Dr. Mundo Build Guide by Phrxshn
Phrxshn's Guide to Rework Dr.Mundo[11.19] - Dr.Mundo Buff
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Runes: Scaling Mundo
+8 ability haste
+15-90 HP (lvls 1-18)
Ability Order Mundo Skill Orders
Threats & Synergies
Akali has huge amount of harass. If you take full combo from Akali then you will not be able to trade. You will have to dodge her harass to be able to trade back. If you dodge her Five-Point Strike(Q), you should be able to trade. Another Good news is that your Infected Bonsaw and Heart Zapper will be able to go through her Twilight Shroud(W). Nonetheless difficult match-up. (Recommended core items: Spirit Visage) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Akali) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Dodge his Bandage Toss(Q) and you will easily be able to trade. Take Flash or Ghost along with Ignite. Chase him down and you should be good. (Recommended core Items: Spirit Visage) In team fight use Infected Bonesaw to peel Amumu off prevent your ADC or Mid laner from getting crowd controlled by him. Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
Use Minions to block her Charm(E). Her Orb of Deception(Q), Charm(E), and Spirit Rush(R) is dodge-able. Focus on dodging her skillshots. (Recommended core Items: Spirit Visage) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)(Outscaling Edge: Even)
Her damage is tankable early as you can run down Annie. Do consider taking a full trade against her as her auto-attack harass is not as potent as other champions. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo without Annie Fire Shield)(Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Flash is mandatory if you want to win against Anivia or gap close due to her Crystallize Wall(W). (Recommended core items: Force of Nature, Spirit Visage) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Anivia with Glacial Storm)
Aurelion Sol is rare match-up that you do not see often. This game will be dependent if you can dodge his Center of the Universe(Passive) as it is a rotational ball that damages you. Aurelion Sol can either expand or constrict his passive. Also you need to dodge his Celestial Expansion(E) which is his stun. Make sure you attack him if he has active flight which is his Comet of Legend(R) which interrupts him. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Do not dive him under his Shurima's Legacy(Turret). Conquering Sands(Q) allows his soldier to dash dodge it and he will be tradeable. Recommended to fight him without his soldiers. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Azir)
Try to fight her without Precision Protocol(Q) as she will get significant extra damage. Dodge her Tactical Sweep(W) which is frontal cone AOE and trading should be bearable. (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps, Thornmail) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)
3 of her skills are skillshot based. Will be up to you if this will be easy or hard match-up. Noxious Blast(Q) which is a poison blast, must be dodged to be able to trade. Miasma which is 5 second AOE that should be avoided as it can apply slow + grounding. Petrifying Gaze(R) can be avoided if you face away from Cassiopeia. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Cassiopeia or Dr.Mundo if he dodges all skillshots) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
This can be either a easy or hard-match up if you cannot dodge his skillshot. Juke out his Rupture(Q) and Feral Scream(W). Avoid fighting Cho'gath if you are low health as his Feast(R) can execute you. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo or Cho'gath if he lands everything) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
Hard match-up. You will definitely need to mirror his Summoner's Spell(Flash/Ghost). Decimate(Q) needs to be dodged or juked out, but if you can't go to his handle of his Axe as it does not apply Hemmorhage nor heal him. Fight him after he casts his Crippling Strike(W) and duration goes away. Save your Infected Bonesaw for his Apprehend(E).Avoid fighting him with 5 stacks of Hemorrhage. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Darius) (Recommended Items: Deadman's Plate) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
A rare pick, but should be noted. Timewinder(Q) should be dodged, Parallel Convergence(W) aka his Shield/AOE Stun should be dodged and pretty much avoided as this is the only thing that will prevent Singed from out-trading. Avoid staying near his image from taking too much damage. (Recommended Items: Bramble Vest, Spirt Visage) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)
Very straight-forward match-up. Avoid trading until you know it is the real Fiddlesticks. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo)
Very difficult lane as she has true damage as Riposte(W) negates your Infected Bonesaw. Must bait it out. It will have to be a complete hit and run match-up. You will have try to make her work for that vital point(Passive) for the trades. (Recommended items: Thornmails) (Riposte overrides Infected Bonesaw) (Riposte blocks Ignite) (1v1 Sustained Trades: Fiora) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
