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Cho'Gath vs Irelia

How to Beat Irelia as Cho'Gath in LoLCho'Gath is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Irelia as Cho'Gath

based on 1,742 Cho'Gath vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
49.6 %
K/D/A
2.18
Pick Rate
3.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We get our counter stats from the millions of rated LoL rounds that we analyze each and every week. This guide on how to beat Irelia as Cho'Gath resulted from an analysis of 1742 ranked matches where both champs faced off against one another. This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Cho'Gath is forced to battle against Irelia in only 3.1% of his rounds.

Cho'Gath vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath has done a average job of countering Irelia. Typically, he wins a acceptable 49.6% of the time the champs face off with one another in. In Cho'Gath vs Irelia rounds, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more probable to obtain first blood. This implies that he most likely will be able to get first blood against Irelia.

Best Cho'Gath vs Irelia Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's ShieldHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Giant's BeltKindlegem

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
HeartsteelThornmailForce of Nature

Optional Items

Abyssal MaskFrozen HeartSunfire AegisGargoyle Stoneplate

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Cho'Gath to level upe
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Second ability for Cho'Gath to level upq
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Last skill for Cho'Gath to max outw

Runes

ResolveGrasp of the UndyingDemolishConditioningOvergrowth
PrecisionTriumphLegend: Tenacity
Attack SpeedArmorHealth Scaling
Cho'Gath's passive ability p
Cho'Gath's q ability q
Cho'Gath's w ability w
Cho'Gath's e ability e
Cho'Gath's ultimate ability r
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E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
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R
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E
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Q
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Guide to Countering Irelia as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Irelia

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.

Advice to Win Against Irelia

Minion waves greatly enhance Irelia's mobility, beware fighting her inside one.

Beware of wasting your high impact spells on Defiant Dance.

Pay attention to Ionian Fervor stacks and try to engage Irelia when it is down.

Cho'Gath vs Irelia Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
49.6 %
VS
Win Rate
50.4 %
Irelia Image
6.3
< Kills >
7.2
5.5
< Deaths >
6.6
5.7
< Assists >
5.1
1.41
< Killing Sprees >
1.61
143
< Minions Killed >
195
0.44
< Dragons Killed >
0.09
0.44
< Inhibitors >
0.43
3,407
< Physical Damage >
16,357
12,418
< Magic Damage >
6,929
3,992
< True Damage >
651
19,817
< Damage Dealt >
23,938
37,435
< Damage Taken >
28,912
11,005
< Gold Earned >
12,483
2
< Towers >
2.16
0.19
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
8,088
< Total Healing >
9,662
13,905
< Experience >
14,377
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
767
< Time Dealing CC >
114

How to Counter Irelia with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page emphasize several influential Cho'Gath versus Irelia matchup stats that may help you interpret the distinctions between the two. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Irelia’s ratio of NaN, indicating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Irelia..

Cho'Gath typically has a similar longest killing spree as his matchup does. Typically, he receives more damage than Irelia. This is usually reflective of differing health capacities, yet it can also show that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional harm when poked or engaged.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Irelia

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Irelia
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Irelia

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Irelia?

Both League of Legends champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Cho'Gath usually fairs equally well when taking on Irelia, with a 49.6% win rate. Thus, Cho'Gath makes an ok counter for Irelia.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower win rate compared to Irelia, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be careful when picking Cho'Gath into Irelia.

Additionally, Cho'Gath has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Irelia. This often 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 Cho'Gath vs Irelia matchups, Irelia is the better champion with a similar win rate, similar champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allies during team fights.

Cho'Gath is a somewhat poor counter to Irelia. Make sure you focus your gameplay on keeping up your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Irelia.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Irelia as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 1,742 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 Irelia 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

If you would like to truly master Cho'Gath in order to counter Irelia during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you mind the build and stats shown here, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath often racks up a similar amount of CS as Irelia. Champs who on average don't acquire much CS typically don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers reported here to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Cho'Gath versus Irelia build include Heartsteel, Thornmail, and Force of Nature. When Cho'Gath used at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better against Irelia than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average winrate of 49.6% battling Irelia with these items in his kit.

To have the highest chance of annihilating Irelia as Cho'Gath, Cho'Gath players should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Legend: Tenacity, and Triumph runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes players used for Cho'Gath vs Irelia clashes, this composite of runes yielded the highest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.6% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Irelia as Cho'Gath are given for every ranked division. To narrow the statistics and builds to a specific division, you can use the selection menu located earlier on the page.