Cho'Gath Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

LoL Champion

Cho'Gath

151,075 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

Our Cho'Gath builds come out of our evaluation of 151,075 recently ranked Cho'Gath games. Only the best win rate Cho'Gath builds that are also in common use are recommended. Since we have so many rounds in our data, we are sure that we can generate the highest quality builds to help you win your next match!

If you are looking for more focused build advice and strategies, feel free to read our guide to playing with Cho'Gath farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the best Cho'Gath build designed for a different skill rank, please pick a different skill tier from the dropdown menu above. The recommended Cho'Gath builds will update to capture that division’s meta.

Best Cho'Gath Runes

If you are trying to beat a varied enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing Cho'Gath the Hail of Blades, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Legend: Tenacity runes. In recent games, he won the greatest percentage of his games when built with these runes. However, if you are trying to beat a more homogenous enemy team composition, such as an AD heavy or a CC centric team, you should instead look further down to find the best Cho'Gath runes to win your particular round.

Overall

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ultimate Hunter Rune Ultimate Hunter
Presence of Mind Rune Presence of Mind
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Versus Selected Team Comp
Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Triumph Rune Triumph

Best Items for Your Cho'Gath Build

The most essential items to include in your Cho'Gath build include: Frostfire Gauntlet, Warmog's Armor, Dead Man's Plate, and Titanic Hydra. Yet, as with our rune suggestions, you can also find quality, focused, Cho'Gath item builds further down for the particular enemy team comp you are fighting in your ongoing game. Players who included these pieces in their kits had a significantly better winrate than those who utilized other builds for Cho'Gath.

LoL Item Frostfire GauntletLoL Item Warmog's ArmorLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Titanic Hydra

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Frostfire GauntletLoL Item Warmog's ArmorLoL Item Frozen HeartLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Frostfire GauntletLoL Item Warmog's ArmorLoL Item Gargoyle StoneplateLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item Warmog's ArmorLoL Item Gargoyle StoneplateLoL Item Force of Nature

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Frostfire GauntletLoL Item Randuin's OmenLoL Item Gargoyle StoneplateLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

Guide to Playing with Cho'Gath

  • Cho'Gath's utility comes from AOE and CC skills; Rupture, Feral Scream, and Vorpal Spikes all serve those purposes.
  • Use Feast to last hit large monsters and enemy champions to gain Feast stacks and gain bonus health.