Fight him without his Powder Keg as he can dish tremendous amount of damage. Focus on killing his Powder Keg before making a trade. (Recommended Items: Deadman's Plate) (1v1 Sustained Trades: Gangplank, Dr.Mundo without Powder Kegs) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Use your Infected Bonesaw and watch for his Decisive Strike(Q). Avoid his Judgement(E) and trade him. Do not trade with him if you're low as Demacian Justice is a execute. (Recommended Items: Sunfire Cape, Plated Steelcaps, Deadman's Plate) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Trade with Hecarim under your Infected Bonesaw as the slow reduces his damage. Try to avoid trading with Hecarim with 2 stacks of Rampage(Q). Trade with Hecarim without his Spirit of Dread which is his sustained DPS buff cooldown interval is 22-18 seconds. Use Mega Adhesive for reducing his Devastating Charge(E) and stopping his Onslaught of Shadows(R). (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Hecarim) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Destroy her Tentacle around her to prevent additional damage or awkward pathing. Dodge her tentacle as the tentacle attack pathing is pretty linear. Her Test of Spirit(E) needs to be dodge to be able to trade against her, but if you cannot dodge, just run out of the tether. To be able to trade with her Tether avoid stacking on your Vessel and kite the Illaoi away from the Vessel to prevent extra damage. You will have to most likely run out of her ultimate or use Infected Bonesaw to delay it. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Illaoi, Without Tether then Even) (Recommended Items: Bramble) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
Predict her Flawless Duet(E) and Vanguard's Edge(R). Doing so will make this a easy trade and will prevent her from refreshing her Bladesurge(Q) AKA Dash. If you do get caught by her skillshots do use Heart Zapper to reduce her damage. (Recommended Items: Thornmail, Plated Steelcaps) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
Time the Demacian Standard(E) and Dragon Strike(Q) combo for dodging it. Take Flash to negate his Cataclysm effectiveness. Trade with him when his Golden Aegis(W) is down. (Recommended Items: None) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
I would say it would be a "Minor" match-up if Jax doesn't build Blade of the Ruined King. For Jax you will have to constantly kite him on a constant basis. Consider building Deadman's Plate to help out with the kiting. Avoid his Counter-Strike(E) and you should be able to trade easily. Avoid doing sustained trade against Jax especially if he has Grandmaster's Might(R). Priortize core item against Jax and build tank items afterward. (Recommended Items: Thornmail) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even, Jax if he has Blade of the Ruined King) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)
Fight him in a Hammer Stance, you can easily out trade him, but if in Mercury Cannon Stance(R) you will have to make short and quick trades. To trade with his Mercury Cannon Stance make sure you stay in between Jayce and his Acceleration Gate(E) to mitigate his Shock Blast(Q). Short trade against Mercury Cannon Stance and long trade against Hammer Stance. (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps, Thornmail, Deadman's Plate) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo, Jayce's Mercury Cannon Stance) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Will have to make short trades against Kalista especially if she builds Blade of the Ruined King. This match-up will have to be reliant on your Infected Bonesaw placement. Kalista will be constantly dashing if she auto-attacks due to Martial Pose(Passive). Avoid letting her stack her Pierce(Q) debuff by making short trades. (Recommended Items: Bramble Vest, Deadman's Plate, Plated Steelcaps) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Kalista) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
You will have to get out of her Focused Resolved(W) aka tether to prevent snaring. Dodge her Inner Flame(Q) and you should be able to make even trades. Make note when she activates her Inspire(E) aka shield as she gains extra movement speed. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Karma) (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Mercury's Treads) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
To be honest, Kayle is consider both "Tiny" and "Extreme" threat as she can either feel like a pinch or a nuclear bomb. Dodge her Radiant Bomb(Q) and you should be able to out-trade her. Use Infected Bonesaw to migrate her Celestial Blessing(W) which give her movement speed. Avoid fighting her whilst in Divine Judgement(R) which make her invulnerable and does AOE damage. (Recommended Items: Deadman's Plate, Mercury's Treads, or Boots of Swiftness) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo Early, Kayle Late) (Outscaling Edge: Kayle)
Dodge his Thundering Shuriken(Q) and you will be able to make even trades. Save Infected Bonesaw for his Slicing Maelstrom(R) and Lightning Rush(E). Avoid getting stacks of Mark of the Storm(Passive) or it will stun you. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Kennen) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Mercury's Treads or Plated Steelcaps)
