How to Win Cho'Gath vs Ekko Counter Matchup Cho'Gath is in the a tier of champions

Cho'Gath vs Ekko

How to Beat Ekko as Cho'Gath in LoL Ekko is in the s tier of champions
Tank Mage
Assassin Fighter

How to Beat Ekko as Cho'Gath

based on 1,997 Cho'Gath vs Ekko matchups
Win Rate
49.4 %
K/D/A
2.2
Pick Rate
4.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of recently ranked League matches each and every week. In our database, Cho'Gath fought Ekko in 1997 matches. Including so many matchups for Cho'Gath vs Ekko gives us faith in our capacity to provide useful statistics and a supported build to shatter your enemy. This particular counter matchup is fairly uncommon. Cho'Gath has to counter Ekko in only 4.7% of his games.

Cho'Gath vs Ekko Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath does a below average job of beating Ekko. On average, he wins a acceptable 49.4% of games the champions oppose each other in. In Cho'Gath against Ekko games, Cho'Gath’s side is 0.0% more probable to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will be able to get first blood versus Ekko.

Best Cho'Gath vs Ekko Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletFrozen HeartForce of Nature

Optional Items

Warmog's ArmorRanduin's OmenGargoyle StoneplateDemonic Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Cho'Gath to level up e
>
Second ability for Cho'Gath to level up q
>
Last skill for Cho'Gath to max out w

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
AttackSpeed Armor Armor
Cho'Gath's passive ability p
Cho'Gath q ability q
Cho'Gath w ability w
Cho'Gath e ability e
Cho'Gath's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
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E
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Q
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R
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Q
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Q
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W
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W
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R

Guide to Countering Ekko as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Ekko

If you're having difficulty feasting upon champions, try eating minions until you're larger.

Try to line up your attacks with Vorpal Spikes so that they kill minions and harass enemy champions at the same time.

Using Rupture on creeps in combination with Carnivore is a good way to gain Health and Mana.

Advice to Win Against Ekko

The second hit of Timewinder does more damage than the first; try to avoid it.

Ekko's stun zone takes 3 seconds to arm. Watch for the image he creates on cast and try to guess where the zone was placed.

Ekko is significantly weaker when his ultimate is down. Watch for the trail he leaves behind to determine if Chronobreak is available.

Cho'Gath vs Ekko Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
49.4 %
VS
Win Rate
50.6 %
Ekko Image
5.8
< Kills >
7.7
5.6
< Deaths >
5.6
6.5
< Assists >
6.8
1.3
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
147
< Minions Killed >
91
0.48
< Dragons Killed >
0.86
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.49
2,454
< Physical Damage >
2,492
12,930
< Magic Damage >
17,473
3,719
< True Damage >
1,275
19,104
< Damage Dealt >
21,241
35,094
< Damage Taken >
29,758
11,276
< Gold Earned >
12,353
2.08
< Towers >
1.9
0.17
< Baron Takedowns >
0.17
7,842
< Total Healing >
8,837
14,187
< Experience >
13,890
18
< Vision Score >
19
9
< Wards Placed >
6
1,083
< Time Dealing CC >
377

How to Counter Ekko with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stats provided here highlight several critical Cho'Gath versus Ekko counter stats that can help us appreciate the differences and similarities between the two. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Ekko’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Ekko..

Cho'Gath normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. Commonly, he takes more damage than Ekko. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also indicate that the one champ has less agility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Ekko

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Ekko
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Ekko

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Ekko?

Both League champions are great. Both have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually fairs equally well when taking on Ekko, with a 49.4% win rate. As a result, Cho'Gath makes an ok counter to Ekko.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower win rate than Ekko, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a lower level of difficulty that makes him a less time consuming champion to develop with. You should be careful when picking Cho'Gath into Ekko.

Additionally, Cho'Gath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Ekko. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when facing champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not one best champion overall in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Ekko matchups, Ekko is the better champion with a similar win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Cho'Gath is a somewhat poor counter for Ekko. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Ekko.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Ekko as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 1,997 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 Ekko as Cho'Gath 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 learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath to counter Ekko during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath typically gets more CS as Ekko. Champs who typically don't acquire many minion kills often don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The best items to use in your Cho'Gath versus Ekko build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Frozen Heart, and Force of Nature. When Cho'Gath incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed a lot better when fighting Ekko than with many other common item sets. In fact, Cho'Gath had an average winrate of 49.4% battling Ekko with this build.

To have the greatest probability of beating Ekko as Cho'Gath, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Cho'Gath vs Ekko LoL games, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes gave a 49.4% winrate overall.

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