How to Win Ahri vs Kog'Maw Counter Matchup Ahri is in the b tier of champions

Ahri vs Kog'Maw

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Ahri in LoL Kog'Maw is in the b tier of champions
Mage Assassin
Marksman Mage

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Ahri

based on 1,170 Ahri vs Kog'Maw matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2.7
Pick Rate
1.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked League of Legends rounds every week. In our data, Ahri fought Kog'Maw 1170 times. Using so many matchups for Ahri vs Kog'Maw gives us faith in our capability to produce enlightening statistics and a pro build to counter Kog'Maw. This champ pairing is fairly rare. Ahri encounters Kog'Maw in only 1.3% of her rounds.

Ahri vs Kog'Maw Matchup Summary

Ahri does a ok job of countering Kog'Maw. On average, she wins a acceptable 49.6% of matches the champions oppose one another in. In Ahri versus Kog'Maw matches, Ahri’s team is 0.0% more likely to earn first blood, indicating that she most likely will get first blood versus Kog'Maw.

Best Ahri vs Kog'Maw Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsAmplifying Tome

Core Ahri Items

~22 Mins
EverfrostRabadon's DeathcapShadowflame

Optional Items

Horizon FocusBanshee's VeilZhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Ahri to level up q
>
Second ability for Ahri to level up w
>
Last skill for Ahri to max out e

Runes

Domination Electrocute Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Inspiration Biscuit DeliveryTime Warp Tonic
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Ahri's passive ability p
Ahri q ability q
Ahri w ability w
Ahri e ability e
Ahri's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Kog'Maw as Ahri

Tips for Playing as Ahri against Kog'Maw

Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.

Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.

Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.

Advice to Win Against Kog'Maw

Run away from Kog'Maw after he dies!!!!

The range on Living Artillery increases each rank.

Bio-Arcane Barrage allows Kog'Maw to kill Baron Nashor extremely early. It can be valuable to ward Nashor when Kog'Maw completes his Blade of the Ruined King.

Kog'Maw doesn't have a good escape ability, so he is especially prone to ganks.

Ahri vs Kog'Maw Counter Stats

Ahri Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Kog'Maw Image
6.1
< Kills >
7.4
5.3
< Deaths >
6.7
8.2
< Assists >
7.1
1.37
< Killing Sprees >
1.72
159
< Minions Killed >
170
0.07
< Dragons Killed >
0.23
0.5
< Inhibitors >
0.48
1,474
< Physical Damage >
10,341
14,109
< Magic Damage >
12,806
5,152
< True Damage >
2,744
20,736
< Damage Dealt >
25,892
20,909
< Damage Taken >
21,682
11,177
< Gold Earned >
12,496
1.97
< Towers >
2.19
0.03
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
4,834
< Total Healing >
2,482
14,016
< Experience >
13,358
21
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
8
73
< Time Dealing CC >
257

How to Counter Kog'Maw with Ahri in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here clarify several valuable Ahri against Kog'Maw matchup stats that may help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the pair. As an example, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Kog'Maw’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Kog'Maw..

Ahri often has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her matchup does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Kog'Maw. This typically indicates differing health capacities; however, it can also show that the champion with more HP has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Ahri and Kog'Maw

Damage Types Compared

Ahri
Kog'Maw
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Ahri
Kog'Maw

Who is Better, Ahri or Kog'Maw?

Both League champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ahri usually fairs equally well when taking on Kog'Maw, with a 49.6% win rate. Thus, Ahri makes an ok counter to Kog'Maw.

While Ahri does have a lower winrate compared to Kog'Maw, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a lower level of difficulty that makes her a less time consuming champ to learn. You should be careful when picking Ahri into Kog'Maw.

Additionally, Ahri also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during teamfights.

Ahri is a somewhat poor counter for Kog'Maw. Focus your actions on increasing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Kog'Maw.

Additional Information for Ahri Players

How We Calculated Our Ahri vs Kog'Maw Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Kog'Maw as Ahri, we analyzed 1,170 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Kog'Maw as Ahri comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To truly master Ahri to counter Kog'Maw during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Ahri on average accumulates a similar amount of CS as Kog'Maw. Champs who typically don't take many minion kills usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Ahri versus Kog'Maw build include Everfrost, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Shadowflame. When Ahri used at least these three pieces in her build, she did significantly better against Kog'Maw than with most other typical item sets. In fact, Ahri had an average win rate of 49.6% when playing against Kog'Maw with this build.

To have the highest chance of vanquishing Kog'Maw as Ahri, you should equip the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Biscuit Delivery, and Time Warp Tonic runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Ahri vs Kog'Maw clashes, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 49.6% win rate overall.

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