Dodge his Bear Trap on a Rope(Q) and you make out-trades with Kled. Avoid fighting him while he has Violent Tendencies as it buffs his attack speed and damage and the buff last 4 seconds. Prepare yourself to juke out his Charge!(R). (Recommended Items: Deadman's Plate, Plated Steelcaps) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Kled)
Dodge his AOE Blooming Blow(Q) by going out of the circle or flinging her out. Avoid being in front of Lillia as she has a Watch Out! Rush(W) that deals frontal damage. Dodge her Swirlseeds(E) to prevent from being slowed. Her Lifting Lullaby(R) is applicable if she auto-attacked you for the past 3 seconds. Her R will put you to sleep if have her auto-attack debuff. But without the debuff her R will only slow you. (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo) (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Force of Nature)
Avoid her Iceborn Subjugation(Passive) when she kills or get assist on champion a avatar of that slain champion will walk around and explode. Dodge her Ice Shard(Q) and you should be able to make a even trade. Ring of Frost(W) is a AOE snare around her, juke her W or avoid it. Save Infected Bonesaw for her Glacial Path. Avoid staying in her Frozen Tomb(R) as she heals and does damage overtime. If she casts Frozen Tomb(R) on you it cannot be avoided. (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustain 1v1 Trades: Even) (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Force of Nature, Mercury's Treads)
Dodge his Ardent Blaze(W) aka "Cross Attack Buffer" so he doe not gain movement speed buff and attack speed buff. Move sideway or out of range for his Culling(R). Time Infected Bonesaw to counteract with Relentless Pursuit(E) or dash. (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Lucian) (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps, Thornmail, Deadman's Plate)
Dodge her Glitterlance(Q), Nothing can be done for Polymorph(W) unless you're getting Mercury's Treads. If you have Help, Pix! debuff, dodge her Glitterlance or you will take an additional slow. (Recommended Items: Mercury's Treads, Spirit Visage) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Lulu)
Malphite will outdamage if he has Arcane Comet keystone active, but will not with any other keystone. You out trade him with any other keystones or if his Arcane Comet Keystone is inactive. (Recommended Items: Mercury's Treads or Boots of Swiftness) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
Save Infected Bonesaw for Malzahar's Void Shift(Passive) which will disable his Crowd Control Immunity. Dodge his Call of the Void(Q) by avoiding his Portals and Laser to prevent damage or silence. Kite his minions with Heart Zapper. Avoid going near targets afflicted with Malefic Vision(E).(Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage)
This is a fair match-up for Dr.Mundo so not too hard nor too easy. Dodge his Bramble Smash(Q) by avoiding the front of Maokai. Avoid his Sapling Toss(E) as it deals "Maximum Health Percentage". Dodge or get out of range of Nature's Grasp(R) to avoid snare. (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Force of Nature, Mercury's Treads) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)
Dodge his Death's Grasp(E) to avoid his full combo. Dodge Obliterate(Q) and you avoid majority of his damage and you can out-trade him. Use your Infected Bonesaw if you're in his Realm of Death(R) to mitigate his debuff. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Force of Nature) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)
This champion will outscale you regardless if you stomp or lose to him. In team fight peel off Nasus via Infected Bonesaw. You will either have to freeze your lane or roam one of your choices here. (Recommended Items: None besides Swiftness or Mercury's Treads) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo Early, Even Mid/Late Game)
AD or AP Neeko are both extreme threats as they can out-kite you and out-DPS you. Avoid her Tangle-Barbs(E) and you can trade evenly. Get out of Pop Blossom(R) to prevent damage and snaring. Avoid wasting resources on her Shapesplitter(W). (Recommended Items: Mercury's Treads, Spirit Visage) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Neeko)
If Nocturne used his Umbra Blades(Passive) on minions consider trading against him. Dodge his Duskbringer(Q) and avoid fighting him in the Duskbringer AOE as he gains extra movement speed along with ghost effect and extra physical damage. Get out of his tether of Unspeakable Horror(E) or received damage along with fear debuff. Bait his Shroud of Darkness(W) or your Infected Bonesaw won't activate and you get punished due to his double stats on his passive and attack speed. (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps, Bramble) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Dodge his Undertow(Q) or Axe. Try to avoid going near his Axe on the ground or path towards it because if he picks it up it refreshes his Undertow. Reckless Swing(E) deals true damage, but also damages him try to take advantage of that in a trade. Use Ignite or buy Thornmail to counter his Vicious Strikes(W). Save Infected Bonesaw until his Ragnarok(R) is down. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Olaf) (Recommended Items: Thornmail) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
