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

Cho'Gath vs Nilah

How to Beat Nilah as Cho'Gath in LoL Nilah is in the a tier of champions
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How to Beat Nilah as Cho'Gath

based on 2,367 Cho'Gath vs Nilah matchups
Win Rate
52.7 %
K/D/A
2.37
Pick Rate
5.6 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

We generate our counter stats from the millions of recently rated League of Legends rounds that we analyze every week. This guide on how to beat Nilah as Cho'Gath resulted from an evaluation of 2367 ranked rounds where both champs clashed against each other. This particular counter pairing is somewhat uncommon. Cho'Gath is forced to battle against Nilah in only 5.6% of his games.

Cho'Gath vs Nilah Matchup Summary

Cho'Gath has done a good job of beating Nilah. Typically, he wins a whopping 52.7% of the time the champions face one another in. In Cho'Gath vs Nilah matches, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more probable to get first blood. This indicates that he probably will be able to get first blood against Nilah.

Best Cho'Gath vs Nilah Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
Cloth ArmorTear of the Goddess

Core Cho'Gath Items

~22 Mins
Frostfire GauntletFimbulwinterForce of Nature

Optional Items

Warmog's ArmorRanduin's OmenGargoyle StoneplateDemonic Embrace

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerteleport summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Cho'Gath to level up q
>
Second ability for Cho'Gath to level up w
>
Last skill for Cho'Gath to max out e

Runes

Resolve Grasp of the Undying DemolishConditioningOvergrowth
Precision TriumphLegend: Tenacity
AttackSpeed Armor HealthScaling
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
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
11
R
12
W
13
W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Countering Nilah as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Nilah

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.

Cho'Gath vs Nilah Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
52.7 %
VS
Win Rate
47.3 %
Nilah Image
5.9
< Kills >
6.5
5.4
< Deaths >
6.9
6.9
< Assists >
7.3
1.34
< Killing Sprees >
1.52
141
< Minions Killed >
159
0.46
< Dragons Killed >
0.22
0.48
< Inhibitors >
0.54
2,384
< Physical Damage >
17,717
13,041
< Magic Damage >
253
3,771
< True Damage >
656
19,197
< Damage Dealt >
18,627
33,917
< Damage Taken >
24,952
11,119
< Gold Earned >
11,869
2.14
< Towers >
2.47
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.06
7,411
< Total Healing >
5,034
14,052
< Experience >
13,038
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
8
1,056
< Time Dealing CC >
87

How to Counter Nilah with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stats shown here clarify some valuable Cho'Gath vs. Nilah matchup statistics that may help us appreciate the distinctions between the two. Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is better than Nilah’s KDA ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting capability than Nilah..

Cho'Gath typically has a similar longest killing spree as his counter does. Typically, he receives more damage than Nilah. This commonly reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is unable to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Nilah

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Nilah
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Nilah

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Nilah?

Both LoL champs are great champions. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Cho'Gath usually wins when playing against Nilah, with a 52.7% win rate. Therefore, Cho'Gath makes a good counter for Nilah.

While Cho'Gath does have a higher win rate compared to Nilah, when on opposite teams, Cho'Gath also has a much lower level of difficulty that makes him a less difficult character to pick up and master. You don't need to be too worried when picking Cho'Gath into Nilah.

Additionally, Cho'Gath has some amount of utility and CC, a similar amount to Nilah. This makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when fighting champions with a ton of burst damage.

While there is not a single best champion overall in League of Legends, in Cho'Gath vs Nilah matchups, Cho'Gath is the better champ with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your allied champions during late stage team fights.

Cho'Gath is a good counter for Nilah. Focus your gameplay on maximizing your gold income and clearing objectives. If you do that, you should be able to stand on your own as Cho'Gath against Nilah.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Nilah as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 2,367 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 Nilah 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 to counter Nilah during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and tips shown here, you will grow your win rate by a lot and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath typically accumulates a similar amount of CS compared to Nilah. Champions who typically don't earn much CS typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as supports. They are able to scale properly off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to exceed the values shown here to do well.

The most important items to prioritize in your Cho'Gath versus Nilah build consist of Frostfire Gauntlet, Fimbulwinter, and Force of Nature. When Cho'Gath incorporated at least these three items in his build, he did much better when facing Nilah than with many other typical counter builds. In fact, Cho'Gath had an average win rate of 52.7% battling Nilah with these items in his kit.

To have the greatest chance of beating Nilah as Cho'Gath, you should use the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Triumph, and Legend: Tenacity runes from the Resolve and Precision rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations that we analyzed for Cho'Gath vs Nilah counterpicks, this sequence of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 52.7% win rate overall.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Nilah as Cho'Gath are presented for every ranked division. To narrow the stats and builds to a specific skill level, you may use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.