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

Cho'Gath vs Kalista

How to Beat Kalista as Cho'Gath in LoL Kalista is in the a tier of champions
Tank Mage
Marksman

How to Beat Kalista as Cho'Gath

based on 299 Cho'Gath vs Kalista matchups
Win Rate
48.5 %
K/D/A
2.16
Pick Rate
0.8 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion evaluate millions of ranked League of Legends games every week. Within our data, Cho'Gath faced Kalista in 299 matches. Having so many games with Cho'Gath versus Kalista gives us faith in our capability to produce informative data and a solid build to shatter your opponent. This particular counter pairing is somewhat rare. Cho'Gath encounters Kalista in only 0.8% of his rounds.

Cho'Gath vs Kalista Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath has done a poor job of beating Kalista. Normally, he wins a acceptable 48.5% of matches the champions battle one another in. In Cho'Gath vs Kalista matches, Cho'Gath’s side is 0.2% less probable to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't get first blood versus Kalista.

Best Cho'Gath vs Kalista Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletWarmog's ArmorDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

FimbulwinterThornmail

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 w
>
Last skill for Cho'Gath to max out q

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
Q
2
E
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Kalista as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Kalista

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

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

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

Advice to Win Against Kalista

Kalista's mobility is dependent upon attacking. This means it is low when she is outside of her attack range and that Attack Speed slows reduce the amount of distance she can cover in an engagement.

If you can break line of sight from Kalista, including through brush, her basic attacks will miss you, falling harmlessly to the ground.

Kalista cannot cancel her basic attack wind up. While she is very mobile, this offers a window to land spells on her if you anticipate when she will begin attacking.

Cho'Gath vs Kalista Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
48.5 %
VS
Win Rate
51.5 %
Kalista Image
5.6
< Kills >
8.9
5.6
< Deaths >
6.9
6.5
< Assists >
6.2
1.22
< Killing Sprees >
1.96
141
< Minions Killed >
163
0.41
< Dragons Killed >
0.39
0.46
< Inhibitors >
0.56
1,940
< Physical Damage >
17,854
11,321
< Magic Damage >
1,566
3,400
< True Damage >
823
16,662
< Damage Dealt >
20,243
30,693
< Damage Taken >
21,082
10,757
< Gold Earned >
12,833
2.11
< Towers >
2.58
0.13
< Baron Takedowns >
0.2
6,875
< Total Healing >
2,409
13,671
< Experience >
12,435
17
< Vision Score >
19
8
< Wards Placed >
8
951
< Time Dealing CC >
165

How to Counter Kalista with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stats shown here underscore several strategic Cho'Gath vs. Kalista counter statistics that may help you interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Kalista’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Kalista..

Cho'Gath normally has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Kalista. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also show that the one champion has less agility and thus is not able to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Kalista

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Kalista
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Kalista

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Kalista?

Both League of Legends champs are great champions. Both champs have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually loses when taking on Kalista, with a 48.5% win rate. Thus, Cho'Gath makes a bad counter for Kalista.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower win rate compared to Kalista, when they face off with one another, Cho'Gath also has a lower difficulty level that makes him a less time consuming character to pick up and master. You still need to be cautious when picking Cho'Gath into Kalista.

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

While there isn't one best champion for every situation in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Kalista matchups, Kalista is the better champion with a lower win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during team fights.

Cho'Gath is a somewhat poor counter for Kalista. Focus your tactics on keeping up your CS and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should hold your own as Cho'Gath against Kalista.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Kalista as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 299 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 Kalista 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 learn all of the intricacies of Cho'Gath to counter Kalista during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate by a lot and be closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath usually gets a similar amount of CS relative to Kalista. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either case, try to exceed the numbers shown on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Cho'Gath versus Kalista build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Warmog's Armor, and Demonic Embrace. When Cho'Gath incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better against Kalista than with most other common counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 48.5% battling Kalista with these items in his kit.

To have the best chance of vanquishing Kalista as Cho'Gath, Cho'Gath players 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 runes players chose for Cho'Gath vs Kalista counter picks, this blending of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.5% win rate overall.

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