What make Ornn a moderate to somewhat difficult match-up is due to his Living Forge as it deals percent health. Dodge Volcanic Rupture(Q) to prevent getting combo by his Searing Charge(E). Bellows Breath(W) needs to be waited out before you use your Infected Bonesaw(Wait for 1-2 Seconds). Dodge his combos and you will win trades. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
Beware of his stack of Mortal Will(Passive) as it will enhances his skills based on his indicator. Dodge his Comet Spear(Q). Watch out for his Shield Vault(W) or stun for setting up his full combo. Stay behind Pantheon whilst he is using Aegis Assault(E) which is a frontal cone attack. Push or follow his Grand Starfall(R) if he sets up ganks. (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Pantheon) (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps)
Dodge her Broken Wings(Q) as it has 3 dashes. Juke out her Ki Burst(W) to prevent stun. Try to avoid her if she uses Valor(E) as she gets a shield and the shield only lasts for 2 seconds. Dodge her Blade of the Exile/Wind Slash(R). (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Riven)
Avoid fighting Rumble if he has moderate to high heat. Do fight Rumble if he has maxed out heat since he cannot cast any abilities. Avoid staying in front of Rumble's Flamespitter(Q). Electro Harpoon(E) needs to be dodge if you want to make good trades. Avoid staying in his Equalizer(R) as it does damage overtime. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Force of Nature)
Dodge his Overload(Q) so he does not fully combo you. If you do not dodge his Q he will have a debuff off it called Flux which will enhance his Rune Prison and Spell Flux(E). You have Ryze against you and this game will have to be very team dependent to win. (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Force of Nature, Mercury's Treads) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)
You will have to make short trades against Shen as he can out trade majority of top laners due to his immense defense and maximum percent damage. Dodge his Shadow Dash(E) to prevent him from trading. It is up to you if you want to follow his Stand United(R) or not. If he does use it, do push. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Recommended Items: Bramble Vest, Mercury's Treads)
To out trade him dodge his Decimating Smash(Q) or if you can't interrupt his channel. Avoid being in front of Sion to dodge majority of his Damage. Dodge his Roar of the Slayer(E) to prevent from being slowed. If you dodge his skills, you should be able to out trade him. Consider flashing or be in front of his Unstoppable Onslaught to either prevent escape or his impact in team fights. (Recommended Items: Go your typical build route) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
This match-up will be dependent if you can dodge his skillshots or not. Dodge his Chain Lash(Q), Kingslayer(W), Abscond/Abduct(E), and Hijack(R). All of his skills are linear. Take note that his Kingslayer(W) will heal him if not avoided. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Recommended Items: Bramble Vest, Force of Nature, Spirit Visage)
Prevent yourself from getting 3 stacks of An Acquired Taste or his Tongue Lash(Q) and Devour(R) will gain enhanced effects. Avoid making long trades with Tahm Kench. Stop trading with Tahm Kench if he activates Thick Skin(E). Dodge his Tongue Lash (Q). (Recommended Items: Mercury's Treads) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Tahm Kench)
You will need your Maximum Dosage to trade with Teemo. You can also consider going Phase Rush or Predator rune against Teemo. Let him using his Blinding Dart(Q) then consider trading against him. Buy Red Trinket to counteract with his Noxious Trap. (Any combat abilities stops his Move Quick passive, but not his active) (Recommended Items: Mercury's Treads or Boots of Swiftness, Force of Nature, Spirit Visage) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)
Make short trades with Trundle. Avoid fighting in his Frozen Domain(W) as he gains Attack Speed and Movement Speed bonus. Dodge his Pillar of Ice(E). Avoid fully fighting him whilst he has Subjugate(R) on. If you have another tank on your team try to avoid building too many tank items due to his R. (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Recommended Items: Thornmails)
Save Infected Cleaver to prevent trades. Kite out his Undying Rage(R) then kill him. Avoid fighting him with full stack of Battle Fury(Passive) aka red indicator. If you're farming beware of Tryndamere's Mocking Shout(W) as it will give him a bounty. Make sure you are not facing away from Tryndamere to prevent the slow from his Mocking Shout (Recommended Items: Thornmail) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even)
