How to Win Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw Counter Matchup Caitlyn is in the a tier of champions

Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw

How to Beat Kog'Maw as Caitlyn in LoL Kog'Maw is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Kog'Maw as Caitlyn

based on 2,011 Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw matchups
Win Rate
48.2 %
K/D/A
2.37
Pick Rate
1.4 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we evaluate millions of recently ranked League games each week. In our data, Caitlyn faced off against Kog'Maw in 2011 matches. Including so many matchups for Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to prepare enlightening statistics and a pro build to defeat your opponent. This particular counter matchup is fairly rare. Caitlyn has to counter Kog'Maw in only 1.4% of her matches.

Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Caitlyn has done a below average job of beating Kog'Maw. On average, she wins a lowly 48.2% of matches the champions fight one another in. In Caitlyn against Kog'Maw rounds, Caitlyn’s team is 0.1% more expected to gain first blood. This indicates that she probably will be able to get first blood versus Kog'Maw.

Best Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's BladeHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Caitlyn Items

~22 Mins
Kraken SlayerInfinity EdgeLord Dominik's Regards

Optional Items

The CollectorStormrazorRapid Firecannon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

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

Runes

Precision Lethal Tempo Presence of MindLegend: BloodlineCoup de Grace
Sorcery Absolute FocusGathering Storm
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Caitlyn's passive ability p
Caitlyn q ability q
Caitlyn w ability w
Caitlyn e ability e
Caitlyn's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
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Q
10
W
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R
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W
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W
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E
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E
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R

Guide to Countering Kog'Maw as Caitlyn

Tips for Playing as Caitlyn against Kog'Maw

Fire 90 Caliber Net away from the opponent to close the gap or hop over walls.

Avoid using Ace in the Hole in large team melees as it might be blocked by the wrong target.

Make use of her Yordle Snap Traps by placing them pre-emptively to ensure that you'll have one off of cooldown during combat.

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.

Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw Counter Stats

Caitlyn Image
Win Rate
48.2 %
VS
Win Rate
51.8 %
Kog'Maw Image
7.1
< Kills >
7.2
5.9
< Deaths >
6.3
6.9
< Assists >
7
1.64
< Killing Sprees >
1.68
171
< Minions Killed >
164
0.24
< Dragons Killed >
0.22
0.64
< Inhibitors >
0.51
18,627
< Physical Damage >
9,572
1,413
< Magic Damage >
12,866
1,059
< True Damage >
2,450
21,100
< Damage Dealt >
24,888
19,743
< Damage Taken >
21,477
12,289
< Gold Earned >
12,165
2.7
< Towers >
2.19
0.06
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
3,442
< Total Healing >
2,505
12,717
< Experience >
13,220
19
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
8
77
< Time Dealing CC >
260

How to Counter Kog'Maw with Caitlyn in LoL

The stats shown on this page clarify several significant Caitlyn versus Kog'Maw matchup stats that can help us figure out the differences between the pair. Caitlyn’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kog'Maw’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Caitlyn may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Kog'Maw..

Caitlyn normally has a similar longest kill spree as her enemy does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Kog'Maw. This commonly reflects differing health capacities, but it can also indicate that the champion with higher HP has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Caitlyn and Kog'Maw

Damage Types Compared

Caitlyn
Kog'Maw
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Caitlyn
Kog'Maw

Who is Better, Caitlyn or Kog'Maw?

Both LoL champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Caitlyn usually loses when trying to fight Kog'Maw, with a 48.2% win rate. Thus, Caitlyn makes a poor counter for Kog'Maw.

While Caitlyn does have a lower win rate compared to Kog'Maw, when facing one another, Caitlyn also has a greater learning curve that makes her a more time consuming champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Caitlyn into Kog'Maw.

Furthermore, Caitlyn also has only a small amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Kog'Maw. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw matchups, Kog'Maw is the better champ with a lower win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during team fights.

Caitlyn is a somewhat poor counter for Kog'Maw. Make sure you focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Caitlyn against Kog'Maw.

Additional Information for Caitlyn Players

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

For this guide on countering Kog'Maw as Caitlyn, we analyzed 2,011 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 Caitlyn 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

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Caitlyn to counter Kog'Maw during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you should increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Caitlyn typically gets a similar amount of CS compared to Kog'Maw. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS often don't need much CS to be effective, such as supports. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values displayed here to do well.

The top items to have in your Caitlyn versus Kog'Maw build include Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, and Lord Dominik's Regards. When Caitlyn used at least these three items in her build, she did significantly better when facing Kog'Maw than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Caitlyn had an average winrate of 48.2% when countering Kog'Maw with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest chance of coming out on top against Kog'Maw as Caitlyn, Caitlyn players should use the Lethal Tempo, Presence of Mind, Legend: Bloodline, Coup de Grace, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes from the Precision and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Caitlyn vs Kog'Maw counter picks, this combination of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 48.2% win rate overall.

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