Using Rupture on creeps in combination with Carnivore is a good way to gain Health and Mana.
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.
Gragas can knock everybody away with his ultimate. Be careful that you don't get knocked into him or, worse, an enemy tower.
Body Slam is on a very low cooldown, making it difficult to pursue Gragas. Don't overextend yourself chasing him.
The stat comparisons shown here show several valuable Cho'Gath vs. Gragas matchup statistics that can help us explain the differences and similarities between the pair. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Gragas’s ratio of NaN, showing that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Gragas..
Cho'Gath often has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Gragas. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.
Both LoL champions are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Cho'Gath usually wins when trying to fight Gragas, with a 54.1% win rate. Thus, Cho'Gath makes a great counter for Gragas.
While Cho'Gath does have a much higher winrate compared to Gragas, when facing one another, Cho'Gath also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more complex champion to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Cho'Gath into Gragas.
Additionally, Cho'Gath has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Gragas. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there isn't one best champion in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Gragas matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.
Cho'Gath is a great counter to Gragas. Focus your gameplay on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Gragas.
To truly master Cho'Gath to counter Gragas during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you mind the build and tips presented above, you should grow your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.
Cho'Gath on average gets more CS compared to Gragas. Champs who on average don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown on this page to do well.
The best items to prioritize in your Cho'Gath versus Gragas build consist of Heartsteel, Sunfire Aegis, and Thornmail. When Cho'Gath included at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better against Gragas than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average winrate of 54.1% battling Gragas with this counter build.
To have the highest likelihood of annihilating Gragas as Cho'Gath, Cho'Gath players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Approach Velocity, and Magical Footwear runes from the Resolve and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Cho'Gath vs Gragas battles, this blending of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes averaged a 54.1% win rate overall.
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