He out trades you early game. It is not recommended to fight, but if you have to make short trades. Take note when Udyr uses Bear Stance(E) he will have the ghosted effect and will lunge on you. (Recommended Items: Deadman's Plate, Bramble Vest) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Udyr)
Dodge his Corrosive Charge(Q) or get slowed then get fully combo by Urgot. Take note of his Purge if he uses it as he will be slowed whilst casting it. Juke out his Disdain(E) or his Dash. Dodge his Fear Beyond Death(R) to prevent yourself from getting executed or heavily slowed. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Urgot) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Recommended Items: Bramble Vest, Plated Steelcaps)
Has maximum percent health damage due to his Silver Bolts(W). You can trade with Vayne, but try to avoid getting 3 stacks of Silver Bolts. Avoid staying next to walls due to her Condemn(E). Force her to chase you in the brush to place her in a awkward position. (Outscaling Edge: Vayne) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Vayne) (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps or Boots of Swiftness, Bramble Vest)
You will have to make trades early game and stick on Vladimir. Juke or kite out his TIdes of Blood. Avoid fighting Vladimir while he has Bloodthrist(Q) passive or he will able to heal. Dodge or juke out his Hemoplague and he will lose majority of his damage. (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Recommended Items: Spirit Visage, Force of Nature)
Save Infected Bonesaw for his Thundering Smash as he comes ghosted. Avoid getting full stacks of Wounded via Frenzied Maul or take extra damage and let Volibear gain healing. Dodge his Sky Splitter(E) and Stormbringer(R). Kite out his Storm Bringer(R). (Recommended Items: Bramble Vest, Mercury's Treads) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Volibear)
If he uses Jaw of the Beast(Q) try to be unpredictable with your direction as his Q can dash behind you. Kite out his Primal Howl to prevent being feared by him. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Even) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Recommended Items: Thornmail)
Avoid wasting your skills on his Warrior Trickster(W) or his Clone and just kite his Cyclone(R) to prevent any more impact from Wukong. Slow Wukong with Infected Bonesaw out of team fight if he uses his Cyclone. (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo) (Outscaling Edge: Even)
Out-trades you early game. Make short trades against him. If he uses his Audacious Charge(E) use your Infected Bonesaw. You will have to constantly make short trades until you out item him. (Recommended Items: Bramble Vest and Plated Steelcaps) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Xin Zhao) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo)
You win trades early game before Yasuo late game power spike. All in Yasuo while dodging his Steel Tempest(Q). Avoid getting knocked up by his Q or he can use Last Breath(R) which let him blinks to you and knock you up while your airborne for 1 second. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo) (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Recommended Items; None)
Dodge his Mourning Mist(E) and majority of his damage will be gone. Avoid fighting him while he has Maiden of the Mist(R), if you can try to kill the Maiden if Yorick is not nearby. Avoid getting caught by Dark Procession(W) or feel the wrath of his full combo. (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Yorick) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Recommended Items: Bramble Vest, Plated Steelcaps or Boots of Swiftness)
Step on Zac's Blob Chucks to prevent him from healing via his Cell Division(Passive). Dodge his Stretching Strikes(Q) and trade with him. Juke or Dodge his Unstable Matter(W). Should be noted his W gives him extra movement speed if cast next to minions or monster camps. Dodge or Juke his Elastic Slingshot(E). Step on his Blobs with your Heart Zapper on while he casting Let's Bounce(R) as he will gain extra Blob spawns. (Recommended Items: None) (Outscaling Edge: Dr.Mundo) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo if he steps on Blobs)
Dodge his Mortal Steel(Q) it acts similar to Yasuo's Steel Tempest and majority of his damage will be negated. Avoid his Spiritual Cleave(W) by avoiding the front or sidestepping as it deals Maximum Health. If he casts Soul Unbound(E) keep track of his main champion along with that you can also kill him in Soul Unbound form. Dodge his Fate Sealed(R) which is a large red box indicator or get knocked out and stunned taking 200-600 worth of damage. (Outscaling Edge: Even) (Sustained 1v1 Trades: Dr.Mundo) (Recommended Items: Plated Steelcaps)
|Infected Bonesaw Dr. Mundo hurls his Bonesaw, dealing damage equal to a portion of his target's current Health and slowing them for a short time. Dr. Mundo delights in the suffering of others, so he is returned a portion of the Health cost when he successfully lands a Bonesaw (doubled on killing blows)|
Heart Zapper Dr. Mundo charges up a defibrillator, dealing 20/35/50/65/80 magic damage each second for up to 4 seconds to nearby enemies. While active he stores 25/30/35/40/45% of damage taken as gray health and can Recast.
