How to Win Brand vs Cho'Gath Counter Matchup Brand is in the b tier of champions

Brand vs Cho'Gath

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Brand in LoL Cho'Gath is in the a tier of champions
Mage
Tank Mage

How to Beat Cho'Gath as Brand

based on 1,718 Brand vs Cho'Gath matchups
Win Rate
52.9 %
K/D/A
2
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We produce our matchup stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends matches that we review each and every week. This guide on how to beat Cho'Gath as Brand resulted from an evaluation of 1718 ranked games where both champions faced off against each other. This particular counter pairing is fairly rare. Brand encounters Cho'Gath in only 1.9% of his matches.

Brand vs Cho'Gath Matchup Summary

Brand has done a good job of beating Cho'Gath. Typically, he wins a whopping 52.9% of the time the champions battle one another in. In Brand versus Cho'Gath matches, Brand’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Cho'Gath.

Best Brand vs Cho'Gath Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionSpellthief's Edge

Early Items

~5 Mins
Amplifying TomeLost Chapter

Core Brand Items

~22 Mins
Liandry's AnguishShard of True IceDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

Rylai's Crystal ScepterZhonya's HourglassMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerexhaust summoner spell D
summonerflash summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Domination Dark Harvest Taste of BloodEyeball CollectionUltimate Hunter
Precision Presence of MindCoup de Grace
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Brand's passive ability p
Brand q ability q
Brand w ability w
Brand e ability e
Brand's ultimate ability r
1
W
2
E
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Cho'Gath as Brand

Tips for Playing as Brand against Cho'Gath

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.

Advice to Win Against Cho'Gath

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.

Brand vs Cho'Gath Counter Stats

Brand Image
Win Rate
52.9 %
VS
Win Rate
47.1 %
Cho'Gath Image
5.5
< Kills >
5.9
7.5
< Deaths >
6
9.5
< Assists >
6.4
1.27
< Killing Sprees >
1.35
72
< Minions Killed >
142
0.17
< Dragons Killed >
0.5
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.42
780
< Physical Damage >
2,248
25,636
< Magic Damage >
12,542
1,095
< True Damage >
3,826
27,512
< Damage Dealt >
18,617
19,764
< Damage Taken >
38,124
10,366
< Gold Earned >
11,369
1.69
< Towers >
1.92
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.19
1,694
< Total Healing >
8,161
12,245
< Experience >
14,415
44
< Vision Score >
19
21
< Wards Placed >
9
84
< Time Dealing CC >
1,057

How to Counter Cho'Gath with Brand in LoL

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.

Differences between Brand and Cho'Gath

Damage Types Compared

Brand
Cho'Gath
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Brand
Cho'Gath

Who is Better, Brand or Cho'Gath?

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.

Additional Information for Brand Players

How We Calculated Our Brand vs Cho'Gath Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Cho'Gath as Brand, we analyzed 1,718 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 Cho'Gath as Brand 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 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.