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

Cho'Gath vs Irelia

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

How to Beat Irelia as Cho'Gath

based on 1,414 Cho'Gath vs Irelia matchups
Win Rate
50.8 %
K/D/A
2.28
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League games that we get from Riot Games each week. Our guide on how to beat Irelia as Cho'Gath came out of an evaluation of 1414 ranked rounds where both champions faced each other. This counter pairing is fairly rare. Cho'Gath fights Irelia in only 3.3% of his matches.

Cho'Gath vs Irelia Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath does a ok job of beating Irelia. Normally, he wins a acceptable 50.8% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Cho'Gath against Irelia matches, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more expected 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 RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletFrozen HeartFimbulwinter

Optional Items

Gargoyle StoneplateWarmog's ArmorForce of NatureDemonic 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
1
E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
Q
9
E
10
Q
11
R
12
Q
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Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Irelia as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Irelia

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 Irelia

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.

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

Cho'Gath vs Irelia Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
50.8 %
VS
Win Rate
49.2 %
Irelia Image
6.1
< Kills >
7.4
5.7
< Deaths >
7.1
6.9
< Assists >
5.2
1.37
< Killing Sprees >
1.71
140
< Minions Killed >
194
0.49
< Dragons Killed >
0.12
0.47
< Inhibitors >
0.46
2,417
< Physical Damage >
16,086
12,534
< Magic Damage >
6,475
3,925
< True Damage >
983
18,876
< Damage Dealt >
23,546
34,234
< Damage Taken >
30,604
11,227
< Gold Earned >
12,791
2.07
< Towers >
2.24
0.2
< Baron Takedowns >
0.04
7,370
< Total Healing >
5,210
14,007
< Experience >
14,463
18
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
1,050
< Time Dealing CC >
98

How to Counter Irelia with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stats provided here show some significant Cho'Gath vs. Irelia counter statistics that may help you realize the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Irelia’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Irelia..

Cho'Gath usually has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than his foe does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Irelia. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less agility and thus is unable to flee from additional damage 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 LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually fairs equally well when trying to fight Irelia, with a 50.8% win rate. Therefore, Cho'Gath makes an ok counter to Irelia.

While Cho'Gath does have a higher winrate compared to Irelia, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a greater learning curve that makes him a more challenging champion to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Cho'Gath into Irelia.

Additionally, Cho'Gath also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Irelia. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when facing champions with a lot of burst damage.

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

Cho'Gath is a decent counter to Irelia. Focus your strategy on increasing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well 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 1,414 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

To learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath to counter Irelia during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats shown above, you should grow your win rate significantly and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath often racks up a similar amount of CS compared to Irelia. Champs who typically don't take much CS usualy don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, typically require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to surpass the values shown on this page to do well.

The top items to focus on in your Cho'Gath versus Irelia build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Frozen Heart, and Fimbulwinter. When Cho'Gath incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better versus Irelia than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 50.8% when countering Irelia with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Irelia as Cho'Gath, you should equip the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune builds players picked for Cho'Gath vs Irelia face-offs, this mix of runes yielded the best win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 50.8% winrate overall.

By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Irelia as Cho'Gath are presented for all skill levels combined. To scope the stats and builds to a particular rank, you may use the selection menu earlier on the page.