Recast: Detonate the defibrillator, dealing [7% bonus Health +20/35/50/65/80] magic damage to nearby enemies. If this hits at least one champion, Dr. Mundo restores 100% of gray health. If only non-champions were hit, Dr. Mundo instead restores 50% gray health.”
Blunt Force Trauma“Passive: Dr. Mundo gains 15/20/25/30/35 Attack Damage based on his missing Health.
Active: Mundo violently swings his ‘medical’ bag, causing his next Attack to deal an additional [5/15/25/35/45 +7% bonus Health] Physical damage, increased by up to 60% based on his missing Health. If the enemy is killed, Mundo swats them away, dealing the minimum damage to all enemies they pass through.
The bonuses from the passive reach their maximum at 70% missing Health. Deals 140% damage to minions and jungle monsters.”
|Maximum Dosage “Dr. Mundo pumps himself with chemicals, restoring 20% missing Health then gaining 15/25/35% Move Speed, [4/5.5/7% bonus Health] Attack Damage, and regenerating 20/45/70% max Health over 10 seconds.”|
When fighting heavy AP teams Spirit Visage and Adaptive Helm are amazing on him. Both of those together while maxing your Maximum Dosage gives you somewhere around 300 Magic Resistance.
Into AP top laners like Mordekaiser, Maximum Dosage maxing is recommended. You get 42% bonus magic resist and a tons of AD from Maximum Dosage on level 9. Just remember to activate Heart Zapper before you go in to get the MR bonus stacking.
If the enemy is rushing armor like Bramble Vest, max Infected Bonesaw or Heart Zapper. Heart Zapper gives you more waveclear and is better for all-ins. Infected Bonesaw is better for just throwing Boneaws and last hitting. I personally almost never max Infected Bonesaw first because it only gains 2.5% current HP damage per level.
Dr. Mundo is a weak champion at the beginning of the game and is match-up dependent, but when there are 2 to 3 for him to spike, Mundo will have absolute defense while chasing the enemy’s ADC. Dr. Mundo at the late game always has the ability to negates damage and run around “going where ever he pleases” into the team, especially when the team is underequiped with no / little damage in the percentage of health and lacking Grevious Wound.
One of the toughest tank that can compete against Cho'Gath for example.
Do not use Mana
Ability to reduce damage via Heart Zapper and can be supplemented via Spirit Visage and Elixir of Iron
The abilities has a short cooldown especially when Dr. Mundo builds cooldown reduction to supplement it.
Grasp of the Undying in laning for trading and sustaining. Fleet Footwork works great during all phases of the game Conqueror is good but many enemy champs will stack up their Conqueror faster than you example your opposing top can be Fiora Irelia Jax.
Grasp of the Undying is really good vs many champions that you have to crush early, for example versus Nasus. Get Grasp of the Undying if the icon turns green on the bottom and go in Auto-Attack then go out do it again. For example you do that for 30 seconds you basically poke him out to 30% health.
