League of Legends Champion Kog'Maw Kog'Maw is in the s tier of champions

Kog'Maw

Marksman Mage
Kog'Maw is a marksman Role marksman
Difficulty Average
Power Spike Late-Game
Icathian Surprise ability p
Caustic Spittle ability q
Bio-Arcane Barrage ability w
Void Ooze ability e
Living Artillery ability r
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Kog'Maw Build

based on 25,390 matches
Win Rate
51 %
Pick Rate
2.6 %
Ban Rate
0.4 %

How We Come Up with Our Kog'Maw Builds

We process over 1 Million League of Legends games every day to bring you the most accurate Kog'Maw build so you can destroy your enemies and improve you win rate. We've broken down our Kog'Maw builds by rank, position, and enemy team type, so you can find the most accurate set of Kog'Maw core items and runes for any situation.

Kog'Maw Build Summary

Kog'Maw is a a solid bottom lane champion in League of Legends. His best rune sets are Precision Domination. Incorporating the highlighted runes shown below into your Kog'Maw build will provide you the bonus stats to guarantee he plays well through the laning phase of the game and into the late game. You should start by building up his w ability first.

Best Build for Kog'Maw

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Berserker's GreavesRageknife

Core Kog'Maw Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletWit's EndTitanic HydraBerserker's Greaves

Optional Items

BloodthirsterPhantom DancerInfinity EdgeRunaan's Hurricane

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Kog'Maw to level up w
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Second ability for Kog'Maw to level up q
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Last skill for Kog'Maw to max out q

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo TriumphLegend: AlacrityLast Stand
Domination Taste of BloodTreasure Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive HealthScaling
Kog'Maw's passive ability p
Kog'Maw q ability q
Kog'Maw w ability w
Kog'Maw e ability e
Kog'Maw's ultimate ability r
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Kog'Maw Matchups Overview

More Gameplay Tips for Kog'Maw Players

Tips and Tricks

Kog'Maw excels at being in the back of the team during engagements. His abilities have long range so can be used from afar.

Stay close to your support and prioritize farming items early game. Don't trade with enemy champions until later in the game, when you'll be more powerful with more of youur Kogmaw build completed.

Use Void Ooze to slow down your enemies, this will make it easier to land your ultimate, Living Artillery.

Kog'Maw FAQs

Q: Is Kog'Maw best in the early game or the late game?

A: Kog'Maw's abilities scale with both level and attack speed. He is absolutely terrifying in the late game.

Additional Kog'Maw Build Insights

LoL Kog'Maw players will find him to be a confusing champ to build out properly. You will see that his build varies when he is fighting either well-rounded or homogenous team compositions, meaning you should not take the same Kog'Maw build every single game of League of Legends

The best items to include in your champ's build include: Frostfire Gauntlet, Wit's End, and Titanic Hydra. Players who included these pieces in their builds had a higher win rate than those who went for other item builds for Kog'Maw. Moreover, if you are trying to beat a varied enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting Kog'Maw the Precision, and Domination runes. In recent matches, he won the greatest fraction of his games when built with these runes.

We calculated our Kog'Maw build suggestions by examining 25,390 recently ranked League games with him selected. We only propose the highest winrate Kog'Maw builds that were used by ranked gamers enough times for us to advise them. With so many rounds in our data, we are confident in our suggested builds.