How to Win Cho'Gath vs Olaf Counter Matchup Cho'Gath is in the b tier of champions

Cho'Gath vs Olaf

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

How to Beat Olaf as Cho'Gath

based on 739 Cho'Gath vs Olaf matchups
Win Rate
46.3 %
K/D/A
2.12
Pick Rate
2.1 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we analyze millions of ranked LoL rounds each week. In our database, Cho'Gath did battle with Olaf 739 times. Including so many matchups for Cho'Gath vs Olaf gives us faith in our ability to produce useful statistics and a recommended build to suppress your enemy. This particular matchup is fairly rare. Cho'Gath has to counter Olaf in only 2.1% of his matches.

Cho'Gath vs Olaf Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Cho'Gath does a awful job of countering Olaf. Normally, he wins a lowly 46.3% of matches the champions face each other in. In Cho'Gath versus Olaf rounds, Cho'Gath’s team is 0.0% more likely to get first blood. This indicates that he most likely will be able to get first blood versus Olaf.

Best Cho'Gath vs Olaf 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 GauntletThornmailFrozen Heart

Optional Items

Force of NatureDemonic EmbraceFimbulwinter

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 Adaptive 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
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R
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Q
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Q
14
W
15
W
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R

Guide to Countering Olaf as Cho'Gath

Tips for Playing as Cho'Gath against Olaf

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 Olaf

Olaf becomes more dangerous the lower life he is. Save your disables to finish him off.

Preventing Olaf from reaching his axe will minimize the amount of harassment he can cause in the laning phase.

Olaf has reduced defenses from damage during Ragnarok, despite being immune to disables. If you can't escape from Olaf during Ragnarok, try focusing your damage on him with your teammates.

Cho'Gath vs Olaf Counter Stats

Cho'Gath Image
Win Rate
46.3 %
VS
Win Rate
53.7 %
Olaf Image
5.7
< Kills >
7.2
5.7
< Deaths >
6.3
6.4
< Assists >
5.3
1.26
< Killing Sprees >
1.67
136
< Minions Killed >
130
0.45
< Dragons Killed >
0.48
0.42
< Inhibitors >
0.61
2,192
< Physical Damage >
16,066
11,497
< Magic Damage >
219
3,753
< True Damage >
6,931
17,444
< Damage Dealt >
23,216
33,423
< Damage Taken >
29,277
10,844
< Gold Earned >
12,031
1.8
< Towers >
2.63
0.18
< Baron Takedowns >
0.12
7,008
< Total Healing >
6,916
13,681
< Experience >
14,113
17
< Vision Score >
17
8
< Wards Placed >
7
1,029
< Time Dealing CC >
387

How to Counter Olaf with Cho'Gath in LoL

The stat comparisons shown here show several strategic Cho'Gath versus Olaf matchup statistics that can help you understand the distinctions between the pair. For instance, Cho'Gath’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Olaf’s ratio of NaN, demonstrating that Cho'Gath may be more central to his team's team fighting potential than Olaf..

Cho'Gath usually has a slightly smaller longest killing spree than his foe does. On average, he takes more damage than Olaf. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness; however, it can also hint that the champion with higher HP has less agility and thus is unable to escape further damage when engaged or poked.

Differences between Cho'Gath and Olaf

Damage Types Compared

Cho'Gath
Olaf
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Cho'Gath
Olaf

Who is Better, Cho'Gath or Olaf?

Both League champions are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Cho'Gath usually loses when facing off against Olaf, with a 46.3% win rate. As a result, Cho'Gath makes a poor counter for Olaf.

While Cho'Gath does have a lower winrate compared to Olaf, when facing one another, Cho'Gath also has a greater difficulty level that makes him a more difficult champion to develop with. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Cho'Gath into Olaf.

Furthermore, Cho'Gath has some amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Olaf. This often makes her just as valuable during team fights, especially when trying to counter champions with a ton of burst damage.

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

Cho'Gath is a trash counter to Olaf. Make sure you focus your actions on increasing your gold and cs and clearing objectives. If you can do that, you should do very well as Cho'Gath against Olaf.

Additional Information for Cho'Gath Players

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

For this guide on countering Olaf as Cho'Gath, we analyzed 739 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 Olaf 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 in order to counter Olaf during both the laning and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to gather a few extra tricks and insights into this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and stats displayed here, you will increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Cho'Gath typically gets a similar amount of CS compared to Olaf. Champs who typically don't get many minion kills typically don't have to have much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling properly off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, often need several high cost items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the values reported here to do well.

The top items to have in your Cho'Gath versus Olaf build include Frostfire Gauntlet, Thornmail, and Frozen Heart. When Cho'Gath incorporated at least these three pieces in his build, he did much better when facing Olaf than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Cho'Gath boasted an average win rate of 46.3% when playing against Olaf with this build.

To have the highest probability of annihilating Olaf as Cho'Gath, Cho'Gath players should use 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 we have analyed for Cho'Gath vs Olaf fights, this combo of runes yielded the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 46.3% winrate overall.

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