.5 seconds, dealing 50/100/150 (+0.35) magic damage to them each second.

Cooldown - 170/150/130 seconds
Cost - 100/150/200 Mana
Range - 600

This in conjunction with Bandage Toss will be your opener for team fights effectively disabling the entire enemy team. I’ll be talking about this fantastic ultimate throughout the entire rest of the guide so I don’t think I need to say more here.

CURSED TOUCH



Amumu’s attacks reduce the target’s magic resistance by 20/30/40 for 5 seconds.

Great passive that works well with ally casters as well as your own spells.


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Change Log

V 1.0 - 12.11.2011 - Released guide.

V1.01 - 13.11.2011 - Added potions and more details. Added few pictures.

V1.02 - 14.11.2011 - Added Pros / Cons.

V1.03 - 15.11.2011 - Changed Rylai to Rod of Ages.

V1.04 - 16.11.2011 - Added new Masteries.


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Summary

This is my build for Amumu.