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

Cho'Gath vs Kennen

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

How to Beat Kennen as Cho'Gath

based on 293 Cho'Gath vs Kennen matchups
Win Rate
55.3 %
K/D/A
2.24
Pick Rate
0.7 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our matchup stats from the millions of rated League matches that we evaluate each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Kennen as Cho'Gath resulted from an examination of 293 ranked matches where both champions opposed each other. This particular counter matchup is relatively rare. Cho'Gath fights Kennen in only 0.7% of his matches.

Cho'Gath vs Kennen Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath does a great job of beating Kennen. On average, he wins a fantastic 55.3% of matches the champs face off with each other in. In Cho'Gath against Kennen matches, Cho'Gath’s side is 0.1% more likely to earn first blood. This implies that he probably will get first blood against Kennen.

Best Cho'Gath vs Kennen Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsBami's Cinder

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletWarmog's ArmorDemonic Embrace

Optional Items

ThornmailForce of Nature

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
13
Q
14
W
15
W
16
R

Guide to Countering Kennen as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Kennen

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 Kennen

Kennen is flimsy by nature - turn and attack him if he gets careless with Lightning Rush.

Consider playing a bit more cautiously around Kennen when you have a Mark of the Storm debuff. If he hits you with 3 Marks of the Storm, you will get stunned.

Cho'Gath vs Kennen Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
55.3 %
VS
Win Rate
44.7 %
Kennen Image
5.8
< Kills >
5.1
5.4
< Deaths >
5.7
6.3
< Assists >
6.5
1.31
< Killing Sprees >
1.19
141
< Minions Killed >
142
0.48
< Dragons Killed >
0.07
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.43
1,941
< Physical Damage >
2,547
12,006
< Magic Damage >
17,582
3,539
< True Damage >
794
17,488
< Damage Dealt >
20,924
33,195
< Damage Taken >
20,559
11,001
< Gold Earned >
10,586
2.22
< Towers >
1.87
0.16
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
7,107
< Total Healing >
2,263
13,758
< Experience >
13,440
18
< Vision Score >
18
9
< Wards Placed >
9
971
< Time Dealing CC >
62

How to Counter Kennen with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several influential Cho'Gath against Kennen matchup stats that may help us distinguish the differences and similarities between these two champs. Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Kennen’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Kennen..

Cho'Gath typically has a similar longest killing spree as his opponent does. On average, he receives more damage than Kennen. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also hint that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to escape additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Kennen

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Kennen
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Kennen

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Kennen?

Both LoL champions are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Cho'Gath usually wins when facing off against Kennen, with a 55.3% win rate. Thus, Cho'Gath makes a fantastic counter to Kennen.

While Cho'Gath does have a much higher win rate compared to Kennen, when they face off with one another, Cho'Gath also has a greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Cho'Gath into Kennen.

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

While there isn't a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Kennen matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your team members during teamfights.

Cho'Gath is a great counter for Kennen. Make sure you focus your actions on maximizing your CS and taking out objectives. If you can do that, you should hold your own as Cho'Gath against Kennen.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Kennen as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 293 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 Kennen 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 in order to counter Kennen during both the lane 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 mind the build and stats shown above, you should 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 Kennen. Champions who typically don't acquire much CS often don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values displayed on this page to do well.

The most crucial items to use in your Cho'Gath versus Kennen build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Warmog's Armor, and Demonic Embrace. When Cho'Gath used at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better vs. Kennen than with many other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average winrate of 55.3% when playing against Kennen with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of coming out on top against Kennen 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 rune combinations players used for Cho'Gath vs Kennen clashes, this composite of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 55.3% winrate overall.

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