Amumu is highly dependent on teammates, so try laning with your friends for maximum effectiveness.
Despair is very effective against other tanks, so make sure you're in range of opponents with the highest Health.
Cooldown Reduction on Amumu is very strong, but it's often difficult to itemize for it. Grab the Golem buff whenever possible to gain Cooldown Reduction without sacrificing stats.
Rupture has a smoke cloud indicating the area it will strike. Try to watch out for it to prevent Cho'Gath from being able to combo his abilities.
Purchasing a few HP items decreases the chances of Cho'Gath killing you quickly.
Focus on preventing Cho'Gath from reaching his max size.
The stat comparisons shown on this page show some critical Amumu against Cho'Gath matchup stats that may help us interpret the differences and similarities between this pair of champs. As an example, Amumu’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Cho'Gath’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Amumu may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Cho'Gath. This observation is in large part fueled by the differences in assists.
Amumu typically has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Typically, he takes less damage than Cho'Gath. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Amumu usually wins when taking on Cho'Gath, with a 53.0% win rate. Thus, Amumu makes a good counter for Cho'Gath.
While Amumu does have a higher winrate compared to Cho'Gath, when they face off with one another, Amumu also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less complex champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Amumu into Cho'Gath.
Moreover, Amumu has a very large amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Cho'Gath. This often makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Amumu vs Cho'Gath matchups, Amumu is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.
Amumu is a good counter to Cho'Gath. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold and cs and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Amumu against Cho'Gath.
If you would like to truly master Amumu to counter Cho'Gath during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to learn a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Amumu typically picks up a lot less CS as Cho'Gath. Champs who on average don't take much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to surpass the values displayed on this page to do well.
The most important items to prioritize in your Amumu versus Cho'Gath build include Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Amumu incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better vs. Cho'Gath than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Amumu had an average winrate of 53.0% battling Cho'Gath with this build.
To have the best chance of vanquishing Cho'Gath as Amumu, you should use the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Cheap Shot, and Treasure Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the runes players used for Amumu vs Cho'Gath counterpicks, this mixture of runes yielded the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 53.0% win rate overall.
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