Auto + Maximum Dosage + Auto - As Dr. Mundo Maximum Dosage is counted as a auto attack reset
Auto + Infected Bonesaw + Auto - As Dr. Mundo Infected Bonesaw is also counted as a auto attack reset just like Blunt Force Trauma
Auto + Infected Bonesaw + Auto + Trauma - By doing this you have achieved two Auto Reset with your combo
Unfortunately Dr. Mundo Maximum Dosage nor Heart Zapper does not reset his auto-attack. Learning this combo will pretty much teach how to burst since most player will not be predict such rapid succession.
Boots: Depending on the situation of the match, opponents on the lane and the enemy team to choose Boots. If you encounter heavy physical damage, choosing Plated Steelcaps is a ideal. If the enemy team has many crowd control skills, you should opt Mercury's Treads.
Dr. Mundo builds can go like this Sunfire Aegis + Spirit Visage + Warmog's Armor
An example against physical damage is Dr. Mundo facing champions with physical damage such as Yone , Yasuo , or the opponent’s physical damage presence is overwhelming: either Randuin's Omen or Thornmail will be the perfect item for Mundo – to limit the power and their level of protection.
Early Game Items
|Excellent against harass champions|
|Against hard crowd control composition and AP top laners.|
|Excellent against physical composition or oppressive AD top laners.|
|Good against team with no hard control crowd.|
|Excellent for auto-pushing the lane if you're top laner is roaming|
|Excellent against physical composition or oppressive AD top laners with sustain.|
|Pick up against true damage dealers or heavy artillery harass.|
|For against magic damage heavy composition or laner.|
|Excellent core to make up for lack of push pressure on Dr.Mundo. Synergize well with defensive items since they give out health thus increasing damage on Titanic Hydra since the damage is based on health.|
|It gives a shield which helps you heal up from your sustain as the shield decays. Also it gives bonus AD and not base AD . It's a comparatively cheap item.|
|Excellent synergy with your offensive abilities as it provides CDR and gives it 30% more healing than usual. Good for those pesky AP Carries and Assassins.|
|Build Giant's Belt first as it is more cost effective than getting a Chain Vest. This item will definitely allow you to maneuver across the map and go straight for their Marksman.|
|Both magic resistance and armor plus the damage reduction makes it a perfect defensive item on any AD champ. Synergize well with Spirit Visage and Dr.Mundo abilities.|
|Sunfire ensures that you always have a Grasp of the Undying available, that's the reason why you pretty much only take it with Grasp of the Undying. Item is can be core without Grasp of the Undying|
|Personally my favorite Mythic since it provides tenacity especially per legendary item that is on Dr. Mundo. Provides more tank stats and slow resistance along with the tenacity. Synergizes with Mercury's Treads and Boots of Swiftness Maximum.|
|Very niche item to build if your Marksman is not doing anything as the bonus you gain 10% attack speed per legendary which synergizes with his Maximum Dosage. Can be viable on Dr. Mundo|
Anathema's Chains is a very cheap item that’s accessible to both solo laners and supports. It is also the second-highest single health item (+650 health) in-game after [Warmog’s Armor] (+800 health). Let's you take 1% reduced damage per stack of Vendetta from your Nemesis, up to 30% reduced damage. At maximum stacks, your Nemesis has 20% reduced Tenacity.
Situation you should build this item: When you’re up against a split-pusher or if you're dealing with a fed Marksman or Mid Laner. Does not reduce true damage, not blocked by spell shield nor counts as a spell activation.
|Should be must buy if they have sustained champions like Tryndamere Aatrox Ekko for exmaple.|
|Unique passive does not stack with Thornmail, consider buying this only if they have a physical composition along with no sustain otherwise prioritize Thornmail if they have physical composition with sustain.|
|Excellent against heavy magic damage team composition.|
|Helps your Marksman or AP Carry from dying by healing them and migrating damage. Excellent item due to your sustain. Also consider this item if there is less than two Knight's Vow on your team.|
|Excellent to have a AOE slow whilst using Maximum Dosage Infected Bonesaw allowing to stick on the opposing Marksman and AP Carry. Consider buying this item if the support does not have Zeke's Convergence.|
Warwick is a powerful champion that fulfills the role of offensive tank and initiator. Dr. Mundo is one of the best champions in the game at forcing an engagement and taking people in and out of the fight. Building him offensively/defensively enables you to spread havoc all over the battlefield as you pursue and avoid pursuit yourself.
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