You can deter enemies from standing near their minions by setting them ablaze, due to Conflagration.
Pyroclasm bounces randomly between enemies, so try to cast it on a small group of enemies if you want to hit the same target multiple times.
You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations.
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 here show some significant Brand versus Cho'Gath matchup stats that can help us understand the differences between this pair of champs. Brand’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Brand may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Cho'Gath..
Brand typically has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he takes less damage than Cho'Gath. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the one champ has less agility and thus is not able to flee from further damage when engaged or poked.
Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In the game's current meta, Brand usually wins when trying to fight Cho'Gath, with a 52.9% win rate. Thus, Brand makes a good counter for Cho'Gath.
While Brand does have a higher win rate compared to Cho'Gath, when on opposite teams, Brand also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less challenging champion to learn and master. You should be be fine when picking Brand into Cho'Gath.
Additionally, Brand has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Cho'Gath. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Brand vs Cho'Gath matchups, Brand is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during late stage team fights.
Brand is a good counter to Cho'Gath. Focus your play on keeping up your gold income and taking out objectives. If you are able to do that, you should hold your own as Brand against Cho'Gath.
To truly master Brand in order to counter Cho'Gath during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Brand on average picks up less CS as Cho'Gath. Champs who on average don't take many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be effective, such as support champions. These kinds of champions 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 require several high cost items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the numbers displayed on this page to do well.
The best items to prioritize in your Brand versus Cho'Gath build consist of Liandry's Anguish, Shard of True Ice, and Demonic Embrace. When Brand included at least these three items in his build, he performed a lot better versus Cho'Gath than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 52.9% when countering Cho'Gath with this counter build.
To have the highest chance of crushing Cho'Gath as Brand, you should equip the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets players used for Brand vs Cho'Gath fights, this combo of runes yielded the best win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 52.9% win rate overall.
By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Cho'Gath as Brand are shown for all ranked divisions combined. To narrow the statistics and builds to a specific skill level, you should use the selection menu located at the top of this page.