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

Cho'Gath vs Malphite

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

How to Beat Malphite as Cho'Gath

based on 959 Cho'Gath vs Malphite matchups
Win Rate
52.3 %
K/D/A
2.35
Pick Rate
2.3 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We at MOBA Champion summarize millions of ranked League matches each and every week. In our database, Cho'Gath faced Malphite 959 times. Having so many matchups for Cho'Gath vs Malphite provides us faith in our ability to provide useful statistics and a supported build to destroy your rival. This particular champion pairing is somewhat rare. Cho'Gath encounters Malphite in only 2.3% of his games.

Cho'Gath vs Malphite Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath has done a good job of beating Malphite. Normally, he wins a terrific 52.3% of the time the champions face one another in. In Cho'Gath against Malphite matches, Cho'Gath’s side is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, implying that he most likely will get first blood versus Malphite.

Best Cho'Gath vs Malphite Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Health PotionTear of the Goddess

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsCloth Armor

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletThornmailGargoyle Stoneplate

Optional Items

Demonic EmbraceForce of NatureFimbulwinterFrozen Heart

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
E
2
Q
3
W
4
E
5
E
6
R
7
E
8
W
9
E
10
W
11
R
12
W
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W
14
Q
15
Q
16
R

Guide to Countering Malphite as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Malphite

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 Malphite

Malphite is one of a couple tanks who are capable of jungling. Watch out if he gets Smite.

If you're a physical damage character stay behind your allies when fighting Malphite. Ground Slam can significantly reduce your damage output.

Cho'Gath vs Malphite Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
52.3 %
VS
Win Rate
47.7 %
Malphite Image
6.1
< Kills >
4.4
5.5
< Deaths >
5.5
6.8
< Assists >
8.9
1.4
< Killing Sprees >
0.98
145
< Minions Killed >
118
0.52
< Dragons Killed >
0.15
0.54
< Inhibitors >
0.42
2,347
< Physical Damage >
3,883
13,361
< Magic Damage >
13,608
3,872
< True Damage >
664
19,580
< Damage Dealt >
18,156
36,023
< Damage Taken >
22,621
11,497
< Gold Earned >
10,044
2.26
< Towers >
1.73
0.19
< Baron Takedowns >
0.03
8,098
< Total Healing >
2,257
14,224
< Experience >
13,289
18
< Vision Score >
21
9
< Wards Placed >
10
1,110
< Time Dealing CC >
775

How to Counter Malphite with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons shown on this page show several influential Cho'Gath versus Malphite matchup statistics that can help us realize the distinctions between the pair. As an example, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Malphite’s KDA ratio of NaN, indicating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting effectiveness than Malphite..

Cho'Gath normally has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his opponent does. On average, he takes more damage than Malphite. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also indicate that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to flee from further harm when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Malphite

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Malphite
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Malphite

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Malphite?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both champs have their strengths, weaknesses, and counters. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually wins when playing against Malphite, with a 52.3% win rate. Thus, Cho'Gath makes a good counter for Malphite.

While Cho'Gath does have a higher win rate than Malphite, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a much greater level of difficulty that makes him a more time consuming character to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Cho'Gath into Malphite.

Furthermore, Cho'Gath also has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Malphite. This 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 overall in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Malphite 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 allied champions during team fights.

Cho'Gath is an above average counter to Malphite. Focus your tactics on maximizing your CS and clearing objectives. If you are able to do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Malphite.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Malphite as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 959 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 Malphite 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 Malphite during both the lane 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 stats displayed above, you will grow your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath on average racks up a similar amount of CS relative to Malphite. Champions who typically don't take much CS often don't require much CS to be valuable teammates, such as support champions. They are able to scale properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually have to have a lot of items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the numbers displayed here to do well.

The ideal items to have in your Cho'Gath versus Malphite build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. When Cho'Gath incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did a lot better when fighting Malphite than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Cho'Gath had an average winrate of 52.3% battling Malphite with these items in his kit.

To have the best likelihood of defeating Malphite as Cho'Gath, Cho'Gath players should take 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 that we analyzed for Cho'Gath vs Malphite clashes, this order of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. In fact, these runes averaged a 52.3% winrate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Malphite as Cho'Gath are given for all ranked divisions. If you would like to narrow the stats and builds to a specific player tier, you should use the selection menu located at the top of this page.